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USMNT to face Mexico in September | Stars and Stripes FC
Sept. 6 to be exact.
Ending period ‘taboo’ gave USA marginal gain at World Cup | The Telegraph
I think much of our readership is male but I just want to be clear with you all that Rose Lavelle scoring in a World Cup final the day before her period started makes her even more of a superhero.
Washington Spirit acquire Australia midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight in trade with Reign FC | B&RU
Also check out Sounder at Heart’s take because it made my head hurt.
MLS provides updates on St. Louis, Charlotte, Sacramento expansion bids | MLS
I enjoy when MLS talks about itself in the third person.
St. Louis ownership group makes presentation to MLS expansion committee | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
OK why didn’t I know until today that they’re called MLS4TheLou. This doesn’t rhyme or alliterate or anything.
A refereeing controversy where both teams are right was this week’s one weird thing in MLS | The Athletic
Behind the paywall, so, you know.
The Summer Transfer Window’s Major Remaining Storylines in Play | Sports Illustrated
ugh Neymar who cares about your future thank u next
Tyler Boyd signs with Besiktas | Stars and Stripes FC
If anyone needs help with their Turkish pronunciation, I took, uh, two semesters of it in college.
That’s all for now, friends. Have a great day!