Well that was poopier. Hope everyone who came out for our watch party at Dock FC had fun, result aside. I would have come, but newborn’s gonna newborn.
Recaps of D.C. United’s 4-0 loss to New York City FC by us (more from us here), MLS and Goff. Hudson River Blue has the Citeh Lite side of things. Feel free to drop in a recap you liked in the comments.
Inter Milan president Erick Thohir confident amid corruption probe (ESPN FC): This has less to do with Thohir, Inter Milan and D.C. United, and more about his involvement in the 2018 Asian Games (that Thohir’s native Indonesia is hosting), but leaving this here regardless.
Inter 7-1 Atalanta: Goals Galore (Serpents of Madonnina): On the flip side, hat tricks(!) from Mauro Icardi (in 10 minutes!) and Ever Banega saw Inter Milan thrash Atalanta and put them into 4th in the Serie A table, pending Lazio’s game with Torino today.
Five vital lessons for Paul Clement (Wales Online): In more partner club news, Swansea City had 2 first half subs to injury as they lost to Hull City, who they remain 3 points clear of in the relegation battle.
Rapid Expansion: A Look Inside Major League Soccer’s Booming Resale Ticket Market (Huffington Post): Looking at the secondary market and D.C.’s place in it in MLS, with fancy charts!
LA Galaxy II sign midfielder Miguel Aguilar (LA Galaxy): Good for the former D.C. United kid.
A dog named “Areli” reunited with his family (Montgomery County Media): Why is a story about a dog lost in Richmond in a soccer post you may ask?
Well, our Academy kids do well by folks, let’s put it that way. Update: Dom is a former D.C. Academy kid. Thanks to the SEs for the clarification.
Seattle played bit part in helping heal tsunami-stricken soccer community (Sounder at Heart): Speaking of more heartwarming news...
Finally, here’s the trailer for Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) and his new movie, called Baby Driver.