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Around the Forest: A Wayne Rooney brace sends D.C. United to the playoffs

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MLS: New York City FC at D.C. United Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports


RSL vs Portland: What we learned - RSL Soapbox
Once again, it’s no longer in our hands.

Quotes & Notes | Portland Timbers 3, Real Salt Lake 0 | Oct. 21, 2018 | Portland Timbers

Major League Soccer

Atlanta United break even more MLS attendance records - Dirty South Soccer
It keeps going and going.

WATCH: Wayne Rooney's brace propels D.C United into the playoffs - YouTube

DC United coach Ben Olsen looking forward to seeing how far his team can go |

Chasing Zero: Brad Friedel earned each step toward Hall of Fame induction |

FC Cincinnati begin quest for USL Cup with shootout win over Nashville SC |

Justin Meram reflects on Orlando City tenure, fans: "I give them credit" |

MNUFC to break attendance record, host new stadium lighting ceremony Sunday - Story | KMSP
In its last game in its temporary TCF Bank Stadium home, Minnesota United FC has eyes on a record.

West Rulers: Sporting KC nabs top spot with 3-0 win at FC Dallas - The Blue Testament
Mature win guarantees first home playoff match in five seasons.

Did USL's FC Cincinnati exorcise city's playoff demons?
Reds, Bengals and Cyclones fans might disagree with Jeff Berding's assessment.

Red Line Report: Checking in on the MLS Playoff Race - Sounder At Heart
Seattle can finish between 2nd and 5th.

Wayne Rooney has dragged DC United into the playoffs: will Europe call? | Football | The Guardian
The former England captain has become a hero in the US capital thanks to his goals and humility. But some have asked whether he left Europe too soon

World Football

Jose Mourinho Will Reportedly Investigate Manchester United Teamsheet Leak | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will reportedly investigate the leak of his starting XI for Saturday's 2-2 draw with Chelsea ...

A hundred days later, has Russia's $14bn World Cup investment paid off? | Andrew Roth | Football | The Guardian
The emergence of an unlikely hero and impressive stadiums have bolstered football’s popularity, but there is still work to be done to make the new venues pay for themselves

Eden Hazard hands Chelsea & Maurizio Sarri injury scare ahead of BATE Borisov Europa League game -
The 27-year-old was given a tough time against Manchester United

Jose Mourinho dismisses Real Madrid rumours wants longer Manchester United stay
Jose Mourinho dismissed speculation he could return to Real Madrid and insisted he would like to stay at Manchester United beyond his current deal.

Usain Bolt's football contract offer is for much less than sprint star requested
CCM have offered Usain Bolt a contract for "much, much less" than what the Olympic great's camp requested, the head of the A-League says.