It is almost time for Daylight Saving Time, which must mean that MLS is in full swing! Have a smooth helping of links to help you get into the day.
D.C. United an early MLS Cup contender? Slow your roll, club stresses | MLSsoccer.com: It is nice to dream, but let’s slow down after just one game.
D.C. United Is One of Only Two MLS Teams that Charges for its Academy: This is a well known fact in D.C. United fandom circles, but it remains to be said that the club could and should make the academy free. I have been told in the past that the academy is generous with its scholarships, but I have to wonder how many kids just never even apply because they or their parents see the sticker price.
Another player comes forward alleging Richie Burke was verbally abusive - Black And Red United: This has now become an alleged pattern of behavior and it does not look good that the Spirit hired him anyways.
Luciano Acosta contract update: D.C. United wants to keep him - The Washington Post #dcu #mls https://t.co/xyXb9p4Pej— Steven Goff (@SoccerInsider) March 6, 2019
Bill Hamid on Brad Guzan: He wouldn’t have said anything if Atlanta had won | MLSsoccer.com: Hey Brad? If you don’t like what Bill said, play better.
Prie „Sūduvos“ prisijungė V. Andriuškevičius – FK Sūduva: We all knew he wasn’t coming back here but Vytas has landed with the most recent champions of Lithuania
Can confirm @ByDougMcIntyre's report that the @LAGalaxy are adding @USMNT midfielder Joe Corona on a free transfer from @Xolos . The contract will involve TAM. The team will also add 20-year French defender Diedie Traore -- currently with Galaxy II -- to the roster this week— Kevin Baxter (@kbaxter11) March 6, 2019
Transfer rumor: Gedion Zelalem to Sporting KC? - The Short Fuse: Hopefully this doesn’t become the new Junior Flores rumor.
Kenny Saief Joins Orange And Blue From RSC Anderlecht | FC Cincinnati: Sometimes I hope for the return of another winger from Anderlecht, though I don’t know that he would have a spot on this particular version of United.
Spotify put the band Upstate into my weekly recommended playlist, and I have really been enjoying their song “Who Knows” recently. Have a listen!