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Cannon Fodder News and Links: Premier League/NFL double headers?

News and links for Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Kansas City Chiefs v Detroit Lions
this is a photograph from an NFL game in London
Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Altidore goals and Pulisic promise boost United States prospects - ESPN FC
After a mostly forgettable 2015, Jurgen Klinsmann's U.S. team continues to make genuine progress, with Christian Pulisic's promise shining through.

WATCH: Crystal Dunn beams left-footer home for NWSL side Washington – ProSoccerTalk
USWNT star Crystal Dunn tore the cover off the ball with a left-footed laser from about 20 yards away, giving the Spirit a 1-0 lead.

CONCACAF Hexagonal: USA's 2018 World Cup qualifying road |
Game-by-game, the U.S. men's national team's 10-match quest to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and the history the Americans have agains

Montreal was awarded a six-yard indirect kick; Orlando stopped it (video) – ProSoccerTalk
With the win, Orlando rises into the sixth playoff spot in the MLS Eastern Conference, just three points back of the Impact.

The Great Loan System Mockery | Twohundredpercent
As headline figures go, it’s certainly an arresting one. Chelsea now have thirty-eight players out on loan with other football clubs, a number so great that it has finally really caught the imagination of the press with a series of articles published over the last few days. Chelsea aren’t the only club to have a large number of players in this position. In the Premier League of clubs with players out on loan, however, they are comfortably clear at the top of the table, with Manchester City in second place with a comparatively paltry sounding seventeen.

Jill Ellis speaks out on Hope Solo termination |
USWNT head coach Jill Ellis says the termination of Hope Solo's contract was the sum of total action that shed a negative light on the team.

Tottenham ready to stage Premier League-NFL double-headers at new 61,000-seat stadium - Mirror Online
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