Happy Wednesday, everyone. A bit of news to get you started on this chilly morning...
The Charleston Battery, Charlotte Independence, Hartford Athletic, Miami FC, New York Red Bulls II, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, and the Tampa Bay Rowdies are all in the Atlantic Division this year with Loudoun United.
The Washington Spirit are off to West Palm Beach for preseason camp, and Jason has some news about the preseason roster.
Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales are all joining together to bid for the 2030 World Cup. They will likely go up against a South American bid that will include Uruguay since it would be the 100th anniversary.
DC United could welcome back Titi Rodríguez, as the team apparently is close to agreeing a deal for the midfielder.
Pelé received his first dose of the COVID vaccine, which is terrific news for the greatest soccer player that ever lived.
Sam Stejskal takes a look at Soccer Collective for Racial Equity (SCORE), which prioritizes increasing the number of Black people in MLS head coaching positions, sporting directors, and executive roles.
All For XI are doing preseason previews featuring different players. Yesterday’s preview was Michelle Betos of Racing Louisville.
FC Barcelona is in a world of trouble after a bunch of executives, including the current president, got arrested the other day.
Angel City FC announce their new sleeve sponsor, footwear brand Birdies. They will be the sleeve sponsor on all jerseys for the team.
That’s it for today, so stay safe out there.