Happy NWSL Draft day! The Washington Spirit have a bunch of picks today, and then tomorrow we can see if D.C. United does any wheeling and dealing or keeps their own picks today. Jason is up in Chicago, so make fun of him for being up in the cold. To the links!
Washington Spirit acquire 7th overall pick in 2019 NWSL College Draft from Chicago Red Stars - Black And Red United: The Spirit are double down on the draft, with three picks now in the first round.
Armchair Analyst: 2019 Mock Superdraft – final version | MLSsoccer.com: You can rarely go wrong suggesting that D.C. United is going to pick someone from Maryland.
Columbus Crew SC’s downtown stadium construction to start in summer of 2019: Columbus will have built their second soccer specific stadium before the Revs have even built one.
Gregg Berhalter lays out rationale for first US national team camp roster | MLSsoccer.com: I like that Gregg seems very willing to talk and to explain his thought process.
After two and a half months since surgery, the doctor has fully cleared me to play again. I can’t thank the the lord enough for guiding me through this tough process.— Kofi Opare (@kofiopare6) January 9, 2019
Hopefully we see Kofi back in preseason and earning a spot on the team.
The most MLS trade of all time?
Breaking:— Jonathan Tannenwald (@thegoalkeeper) January 10, 2019
Ernst Tanner took a look at the prospects in college soccer, decided they aren't all that good, and traded all of the Union's draft picks to FC Cincinnati for $150K in GAM plus $50K more in player-based incentives.
I know the draft is not valued much anymore, but that is not a lot of money.
That’s all I’ve got, what’s up?