After a couple days of heat, I am glad that actual spring weather is back for at least a bit. The 90 degree days can wait!
To the soccer:
This game was bonkers, but Seattle emerged with a draw and can take those two goals back home to try and win the Concacaf Champions League for the first time.
Bill Hamid remains out for at least of a couple of weeks, so D.C. United has shored up their goalkeeping staff with the signing of Rafael Romo. If Jon Kempin keeps performing like he did last weekend, though, it’ll be a battle between the pipes.
Steve Goff talks to Jason Levien to get the D.C. United owner’s perspective on the firing of Hernan Losada.
New:— Steven Goff (@SoccerInsider) April 27, 2022
After last season, source says, Ashton signed a 3-year contract to stay as an assistant; he and Losada bonded. In his new role now, he has received a raise.#dcu
If he completes this three year contract, that’ll bring Ashton to 18 years with D.C. United.
NEW: The Washington Spirit appear to have finally secured a new front-of-shirt sponsor. Multiple sources have told me over the past couple of days that it's the Kennedy Center. I imagine you'll see this on their kits:#NWSL #OneSpirit pic.twitter.com/1DJX03k9uk— Pablo Iglesias Maurer (@MLSist) April 27, 2022
This is pretty rad, the Kennedy Center is awesome.
Speaking of the Spirit, there are suggestions, whispers, and hopes that their Challenge Cup semi-final match will get moved from Segra Field to Audi Field, which was initially unavailable due to an event taking place.
Friend of Filibuster and the site Sebi Salazar was one of the goalscorers in last night’s Congressional Soccer match.
Here’s the most recent update on what’s happening down on Buzzard Point, development wise.
That’s all I have, what’s up?