Good morning, friends. Tomorrow United will decide whether to cut their playoffs run abruptly short or keep things going. I certainly hope they opt for the latter, but the prospect of the former is making me a big ball of nervousness in the meantime.
Let's distract ourselves with some other soccer.
D.C. United MLS Playoff Preview - Black And Red United
Lol jk, we're starting with some DCU stuff. Jason's got a quick preview for you of tomorrow night's game.
D.C. United needs to play like they give a shit - Black And Red United
And last call for Adam's angry words.
Equalizer Soccer – Morgan, Kyle, Hagen traded to Orlando Pride
And here are the protected and unprotected lists from each NWSL team ahead of the Expansion Draft next week. On the Washington Spirit side of things, Ali Krieger is unprotected, but Orlando are expected to select Ashlyn Harris, which would mean they couldn't select anyone else from the Spirit (Harris is a U.S. allocated player, and choosing one of those means you get no more from that player's team).
Philadelphia Union Reach Agreement with Earnie Stewart to Become Club’s Sporting Director | Philadelphia Union
Seemingly everybody on my Twitter timeline yesterday was alllllll about this and saying what a good get for the Union this is.
Top 12 college soccer teams in the DMV - The Washington Post
In case you were wondering.
Blatter Infection - Howler Magazine
"When Blatter is asked bluntly by a journalist whether he knows who authorized a $10 million bribe to CONCACAF president Jack Warner [...] and whether it was Blatter himself, he initially refuses to answer, saying, 'I don't go into these allegations or your question.'" So basically Sepp Blatter is Lucille Bluth.
After debut last year, fan-owned San Francisco City begins new US Open Cup quest | TheCup.us
Everything you didn't know you might want to know about SFCFC.
That's all I got. What else is up?