Business has definitely picked up this week (HT Jim Ross) with the second legs of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 starting tomorrow and the 25th regular season of Major League Soccer kicking off on Saturday afternoon.
We'll try to set the scene for all of it this morning on SDH. Listen live starting at 9am on the homepage or on the Soccer Down Here app. The podcast will be available shortly after we wrap at 11am.
Tonight, Soccer Over There will be live at the Brewhouse Cafe starting at 6pm. At 7pm, join us for the pilot episode of The Run Up. Kelly Frances and Jon Nelson will get you ready for the upcoming home match for the 5 Stripes.
Some morning reading:
* Greg Seltzer's list of the top 5 players at every position in MLS.
* Paul Tenorio took MLS roster rules questions for a mailbag column at The Athletic, must read.
Song of the Day:
On this date in 1969, Jimi Hendrix played his last British show at the Royal Albert Hall. This performance is likely from an earlier show in their set of dates at the venue, but it's my favorite song of his and an amazing live performance.