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USL Week 1: A Look Ahead

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The 2018 United Soccer League season kicks off Friday with an expected sellout in a Cascadia rivalry, last year's champions taking on a southern newcomer, and a face off between two intriguing expansion teams.

Seattle Sounders 2 welcome Portland Timbers 2 for a match that should set the tone of each team's season.

Report: Freddy Adu to trial with Las Vegas Lights FC

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Freddy Adu hasn't played professional soccer in over a year, but he isn't hanging up his boots quite yet.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the former teenage star is trying to get his career started again with USL expansion side Las Vegas Lights FC. He will join the club on a tryout basis this preseason.

D.C. United

Recap: Arriola stars as D.C. United beats Las Vegas Lights FC 4-2

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United's USMNT winger produced 3 assists as the Black-and-Red took advantage of a wild second half

D.C. United found themselves in a tale of two halves in tonight's preseason finale against Las Vegas Lights FC. A fairly tight first half saw few chances and just one goal, from Yamil Asad, but the second half was another story.

MLS Ticker: Vanney wins Coach of the Year, Red Bulls buy Murillo, and more

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Greg Vanney has been named the MLS coach of the year, beating out Gerardo "Tata" Martino and Veljko Paunovic for the honor. The Toronto FC boss won with an average of 37.07 percent of the player, club, and media votes.

Vanney, who was also named SBI's MLS Coach of the Year last week, led Toronto FC to the best record in MLS regular season history with 69 points.

The Rest

United Soccer League: Newly Unveiled, Las Vegas Lights FC’s First Ever Kit Is Perhaps Best Described As ‘Interesting’ (Photos)

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Things are continuing to progress for Las Vegas Lights FC, the Glitter Gulch's first professional football team for almost four decades.

Having been granted United Soccer League (the third tier of US soccer) expansion team status last year, the Lights proudly unveiled their new badge (see above) in October as they began to formulate their identity.

Former S2 standout Pablo Rossi is again looking for a new team

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The Argentine had been in training camp with Las Vegas Lights FC.

After spending a week as a trialist with the Las Vegas Lights FC, Mexican manager "El Chelís" decided to pass on signing former S2 midfielder Pablo Rossi, due to a lack of international spots in the roster.

For every fútbol success story you've ever seen, there are hundreds of untold stories of how cruel the life of a professional player can be.