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Freedom Kicks, 2015 MLS Draft Day Edition

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It is the MLS SuperDraft day, and here are the things you need to know.

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Even though the SuperDraft is always "waning in importance," there are still good players to be found and smart teams that can find them. United has a good track record over the past five to six years, so let's hope they keep that streak alive. There is a dedicated draft thread coming up soon, so use this one to talk about the rest of the day's soccer news.

2015 MLS Draft Mock Draft: Final Edition | College Soccer: Speaking of the Draft, TopDrawerSoccer has United picking Alex Wolverton with their first pick. However, that would be against what Dave Kasper said yesterday, but executives speaking to the media before drafts have been known to play games. We shall see in a few shorts hours.

The Final SBI 2015 MLS Mock Draft | Soccer By Ives: Ives, on the other hand, has D.C. United taking Eric Bird, central midfielder out of UVA.

5 Things You'll See at the MLS SuperDraft :: Soccer :: Lists :: Paste: Finally, Jason Davis has some things you should know about the Draft.

Soccer Jobs, MLS, Careers in Soccer | MLSsoccer.com: Unfortunately, this job ad for an LA FC brand ambassador was changed after the firestorm it created on twitter yesterday. But let us never forget the best phrase held within it: "can lead a meeting in a board room; can host a rave"

FA intends to close work permit loophole to protect English talent - Premier League - Football - The Independent: Overall, this could be a good thing for developing US soccer players. Instead of being able to go to England and not play on average teams, they could go to France, or The Netherlands, or Belgium, or other leagues were they might get to play. Alejandro Bedoya has gotten much better recently, and he has been playing in France.

How soccer saved the Seattle Seahawks | Sport | The Guardian: Interesting read about how soccer was used, and then eventually that promise was fulfilled.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNTIES - Richmond Kickers: If you're going to be in the Richmond area this spring or summer or fall and want an internship, the Kickers want you.

Jo-zy can you see? TFC just keep on getting more and more ‘Murica. | Vocal Minority: On the USMNT-ifying of TFC.

Devil in the details on transportation projects - Metro - The Boston Globe: Another plan for a New England Revolution soccer stadium: build it as part of the Olympic preperation.

Ronaldo expresses desire to play again as part of owning NASL's Fort Lauderdale Strikers - Planet Futbol - SI.com: You go Ronaldo, you go.