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Timbers/Thorns

Thousands pack Portland for Timbers, Starlight
The parade and Timbers game are expected to end around the same time, in the same area, so traffic is expected to be heavier than usual. People are strongly encouraged to take TriMet.

A peek into the Portland Timbers' process of signing Brian Fernandez | MLSsoccer.com

One Nation. One Team. 23 Stories: Tobin Heath - YouTube

LAFC’s Bob Bradley unhappy with Portland Timbers’ physical approach - Angels on Parade
LAFC win, but Carlos Vela bore the brunt of the rugged play.

Major League Soccer

Zack Steffen salutes fans ahead of emotional Columbus Crew SC farewell | MLSsoccer.com

MLS roundup: Red Bulls, Orlando, Atlanta all win big – ProSoccerTalk
A full slate of Major League Soccer games came our way on Champions League final day, so if you missed any of the action while Liverpool secured the European crown.

Dax McCarty: Chicago Fire need to "look in the mirror" over Gold Cup break | MLSsoccer.com

Backpass: Is Colorado Rapids interim coach Conor Casey a genius? – The Denver Post
After a catastrophically bad start to the season in which the Colorado Rapids could hardly do anything right, stumbling to a 0-8-2 record under Anthony Hudson, things had started to turn around for MLS’ lovable losers.

For D.C. United’s Junior Moreno, tattoo of his late father ‘brings the whole story home’ - The Washington Post
An image of Carlos Horacio Moreno, a former soccer player and longtime coach who died May 13 at age 70, now graces the United midfielder's right forearm.

MLS Disciplinary Committee fines Philadelphia's Kai Wagner for simulation | MLSsoccer.com

Atlanta United’s Julian Gressel gets green card - Dirty South Soccer
Some non-surprising news.

Back with the Sounders, Joevin Jones finds comfort and happiness: ‘I dreamed about Seattle’ | The Seattle Times
Joevin Jones, who played in Germany for two seasons, returned to Sounders practice Thursday for the first time since leaving the team in 2017.

Rooney reveals MLS career plan and Man Utd or Everton return hope
While enjoying his time in America, an iconic frontman from the Premier League era is eager to return to England at some stage in a coaching capacity

Dear US Open Cup/US Soccer - The Blue Testament
It’s not you it’s me.

Kemar Lawrence is totally locked in - Once A Metro
The inside story of heartbreak, revenge and post-match fireworks, par for the course when it’s Kemar Lawrence, the Red Bulls and Atlanta United.

Matthew McConaughey spotted wearing Austin FC shirt at L.A. soccer match | kvue.com
The Texas Longhorns' Minister of Culture has a new sports team to support – Austin FC.

World Football

Liverpool fans in MELTDOWN over Antoine Griezmann transfer after Roberto Firmino message | Football | Sport | Express.co.uk
LIVERPOOL fans have gone into meltdown after they spotted Antoine Griezmann interact with Roberto Firmino on Instagram earlier today.

Juventus hope to land Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri on three-year deal in coming days - Mirror Online
Sarri is set to replace Max Allegri at Juventus, where Spurs defender Kieran Trippier has emerged as a shock transfer target

Neymar accused of rape, calls incident a 'setup'
Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in Paris last month, according to a Brazilian police document.