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MLS: Sporting KC at Minnesota United FC Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning and Happy Monday. Sporting KC are top of the West. Here’s what else you need to know today.

Around the Club

  • (The Blue Testament) SKC dominates Loons but only come away with a draw
  • (Kansas City Star) Sporting KC starting striker scores first goal in 2018, and club secures road draw
  • (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) The Loons want to mirror Sporting Kansas City’s evolution as a franchise
  • (Soccer America) Peter Vermes asks of US Soccer “What is the plan?”
  • (USL) Toros, Swope Park Finish Deadlocked

Around the Nation

  • (NBC Soccer) NYCFC manager Patrick Vieira “very close” to Nice contract, but another report says he was contacted by Arsenal
  • (The Athletic) Mauro Diaz showed why he needs to be involved if FC Dallas is going to thrive
  • (Metro) Source: Red Bulls Tyler Adams possibly headed to Germany
  • (Four Four Two) Confusion or healthy competition? U.S. soccer’s girls’ player development pathways remain complicated
  • (The Athletic) Distant relatives: How and why Detroit City FC and FC St. Pauli came together to make history
  • (Pro Soccer USA) Will Johnson fined for diving
  • (Daily Hive) Vancouver Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson is feeling the heat from fans
  • (US Soccer) Erik Palmer-Brown and Josh Sargent earned USMNT call-ups
  • (Nutmeg News) Major League Soccer Is About To Introduce, “WTF,” A New Pool Of Money For, “Whatever” (Satire)
  • (Complex) Alexi Lalas Says There’s Nothing Wrong With Supporting Mexico in the World Cup

Around the City