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Major Link Soccer: Landon Donovan for US Soccer President?

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Also: Hamid is leaving DC United, and the goalposts have not been kind to Seattle this year

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Seattle

Steven Zakuani knew where he wanted to be as the 2009 MLS SuperDraft approached. He also learned to be happy one day at a time.

MLS

As more news comes out about Columbus Crew SC relocating, it’s important to remember that teams moving in the United States is not unheard of (though that doesn’t really make it any easier for the fans, of course).

Massive Report put together an article on how to deal with this Columbus Crew SC grief on possible relocation.

Brian Straus feels that the Columbus Crew’s owner, Anthony Precourt, is making a wrong decision.

Major League Soccer and Atlanta United will hold a joint press conference on Monday. More than likely it will be to announce them as the host of the 2018 MLS All-Star game.

We all like to play the what-if game. Take a look at how the MLS table would look if every shot that hit the post or crossbar was a goal. Let’s just say that the Sounders would be in a much better position.

D.C. United better start looking for a new goalkeeper. Current ‘keeper Bill Hamid has announced that he will not return to the nation’s capital in 2018.

USA

After the United States Men’s National Team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, many want change from the top to the bottom of the US Soccer Federation. How about Landon Donovan for US Soccer president? Apparently, he’s considering it.

Orlando City SC’s USL team, Orlando City B, announced wholesale roster cuts.

World

ESPNFC has a rundown of the latest UEFA Champion’s League results. The biggest surprise is almost certainly that Azerbaijani side Qarabag picked up points.

Is Marcos Antonio the next big Brazilian soccer thing? He’s leading their charge at the U17 World Cup.