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News roundup: A Le Toux adieu and a jersey “swap”

Photo: Earl Gardner

Philadelphia Union

Here’s 3000 words on Sebastien Le Toux from Adam Cann with quotes from the Frenchman and PSP’s Ed Farnsworth.

The Union’s U19s drew Portland 1-1 in Development Academy playoff group play

World Cup

Morocco claims American referee Mark Geiger asked a Portugal player for their jersey at halftime, although it seems this is not the case.

Iceland’s supporters, obviously, are so much better than their European counterparts.

Mexico were fined a measly $10,000 for their fans’ homophobic chant. That’ll show ’em…

Results

  • Christian Eriksen gave Denmark an early lead, but Australia was able to equalize and earn a 1-1 draw.
  • While far from convincing in either game, France’s 1-0 win over Peru ensured their trip to the knockout stage.
  • Croatia put Argentina on the brink of disaster with a dominating 3-0 win.

Upcoming schedule

Friday

  • Brazil 2 Costa Rica 0
  • Nigeria vs. Iceland: 11am
  • Serbia vs. Switzerland: 2pm

Saturday

  • Belgium vs. Tunisia: 8am
  • South Korea vs. Mexico: 11am
  • Germany vs. Sweden: 2pm

Sunday

  • England vs. Panama: 8am
  • Japan vs. Senegal: 11am
  • Poland vs. Colombia: 2pm

Monday

  • Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt: 10am
  • Uruguay vs. Russia: 10am
  • Iran vs. Portugal: 2pm
  • Spain vs. Morocco: 2pm
Local

West Chester United are in the midst of a Cup run of their own.

Penn FC are in Tampa to face the Rowdies at 7:30pm tonight.

MLS

#SavetheCrew isn’t dead yet. A judge declined an appeal that would have made the potential move to Austin that much easier.

Shane O’Neill has been signed by Orlando City.

Minnesota United are close to signing an Ecuadorian winger.

Sunderland’s Jack Rodwell is interested in a move to MLS.

How can Orlando City right the ship?

U.S. Soccer

Former Union member Charlie Davies spoke about Landon Donovan and his own role in Mexico rivalry.

Around the globe

How are you supposed to feel when one of your favorite teams signs a player from the other? That’s the question I’m asking myself after Juventus signed Emre Can on a free transfer from Liverpool.

3 Comments

  1. I hope the stadium is packed for Seba. Regardless of another subpar year, regardless of the same ol’ story from the organization, he always showed up for the fans. Now is the time to return the favor to him.

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