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Freedom Kicks for 6 November 2014: D.C. United stadium, Akridge Concessisons, Carolina Challenge Cup, Injuries

The stadium news continues to reverberate, plus other things are happening in soccer.

Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday was a crazily busy day for D.C. United news, and so we have to wrap all that up. But there's still plenty more news, so let's get into it!

Akridge agrees to concessions in United stadium deal - The Washington Post: Akridge, the developer at the heart of the land swap, has agreed to concessions in the land swap deal, which include adding a certain amount of retail space to their redevelopment of the Reeves Center property and keeping space for the farmers' market. Adding retail will reduce the amount of money they can make from the property, so that is a significant concessions towards what the community wants.

Analysis: United stadium would be MLS’s priciest but could deliver economic benefits - The Washington Post: The WaPo gives their wrap-up of yesterday's stadium news.

Council and Administration Spar Over Newly Controversial Stadium Plan - Housing Complex: Finally, the City Paper gives its view on the day's news.

DC United's Sean Franklin cleared to start in second leg; outlook uncertain on Chris Rolfe, Luis Silva | Looks like Sean Franklin will definitely start, and that Silva and Rolfe probably won't.

Your Chivas USA Dispersal Draft guide - The Goat Parade: We will have more on MLS's released offseason calendar later today, but here is your guide to all of the players that can be picked from Chivas USA's roster.

Orlando City unveils new MLS uniforms - Orlando Sentinel: I do like the purple uniforms, even with the strange striping.

NYCFC to compete in 2015 Carolina Challenge Cup | New York City FC: It looks like NYCFC, Orlando City SC, Houston Dynamo, and the Charleston Battery will be the four teams in the Carolina Challenge Cup in 2015, meaning that United will not be there. Overall, that makes sense due to the fact that they will probably be playing CCL games during the CCC, but still kind of sad.

Jermain Defoe to leave Toronto FC for Queens Park Rangers: Report | Toronto Star: TFC gonna TFC.

Arsenal 3-3 Anderlecht | Champions League match report | Football | The Guardian: In case you missed Andy Najar, watch him stick a dagger in the hearts of Arsenal fans.

That's all the links I have, but there will be plenty more today. How are you doing?