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News roundup: Union unscathed in Expansion Draft, MLS Cup ratings, Cardassar’s Cinderella story

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Philadelphia Union

The Union features prominently in The Guardian‘s end of season awards.

Your Philadelphia Union got through another MLS Expansion Draft unscathed. Free round of Gatorade shots for everyone in the River End!


In CCL action last night:

  • Montreal Impact 1-0 Club Olimpia
  • New York City FC 0-4 Tigres UANL

Atlanta United signed four players to short-term agreements ahead of tonight’s CCL quarterfinal.

A Red Bulls fan doesn’t like mumblings that Gerhard Struber is eyeing outcasts and youth prospects from his old stomping ground in Salzburg.


The Washington Spirit partnering with Qatar isn’t sitting well with one fan.

In Captain Obvious news, Utah Royals FC’s GM, Stephanie Lee, departed the team.

Around the globe

Dortmund beat Werder Bremen, 2-1, on interim coach Edin Terzic’s debut.

Two years ago, Cardassar lost everything. Now they’re chasing Copa del Rey glory vs. Atletico Madrid.

French soccer faces a financial crisis after record TV deal collapses.

The Chinese Super League to cap wages in bid to boost its national team.

Highlight of the day

Saturday Night Live‘s Cecily Strong had to choose between soccer and acting around the age of 14. Interesting. . . .

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