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The Blue Links: 10/1/13

The best links from Sporting Kansas City and around the soccer world.

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If you haven't seen it yet, the video of Sporting Park singing the national anthem after the microphone wouldn't work is up on Fox. It's really amazing hearing 19,000 people sing their hearts out.

The Full 90 takes a look at AS Roma's great start in the Serie A and they look at all the other teams who have come to the United States for All Star Games and how playing against the MLS may have helped them.

Artist renderings of Orlando City's proposed soccer stadium have come out, looking a little familiar to the stadium we all know and love.

Peter Vermes had a lot to say following Friday's match about the referees and the Union. Not a lot of what he said was positive.

"It's hard to take Sporting Kansas City too seriously as an MLS Cup threat when they simply cannot be counted upon to get the job done at home," says Pro Soccer Talk in their latest power rankings, which has Sporting Kansas City sixth.

RSL Soapbox talks about the US Open Cup final tonight and how it would be the first trophy ever won by a top tier sports team on Utah soil.

Don't count out a struggling DC United tonight against Real Salt Lake, Black and Red United brings us five reasons why the last place team in MLS can win some hardware tonight.

Finally, it looks like a Miami team is in the near future as the Daily Mail talks about David Beckham's intentions of owning a team in Florida.