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Tuesday Freedom Kicks: Lukewarm takes

Mostly in the form of 2017 predictions.

MLS: Portland Timbers at D.C. United Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

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 |

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.