The Sounders return to training today after a day off Monday, and the U.S. men’s national team also returns to action in FIFA World Cup qualifying.
Jurgen Klinsmann‘s squad could use a big win tonight in Columbus vs. Jamaica after losing to the Reggae Boyz on the road last week. Kickoff is at 5 p.m. and ESPN2 will carry the broadcast with Kasey Keller providing studio commentary.
Let’s get to some links:
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— Season-ticket renewal for the Sounders Women will start Wednesday. The team website has all the details you need.
— Former touted college prospect Marcus Tracy has signed with MLS and will be awarded to a team via weighted lottery on Thursday.
— Elsewhere around the league, the Rapids showed off a new jersey for next season, Chicago traded for Colorado midfielder Wells Thompson, and here’s a scene from a recent Sounders game that has drawn a lot of attention.
— A little late with this one, but congrats to the U.S. U-20 women for winning their World Cup.
— Lastly, here’s a look at MLS player jersey sales for the 2012 season, as provided by the league:
1. David Beckham, LA Galaxy
2. Thierry Henry, New York Red Bulls
3. Landon Donovan, LA Galaxy
4. Fredy Montero, Seattle Sounders FC
5. Dwayne De Rosario, D.C. United
6. Chris Wondolowski, San Jose Earthquakes
7. Tim Cahill, New York Red Bulls
8. Robbie Keane, LA Galaxy
9. Mauro Rosales, Seattle Sounders FC
10. Brian Ching, Houston Dynamo
11. Darlington Nagbe, Portland Timbers
12. Chris Pontius, D.C. United
13. Osvaldo Alonso, Seattle Sounders FC
14. Young-Pyo Lee, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
15. Kris Boyd, Portland Timbers