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Counterrevolution: DC United & Sundry Soccer Links for 19 June 2015

Previews of DC United's upcoming Cup and MLS games, plus MLS players speak out! (anonymously)

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

So I got what's going around.  Don't lick this screen.

U.S. Open Cup Highlights - DCU vs Pittsburgh | New England Preview | D.C. United:  Lindsay Simpson has the highlights from the 'Burgh and a preview of this weekend's game versus New England.  (It will be on Father's Day at 5 pm.)  Also, Halsti gets some interview time in this video.

D.C. United will visit Philadelphia Union in U.S. Open Cup round of 16 - The Washington Post:  Goff previews our next US Open Cup game.

Could DC United Goalkeeper Bill Hamid Be the Next Tim Howard? | The Big Lead:  Or could Tim Howard be the old Bill Hamid?

Dwayne De Rosario Calls It a Career | Eight by Eight:  Someone caught up with DeRo and got some insights from the DCU player with the most memorable goal celebration routine (of which we got to see an awful lot over his career).

Portland Timbers rolling into form - is Diego Fagundez back? - ESPN FC:  Watch out for the Revolution's Diego Fagundez on Sunday.

Dempsey's intensity betrayed him, and MLS is stuck handing out the punishment | Fusion:  This was ugly.  But three months off?

MLS anonymous player poll on diving relegation promotion - ESPN FC:  Only 52% of MLS players claim to have ever dived.  I'd like to see a similar poll in other leagues.

Fill Out Your Own Women's World Cup Bracket! - U.S. Soccer:  Get your brand spanking new World Cup bracket right here.

Remove 'Women' From 'Women's World Cup' - TIME:  Or add "Men" to the other one, maybe.

Liberia soccer chief announces run for FIFA presidency - Washington Times:  And the games begin.  I'd like to see some debates with the candidates.  That would be fun.  Moderated by John Oliver.

Remember to wash your hands, and don't stick things in your mouth that you don't know where they've been.

And your Friday Freedom Kicks treat is a Nats fan struggling to put on a rain poncho.