I wanted to pass along a reminder that on Sunday afternoon, Steve Clare of Prost Amerika will be holding his second-annual Town Hall at the Elysian Fields pub downtown by Qwest Field. Perhaps this is the first you’ve heard of it, get tickets and more information here.
Invited guests of honor include Sounders FC goalkeeper Kasey Keller, VP of Business Operations Gary Wright, broadcaster Arlo White and team insider Matt Gaschk (who will serve as the MC).
I’ll be on my way back from Colorado around the 1-5 p.m. event time, but check it out if you like. Word is there will be free ice cream, food and massages…
On to some links:
- Check out some old Sounders jerseys for sale from the 1970s, here’s an update on the Sounders Women, also an update on forward/midfielder Michael Fucito and 10 questions with co-owner Drew Carey.
- In MLS news: Chicago and Dallas played to a 1-1 draw Thursday, Kansas City signs Jamar Beasley (brother of DaMarcus) and in New England, Shalrie Joseph talked about his recent leave.
- Sad news in the WPS as St. Louis’ franchise folded.
- Some USMNT links: the team met with Obama, Clinton and Biden the other day, Jurgen Klinsmann talked about why it didn’t work out with him becoming head coach, ex-skipper Claudio Reyna talked about a new plan for youth soccer and Bolton offered a new deal to youngster Stuart Holden.
- Here are your most-recent FIFA world rankings.
- Elsewhere worldwide: Ghana star Michael Essien has been ruled out to play in the World Cup, Argentina’s player were not given a ban in the bedroom and apparently England forward Wayne Rooney is back to 100-percent health.
And some video entertainment.
1. Landon Donovan entertaining new SportsCenter commercial.
2. A semi-entertaining magic trick by Herculez Gomez on Jozy Altidore.