Good day, futbol fans!
Welcome to our latest daily roundup and open comment thread. Enjoy!
- As Minneapolis City SC step up to the NPSL, one brave blogger puts together an informative and sometimes hilarious power ranking for the coming season. (NPSL Northerner)
- Fellow United blog FiftyFive.One is running a Patreon campaign to help pay their writing staff. A rising tide raises all ships! (Patreon)
Around the League
- The times they are a changin’. The CONCACAF Champions League announced a new format and schedule that will impact MLS teams vying for the title. (MLS)
- MLS Commissioner Don Garber will be in Chicago on Tuesday afternoon for a “special announcement.” Zlatan is coming to MNUFC, isn’t he?! We knew it. (MLS)
Around the World
- The Premier League transfer deadline is a much watched affair. Get caught up on all the scuttlebutt about 11th-hour negotiations. (Sky Sports)
- The much hyped Leon Bailey has chosen Bayer Leverkusen as his next stop. It’s rumored to be a five-year deal for the young Jamaican. (Twitter)
Countdown to MLS
- Debut MLS match on March 3 (@Timbers): 31 days
- Debut home match on March 12 (Atlanta United): 40 days