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News roundup: MLS is Back quarterfinals set, Jack de Vries’ plans, Man City and FFP

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Philadelphia Union

The Union put up on its website a three-minute highlight reel of  Jim Curtin’s presser from yesterday.

Also, Curtin confirmed the European interest in Mark McKenzie and Brenden Aaronson.

The Inquirer thinks the Union have gotten lucky with rest days in MLS tournament schedule.

With a debut under his belt in Orlando, Jack de Vries has his eyes set on being the club’s Johan Cruyff.

The Sporting Kansas City site at SB Nation predicts the lineups for tomorrow night’s match.

Warren Creavalle on his “Black Lives Matter” T-shirt.


In MLS is Back action last night:

Paul Arriola extended his contract with D.C. United until at least 2023.


The Challenge Cup final on CBS was the league’s most-watched game ever.

U.S. Soccer

How World Cup qualifying changes impact the USMNT.

Around the globe

Japan’s WE League plots ambitious, progressive path for the women’s game.

Over at The New York Times: Erling Haaland, Gio Reyna, Marcus Thuram and their famous fathers discuss lineage, legacy and the weight of carrying a famous name on the back of your jersey.

No evidence that Man City broke Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules but they failed to cooperate, said the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard said, “I was lost as a player and person.”

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