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Royal Roundup - Aug. 14, 2017

RSL makes it rain in DC, VAR controversy, USL hits Vegas, Dempsey goes to 50, and more.

MLS: Orlando City SC at New York Red Bulls
Kaka sees red
Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

RSL turned a torrential downpour into three points! Not sure if we want to do that every week though...



  • Will VAR create a divide among referees? (fourfourtwo)
  • VAR has caused a major debate with Kaka getting a red card - see video below. (SBI)

Other US Leagues

  • Las Vegas finally get’s it’s team! (LV pro soccer)
  • In NWSL action Sky Blue was taken down in Orlando. (EOS)


  • Attendance figures for US weekend games. (SoccerAmerica)
  • Has Bill Hamid earned playing time with the USMNT? (Stars and stripes) Sean Johnson is also making his case. (MLS)
  • With DeAndre Yedlin out, who’s the best option at RB for the USMNT? (fourfourtwo)



  • Kaka’s red card controversy.