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News roundup: Lone Star joining USL 2, Earnie Stewart supports Berhalter, MLS Cup viewership numbers

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Philadelphia Union

Slow news day in Union land:


Philadelphia Lone Star joining USL League Two in 2020.

West Chester University‘s men’s team shut out East Stroudsburg, 2-0, so they advance to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference semifinals.

Strath Haven got a 2-0 victory over Archbishop Wood last night, earning them a return visit to the state championship game Saturday in Hershey.


Matt Doyle looked at the cellar dwellers’ seasons, all eight of ’em.

Nashville SC picked up LA Galaxy’s Dave Romney and Chicago Fire’s Dax McCarty.

Inter Miami soccer could remain in Fort Lauderdale longer than expected.

MLS Cup drew an estimated 1.7 million on ABC, Univision, and digital on Sunday afternoon.


David Villa is involved in a group granted a Queens-based USL franchise.


Louisville names itself Proof Louisville FC. You stay classy, NWSL.

Washington Spirit to split next season between three stadiums.

U.S. Soccer

Earnie Stewart said Gregg Berhalter has job security. Guess it helps when your brother is the federation’s chief operating officer.

An early analysis at Andonovski’s USWNT warriors and artists.

Around the globe

How green are Premier League clubs?

Chelsea players face fines of £20,000 for turning up late to training.

England’s Lionesses’ “Victory Tour” goes wrong as Phil Neville unravels.

Highlight of the day


  1. “Inter Miami soccer could remain in Fort Lauderdale longer than expected.”
    This is my shocked face…

    • John P. O'Donnell Jr. says:

      Delaying a vote is pure politics to get the stadium deal done sooner not later. Two of five commissioners oppose the deal. One that opposes is being replaced by someone who is for it. Delaying the vote might actually speed this up with a 4-5 vote more likely. A 3-5 vote would slow the process down.

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