Happy Evacuation Day! Today, 150 years ago, the Confederate government evacuated the city of Richmond and escaped to Danville, and burned down the city in the progress. In honor of that, please enjoy these links about soccer.
Kofi Opare makes MLS Team of the Week - Goal.com: Kofi Opare has gotten recognition from multiple outlets for his performance last weekend; hopefully he can keep up against Orlando City.
SoccerAmerica - Veteran Larentowicz takes on new role 04/01/2015: Jeff Larentowicz talks about the process that the CBA negotiations took. The interesting note for United fans, however, is that D.C. United apparently abstained on both the vote to accept the owners' offer and the vote on whether or not to strike.
LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers disheartened by left back struggles - Goal.com: Nick DeLeon is in Robbie Rogers' head. Also, it seems appropriate to re-link to this gif:
Orlando Citrus Bowl Installs Purple Pitch Ahead Of Friday’s Matc - FOX 35 News Orlando: Out of all of the soccer related April Fools jokes, this is one that got the most traction, blowing up my twitter for awhile yesterday.
U.S. Beach Soccer scored a thrilling last-minute winner in World Cup qualifying | The 91st Minute | Soccer Blog | Videos | Pop-Culture: Beach soccer! #USBNT
SoccerAmerica - ESPN2's MLS viewership hits low with Fire game 03/31/2015: At least the Atlantic Cup got a respectable rating.
Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan: Peas in an Exacting Pod - NYTimes.com: A nice profile of the friendship of two of the USWNT's most exciting stars.
Minnesota United, LAFC Now In a Race For 2017 by Ray Marcham - SoccerNewsday.com: Despite the fact that Minn United were announced as entering the league in 2018, it really is a race between them and LAFC.
What else do you have?