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FC Cincinnati unveils secondary jersey, MLS Re-Entry Draft proves uneventful, and more: Freedom Kicks for December 4, 2019

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MLS: Houston Dynamo at New England Revolution Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Wednesday everyone. Before we dive into the soccer news, D.C. United’s Audi Field roommates unveiled their new look yesterday. Let’s take a look at the clean jerseys the XFL’s DC Defenders will be wearing next season:

Gimme gimme! Now, the news from yesterday:

FC Cincinnati unveil new 2020 jersey: Heritage Link Kit showcases city motto, German heritage - MLS

FC Cincinnati revealed its new secondary jersey, and it’s basically the all white version of Bayern Munich’s current home jersey. I dunno why MLS is dead set on all teams having a plain white jersey with some trim, but here we are.

Juan Agudelo, Saad Abdul-Salaam selected in Stage Two of MLS Re-Entry draft - MLS

Only two players were selected in Stage 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Draft. Juan Agudelo went to Toronto FC, and Saad Abdul-Salaam went to FC Cincinnati.

Tyler Adams returns to RB Leipzig training - Stars & Stripes FC

Tyler Adams is back training for RB Leipzig. Hopefully, this means that his return to the field is coming really soon, both for Leipzig and for the United States.

Source: Tim Howard set to be named GM of USL Championship side Memphis 901 - ESPNFC

Tim Howard retired this season after a stellar career, and now he’s moving into the front office for Memphis 901.

La Liga leader Tebas triggers new election to seek new term - NBC Sports

The president of La Liga resigned so that a new election could be triggered and he could run for a brand new 4-year term...all so he could be the guy to renegotiate the TV deals when they come up in a couple years. But, he’s the one that put La Liga on beIN in the U.S.

Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos fined for calling MLS a “Mickey Mouse” league - Pro Soccer USA

Marc Dos Santos of the Vancouver Whitecaps keeps it real and gets fined. He misspoke though...it’s a Calvinball league.

Which teams should the USMNT schedule? - Stars & Stripes FC

A breakdown of teams the USMNT should schedule for friendlies over the next couple of years.

Rhode Island Unveils 7,500-Seat Soccer-Specific Stadium Anchored by USL Championship Club - USL Championship

Pawtucket, Rhode Island is the newest expansion city for the USL Championship. They’ll start up in 2022 in a brand new stadium.

Liga MX agrees to lower number of foreigners allowed on squads - ESPNFC

Liga MX is lowering the number of foreign players allowed in a matchday 18 from 12 to 7 by 2022-2023. Could this open the door for even more internationals to come to MLS instead?

Enjoy Jay-Z Day, everyone!