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The Blue Links - March 10th

Sporting KC and MLS news and updates for Friday

MLS: Sporting KC at D.C. United Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

MLS & Univision team up to broadcast matches on Facebook

Great news for all my fellow cord cutters out there! They are going to put no less than 22 matches on Facebook to watch on any device. It will be a separate broadcast team and commentators - which is relevant to all who despise that guy on Univision, like myself.

After stellar U-20 tournament, EPB returns to SKC

Great in depth piece from Steve Brisendine on the Lees Summit native. This could be a very big year for Erik when it comes to both club and country.

BENNY: I’m playing the best soccer of my career:

Sporting KC Media Day videos

The team uploaded full interviews from Vermes, Dwyer, Besler, Gerso and several others.

MLS releases list of TAM players

The promised transparency continues to trickle in! Besler, Feilhaber, Dwyer and Rubio are all getting TAM this year, but we still don’t know how much exactly. Close enough, I suppose.

Bruce Arena hints at WCQ call ups in Q&A

He is hoping to announce the list by March 15th. The USMNT head coach mentioned a few MLS players including Matt Besler, but didn’t say anything about Feilhaber. I wouldn’t look too much into that, however.

Ozzie Alonso just does not GAF

The anonymous MLS player poll was released this week and the Seattle Sounders man was found to have the worst reputation in MLS. And not that there is any surprise here... but he says he doesn’t care.

LA Galaxy players get fined and suspended

Jermaine Jones and David Romney both were fined and suspended for one match after last week’s match vs Dallas. Jones is punished for a ridiculous tackle and Romney for diving. Sharing because it makes me happy.

Mix is off to Sweden

After being named as the most overrated player in MLS in the recent player poll, NYCFC has shipped off Diskerud to IFK Goteborg in Sweden until the end of August.

SKCvFCD By the Numbers

KC has won four straight home matches in all competitions against Dallas, outscoring them 15-3.

Home Opener Preview, Predictions, Injuries and Starting XI

Chad has our preview of Saturday’s home opener with Dallas and what you can expect from both sides.

Roster Updates from training: