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Quick Strikes | Blanco adds his name to Timbers record books + success in Vancouver | Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese will have a decision to make at goalkeeper position Sunday |
Portland Timbers goalkeeper Jeff Attinella will be available for Sunday's regular season finale, but whether he is in the starting 11 remains to be seen.

Major League Soccer

Re-live the Craziest Day in MLS - YouTube

Atlanta United no longer favored to win Supporters Shield - Dirty South Soccer
Can a soccer team really control its own destiny?

Wiebe: How the 2019 Concacaf Champions League is shaping up for MLS |

Sounders GM results will be revealed on Nov. 13 at Annual Business Meeting - Sounder At Heart
Garth Lagerwey is expected to be retained by Sounders Alliance members.

Blog: Overpaid and underpaid in MLS
The MLS Players Association released its updated list of salaries on Tuesday.

Sporting KC's Matt Besler sounds off on FC Dallas, challenges Will Ferrell |

Tenorio: MLS contemplating removing homegrown territories, allowing teams to scout in each others’ regions – The Athletic
Team officials expect the move to happen soon, and believe it will cause more teams to take youth development more seriously

Orlando City midfielder Sacha Kljestan: 2018 hardest, most frustrating season of career | Pro Soccer USA
Orlando City midfielder Sacha Kljestan said 2018 has been the most frustrating of his career, and he's not sure if the Lions' problems can be quickly fixed.

Major League Soccer to let teams sell new endorsement space on jerseys
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber told CNBC on Wednesday that the league has approved the sale of a sponsored sleeve patch on club uniforms.

D.C. United would ensure home match in MLS playoffs with win at Chicago Fire - The Washington Post
The club's torrid run has been almost entirely at home, but Coach Ben Olsen said, "We’re a different team in so many ways than we were" during their grueling stretch before Audi Field opened in July.

MLS Salaries: FC Cincinnati striker makes more than some big names
It's no secret that Futbol Club Cincinnati's Fanendo Adi is one of the better-compensated Major League Soccer players at $1.9 M in total compensation.

#SavetheCrew: "Fresh" deal still getting penciled out with new prospective Crew SC owners and MLS - Columbus - Columbus Business First
Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer said that the past year of his life has been "an emotional rollercoaster." "We've simply had to improvise and team up as required," he said.

World Football

An Inside Look at How Unai Emery Is Restoring Arsenal to Greatness | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
For Unai Emery, taking over from Arsene Wenger was the perfect path into English football. In the final years of Wenger's reign, Arsenal Football Club had lost its identity as one of the country's most feared and respected institutes...

Champions League: verdict at the halfway point of group stage | Marcus Christenson | Football | The Guardian
Paris St-Germain’s squad looks too unbalanced to make an impact in this season’s competition while Inter’s Marcelo Brozovic found a new way to defend a low free-kick

How well has José Mourinho spent money at Manchester United? | Football | The Guardian
Mourinho has complained his club are lagging behind in recruitment, but how much bang have they got for a spend of £360m?

Christian Pulisic - Raucous Borussia Dortmund crowd made it difficult for Atletico Madrid
"Of course, we have quality but we also have an awesome stadium. I think that also made it hard for Atletico today," Pulisic said.

What is to blame for Romelu Lukaku's poor form? | The Debate | Bellamy & Sherwood - YouTube