Happy Thursday! In a week the World Cup starts so that’s a pretty good start to your Thursday morning. Here’s the soccer news from yesterday:
United announce time changes for five matches at Audi Field | D.C. United
First up: D.C. United is changing kickoff times for five late summer games to 8pm.
Earnie Stewart named first-ever USMNT GM | Stars and Stripes FC
Former United midfielder Earnie Stewart will be the GM for the USMNT, which isn't a super well-defined position.
Job Description: What Will the New MNT GM Work On? | U.S. Soccer
Here's US Soccer's description of his role
Three cupsets among Division I clubs’ domination of 2018 U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round | USSoccer.com
Here’s a full wrap of the Open Cup’s fourth round, which saw Seattle, New England, and Colorado knocked out by USL opponents.
Danny Rose: England is my salvation from my battle with depression | The Independent
Best wishes to Danny Rose who opened up about dealing with depression and racism in this interview.
World Cup 2018 Jerseys: Nigeria, Mexico, and More, Ranked | Racked
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The NWSL Media Association’s Team of the Month features no current Spirit players, but does have three former Spirit players.