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Taylor Kemp, Joseph Mora, and Loudoun United: Freedom Kicks for 8 November 2018

Soccer, go!

MLS: Toronto FC at D.C. United Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Even though Halloween is past us, there is still an entire month to do fall activities. Go do a hay ride! Go pick some apples! Enjoy fall foliage and go on a hike! Fall is a great season, so do all the fun things before the tyranny of winter comes and dooms us all. To the links!

D.C. United’s Taylor Kemp announces retirement from soccer - Black And Red United: Shooter is hanging up his boots, and we wish him all the best for whatever his future holds. Kemp grew into a pretty good left back, flirting with the fringes of the national team at his best, and he will definitely be missed.

Speaking of D.C. United left backs who grew into their roles, Joseph Mora has been called up by the Ticos after a solid end to his season with D.C. United.

Adam Behnke on how new USL club Loudoun United will impact D.C. area soccer 11/07/2018: Soccer America talks with the CEO of Loudoun United about the plans for United’s farm team.

Stejskal: LA Galaxy interested in FMF’s Dennis te Kloese as GM | All of this has happened before and will happen again; te Kloese served in a similar role for Chivas USA, back during the defunct team’s best run of form. The Galaxy will need to make some big moves to stay level with LAFC, so this might be one of them.

Columbus Crew SC’s Gyasi Zardes named MLS Comeback Player of the Year - Massive Report: The Comeback Player of the Year award is always a strange one, because it often turns into “coming back from playing badly the year before,” which I guess is fine but seems like a weird thing to give a trophy for.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC name Marc Dos Santos new head coach | Vancouver Whitecaps FC: In a widely expected move, the Whitecaps tap one of Bob Bradley’s assistants to lead them in 2019.

Erick Thohir Joins The Oxford United Board - News - Oxford United: And in former owner news, Erick Thohir joins the board of a League One team.

That’s all I’ve got; what’s up?