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Portland

Jeff Attinella's guide to becoming an MLS No. 1 goalkeeper | Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers have relied on three players to carry attack this season | OregonLive.com
The Portland Timbers have become dependent on Samuel Armenteros, Diego Valeri and Sebastian Blanco to carry the attack. Alvas Powell is the only other current Timbers player that has scored from open play this year and he has only scored once.

Interview: Cristian Roldan on maintaining momentum against Portland - YouTube

Major League Soccer

Atlanta United hopes Nagbe, Garza return for MLS playoffs
Darlington Nagbe should return to Atlanta United in time for the playoffs, and Greg Garza may return...

RSL linked with former QPR, Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha - RSL Soapbox
The defender is out of contract after a long career at QPR.

Leandro Gonzalez Pirez and wife welcome their first child - Dirty South Soccer
LGP becomes a DAD

Adelson: Quakes' Kashia receiving award for pro-LGBTQ armband, but home nation is angry
Guram Kashia is getting a prestigious award next week. The award is for “promoting UEFA’s social responsibility values of diversity, inclusion and accessibility.” More specifically, it’s for his courage in wearing a rainbow-colored captain’s armband for his previous team, Vitesse Arnhem, last October

A History of the Rocky Mountain Cup - Burgundy Wave
An inside look at the RMC from the chairman of the original organizing group.

Toronto FC's Jozy Altidore suspended one extra game after red card
Major League Soccer has suspended Jozy Altidore an additional game following the Toronto FC striker's red card against New York City FC on Aug. 12.

MLS to Austin: City’s MLS franchise to be dubbed Austin FC

Zlatan Ibrahimović talks LAFC match, his future with the LA Galaxy and more - YouTube

Having tasted the red line, Sounders hungry for more - Sounder At Heart
If you blinked, you may have missed it, but the Sounders have already dipped their toes in playoff territory

This Super Mario Bros-inspired recap is all you need to get ready for Atlanta United vs. Orlando City - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta’s fine social media department reminds you how the first two matches played out.

LeBron James apparently hitches his wagon to LAFC as he acclimates to Los Angeles - CBSSports.com
James posted a picture of his kids rocking the LAFC duds

New York derby: Nine-man NYCFC show fight in home draw against wasteful Red Bulls | Goal.com
The New York Red Bulls finished with a two-man advantage at Yankee Stadium, but couldn't make it count

LAFC win 2018 U-13 Concacaf Champions League - Angels on Parade
Becomes first American team to win continental youth tournament.

Move to Crew SC helps Gyasi Zardes regain scoring touch - Sports - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH
When Gyasi Zardes takes the field at Toyota Park to face the Chicago Fire on Thursday night, he will do so just one goal shy of tying his career-best total of 16 in a season.

United States

Ellis names training camp roster for Chile friendlies - Stars and Stripes FC
The initial group of 23 will get cut to 18 before the games.

World

La Liga Players Considering A Strike Over Plan To Play In U.S.
About a week after Spain’s La Liga and U.S. sports marketing firm Relevant Sports announced a deal that would see one regular season La Liga match played in the U.S. every year for the next 15 years, the Spanish league’s players have weighed in. It turns out they think the idea is trash.

All or Nothing leaves City fans with more questions than answers | Simon Hattenstone | Football | The Guardian
As a Manchester City supporter it’s impossible not to take some pleasure in the documentary but it pulls its punches, fails to probe and is nothing but a gloriously glossy club commercial

Ian Darke's way too early Premier League impressions: Only Liverpool have a chance to catch Man City
The Premier League season is only two weeks old, but that hasn't stopped Ian Darke from predicting the future.

The secrets of La Liga revealed in new documentary | Daily Mail Online
With ten games left of the season and Real Madrid 15 points off the pace Perez tells Eibar president Amaia Gorostiza in pre-match hospitality: 'It has been a horrible season, horrible.’