Daily news roundups

News roundup: Bimbo back, McKenzie makes MLS’s 22 Under 22, and Baby Yoda DOOPs it up

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Editor’s note: Beginning this week, the PSP news roundup will publish Monday / Wednesday / Friday through the start of Union preseason in January.

Philadelphia Union

The club announced a four-year extension for the kit sponsorship deal with Bimbo Bakeries, including the news that the secondary kit will have a different Bimbo brand next year.

Mark McKenzie is number 16 on MLS’ 22 Under 22 list.

ICYMI: Matt DeGeorge‘s article on the Union’s off-season.

Apparently, the Union bid on Fredrik Ulvestad, a 27-year-old Norwegian midfielder, but he declined or “nobbat it.”

Local

Harrisburg Heat midfielder Dom Francis made MASL’s team of the week.

Penn State’s Aaron Molloy, a senior midfielder, has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the Hermann Trophy.

MLS

NYCFC posted about a 16-year-old Philadelphian and the Our Play, Our Voice project.

RSL dropped the interim tag for its head coach and general manager.

Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos fined for calling MLS a “Mickey Mouse” league.

College coaches weary of recruiting at MLS academies as more young players go pro.

Around the globe

The European Championship is returning to U.S. network television for the first time since 2008.

Premier League managers brace for a hectic December.

After Bury Football Club, in England, was shuttered on the eve of this season, five employees chose to persevere without pay.

Bordeaux fans delayed a match for 27 minutes in protest of American-led ownership.

The Labour Party have promised football fans a say over their club’s choice of manager.

Highlight of the day

https://twitter.com/ElParceroPhilly/status/1201717422245470208?s=20

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