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News roundup: Fafa is the man, mascot rankings and more

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Union 

Unsurprisingly, Fafa is the man of Wednesday night’s match.

Curtin says the Union’s “strong group” got the win on Wednesday. Team strength, a bad play by the keeper, why split hairs? A win’s a win.

Here’s how the Union’s last minute win on Wednesday impacted the playoff race. The Columbus match next week just got real important.

Moving on to this weekend’s match, Adam Cann tells us why we should watch the Union vs. Sporting KC game.

USL

Bethlehem’s playoff push continues at home on Saturday against Toronto FC II.

FC Cincinatti’s Jimmy McLaughlin holds Penn FC in a special place in his heart after spending time there. They’ll play on Saturday in Harrisburg.

MLS

Beck’s Inter Miami FC hire Jurgen Mainka as CBO.

Reportedly, Atlanta United made a formal offer to extend Tata Martino’s coaching contract.

LAFC’s Zimmerman turned down the latest LAFC offer and is looking to go to Europe.

Phang’s entrance brought about this quest to rank the top 5 mascots in the MLS. Don’t feel too bad about him after seeing some of these.

US Soccer

USWNT has named their roster for the upcoming CONCACAF championship and World Cup qualifying tournament next month.

FIFA says they will upgrade flights and raise the prize money amount for the women’s World Cup in an effort to close the gender gap.

Ian Barker, Director of Coaching Education of United Soccer Coaches talks a US style of play and producing number 10’s.

World

There’s a new statistic called packing for the defenders who can move the ball past opposing players.

Ronaldo only gets a one-game ban from his red card during the Valencia match. This means that he’s available to play against Manchester United next month, and that he’s not crying anymore.

Here are 10 things to look out for in the Premier League matches this weekend.

One Comment

  1. So its the children ranking the Top 5 Mascots then?
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    Because who gives a shit…other than MLS itself.
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    Grating.
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