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A Rash of Uniteds: D.C. United & Sundry Soccer Links for 23 September 2016

Did you know the collective noun for a group of Uniteds is a rash?

Next week is the 29th anniversary of the release of Strangeways, Here We Come. Can you believe it?

D.C. United "An Opponent That Never Gives Up" | Orlando City Soccer Club: True this.

Pride Pub: Orlando City at D.C. United | The Mane Land: Our sister site in mouseland reviews Flying Dog brewery.

Minnesota United pass 8,000 season ticket deposits for 2017 MLS season | Geez, that other United up north, ya, is doing very well.

Speaking of other Uniteds, it's been awhile since we've mentioned THE SLAW!!!

Report: Sigi Schmid among Atlanta United head-coaching candidates in 2017 | In addition to Sigi, the Slaw reportedly are talking to Tata Martino, the former national coach for Argentina.

Desperate 'Caps need wins -- and help | SoccerAmerica: We're so focused on the trials and tribulations of life in the East that we forget there are grand struggles afoot in the West for a playoff spot.

MLS talking points Which 24 Under 24 player has the highest ceiling | ESPN FC: One of these guys is OCSC's Cyle Larin, whom you'll get to see up close at RFK tomorrow night.

ISIS reportedly executes 6 boys with welding rod for playing soccer | Fox News: I've got nothing.

Soccer seen as way to help engage local Somali youth | INFORUM: Meanwhile, in Fargo, good things are happening.

When does FIFA 17 come out? All you need to know ahead of the video game's release | Mirror Online: I am Eric Cartman, on a sugar high, running in circles, begging mom to buy this for me, NOW.

Iceland Not in FIFA 17 Due to Low Offer by EA | IGN: This is disappointing.

FIFA investigating Manchester City after allegation of ‘trafficking' 16-year-old Argentine player | Fox Sports: Somehow, it feels equally outrageous that the party lodging the trafficking complaint is the player's Argentine club Velez. Who, exactly, is looking out for the kid's interests?

Champions League reform a scandal' | IOL: For those of you who follow the Heineken-branded tournament.

EFL: Premier League B teams and 'non-English' clubs ruled out of league reforms | BBC Sport: So complicated.

Apparently, the great challenge in wealth accumulation is how to eliminate pesky workers. Your Friday Freedom Kicks treat is this video showing Uber destroying jobs/rendering humans useless/pulling the rug out from all of those independent contractors it has gotten to take out auto loans in Pittsburgh before your very eyes.

Commentariat, prepare for your autonomous robotic overlords!