Daily news roundups

News roundup: Both Unions play tonight, Toronto missed MLS record, DOJ warns FIFA

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Philadelphia Union

The Inquirer thinks the Union face their toughest test of the resumed season so far against Darlington Nagbe and Columbus Crew tonight.

Also at 7:30 p.m., the Union II host Atlanta United 2 behind closed doors in Chester.

Belgium news outlets are reporting that Anderlecht have shown interest in signing Mark McKenzie. The article mentions that both Celtic Glasgow and Union Berlin also have been monitoring McKenzie, and quotes an asking fee of $2.4M from Philadelphia.

ICYMI on PSP yesterday: In an empty Subaru Park, the Union are firing on all cylinders.


Toronto failed in its bid to tie the longest regular-season unbeaten streak in MLS history, losing 1-0 to Montreal.


The league has made Presidential Election Days company holidays, so employees can vote and volunteer.


Partial Fall Series schedule announced. Kick off this Saturday with Sky Blue FC at Washington Spirit. It airs on CBS and CBS All-Access.

Voorhees native Madison Tiernan, who had five goals and two assists with Sky Blue, announced her retirement.

Around the globe

The Department of Justice (DOJ) warned FIFA that banning top games in the U.S. may breach antitrust laws.

“Is Messi as good as ever or in decline?” asks the BBC.

The Guardian has a women’s transfer tracker for every summer deal from Europe’s top leagues.

Tim Howard is joining NBC’s Premier League team as an analyst. He’ll fill the spot left by Kyle Martino.

Highlight of the day



  1. Does Messi have ANY clue as to what kind of field NYCFC plays on?

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