Freedom Kicks are a little late, but that's what happens when you're just so excited that the Black & Red United meetup is only two days away. Let's go!
Fabian Espindola takes MLS Player of the Week honors for Week 6 - SBNation.com: In case you missed it, D.C. United's own Fabian Espindola was named MLS Player of the Week by the panel here at SB Nation. Unlike other player of the week votes, you can see who voted for whom in the link above.
Artists Sought to Design ‘Iconic, Large-Scale Installation’ in Southwest: The District is soliciting proposals for public art to be created near the D.C. United stadium site; the winning proposal will get a $250,000 budget, so if you or anyone you know is an artist, get on it!
UNITED VS. ONE: The folks at Emerald City Supporters penned a blog post the same day Timbers Army had a tifo in support of District Ultras
Swansea City takeover: The fascinating views of a DC United fan who's reached out to the Swans Trust - Wales Online: Our own Ryan Keefer talked to the Swans Trust, the fan group that owns 20% of Swansea City, about Jason Levien.
TFC's Vanney set to trade coaching wits with ex-teammate Olsen - Sportsnet.ca: Greg Vanney talks about his former teammate, Ben Olsen.
Chris Wondolowski back atop MLS goal-scoring charts, now No. 4 all-time | MLSsoccer.com: And he does so at the expense of the New York Red Bulls, who sit on 3 points and have been shut out in 5 of 6 games.
NYCFC Notes: Lampard given "time off," Harrison trains in full, more: Time off from not playing?
Paul Rudd appeared on ‘The Rich Eisen Show’ in a full Royals uniform | The Kansas City Star: Paul Rudd busts out some Sporting Kansas City knowledge on Rich Eisen.
And finally, the song I've been listening to the most this week:
That's all I've got. What's up?