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USWNT roster, Columbus Crew email hoaxer uncovers info, and more: Freedom Kicks for November 1, 2017

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Halloween held it down.

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Happy Wednesday everyone, and welcome to November! Hope you had a happy Halloween. Let’s jump right into it:

Jill Ellis names USWNT roster for Canada friendlies | Stars & Stripes FC
Because it’s not a FIFA window and Chelsea Ladies have Champions League, there’s no Crystal Dunn on the roster. Mallory Pugh, Rose Lavelle and Morgan Brian are also off due to injury, which means players like Emily Sonnett and Chioma Ubogagu get a shot.

EXCLUSIVE: Precourt Sports Venture e-mail hoax reveals information on relocation | Massive Report
This is just a crazy story on all levels, and it doesn’t bode well for Columbus Crew SC.

Morata: “It was my destiny to play for Conte – I knew we’d get back together. He went to the death for me” | FourFourTwo
Alvaro Morata reflects on life at Chelsea, his wanting to work with Antonio Conte, his time at Real Madrid and how he misses Juventus.

Harry Kane: Is the Tottenham striker a Real Madrid Galactico in the making? | BBC
Is Harry Kane really leaving Tottenham Hotspur for Real Madrid? If so, will it be January or in the summer after the World Cup?

U.S. striker Bobby Wood in ‘negative spiral’ – Hamburg boss Markus Gisdol | ESPNFC
Bobby Wood is in a deep funk at Hamburger SV. The United States international needs to get his confidence back.

Are we growing soccer fast enough in America? | Stars & Stripes FC
Stars and Stripes FC examines the question of whether the United States is doing enough to grow youth participation in soccer relative to the rest of the world, and how it is affecting the USMNT.

D.C. United season review: Luciano Acosta | Black & Red United
Our D.C. United season review series begins with the man in the middle, Luciano Acosta. Stay tuned over the next month and a half as we bring you a new article every day on a different player or coach.

Sunderland sack Simon Grayson after tremulous draw with bottom-placed Bolton | The Telegraph
AFC Sunderland needs a new coach after drawing Bolton Wanderers. Simon Grayson will probably just become the next English coach to be linked with the USMNT job, because that seems to be what silly season will provide us.

Well, that’s it for today everyone. Hit the comments and share the stories you saw!