clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: World Cup, CCL schedule, USMNT to RFK, and also sprinklers

New, comments

Start your day off right with a little soccer.

Greg Fiume/Getty Images

It's USWNT game day, folks! We'll have more on that later, but before we get there, let's look at some other soccer stuff.

D.C. United CONCACAF Champions League Dates Released - Black And Red United
Here we go!

U.S. men’s national team to play at RFK Stadium - The Washington Post
Against Peru on September 4.

Should MLS teams have to forfeit potential U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal matches? - The Washington Post
Oh snap, as they (or just I) say.

Women's World Cup: U.S. should break out new formation against Germany - Goal.com
DON'T HOLD YOUR BREATH.

Yedlin's U.S. youth club takes MLS compensation grievance to FIFA - Planet Futbol - SI.com
Make sure you read this one.

Why the USWNT Is Must-See - WSJ
I don't think you guys need to be convinced, but nonetheless.

Shawhan: USWNT are still playing UNC-style soccer – why not play like UVa or UCLA? — Soccer Wire
More griping about Jill Ellis' tactics, this time with some college soccer thrown in there.

Commentary: Taking stock after Canadian women's national team's gritty run at Women's World Cup | MLSsoccer.com
Unfortunately things weren't quite to be for Canada in this tournament. Good read here.

Who takes the blame for Canada's loss? | World Cup | Soccer | Sports | Toronto S
More on Canada.

How the Soccer Ball Could Save the Golf Course | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian
I've always sort of wanted to play footgolf, but I also know with utter certainty that I would 100% terrible at it.

Sprinklers go off during match at Sporting Park and it turns out an app was to blame | SIDELINE | MLSsoccer.com
Peak MLS.

What else is up? Hit the comments!