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USA jersey leak, USWNT roster released, and more: Freedom Kicks for March 22 2018

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First snow of winter... er, spring?

Hey guys! Hope your snow day was good whether or not it was an actual snow day off for you! Or maybe you’re not in D.C. and you missed all the chaos.

2018 USA jerseys leaked - Stars and Stripes FC
More detail on what are apparently US Soccer’s 2018 jerseys!

Jill Ellis names roster for USWNT Mexico friendlies - Stars and Stripes FC
Three Washington Spirit players made the roster: Mallory Pugh, Andi Sullivan, and Ashley Hatch. The USWNT will play Mexico in April.

Q&A: Jill Ellis Talks About the Roster and Upcoming Matches vs. Mexico - U.S. Soccer
Christen Press didn't make the roster because she is looking for a club team, according to a U.S. Soccer press release.

Washington Spirit brings Tiffany Weimer back, again - Black And Red United
So the Spirit added Tiffany Weimer in the dispersal draft, but since it seemed like she wouldn't see much playing time, they traded her to Houston for a draft pick. Then today the Spirit re-acquired her for a second time because the Dash waived her. That's Houston!

Here’s Andi Sullivan talking about getting to play for the Spirit:

Manchester United apply to have professional women's team - BBC Sport
Manchester United (finally!) applied to have a women's pro team.

Previewing the Columbus Crew with Pat Murphy: Filibuster - Black And Red United
Listen to Filibuster!

MLS Confidential: Players polled on U.S. failure, salaries, pro/rel, overrated, underrated players - ESPN
The hot news of Wednesday is ESPN’s anonymous MLS player survey.

NYCFC makes 15-year-old Joe Scally second youngest to sign MLS contract
NYCFC signed a 15 year old!

Boehm: NYCFC's Homegrown signings pose a warning to the rest of MLS - MLSsoccer.com
Charles Boehm has some good analysis of Scally, NYCFC's academy and academy system at large.

That’s all I’ve got! Have a great day!