Daily news roundups

Le Toux player of the week, other news

Sebastien Le Toux is named MLS player of the week by Goal.com and Soccer America.

The Philadelphia Daily News has a look at Le Toux’s night and Saturday’s game as a whole. Credit to Union president Tom Veit for addressing the security issue head-on.

Color pieces from Saturday’s game from the Delaware County Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

The Philadelphia Business Journal runs down the sponsorships of the region’s two new professional teams.

American Soccer News transcribed the brief press conference MLS Commissioner Don Garber held at Saturday’s Union game.

Soccer America wraps up the weekend MLS games. Likewise, Goal.com’s Kyle McCarthy has his good-as-usual look back at the weekend matches.

A messy opening for the new St. Louis team in the U.S. second division, as they start the game with just 10 men because they couldn’t find a picture ID for one of their starters.

Sports Illustrated has a feature on Herculez Gomez, who could end up as the first American to lead the Mexican league in scoring this season.

Barclays is stepping in to speed up the process of getting rid of Liverpool’s American owners. The Brits are learning what American sports fans already knew about these guys.

The president of a Bulgarian soccer team saved one of his players’ lives by running onto the field after the player swallowed his tongue after a rough tackle. The ref let play go on as the player writhed on the field, unable to breathe. That’s what happens in a sport that has a culture of faking injuries.

(Photo: Philadelphia Union.)

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