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  1. Adam Braz from 2007. He was noted for frequently...

    Adam Braz from 2007. He was noted for frequently booting the ball into the stands when there was pressure. Passing was a long ball forward. He later became technical director for the Impact, so I'm...
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    Couldn't agree with you more. It would be...

    Couldn't agree with you more. It would be terrible if someone associated with this in any capacity had permanent lung damage, or even worse, death from this. I'd rather do without than see that...
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    It's all a matter of interpretation of MLS'...

    It's all a matter of interpretation of MLS' actions. I don't expect the Don to come out and make a statement giving their real reasons :drinking:.

    I too can't believe that they didn't put in a...
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    That's why playing in the summer is for the long...

    That's why playing in the summer is for the long game. The biggest part of MLS' costs are fixed costs, so there's no "investment" or down-side, apart from the costs of running this mini-tourney...
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    ^ its not about 2020. MLS has always been about...

    ^ its not about 2020. MLS has always been about the long game.
  6. I liked the soft taco stand. Delicious and...

    I liked the soft taco stand. Delicious and nutritious, although like all things BMO Field a little expensive.
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    Athletic reporting an MLS proposal to run a mini...

    Athletic reporting an MLS proposal to run a mini tournament style season starting June 22, all teams based in Orlando, all matches closed door. Teams would fly in June 1st.
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    Even under the most optimistic scenario (which...

    Even under the most optimistic scenario (which assumes that 90% of people are asymptomatic), it's 5 times as deadly as the worst flu since 1918. Plus it's probably much more deadly than that. ...
  9. I have no problem evaluating Mo. There's a reason...

    I have no problem evaluating Mo. There's a reason they removed his photo from BMO Field.
  10. Fair enough.

    Fair enough.
  11. 1. Vanney ----------- also-rans: 2. Ryan...

    1. Vanney
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    also-rans:
    2. Ryan Nelsen
    3. John Carver
    4. Chris Cummins

    Nelsen showed some promise, despite having no experience or training. Carver was loved by the players and...
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    Sticky: As far as I've seen, it's a very common...

    As far as I've seen, it's a very common phenomenon worldwide for players to go out on loan and never play (again) for their official clubs.
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    Sticky: Nope

    Nope
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    Sticky: Curtis doesn't immediately rule out bringing back...

    Curtis doesn't immediately rule out bringing back VV.

    https://torontosun.com/sports/soccer/mls/toronto-fc/tfc-gm-leaves-door-open-to-possible-return-of-victor-vazquez/amp?__twitter_impression=true
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    Fascinating Tim Bezbatchenko interview

    This is a great interview. He talks about his background, how he ended up at MLS F. O., interesting tidbits about how MLS ran. He talks about TFC starting at 27:26 until 54:12. Discusses Julio Cesar,...
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    Sticky: Salary space under the "cap."

    Salary space under the "cap."
  17. MLS discussing cutting player salaries due to COVID19

    https://www.espn.com/soccer/major-league-soccer/story/4086373/mls-floats-proposal-for-drastic-wage-cuts-to-players-union-sources?platform=amp
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    Don Garber update with current ideas: ...

    Don Garber update with current ideas:

    https://mobile.twitter.com/TSNSoccer/status/1249835802873466880
  19. We got a 2015 Superdraft first round pick, which...

    We got a 2015 Superdraft first round pick, which we flipped in a trade in 2014 to pick up Brazilian midfielder Jackson (remember him? I don't really). Bez did both transactions.
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    Here's what's going on in Germany. ...

    Here's what's going on in Germany.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/08/sports/germany-soccer-coronavirus.html
  21. Maybe even all 3. I was only counting Frei's...

    Maybe even all 3.

    I was only counting Frei's "miracle save" in 2016 to be definitely 2.
  22. Mine: Frei>Westberg>Bono>Bendik>Irwin>Sutton ...

    Mine: Frei>Westberg>Bono>Bendik>Irwin>Sutton

    Frei started out much less impressive than Bendik, but he had so much practice because of a shambolic defense :facepalm: he became one of the better...
  23. Frei was here when the rest of the team was very...

    Frei was here when the rest of the team was very poor. I don't think you can go by trophies, because not all other things are being equal.
  24. Apart from Cesar on a short term loan? Stefan...

    Apart from Cesar on a short term loan? Stefan Frei.
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    [moderation note] I've cleaned up the thread to...

    [moderation note] I've cleaned up the thread to remove discussion spurred by a now-banned troll with multiple accounts.
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