Woke up, fell out of bed, dragged a comb across my head. Made my way downstairs and drank a cup, looking up I noticed Freedom Kicks were late. But don't worry, there are enough links to fill the Albert Hall!
Dos a cero: U.S. soccer team defeats Mexico on goals by Jordan Morris, Juan Agudelo - The Washington Post: The USMNT won by a familiar scoreline last night in their last game on US soil until the Gold Cup.
USMNT Player Ratings: Mix Diskerud, Michael Bradley among standouts in win over Mexico | MLSsoccer.com: Greg Seltzer, among many others, were impressed by Perry Kitchen's performance.
USMNT: Vets Rimando, Wondolowski, Evans, Beckerman keep returning - Planet Futbol - SI.com: As many have said, I think that USMNT fans need to get off the 4 year cycle mindset. There are important tournaments this year, next year, and the year after; you need to keep integrating new players, but you need to take the best team available at the time.
Through all the bumps and bruises, veteran midfielder Davy Arnaud remains a stalwart for DC United | MLSsoccer.com: Davy Arnaud just passed Jaime Moreno for the most fouled player in MLS history.
Former D.C. United player sued for missing rent payments, property damage - The Washington Post: Welp, that's...not great.
EPL club Tottenham Hotspur announced as opponents for 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game | MLSsoccer.com: MLS keeps going with the European team with an American on it formula for the All-Star Game. I would like to see MLS versus Liga MX at some point.
Blatter told Qatari royals: get rid of my rival | The Sunday Times: Sepp gonna Sepp.
Minneapolis mayor rejects tax break plan for soccer stadium | Star Tribune: Showdown between the mayor and the city council over parts of a stadium deal...now why does that sound familar?
Shop for MLS & Team Shop products at Joann.com: You can get a Chicago Fire blanket, but not a D.C. United one.
That's all I have. As always, this is your daily open thread. What's up?