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Soccer fans worried that MLS ‘rubbed out’ Sporting KC’s announcer

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To say there was a moderate amount of interest in the MLS Dispersal Draft would be putting it mildly.

But a funny thing happened as MLS teams began choosing which players they wanted from defunct Chivas USA. Sporting Kansas City announcer Callum Williams was live-tweeting the event.

After tweeting that Sporting KC had passed with the third pick, Williams’ tweets stopped. Then the three tweets about the draft were suddenly gone.

MLS is the most secretive professional league in the United States, so naturally, Williams’ silence was thunderous.

For a few hours the fun commenced:

Williams finally made it back to Twitter with a mea culpa.

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