Morning Links: 4/9/14

Scott Heavey

Stories from around MLS and the wider world of soccer.

New York Red Bulls

It's heartening to see a little love thrown Roy Miller's way: he is, after all, the longest-serving current Red Bull. Bravo to RBNY for getting him to sit down for an interview.

More from the mothership: RBNY's official site threw together a nice little recap of last year's tussles with DC United.

Daniel Feuerstein highlights the promising trajectory of Peguy Luyindula's recent work.

Brian Lewis recaps the content of Mike Petke's weekly conference call with the press, which included some worrying news about the number of injuries piling up in the squad.


There is no better ranter in the business of writing about soccer in America than Paul Gardner. The MLS Disciplinary Committee gets both barrels of his shotgun-criticism this week

Gardner-in-waiting Simon Borg takes some time to chide fans of the Columbus Crew.

Once A Metro's own Jason Iapicco jumps on the DC-focused Filibuster podcast to talk RBNY.

US Soccer

Patrick MacDonald covers USMNT for Empire of Soccer, and he's a fan of the Red Bulls. This may explain why he's pushing Tim Ream as one of the in-form center backs in the national team player pool this week. More power to you, Pat.

Word is US prospect Dembakwi Yomba has signed for Atletico Madrid.

Julie Foudy takes a look at who might be in the running to fill Tom Sermanni's shoes as USWNT head coach.


NPSL's Nashville FC, described as the first fully supporter-owned soccer club in America, has found a stadium to play in for 2014.

Toluca advances to the CONCACAF Champions League Final.

Brazil's Claudia Leitte teamed up with America's Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull to continue one of soccer's most important traditions: awful, official World Cup songs.

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