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News roundup: Union and Steel preseason match highlights, Brexit affects the Premier League and Valentine’s Day love

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Union

Phang had a great Valentine’s Day, how was yours?

Seems like Marco Fabian was really feeling the love as he discusses fitting in with the Union. Plus, he really enjoys basketball and the 76ers.

Highlights from the 4-1 preseason victory over Orlando.

The Union partnered with local youth club, Roxborough United SC.

Local

Brendan Burke discusses the Steel’s latest preseason match against West Chester United. Bethlehem lost 1-0.

Rowan College at Burlington County soccer player, Sophia Rogers won the Woman of the Year award at the New Jersey Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

MLS

Preseason match results around the league:

  • Indy Eleven 3-2 Cincinnati
  • Toronto FC 2-0 Colordao
  • Sporting KC 4-1 Houston
  • Houston 1-1 Sporting KC
  • Portland 2-1 Seattle
  • Louisville City 3-1 New England

The 2019 MLS Primary Transfer Window opened on Wednesday, so clubs can now officially register their offseason additions until May 7.

Each MLS team’s best 22 Under 22 candidate for 2019. Brenden Aaronson is the Union’s candidate at 18 years old.

Tata Martino says the the MLS and Liga MX have “a greater number of competitive games” due to more balanced teams and more consistent tests for players.

MLS announced that Commissioner Don Garber’s contract has been extended through the 2023 season.

Seattle Sounders become North America’s first carbon-neutral professional soccer team, announcing that the club will make no net contribution to atmospheric carbon dioxide.

World

If you thought that Brexit wouldn’t have any effect on the Premier League, think again.

Gareth Bale could face up to a 12-game suspension because of a gesture he made celebrating his 100th goal for Real Madrid during their 3-1 victory over Atletico Madrid.

Lionel Messi signed a new contract beyond the end of his current deal with Barcelona that ends in 2021. Club president, Josep Maria Bartomeu stated that Messi’s relationship with Barcelona will continue “forever”.

How more than 150 American soccer players abroad fared this weekend.

2 Comments

  1. The Sixers are a collection that generally look like they are having fun and really get along well. Fabian fits that mold, as well. Hopefully those good vibes continue.

  2. Wow. Thank you, Sara.
    That brexit story if non-homegrown cut in EPL, then MLS stands to gain. Story to watch.
    UnionGoal

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