News in Brief: Rapinoe Kneels, Rovde Departs, and More

by on 25 September 2017

Megan Rapinoe and others from both the Seattle Reign and FC Kansas City remained in the locker room during the national anthem. Sounder at Heart previously wrote on a recent USSF policy change and what it might mean for Rapinoe.

Rasmus Schüller and team won the Finnish Cup final, as reported in Finnish here.

Minnesota United FC has mutually parted ways with goalkeeper coach Marius Røvde, reports Meg Ryan.

Today in awesome:

Jamie Watson still has the touch to play if he wanted to.

You've seen coach tekkers. How about sideline reporter tekkers? ?

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MLS weekend roundup

Portland defeated Orlando 3-1 with two goals from Diego Valeri

Atlanta United downed Montreal 2-0

Sporting Kansas City topped LA 2-1

Colorado fell 2-1 to Vancouver

Real Salt Lake defeated Seattle 2-0

Minnesota United FC defeated Dallas FC 4-1 in a game that featured a PK save and several posts

New York Red Bulls fell 2-3 to the Columbus Crew

Philadelphia put 3 goals in to win 3-1 over the Chicago Fire

D.C. United’s Patrick Mullins put 4 goals in against the San Jose Earthquakes

New England topped Toronto in a 2-1 affair

Houston drew 1-1 with New York City FC in a rather droll affair

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