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News roundup: The Union is hiring!, the awesomeness of Kensington Soccer, USMNT win Concacaf U-20, more

Philadelphia Union

Joe Tansey breaks down the Union’s offseason plan.

Phang needs a performer!

Little refresher on Kacper Przybylko.

New episode is up of It’s Always Soccer in Philadelphia with Kevin “I can’t answer your Twitter questions ’cause I’m not on the soccer beat anymore” Kinkead.

Local

Philly.com spotlights the Kensington Soccer Club, which in eight years has grown from a few volunteers overseeing a handful of pickup games to nearly 1,500 youths served annually in multiple leagues. Take that, MLS Works!

NJ.com posted its top 50 for both boys and girls‘ soccer teams.

West Chester University have reached the national Division II semifinals for the first time in 58 years. They’ll face Cal Poly Pomona on November 29th in Pittsburgh.

The NCAA division I women’s quarterfinals take place this weekend. Penn State play at Florida State on Friday.

MLS

How international friendlies impacted the MLS Eastern Conference final.

Don Garber believes new stadiums and the 2026 World Cup could make MLS profitable.

Looks like Corben Bone, who played briefly with the Union in ’14, is back in the MLS. He’ll return to FC Cincinnati for the 2019 season, his fourth with the club.

LAFC acquired Eddie Segura, a 21-year-old center back, from Colombian club Atletico Huila on a six-month loan.

U.S. Soccer

Vice Sports asks, “What is US Soccer even doing?”

The U-17’s exited the Women’s World Cup after a 4-0 loss to Germany.

It’s not all bad. Mark McKenzie and Matt Real were part of the 2-0 win over Mexico for the Concacaf U-20 Championship.

Around the globe

Beginning in 2021, no more Monday night matches in the Bundesliga.

Paul Pogba “made me feel like Benjamin Button” says Zlatan Ibrahimovic in a BBC interview.

Speaking of Manchester United, their share price has suffered its biggest drop in over a year, with more than £300 million wiped off the club’s value on the New York Stock Exchange prior to the opening of trading on Wednesday.

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  1. Thank you for PSP. Keep up the great work!

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