Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Talks between the MLS and the Players Union should resume today with the help of a federal mediator.

MLS in England: San Jose Earthquakes beat West Ham reserves 2-0 yesterday. They will face Tottenham reserves on Wednesday. On Friday they will play Colorado Rapids, who have been training at Arsenal’s facilities. The Rapids will play Arsenal reserves today.

The Daily Times of Delaware County reports from a panel discussion held on Monday at Widener University’s Latham Hall that the Union is excited to be a part of Chester. The article includes video from the seminar.

Jeff Cunningham of FC Dallas pretends to be Freddie Adu in an interview.

Every MLS match this season will be produced in high definition, although not every match will be broadcast that way.

The New York Times reviews an “optimistic” WPS as it prepares to start its second season.

US women’s national team coach Pia Sundhage has announced her 24 player roster for the upcoming friendlies against Mexico. Heather Mitts, Lori Lindsey and Amy Rodriguez from the Philadelphia Independence, who were all part of the squad that won the Algarve Cup last week, are on the roster. The Inquirer talks to Lindsey about the Cup victory, where she had a team high three assists.

World Cup accused of violating human rights, the IFAB rejects modern technology, England bugged and today’s Champions League matches after the jump.

Raquel Rolnik, human rights investigator for the United Nations, says that she is getting reports that the World Cup forces some residents in host cities out of their homes, including some 20,000 who have been displaced in South Africa. FIFA is criticized for a lack of transparency and failure to respond to UN inquiries.

In case you hadn’t heard, the International Football Association Board, the organization that governs the rules of the game, over the weekend rejected the use of video review or goal line sensor technology. Fifa’s general secretary Jérôme Valcke hopes the decision won’t come back to haunt FIFA during the World Cup.

England step up security after it is revealed that team meetings before the recent friendly against Egypt were bugged.

Today’s Champions League matches on FSC are Fiorentina v Bayern Munich at 2:30 p.m. and Arsenal v Porto at 5 p.m.

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