Wednesday Links

Daniel Feuerstein of CSRN and MLS Talk dubs John Carver, the whiny quitter.

Beau Dure’s more diplomatic (and thoughtful) take on Carver’s departure.

The Chicago Tribune reports on a new marketing scheme for the Fire.

After much adieu it will be Everton facing off against the MLS “All Stars”.

MLS Daily discusses the trade that sent US U-20 Captain Kyle Davies from RSL to FC Dallas.

Match Fit USA’s USL-1 Project has completed its first round with Portland atop the standings.

More Swine Flu restrictions in Mexican Football reports our friend Luis Bueno at the Touchline.

Brian Quarstad reports on the irrigation system for the National Sports Center. See Turf is just a cop out. You can have grass even in the harshest climates!

Marcus Tracy’s injury concern for today’s match is discussed at Yanks Abroad.

Match fixing in MLS? I say no way but some bitter fans in Columbus feel otherwise and now the league is investigating.