Morning Kick Around: Tim Cahill, NWSL, EPL Race


The Morning Kick Around is back! This will be your daily dose of Soccer info that you need to get your day started off properly. During the World Cup/summer months, the Morning Kick Around was something that I started thanks to some help from Fansided. The editors here at Playing for 90 wanted to bring it back to help better tell our readers with what is going in the crazy soccer world, especially MLS, NWSL, International Soccer and EPL. Are you excited like we are?


– Speculation on Tim Cahill and his time at the New York Red Bulls continues to gain national attention. Will the Australian midfielder stay or go? Will be retire or keep playing a few more seasons? Brian Harris believes the Red Bulls need to build around Cahill and keep him in New York. With Thierry Henry gone, the pressure all falls on Cahill. Does he have what it takes? Check out the article HERE.

More from Playing for 90

-In Case you missed it, USMNT midfielder, Brek Shea returned to MLS by signing for Orlando City SC. The move seemed long overdue for Shea and many fans believe he made the right move by coming back to the US. Phil Naegely takes a look at Shea’s return and what it could do for his career path. Check it out HERE.


-Even though not much is happening in the NWSL off-season, one headline did surface recently. Portland Timbers and Canadian international, Christine Sinclair was named Canadian Player of the Year. This is the 12th time Sinclair has collected the award and 11th straight time she has won. If you wanted to talk about one of the best to ever play the game, Sinclair deserves to be in the conversation, no question. Check out the full article on here award HERE.

Live Feed

Winning Mentality: Orlando City Overcomes Challenges and Shines in Victory
Winning Mentality: Orlando City Overcomes Challenges and Shines in Victory /

MLS Multiplex

  • Sporting Kansas City: Determination and Maturity on the Path to the PlayoffsMLS Multiplex
  • Agustín Rossi Without Playing for Flamengo: A Good Goalkeeper for MLS?MLS Multiplex
  • Messi at the 2024 Olympics: A Golden Opportunity for ArgentinaMLS Multiplex
  • Geovane Jesus' Injury Shakes Up FC Dallas: What Are the Team's Options?MLS Multiplex
  • Jean Pyerre: Challenges and Lessons in MLSMLS Multiplex
  • EPL:

    -The EPL season started off as a 100 meter dash for Chelsea, as it appeared no club could keep pace with them. Since that time, things have changed dramatically. Manchester City are winning games and Manchester United have slowly found their form to make themselves dangerous in the league once again. Jacob Rude takes a look at the EPL title race. Check out the article HERE.

    -Liverpool may sit in the 10th spot in the EPL, but there have been some flashed of promise during the season. Unfortunately, not enough to make fans consistently happy. Robert Molnar strongly feels that Brendan Rodgers needs to be sacked because of the poor performance by his club. Do you agree? Check out the article HERE.

    -Queen’s Park Rangers sit in 16th place in the EPL table, but Jimmy Lee thinks highly of the club. He even raised the question about them being the most exciting club in the EPL. Check out the article HERE.