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D.C. United & USMNT win, Timbers lose Fernandez & more: Freedom Kicks for 11/18/19

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Also an interesting Johnny Cash documentary for you.

SOCCER: NOV 15 CONCACAF Nations League - USA v Canada Photo by Andrew Bershaw/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Hi. My Sunday was spent waking up at 340am, then taking a 530pm nap, waking up at 707pm, and going to bed late. Going to main line as many stimulants as possible today.

Griffin Yow brace leads D.C. United to 4-2 friendly win over Bermuda (us): Recap of friendly? Recap of friendly. Bermuda’s Royal Gazette with the Island side.

Nations League recap - USA 4-1 Canada: A convincing win for the Americans (Stars and Stripes FC): Yay I guess?

Comparing 2020 Season Ticket Prices Across MLS (Big D Soccer): Oh, oh man.

Here’s Moses Nyeman scoring for the United States U-16 team in a game with the U-17 one:

And here’s former DCU Academy/current US teammate Kevin Paredes scoring against the Netherlands earlier in the week:

Major League Soccer terminates Brian Fernandez contract (Stumptown Footy): Wait what?

Finally Thom Zimny, who directed the Bruce Springsteen/Broadway film for Netflix that (I think) won an Emmy, has done a similar film for Johnny Cash, but no Broadway, and using a lot of narration by Cash and some others. I’d read Robert Hilburn’s book on him recently, and the film is on YouTube and covers his life and work (I forgot about Ray Charles’ version of “Ring of Fire”!), and the trailer’s pretty darn good: