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D.C. United wins, Champions League(s), and more: Freedom Kicks for 2/22/2018

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The NWSL schedule came out on a busy day in soccer

D.C. United, Jason Roberts/Envision Sports

Hello! Happy Thursday to all. Here’s another reminder to join our fantasy leagues: the classic league and a head-to-head league.

NWSL announces complete 2018 schedule – Equalizer Soccer
The NWSL (finally) released its schedule. The Washington Spirit will be nationally televised on Lifetime three times this season.

D.C. United sees off Jacksonville Armada to cap preseason spell in Florida - Black And Red United
Here's a recap of yesterday's preseason game that wasn't streamed so it's sort of a recap, sort of a tweet compilation.

Andy Najar: 'No hay que buscar un entrenador de otro país' - Diez - Diario Deportivo
Andy Najar talks (in Spanish) about his injury recovery process.

U.S. Soccer releases 2017 financial information - Stars and Stripes FC
U.S. Soccer released its 990 that was due a while ago. As of March 31 2017, U.S. Soccer had 148 million dollars in net assets.

LAFC’s Memorial Day game vs. D.C. United rescheduled for next day - Angels on Parade
The LAFC vs. D.C. United game will be pushed back to May 29 instead of May 28.

Black History Month: A nation loses its brightest stars - Stars and Stripes FC
Donald has (as always) a great article on a terrible plane crash that killed all 18 Zambian players as well as 12 others in 1993.

Sevilla 0-0 Manchester United: Mourinho plays for draw, gets one - The Busby Babe
A recap of the cagey goalless draw between Sevilla and Manchester United.

Chelsea v Barcelona: Antonio Conte says Blues can do 'something incredible' - BBC Sport
Lionel Messi scored an equalizer with fifteen minutes left, but Chelsea is trying to stay confident.

Club America cruise to 5-1 win over Saprissa - FMF State of Mind
America went to Costa Rica and crushed Saprissa on the road in the CONCACAF Champions League. Elsewhere, FC Dallas lost 1-0 at Tauro FC, while the game between Motagua and Club Tijuana was delayed due to a power outage.

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