Friday Freedom Kicks, you're tardy again!
I'm going to start off with a bombardment of Real Salt Lake-D.C. United previews. Read them all and sound the smartest when you watch the game with your friends or family tonight at 10:30.
- D.C. United-Real Salt Lake preview - Yahoo Sports
- D.C. United vs. Real Salt Lake 2016: Game time, TV schedule and live stream for MLS - Black And Red United
- Real Salt Lake hoping for quick bounce back against Saborio, D.C. United | Deseret News
- Scouting D.C. United as RSL attempts to put U.S. Open Cup exit behind them - RSL Soapbox
- Real Salt Lake vs. D.C. United | 2016 MLS Match Preview | MLSsoccer.com
As a defender and student, D.C. United's Jalen Robinson is on course - WaPo: Goff has published a profile of D.C. United homegrown Jalen Robinson who went pro early and has somehow managed to stay in college, expecting to graduate from UMBC next year.
Armchair Analyst: Five from Copa America who'd find a snug fit in MLS | MLSsoccer.com: The Armchair Analyst was scouting Copa stars for MLS recruitment the whole time.
Group hoping to bring MLS to St. Louis reports progress | Soccer | stltoday.com: Just give St. Louis a team already!
From refugee to MLS, Yura Movsisyan finds a home in Salt Lake | Part 1 | MLSsoccer.com: I love that Movsisyan learned English by listening to Dr. Dre and Tupac.
Italy's tournament hold over Germany set for latest test - Guardian: This game is tomorrow (Saturday) at 3 pm. It should be good soccer.
Euro 2016: Wales set for 'biggest game' since 1958 World Cup - BBC Sport: Get thee to a watering hole at 3 pm today. Call it a late lunch.
Vicente Del Bosque quits as Spain coach after Euro 2016 exit - Telegraph: These tournaments always produce so many casualties.
Russia to introduce visa-free regime for World Cup fans with tickets | Russia Beyond The Headlines: Interesting process. If you've ever applied for a visa to Russia, and plan on going to the 2018 World Cup, this is welcome news.
And your Friday Freedom Kicks treat is a rundown of Fourth of July celebrations in the area (pages 2 and 3 are schedules for Maryland and Virginia cities).
Commentariat, I salute you!