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Jill Ellis and the USWNT, the next USMNT roster, and more: Tuesday Freedom Kicks for March 14, 2017

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Also, FYI, Jose Mourinho still exists.

Snoooooooow daaaaaaay! Is it a snow day? Full disclosure: I’m writing this intro Monday night and so far we don’t have snow in my D.C. neighborhood, BUT I’m holding out.

Anyway, shall we talk soccer?

Jill Ellis deserves more time, but not very much more | Stars and Stripes FC

After the USWNT’s 3-0 loss to France, our own Rick argued that Jill Ellis’ time is up (check out that piece if you haven’t already). This article makes the case for why we may not be quite at that point yet.

USMNT Roster Prediction: March qualifiers | Stars and Stripes FC

Let’s talk about Hex, baby. (Sorry. Also I’ve made this joke in Freedom Kicks before, so double sorry.)

Bobby Wood is scoring huge goals for Hamburg, and that could be big for the USMNT | Fox Sports

*nods* Okay, yeah, I like goals. And I really like USMNT goals.

Armchair Analyst: It's all going wrong for the Loons & more from Week 2 | MLS

Just a quick D.C. United mention at the end of this one, because, eep, we haven’t scored any goals yet.

Juventus' Sami Khedira says 'I will go to America,' but not just yet | ESPN FC

I am here for this. I am also still holding out hope that Miroslav Klose’s 38-almost-39-year-old self will appear in this league (shhhh just let me have this).

Jose Mourinho's plan backfires as Chelsea beats Man United to reach FA Cup semifinals | Yahoo! Sports

True fact: I 100% forgot that Jose Mourinho was the Manchester United coach until I saw this article.

That’s all I got this morning, fam. Go forth and comment!