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News roundup: Prague Czechs in on Dockal, Chiluya with his national team, and conference finals crystalize

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Philadelphia Union

Stu Holden thinks Union fans are right to “expect results”.

Suddenly it seems likely the Union won’t lose Dockal to China.

Anthony Fontana will not be with the US U20 NT for Friday’s CONCACAF U20 Championship game against Costa Rica. Mark McKenzie and Matt Real remain.

Hometown coverage of Brendan Aaronson’s signing, which happened last month.

Former Union men John Hackworth and Danny Cruz have won the USL Cup with Louisville City, beating Didier Drogba’s Phoenix Rising FC.

Local

Bethlehem Steel FC’s Prosper Chiluya was in Zambia for national team camp this weekend.

They needed double overtime to do it, but Penn beat Harvard to end their season on a high note.

MLS

SKC beat RSL 4-2, sending them to the Western Conference Finals.

Atlanta cruised past NYCFC, so they’ll face the Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Atlanta United is so successful even the Brits are paying attention.

St. Louis thinks St. Louis would be a great place for MLS.

Minnesota and Miami are different in almost all ways, but especially when it comes to building stadiums.

An anti-MLS political action committee has been formed in Austin, and their paid canvassers have been caught spreading misinformation about the league.

Blanco alleges he was celebrating Portland making it to penalty kicks. Riiiight. (In case you don’t know what he’s talking about)

US Soccer

In what can only be a bad sign for the league, the NASL has removed all team logos from their website.

Allegedly NASL officials attempted to bribe a “soccer broadcaster” to disparage Sunil Gulati.

Eric Wynalda’s home was destroyed in the ongoing California wildfires.

World

Translation from British: “Rich team owners annoyed at other rich owner for being more rich than them“.

A team in the 14th tier of English soccer is stoked on their new signing.

A quick peek at some of the more interesting contract clauses around world soccer.

I think people are doing this on purpose now.

Zlatan: “the Premier League is overrated

A 2-2 draw makes next weekend’s River Plate-Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores second leg even more exciting.

One Comment

  1. In re: Dockal
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    His Chinese club avoided relegation. Finished 12th of 16.

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