The MLS Round of 16 is finally over, and only one team (SKC) managed to defeat a higher seed. As the conference semi-finals kick off after Thanksgiving, I am starting to feel emotional investment in wishing the best for the Houston Dynamo and their head coach.
USWNT makes it official, naming Emma Hayes head coach (Pro Soccer Wire): The USWNT now have the highest paid women’s soccer coach.
Dallas-Fort Worth area to host Concacaf Nations League Finals, Copa América playoff (SSFC): Fans in Arlington coming down from the high of the Texas Rangers World Series will have the opportunity to witness international soccer.
Chattanooga FC to Join MLS NEXT Pro (MLS): Fresh off leading the NISA 2023 regular season, Chattanooga FC flee the league in favor of MLS NEXT Pro.
Washington Spirit Owner Michele Kang Relists DC Home for $13.5 Million (Urban Turf): Who wants to split the bill and own a piece of Washington Spirit history? I’ll contribute the first ten dollars.
Troy Lesesne not returning as New York Red Bulls coach (MLS): D.C. United was so ahead of this curve of laying off coaches.
The Cricket World Cup is coming to a close. The semifinals have begun, and we might know the first finalist by the time this Freedom Kicks goes live as undefeated India faces New Zealand at 3:30 AM this morning. Tomorrow sees South Africa and Australia compete for the other spot in the finals that take place this Sunday.
That’s all this morning. Get kicking in the comments!