Philadelphians Abroad

Philadelphians Abroad: Richter to Toronto, R.J. Allen starts, and HGPs to Harrisburg

Photo: Nate Monahan

Southampton, Pa. native and former Philadelphia Union man Ryan Richter has signed with Toronto FC. Richter was previously set to play for the Charleston Battery of the USL Pro League.

Old Bridge, N.J. native and former PDA talent R.J. Allen started in the first post-winter break game for his new club Skive IK of the Danish 1st Division.

Former Junior Lone Star FC forward and Philadelphian Anthony Allison is on trial with Swedish First Division side Umea FC. Allison contributed to both goals during the team’s 2-1 win over Selanger SK in a pre-season match on Sunday.

On Monday, Philadelphia Union announced that it was sending both of its remaining Home Grown Players on loan to Harrisburg as part of the two teams’ expanded partnership. Cristhian Hernandez and Jimmy McLaughlin will also be accompanied by the Union’s 2012 MLS SuperDraft 2nd round pick Greg Jordan.

The Union’s other Homegrown Player, Zach Pfeffer, along with Hoffenheim teammate and Lancaster, PA. native Russell Canouse, is back with his club after a ten day camp with the US U-18s that included games against France and Romania.

Middletown, Pa. native Jason Pelletier and Mechanicsburg’s Andrew Welker will return to Harrisburg for the 2013 season.

Finally, former PDA talent Alex DeJohn of Marlboro, N.J. (along with former teammate Yanaldinho) has signed with Ekenas IF in Finland. DeJohn was selected by New England in the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft.

CONCACAF Champions League

Greg Cochrane, D, Los Angeles Galaxy  Next game scheduled for April 3, 2013. Season: 0 games.

Major League Soccer

Chris Albright, D, Philadelphia Union — Bye week. Season: 1 game.

Greg Cochrane, D, Los Angeles Galaxy  In the 18, but did not play. Season: 0 games.

Bobby Convey, M, Sporting Kansas City — Did not play. Season: 2 game, 2 start.

Ryan Finley, F, Columbus Crew — In the 18, but did not play. Season: 2 games.

Dan Gargan, D, San Jose Earthquakes — Started and played 90 minutes in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Seattle. Season: 1 game, 1 start.

Cristhian Hernandez, M, Philadelphia Union — Bye week. Season: 0 games.

Corey Hertzog, F, Vancouver Whitecaps — Played 1 minute in Saturday’s 2-1 loss to Houston.  Season: 1 game.

Antoine Hoppenot, F, Philadelphia Union — Bye week.  Season: 2 games, 1 assist.

Jeff Larentowicz, M, Chicago Fire — Started and played 90 minutes in Sunday’s 4-1 loss to Chivas U.S.A. Season: 4 games, 4 starts.

Jimmy McLaughlin, M, Philadelphia Union — Bye week. Season: 0 games.

Jeff Parke, D, Philadelphia Union — Bye week. Season: 3 games, 3 starts.

Ryan Richter, F, Toronto FC  Bye week. Season: 0 games.

Marcus Tracy, F, San Jose Earthquakes — In the 18, but did not play. Season: 0 games.

Zarek Valentin, D, Montreal Impact — Did not play. Season: 0 games.

Bobby Warshaw, D, FC Dallas — Played 6 minutes in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Real Salt Lake. Season: 3 games, 1 start.

Andrew Wenger, F, Montreal Impact — Played 6 minutes in Saturday’s 1-0 win over New York. Season: 2 games.

Austrian Bundesliga

Eddie Gustafsson, GK, Red Bull Salzburg — No game this week. Season (League): 0 games. Season (Cup): 2 games, 2 starts, 2 goals against.

Danish 1st Division

R.J. Allen, Skive IK — Started and played 90 minutes in Saturday’s scoreless draw with Akademisk BK. Season: 1 game, 1 start.

Finnish Veikkausliiga

Jon Okafor, M, MYPA — League play begins April 14, 2013.

German Bundesliga Süd/Südwest (U19)

Russell Canouse, M, Hoffenheim — No game this week. Season: 16 games, 10 starts.

Zach Pfeffer, M, Hoffenheim —No game this week. Season: 4 games, 4 starts, 1 goal.

Israeli Liga Leumit

Noah Sadaoui, F, Hapoel Kfar Saba F.C. — On loan from Maccabi Haifa (Israeli Premier League), no game this week. Season: 3 games, 1 start.

Swedish Superettan

Billy Schuler, M, Hammarby IF — League play begins April 7, 2013.

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