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Jadon Sanch goal celebration: "Justice for George Floyd"

“Justice for George Floyd”

(and a yellow card for Borussia Dortmund’s English forward, Jadon Sancho)

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Something to tide us over until that NWSL tournament: that little league in England may be back in a few weeks. Man City v Arsenal and (the big one) Aston Villa v Sheffield United “set to be played on a Wednesday night before a full round of action on 20 June.”

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Austin Pro Soccer

Lincoln Rose has posted a three-part chat with Arch Bell and Kit McConnico about the past & future of soccer in Austin. Watch the YouTube clips below (or listen to the audio on SoundCloud: part 1, part 2, & part 3:

Part 1:

Part 2:

Part 3:

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And there it is:

The NWSL will be the first American professional sports league to return when they begin competitive matches at the end of June.

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Some interesting details – and some tough unanswered questions – on NWSL’s possible return to the field in July. The argument that the league’s smaller size and more modest attendances can help them pull this off is a compelling one.

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Curb appeal.

Street address with Austin FC logo

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A new Austin FC supporters group has been launched: Los Verdes.

Los Verdes logo

From conversation on the Austin FC subreddit, it sounds like the new group was formed by former Anthem members who wanted a different approach.

There was always a desire to keep Anthem as the sole banner of supporters for Austin FC, but a number of Anthem leaders split off and have decided to create their own thing with a different model. [“TexanStig”]

and:

Anthem has had a

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only @AustinFC #verde for me on #flykitfriday

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Depending on the day, anyone in a several-mile radius can see that a stadium is being constructed in North Austin near the Domain.

“It’s a pretty rewarding emotion,” Austin FC president Andy Loughnane said. “Just in the last two weeks alone we’ve gone vertical quickly. I think the community is probably starting to become aware that this is real.”

…There are about 450 construction workers on site six days a week (Sundays off), Loughnane said, with six cranes currently in

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With the 2020 USL Championship season delayed (at a minimum) and a venue that relies on the large crowds now prohibited due to the pandemic, Bobby Epstein’s staff reductions at COTA include Roberto Silva, general manager of Austin Bold FC (and before that, the Austin Aztex).

Bils in The Statesman