The week has quickly wrapped up here as FC Dallas is getting ready to head to Utah for the first time this season to battle Real Salt Lake tomorrow night. We’ll have our usual coverage here on the site (and on our social channels). Until then, let’s get to some morning links.
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Ferreira, Pomykal, Reynolds and Tessmann Named to MLS's 22 Under 22 Rankings | FC Dallas
Once again, FC Dallas had several players top the MLS 22 Under 22 rankings. Still crazy to me that Paxton has been hurt most of this year and still landed in the top five.
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Seattle Sounders snatch draw with Portland Timbers: Three things we learned from Thursday's top of the West clash | MLSsoccer.com
MLS has had a game every night this week (including one tonight) as Seattle and Portland went toe-to-toe in Thursday's encounter.
Sounders vs Timbers, recap: Will Bruin keeps Sounders in first - Sounder At Heart
Sounders salvage a point, snap three-game home losing streak to Timbers on 93rd minute strike.
Armchair Analyst: Revisiting one big question (again) for each MLS team | MLSsoccer.com
Asking one big question of every team isn't easy these days but good on Doyle for revisiting his questions and taking stock of how things have gone since August. FCD's is spot on.
Austin FC join list of MLS clubs with sleeve sponsors ahead of jersey release | MLSsoccer.com
While yes, the news in this one is about Austin's sleeve sponsor, seeing the list of right and left sleeve sponsors throughout the league is rather interesting.
Robin Fraser on Colorado Rapids return Saturday: I don't even know what normal is anymore | MLSsoccer.com
After a month between games due to COVID-19, the Colorado Rapids are finally set to return on Saturday. But head coach Robin Fraser admits it won't be easy to get back to their stellar form prior to the stop.
Chicharito feels much closer to retirement than trophies right now with Galaxy | Yahoo Sports
It is pretty crazy that he could end up being loaned out or even sold after one season in LA.
National Soccer Hall of Fame's plan to fix flawed voting process - Sports Illustrated
Here's what the HOF is implementing to correct a voting process that has become more derided by the year and has excluded a number of deserving inductees.