Ah poop. Well, pass the bill and all is forgiven.
Recaps of the D.C. United elimination at the hands of the New York Red Bulls from us, MLSsoccer.com, Washington Post, SI, Goal.com, Soccer By Ives, CSN Washington, Soccer Wire, UnitedMania and District Sports Page. The folks at Once A Metro have things covered from the other side.
Do You Believe in Taylor Kemp? | Eight by Eight: A (fairly under the radar I thought) look at the guy playing on the left side of the field for the team.
Monumental FC 11/7/14: The folks behind Ted Leonsis' website look at the life of Shawn Kuykendall and the return of Bobby Boswell to D.C. in this video segment.
F.C. Internazionale Milano - Official Website: In partner club news part one, Inter played with 10 men for forty minutes after Gary Medel was sent off, but eventually gave up the tying goal to Nico Lopez of Hellas Verona, leaving Inter 9th in the table.
Sunderland 1- 1 Everton: Points Are Shared At The SoL - Roker Report: In partner club news part two, Seb Larsson had a nice free kick for Sunderland to take the lead, but Leighton Baines converted a penalty for Everton to result in a 1-1 draw, bringing the Black Cats up to 14th in the Premier League.
Football Manager 15 is here (which means your life is over) | The 91st Minute | Soccer Blog | Videos | Pop-Culture: There is Team FIFA, and there is Team FM15, which came out last week. The folks at Top Drawer Soccer look at the game.
A newbie dives into Football Manager 2015 - SBNation.com: Closer to home, Kirsten Schlewitz looks at the game from an outsider's perspective.
Charlie Davies and Sebastian Salazar | Episode 433 | Pitch Pass: We're fans of DC-101's Greg Roche and his MLS-centric podcast, and hope Capital Soccer Show resurfaces at some point in the future. In the latest installment, Chuck Deezy discusses his game with the New England Revolution now and alludes to his game at the time in 2011 with D.C.
Are All Red Cards Created Equal? - The New Yorker: A really interesting look at some of the impacts of a judgment like that (cc: Roy Miller).
Possession with a purpose | Christopher Cramer: An interesting look at possession vs. tiki-taka and attempting to analyze things.
Lee Nguyen called up for USMNT friendlies vs. Colombia and Ireland - Stars and Stripes FC: He was slaughtering the Columbus Crew yesterday, but now the New England midfielder is apparently going to get a Senior National Team callup. To paraphrase Andy Edwards, watch Klinsmann keep him for both matches and play two minutes in the second one before pulling him.
Watch a new USMNT star score a stunning chip - SBNation.com: And in related National Team player news, watch this.
Wind Blows Florida Rapper Right Into The Sea During Photo Shoot: Because well, we could all use a laugh today.
It's Monday, so feel free to put all the corgi pics you want to cheer folks up.