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Land of 10,000 Links: May 26, 2017

The “Mind if I jog onto the pitch, sir?” edition.

MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Minnesota United FC Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Good day, futbol fans!

Welcome to our latest daily roundup and open comment thread. Enjoy!


  • The SB Nation mothership is coordinating a huge “Why I’m a Fan” campaign right now. Read ours here. Submit your own for a chance to win a gift card for!
  • Remember when it was almost a sure thing Inchy would be punished for stepping on the field but he got off with a warning? Yep, so do I.
  • The long-awaited stadium tax bill finally passed legislature and is ready for Governor Dayton’s signature!

Around the League

  • 55.1’s Jeff Reuter has a great piece mulling over the disparity in how teams value talent from lower domestic leagues vs. lower international leagues. Give it a read.
  • They don’t have a squad. They don’t have a full staff. But you better believe LAFC have a new stadium on the way with 100% sold-out suites.

Around the World

  • What’s this? Perry Kitchen, a former D.C. United player and teammate of rumored United target Sam Nicholson, is evidently looking for a new club.

Mark your calendar

  • Next match: May 27 vs. Orlando City, 7 pm