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Will Johnson arrested, Steph Labbe takes medical leave, and more: Freedom Kicks Thursday September 7 2017

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Orlando City midfielder Will Johnson arrested on domestic battery charge - Orlando Sentinel
Orlando City midfielder Will Johnson was arrested on a domestic battery charge. MLS suspended Johnson pending local police and league investigations.

Stephanie Labbe takes medical leave of absence from Washington Spirit - Black And Red United
Washington Spirit starting goalkeeper Stephane Labbe is taking a medical leave of absence and will miss the final three games.

South Africa vs. Senegal 2018 World Cup qualifier to be replayed because of match fixing - SBNation.com
FIFA banned a ref for match manipulation and now South Africa and Senegal will replay a game that could possibly shake up a tight World Cup qualifying group.

USA vs. Honduras: 7 takeaways from their 1-1 draw in World Cup qualifying - SBNation.com
A great look at a pretty crappy game.

NWSL Team of the Month for August. No Spirit players but two former Spirit players made the list.

Lindsay Elston announces her retirement - Sounder At Heart
NWSL midfielder Lindsay Elston made the Seattle Reign thanks to an open tryout but after being traded to the Boston Breakers, the Seattle area native has decided to retire.

Dybala, Robben, Di Maria and more respond to their social media critics in FIFA 18 teaser - Howler Magazine
This is pretty fun so I'll close with this.

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

Keeping up the Jason Anderson tradition.