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News roundup: NWSL Challenge Cup schedule, Liverpool’s women’s team relegated, Lancaster Inferno off to TX, more

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Philadelphia Union

Cory Burke opened the scoring yesterday for SKN St. Pölten.

Sure, you read about Ray Gaddis helping form the Black Players Coalition in yesterday’s news roundup, but here is more on it at KYW Newsradio and The Inquirer.

Local

The Lancaster Inferno will be part of the United Women’s Soccer National Cup in Texas. The competition kicks off July 9.

MLS

Remember, Disney isn’t Florida.

Landon Donovan interview over on the MLS website.

NWSL

The league released its Challenge Cup schedule. Many stars won’t play.

USL

The USL Championship to allow five substitutions for the 2020 season.

U.S. Soccer

A judge denied the USWNT’s request for an immediate appeal.

Around the globe

Harry Kane scored his first Premier League goal of 2020 in the 2-0 home win against West Ham.

Liverpool is on the verge of adding a Premier League crown to their trophy cabinet, while the club’s underpowered, overlooked women’s team has just been relegated.

Burnley F.C. said it will impose lifetime bans on those responsible for the White Lives Matter banner that flew over the team’s match at Manchester City.

Australia and New Zealand are favored to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup after Japan’s withdraw.

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One Comment

  1. Andy Muenz says:

    Saw the Union’s schedule for the group stage and they play one game in each of the 3 time slots. Why the f**k do they put eastern teams at 10:30pm when there is no 9am game that day? Definitely not fan friendly! (and I noticed Seattle-Dallas is a 9am game a few days earlier)

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