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Around the Forest: With Stadium deal, what’s next for Austin?

Also: Man United in crisis; Sporting KC’s first coach dead at 84; Arthur Blank talks Josef Martinez and more!

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Portland

Inside PTFC | The bad, good and worries from the Timbers' derby loss | Portland Timbers

Major League Soccer

Nashville MLS stadium: Community benefits agreement reached
The two sides, in a letter to the council Monday and co-signed by both parties, outlined points of agreement on affordable housing

Arthur Blank discusses Atlanta United’s Martinez, Columbus and Europe
Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank sat down for an exclusive interview.

Russell Called Up by Scotland - The Blue Testament
Sporting KC winger called up for first game of UEFA League of Nations.

Does Raúl Ruidíaz deserve credit for Sounders’ goal? - Sounder At Heart
Replays aren’t entirely conclusive, but they are worth a closer inspection.

MLS to Austin: With stadium deal set, now what for soccer?
So, what's next?

Former KC Wizards coach Ron Newman dies | The Kansas City Star
Former Kansas City Wizards coach Ron Newman, the first coach in Sporting KC franchise history, died Monday in Tampa. He was 84.

Alexi Lalas: The Columbus Crew saga has become cruel and unusual punishment | FOX Sports
Alexi Lalas discusses the drama surrounding the Columbus Crew being moved to Austin in his State of the Union Podcast.

OFFICIAL: FC Dallas signs Colombian midfielder Abel Aguilar - Big D Soccer
The World Cup veteran comes on a free transfer.

MLS transfer news: Several European clubs eyeing Josef Martinez
Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez is potentially the subject of many European transfer rumors.

Sounders midseason revival continues with gutty victory against the Timbers
The Sounders gutted out a win at Providence Park on Sunday night and are in a playoff spot thanks to seven wins in a row.

Schaerlaeckens: Promotion-relegation could work in the United States, and here's how
The San Jose Quakes have been the worst team in MLS this season, and the Colorado Rapids haven’t been much better. For just about as long as American professional men’s soccer has been out of perpetual existential danger, the issue has been vexing. Most everywhere in the world, but not exactly everywhere

Minnesota United and defender Tyrone Mears part ways after eight months – Twin Cities

NPSL

FULL SPEED AHEAD: Sources: NPSL plans 2019 launch for its pro division - Front Row Soccer

United States

Predicting the USMNT September roster - Stars and Stripes FC
Sarachan will likely bring in some vets to mix with the youth.

WATCH: Josh Sargent scores for Werder Bremen II - Stars and Stripes FC
The kid gets Werder Bremen on the board...salute.

FIFA 19

FIFA 19: Career Mode And Pro Clubs Are Basically Unchanged, EA Confirms
Kick Off, The Journey, and Ultimate Team are the focus this year, it seems.

World

Manchester United's Jose Mourinho walks out demanding 'respect' after loss
Jose Mourinho reminded reporters he has won more Premier League titles alone than the other 19 managers combined.

How Arsenal’s defensive statistics have changes under Emery - The Short Fuse
An early look at how Arsenal’s defensive tactics have changed under Unai Emery

Man United are in crisis after loss to Tottenham I Premier League I NBC Sports - YouTube

Barcelona Played A Game On One Of The Worst Pitches You'll Ever See
Barcelona played Real Valladolid on Saturday in a match remarkable not for any brilliant passages of play or spectacular goals, but instead for the atrocious state of Valladolid’s pitch, which looked more like a sand pit with a thin layer of grass sprinkled on top than a field of play befitting some of the world’s best athletes.

Chelsea news: 'He's not a goalscorer!' - Ruud Gullit questions Maurizio Sarri's 'strange' decision to give N'Golo Kante more advanced role | Goal.com
Chelsea’s decision to move N’Golo Kante out of his favoured holding role and into a more advanced midfield berth has been branded “strange” by Ruud Gullit.