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USMNT vs. Panama, Pique speaks out and more: Freedom Kicks October 5 2017

Also, Meggie Dougherty Howard got snubbed

Hey folks! Tomorrow the United States is up against Panama in a World Cup qualifier, but before that we’ve got Freedom Kicks today. There wasn’t a ton of soccer news yesterday but here we go.

6 questions about the USMNT squad for World Cup qualifying -
Some early thoughts on the USMNT's game.

Three keys for USMNT vs. Panama - ProSoccerTalk
Some more analysis about the USMNT roster for World Cup qualifying

Gerard Piqué: ‘Why can a journalist or a mechanic express themselves but not a footballer?’ - The Guardian
Gerard Pique spoke out about the Catalan referendum.

USA star Alex Morgan kicked out of Disney World alongside MLS players - The Guardian
Some more details have come out on the hullabaloo concerning Alex Morgan and some Orlando City players getting kicked out of Disney World.

MLS stadium in Raleigh: NCFC proposal draws legislation - News & Observer
An update on North Carolina FC's stadium plans to build a stadium in downtown Raleigh.

Referee hit with beer cup at Atlanta United match; fan charged - Atlanta Journal Constitution
An Atlanta United fan was arrested for allegedly throwing a beer cup at a ref and injuring the ref.

Also Spirit midfielder Meggie Dougherty Howard didn’t make the finalists for NWSL Rookie of the Year which I found pretty surprising.

That’s all I’ve got. Let me know in the comments what you’re reading and watching!