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News roundup: Union sign Wooten, Steel back in Bethlehem tomorrow and WWC 16 set

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Union

In case you missed it, the Union have signed forward Andrew Wooten from the 2. Bundesliga’s SV Sandhausen.

The Men in Blazers came to town last night. They got a chance to announce Wooten’s signing.


Monteiro’s all about the press with the Union.

Finally, an answer to the question we’ve all been asking: Are cargo shorts underrated or overrated?

Steel

The Steel are back in Bethlehem tomorrow night! Kickoff is at 5 PM in Goodman Stadium against Eastern conference leaders, the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Burke talks about facing off against the Tampa Bay Rowdies and former Union and Steel keeper John McCarthy.

Tomorrow will be James Chambers’ 100th match with the club.

MLS

Here’s the updated Open Cup bracket.

San Diego is the USL Championship’s latest expansion team. And Landon Donovan is the new Executive VP of Soccer Operations.

The Union may not have any players thriving in new positions this season, but it’s newsworthy that the MLS said “new role, who dis?”

Of course in the fan voted MLS All-Star roster, five more players were voted in yesterday and four of them were Atlanta United players.

US

USA beat Sweden 2-0 yesterday to win their group and advance in the women’s World Cup. The USWNT will face Spain on Monday.

Alex Morgan may be injured – does that overshadow the USWNT’s perfect group play?

World

A day to remember for African women’s soccer as both Cameroon and Nigeria advance in the women’s World Cup.

Chile’s missed penalty kick against Thailand meant they missed advancing to the women’s World Cup knockout round as a third place team.

Everything you need to know about Europe’s 2019 summer transfer window.

Messi’s penalty gives Argentina a point in the Copa America match against Paraguay.

4 Comments

  1. The Truth says:

    Wooten is a professional signing and was presented, like Fabian, in a professional way. It’s been ten years but this club is starting to look and feel professional.

  2. Wooten looks good to me (love how the Germans say his name after he scores). Also has an interview with him: https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2019/06/20/philadelphia-union-sign-forward-andrew-wooten-2-bundesliga

  3. OneManWolfpack says:

    Cant say enough about how happy I am this team did not stand pat. To me, it really shows how the club is growing and how Tanner is a proper Sporting Director. They had a need. They filled it. Tanner has been doing this since his arrival. Beyond excited for the second half of the season.

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