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News roundup: Steel win, Austin FC logo, NY Derby a draw

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Philadelphia Union

The MLS site has up a preview of Saturday’s match against New England.

Both Tansey and Tannenwald wrote about Adam Najem’s trip to Afghanistan.

Medford’s Brenden Aaronson is the Union’s top prospect.

USsoccer.com caught up with Sebastien Le Toux.

Ilsinho deserves more than 4 percent of the vote for Goal of the Week. I heard that!

Local

Bethlehem Steel trounced Ottawa FuryHere’s the recap.

MLS

Last night’s New York derby had the Red Bulls and a nine-man NYCFC each going home with a point. Final score: 1-1.

Toronto FC’s Jozy Altidore has been suspended one extra game for violent conduct.

PSP’s own Steve Holroyd has a take on modern day golden boot winners.

Logo revealed for the potential Austin club. I guess that September 4th hearing is just courtroom theater. #SaveTheCrew

USSoccerPlayers.com asks, “Is the MLS Rookie of the Year award fair?” and name-drops Mark McKenzie.

USL

The Rochester Rhinos will resume operations in 2020 in a new facility in Division 3.

USL attendance numbers.

Around the globe

La Liga players could strike over game in the U.S.

Former Brazilian soccer official José Maria Marin is sentenced to four years in FIFA case.

Speaking of FIFA, its taken temporary control of Uruguay’s federation.

NWSL players took breaks every 15 minutes and oxygen tanks were made available because of poor air quality in Portland as the Thorns played Sky Blue FC.

Reportedly, Thierry Henry is in talks to manage Ligue 1’s Bordeaux.

Highlight of the day

A politician’s kickoff turn slapstick:

7 Comments

  1. Nice story by Tannenwald about Najem.

  2. Goal of the Week voting a great demonstration of the shortcomings of democracy. Rusnack’s goal was maybe the 4th best of the 5 and won with 49% of the vote. There was nothing at all special about Martinez’s goal, either, other than it tied the single-season record.

    The GotW was indisputably Lee Nguyen’s fantastic tally. What a move to give himself the shot. And it got 1% of the vote. Ilsinho, who got 3% should have come in 2nd.

  3. The General’s shoe flying up in the air as he falls is just priceless.

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