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D.C. United goes down in Dallas, Wayne Rooney possible return to Everton, & More: Freedom Kicks for July 5, 2017

DCU drops another one on the road.

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Happy Wednesday, everyone! Hope you all had a great Independence Day. I know you’re probably crawling into the office thinking, “I don’t want to be here,” and I feel you. But, since you’re there and unhappy, let me start with some news links to jump start your day:

D.C. United score first, but fall 4-2 to FC Dallas | Black & Red United

Ian Harkes and Deshorn Brown both scored, but D.C. United drops another one. This time, it’s a 4-2 defeat to FC Dallas, and we enter the Gold Cup break firmly in last place.

Wayne Rooney to return to Everton, Lacazette the beginning for Arsenal? | ESPNFC

Is Wayne Rooney about to head back to Everton? Sounds like it’s happening quite soon.

5 U.S. players who need a new club | Stars & Stripes FC

Which players in the United States player pool are in desperate need of a move this offseason?

Bolivian reports have D.C. United moving for Universidad de Chile’s Bruno Miranda | Black & Red United

Is help on the way for the Black-and-Red in the form of a 19-year-old Bolivian striker?

Jonathan Klinsmann impresses Hertha Berlin during his trial spell | ESPNFC

Hertha Berlin has Jonathan Klinsmann in on a trial, and it sounds like he’s really making a statement. Will he stick or will another Bundesliga team pick him up?

Cristiano Ronaldo transfer to Man Utd? Don’t put your red shirt on it | The Telegraph

Sorry, Manchester United. You probably aren’t getting Cristiano Ronaldo. It’s possible he still may leave Real Madrid, but will it be to return to Old Trafford?

U.S. international Danny Williams signs with Huddersfield Town |

Outstanding. Danny Williams, who carried Reading on his back to the Championship Playoff Final, finally gets picked up by the team that beat Reading on penalties, Huddersfield Town. He’s officially a Premier League player!

And, there it is. Hit the comments and let us know how your day is going, along with other news that came down the pike during America’s birthday!