Friday’s Links

Welcome to the Kartik Report. These links will be continuously updated during the day each and every day we publish.

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Match Fit USA proposes to retire the US Open Cup in favor of a  true cup competition between MLS and USL-1 teams for a CCL spot.

Attacking 90 has a very interesting piece on the pub reach of the LA Galaxy and Quakes.

Inside Minnesota Soccer’s Brian Quarstad has a good look at Minnesota’s trip to Austin to face the Aztex.

Brian Zygo’s groundbreaking piece on Race and American Soccer

EPL Talk reports on HD for FSC.

Football in Miami and Beyond has a story on an offer for free Miami Fc tickets in the next 24 hours.

Mad About Futbol has a piece on the new generation of Colombians taking hold in MLS.

The Washington Post’s Steve Goff reports on surgery for two key US National Team players.

The USA Today’s Beau Dure has a piece on MLS Rookies

CSRN reports that Kyle Davies has left Southampton and signed with RSL.

The Major League Soccer Talk Podcast previews the 2009 USL-1 season.

Sons of Ben Gold Cup tickets are now on sale!

PZ’s Place has a detailed guide to hashtags for US Soccer on Twitter.

Mad About Futbol discusses ESPN’s soccer coverage and future