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News roundup: Union and Steel at home this weekend, and Accam got traded again

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Union

Learn all about the Sounders before the Union face them at home tomorrow at 7:30.

Philadelphia’s hottest goal scorer, Kacper “The Friendly Striker” Przybylko joins the Pitchside Podcast with Adam Cann.

Plus, he’s no ghost on the Union’s front line.

Fafa wants all three points from Seattle at home.

It may be three weeks away, but we’re building a bonfire…

Steel

The Steel host the Ottawa Fury on Sunday at 6pm.

Burke talks about the lack of energy and Tomas Romero standing tall last Sunday.

MLS

David Accam will now join Derrick Jones, after being traded by Columbus to Nashville SC… after being traded by the Union last week.

What you missed during a wild Week 12 Wednesday in the MLS.

Pogba makes Atlanta United debut in record-breaking night (Florentin, not Paul).

Bruce Arena is New England’s sporting director and head coach and he’s ready to rebuild the Revolution.

US

The USWNT defeated New Zealand 5-0 last night in St. Louis in their second to last game of the send-off series. Last match of the send-off series will be at Red Bull Arena on May 26th.

Who will be the toughest opponents for the USWNT?

USA goes undefeated in group play at the 2019 Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship.

World

Manchester City have accused UEFA of being “hostile” in regard to the investigation into allegations of financial fair play irregularities against them, which could lead to a Champions League ban, being sent for a final judgment at the governing body.

Gareth Southgate says England’s players will not walk off the pitch in protest the next time they are subjected to racial abuse.

Germany’s women’s national team tackled gender inequality in sports with this World Cup ad.

UEFA launched a new five-year strategy plan for women’s soccer this morning with hopes to double the number of women and girls playing the game, and to change perceptions.

The 30 best soccer players under 21.

12 Comments

  1. Let’s not do the Kacper the Friendly anything, please.

  2. Peanut Gallery says:

    I do not understand the Accam to Nashville move.
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    David: Make this the fuel for your fire.

  3. Andy Muenz says:

    Union no longer in first place (although they have a game in hand over DC who is a point ahead).

  4. Great interview with Kacper!

  5. HopkinsMD says:

    Glad Curtin highlighted the rest of the coaching staff in his comments, giving credit to them for the work they have been doing with the players as an important part of the success.
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    A leader is only as good as the rest of the team who almost always work diligently behind the scenes for everyone’s success.
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    That is not easy to foster or maintain and is a credit to everyone involved.

    • John P. O'Donnell Jr. says:

      I think I read that on a Hallmark card once. Me wonders if it has something to do with a Bruce Arena disciple?

    • SilverRey says:

      Our coaching staff got remarkably better last year. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that our passing and offense improved with the additions of Shrouder and Noonan. It helps getting Nikolav back for Blake too. Here’s hoping Noonan sticks around – he’s not that far off from a head coaching spot himself.

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