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D.C./Loudoun United lose, Spirit draw & more: Freedom Kicks for 8/29/22

And I’m looking forward to a book.

MLS: D.C. United at Atlanta United FC Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Hey there, so our baby is teething now, and I forgot how much fun watching them go through that is! Spoiler: is it not fun.

Recaps of D.C. United’s 3-2 loss to Atlanta United by us and WaPo. Dirty South Soccer with the other end.

Recaps of the Washington Spirit’s 2-2 draw with the Houston Dash by us and WaPo. Dynamo Theory with the other end.

Washington Spirit players dispute Kris Ward’s account of his dismissal (PSW): This happened after the game and well, not great!

David Ochoa was among MLS’ best keepers in 2021 with RSL, so why is he rebuilding his career in D.C.? (ESPN): Ochoa gets into things a little, meanwhile:

The Tea w/ Tom Hackett (KSL Sports): One of RSL’s guys gets into things on the other side starting around the 8 minute mark. Meanwhile, still, Ochoa is sizing things up in Liga MX:

Recap: Loudoun fall short to Tulsa in 2-1 loss (me): Kristian Fletcher scored again.

Thrust into playoff race, Whitecaps see Julian Gressel’s fire rekindled (Vancouver Sun): Hope he gets there.

Marcelo Sarvas named LA Galaxy II head coach, Yoann Damet joins 1st team staff (LAG Confidential): LAG2 was in Loudoun a couple of weeks back and I wish I could have seen this change then but, alas. Good for ‘Celo.

‘Wagatha Christie’ Doc Confirmed as Disney+ Sets U.K. Original Slate With Coleen Rooney (Variety): Goddamn man, what is dead can never die.

Anyway, with the news that Matt Holness is writing an in character book as Garth Marenghi (think if Steven King thought he was good enough to act), here’s the Matt Berry song from the show. Play it and sit next to your lady: