Welcome to Tuesday Freedom Kicks! I hope everyone’s 2017 is off to a good start. Me, I’m not especially thrilled to be back at work after two glorious weeks off. I forget how to work. Halp.
But I don’t forget how to soccer, so let’s get to it!
What will happen around Planet Fútbol in 2017? 10 fearless predictions | Sports Illustrated
I don’t know about fearless, but these are indeed predictions.
The selective defense of American soccer leagues | Howler
THIS JUST IN: People are quicker to defend men than women.
Armchair Analyst: Roster build status for all 22 MLS teams ahead of 2017 | MLSsoccer.com
Updated to reflect all the ~latest news.
Bold USMNT Predictions for 2017 | Stars and Stripes FC
Some Bill Hamid shouts in this one.
REPORT: U.S. youth international Junior Flores to join Columbus Crew SC | Massive Report
Rumors are great.
Fixture congestion problem apparent again as Liverpool drops points at Sunderland | Yahoo! Sports
Ah, a problem with which we are familiar in MLS.
That’s almost all I got today! The last thing I will lowkey leave you with is a link to the latest episode of Soccer Talk Chat, featuring myself and Thomas Floyd. It’s a radio show that no one listens to, which is why I’m allowed to go on it and immediately start talking about Conor Doyle.