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News roundup: Union in Team of the Week, MLS week 26 action, 2 year World Cup support growing

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Philadelphia Union 

Kacper Przybylko and Jim Curtin feature in the MLS Team of the Week. 

Video highlights from the match.

Tickets to Carli Lloyd’s farewell match at Subaru Park are still available.


What each team should takeaway from Week 26.

The rest of the MLS Team of the Week available here.

Nico Loderio has undergone knee surgery. 

Romeo Beckham made his debut for Fort Lauderdale CF. 

What does Luchi Gonzalez’s firing mean for FC Dallas. 


A 2 year world cup is gaining traction. 

England great Jimmy Greaves passed away at age 81. 

Jurgen Klopp is predicting the best is yet to come from Thiago.

The Canadian men’s team continues to climb up the world rankings.




  1. el Pachyderm says:

    Man– Kacper on team of the week and I wished he was traded mid game on Sunday. MLS gonna MLS.

  2. Scott of Nazareth says:

    So I saw FIFA was in town today to assess whether or not Philadelphia would be one of ten US cities to host World Cup games in 2026.
    I am figuring the following 7 are most likely slam dunks based on size and geography;
    Los Angeles – Rose Bowl
    New York/New Jersey -MetLife Stadium
    Washington, D.C. – FedExField
    Dallas – AT&T Stadium
    Seattle – Lumen Field
    San Francisco Bay Area – Levi’s Stadium
    Boston – Gillette Stadium
    Leaving Philly to compete for one of the three remaining slots with;
    Kansas City – Arrowhead Stadium
    Denver – Empower Field at Mile High
    Houston – NRG Stadium
    Baltimore – M&T Band Stadium
    Atlanta – Mercedes-Benz Stadium
    Nashville – Nissan Stadium
    Cincinnati – Paul Brown Stadium
    Miami – Hard Rock Stadium
    Orlando – Camping World Stadium
    I think DC cancels out Baltimore. Just not sure if they’ll want to put a 4th Northeast city in over Florida and/or the Midwest.
    Unless I’m wrong about Boston…

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