Morning Links: 4/18/14

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The best news from around the soccer world aggregated just for you.

New York Red Bulls

Our own Austin Fido has a very good write up on the 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union.

Tim Dean also gives us his player ratings for the win over Philly.

The Red Bulls have officially announced Marc De Grandpre returning as head of Commercial Operations.

Sky Blue FC

Sky Blue FC face off against Portland Thorns FC in their 2014 home opener.

MLS

Orlando City SC are taking an unique approach with their new stadium, soliciting input from the fans.

NBC's Pro Soccer Talk looks at which team is most likely to break their winless streak this weekend.

How will the eventual MLS realignment affect the strength of each conference?

Pro Soccer Talk also has your MLS Weekend Preview.

Alexi Lalas sat down recently and reflected on his time as the General Manager of the LA Galaxy.

A couple of SB Nation writers got together to discuss expansion in MLS.

US Soccer

Steven Goff of the Washington Post has details about the US Men's Team camp ahead of the World Cup.

Tim Howard resigned with Everton, and will be with the team through the 2018 season.

Armchair Analyst Matt Doyle says it's tricky business comparing Kyle Beckerman and Michael Bradley.

Miscellaneous

On the back of their Copa del Rey loss to Real Madrid, Barcelona now is looking at losing two of their best players for possibly the rest of the season.

A report out of Manchester United says that David Moyes is being pushed to secure an Europa League spot.

A Greek Cup matched seemed to last forever after a series of crazy events.

In La Liga, we can possibly see a champion that's not Barcelona or Real Madrid.

Being benched because of injuries is not a new thing, but being benched over a tattoo? That's new.

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