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Rachna’s Soccer Valentine

Zarek Valentin

defender, Montreal Impact

Why is he Rachna’s Soccer Valentine? He’s the perfect package! Funny, cute, great soccer player, style and swag. If you’ve seen his Generation Adidas video blogs or listened to his podcasts on U.S. Soccer, you’ll really see just how personable he is. How can you not want him as your VALENTIN?!

What would their Soccer Valentine date be? I’m not picky, but since Titanic is his favorite movie, maybe watching that whilst eating Oreos.

Our Chivas USA writer Rachna is on Twitter at @rachnakk

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Thursday Happy Hour: Homecoming Season

An awkward moment via mlssoccer.com

Today’s news was filled with homecomings in Major League Soccer:

The deal for Brian Ching to return to the Houston Dynamo from the Montreal Impact who picked him up in the Expansion Draft came to pass.

After a stint in Europe, former USMNT striker Eddie Johnson will be making a return to MLS. The league allocation process for Johnson will take place tomorrow.

Finally, it’s rumored that the Vancouver Whitecaps have an interest in bringing Soccer Ally and USMNT captain Carlos Bocanegra back to MLS. Bocanegra is one of several Americans playing for SPL’s financially struggling Rangers FC.

Wednesday Happy Hour: Another Player’s Underpants!

That always seems to get everyone’s attention. But there will be a player’s underpants in today’s Happy Hour as well as a bunch of other things because there is a lot to catch up on since yesterday was dedicated to our Boy Scout posts. So join us for new jerseys, gay rights in soccer abroad, and yes, underpants. All this and much, much more in tonight’s Happy Hour.  read more…

One Week of Soccer Allies – Time for Some Homework

The week since we first launched our Allies List has been amazing to say the least. Seeing folks from all parts of the soccer community reach out to us and sign on is such a powerful message about how special the sport we love is. Now that we’re a week in, we are going to start working to the grow the list even more, and ask you all to join us in occasional assignments to help us out.   read more…