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Okugo makes U.S. U-20 roster, other morning news

Union midfielder Amobi Okugo will join the U.S. U-20s at the Dallas Cup, U.S. – Australia friendly set for June 5, Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz’s long TV interview and other news in the daily news roundup.

Featured / Harrisburg City Islanders

Islanders Open Pre-Season

The open tryouts have ended, the camp roster is shaping up, and the Harrisburg City Islanders are headed full steam into the pre-season. 32 players suited up at In The Net, outside of Harrisburg on Monday, and the competition will be fierce.

Featured / Philly Soccer Page Info

The Philly Soccer Page upgrade

The Philly Soccer Page has been seriously upgraded, with new features and a more local focus now that the domestic soccer season is starting. For the full rundown, read on.

Featured / MLS / Union / US

The role of MLS

The United States rarely settles for second place. Will MLS ever grow into a league that can compete with those in footy-crazy countries? And will US fans be happy with a league that accepts its role as a feeder system for larger leagues and a buyer of over-the-hill stars?

Monday news roundup
Daily news roundups

Monday news roundup

Fights at the Union-FC Dallas match, a Shea Salinas feature, David Beckham’s World Cup dream-ending injury, and the rest of the morning news.

Union see red in 0-2 loss

Union see red in 0-2 loss

Alejandro Moreno, Danny Califf and Michael Orozco drew red cards during Sunday’s loss to FC Dallas.

Featured / MLS / Union

“Most MLS players can’t play abroad” debunked

As some skeptics talk about a potential Major League Soccer strike, it’s become common to say MLS is the only league many of the league’s players could make it in in, as if to say, “Strike here, and you won’t play anywhere.” Here’s how Philadelphia Union proves otherwise.

Daily news roundups / MLS

Friday morning news roundup

Sounders Insider reports that the Players Union strike “will be effective 12:01 a.m. March 23 if a new collective bargaining agreement is not reached with the league.” The media fallout from the news that the MLS Players Union has voted to strike is ongoing. There is some report …


Players Union responds to MLS statement about strike vote

MLS players union chief Bob Foose: ““Recent comments from players simply reflect the fact that the players are unified and, per the results of our strike vote, will not begin the new season if a new agreement with the league is not reached…”


MLS responds to strike vote

MLS released the following statement to in response to reports that the Players Union has voted overwhelmingly to strike if a new contract is not in place before March 25 season opener between the Seattle Sounders and Philadelphia Union …