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News roundup: Union sign top academy prospect, agents are overrated, more

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Union

Union sign top academy prospect Brendan Aaronson to contract for 2019 season.

Burke may be a late bloomer, but he worked his butt off at Bethlehem and is basically the bomb now. Is that enough alliteration?

First game, first goal for academy newcomer Danny Luis Flores.

Union players got geeky at their 2018 pediatric cancer awareness initiative, unveiling special comic books at Keystone Comic Con.

USL

Steel struggle against in-state rivals as the season winds down.

Penn FC will collect donations for hurricane relief when North Carolina FC comes to Harrisburg on Sunday.

MLS

Orlando City is hosting the 2019 MLS All-Star game.

Apparently, these are the top 5 regular season games to watch, including the Union vs Columbus Crew later this month.

Nick Rimando heads the ball a lot. With his dog. In his pool. Why? Why not, I guess…

US Soccer

The hunt for a head coach continues for the USMNT.

U-20 national team draws their CONCACAF group.

World

West Ham and the rest of the Premier League say agents are doing nothing for the sport and are too expensive. Who’d have thought?

And FIFA is looking to change the player trading business, limiting the prices teams could pay for players and the role agents play.

Bayer Leverkusen is looking to develop skilled, younger players to compete with Europe’s deep-pocketed power clubs.

4 Comments

  1. Union vs Columbus Crew a top 5 regular season game to watch. if you told me that after the snoozefest i witnessed earlier this season — i still stand by it being one of the worst games i’ve ever watched — i’d have laughed you out of the building.

  2. TRUST THE PROCESS

  3. Psst,usmnt gm, since you need a coach there’s a certain red-haired fellow you may remember. Jus saying.

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