Usually, Friday Freedom Kicks is all about the kicks. But today, it's all about the treat. You just have to slog through the kicks and get to the end to find the treat. It's worth it. Greatest. Treat. Ever.
With renewed fire, Patrick Nyarko returns to Chicago with D.C. United - Washington Post: Nyarko gives proper respect to Fire fans, explaining that he hopes they'll get what they deserve after he kicks Chicago's ass tomorrow. Fire! Fiiiii-yer! Pahahahaha.
Reinvigorated attack more of what D.C. United envisioned during offseason - Washington Times: Oh, I feel a sneeze coming...Ahhh-costa! Excuse me.
4-Time MLS Champion D.C. United to Play in Ocean City | Patch: This is in reference to the Ocean City in New Jersey. Otherwise, I'd there. How fun would that be? B&RU meetup on the boardwalk!
Detroit City FC has serious concerns about MLS proposal - Detroit News: Beggars can't be choosers.
Road Warriors | MLS Insider presented by adidas | MLSsoccer.com: A video showing life on the road with Toronto FC. Looks like fun.
Families of Hillsborough stadium victims sue British police | The Salt Lake Tribune: The truth is finally coming out. Oh, and Sir Bernard Ingram sets the bar for knighthood entirely too low. A conscience would be a nice prerequisite for a knight. I may be asking too much of the elites.
Would FIFA really pull soccer’s World Cup from Qatar if human rights abuses there continue? | Public Radio International: If FIFA does anything to force Qatar to actually respect fundamental human rights, I will be the first to defend every ridiculous bamboozlement of the everyday soccer fan that is FIFA from now on until the day I die.
FIFA Fan Fest venues announced for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia - FIFA.com: Bring your Putin masks!
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