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Turkish Delight: D.C United & Sundry Soccer Links for 29 July 2016

Castillo heads to Turkey. Spirit seek revenge. DC United returns home. Landon says, give the boy a chance; he's a good boy.

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This Friday Freedom Kicks was created on an iPhone at gate C17 at Chicago's O'Hare Airport. Enjoy.

D.C. United vs. Montreal Impact | MatchCenter: The Black and Red return to RFK this weekend. We missed you guys. No, no, I've got something in my eye. Gimme a second.

Washington Spirit vs Sky Blue FC preview: The final game in the series - The Spirit will seek revenge for one of their rare losses (just a week after it happened) tomorrow night at 6:30. Of course, they'll be missing a couple star players.

She struggled to find a soccer team in Argentina, now she's pro in America - WaPo: Goff has a fantastic piece on Estefania Banini, one of the Spirit's up-and-coming stars.

Arsenal beat MLS All Stars in San Jose friendly - Friendly match 2016 - Football - Eurosport: I missed the game because history was being made on some other channels. But a respectable score, All-Stars. How did our DCUers do?

Landon Donovan urges MLS clubs to take chance on developing young talent - Orlando Sentinel: Lando wants to give the kids a chance. This reminds me of Chris Farley in the Herlihy Boy House Sitting Service.

Pachuca's Omar Gonzalez: Coming from MLS to Liga MX was very difficult - ESPN FC: Omar says MLS still has a way to go to catch Mexico's top tier in quality.

Castillo goes, MLS loses - Soccer America: I can't believe Dallas lost Castillo to Turkey. And Sean Franklin could be next.

Giovani dos Santos is loving life in MLS | FOX Sports: dos Santos ain't going nowhere. He does give us the usual physical vs. technical play dichotomy when comparing MLS to [fill in foreign league].

Borussia Dortmund's USMNT star Christian Pulisic scores dramatic last-second goal vs Man City | FOX Sports: Looky!

Is Jill Ellis right to gamble on a still-recovering Megan Rapinoe at the Olympics? | For The Win: Never bet against Rapinoe.

And your Friday Freedom Kicks treat is when Morrissey ruined Bill Cosby and Johnny Carson's night..

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