Philadelphia Union News
Not keepers? Seitz and Knighton left open to expansion by Union
Chris Vito, of the Delaware County Times, looks into why both Chris Seitz and Brad Knighton were not put on the Union's protection list for tomorrow's MLS Expansion Draft. Vito's thoughts include the belief that Union coach Piotr Nowak was not "comfortable" enough with either goalkeeper to spend a protection slot on either Seitz or Knighton. He also breaks down why certain players made the list, how the expansion draft rules affected the Union's selections and how new acquisition Brian Carroll affected it as well.
Williams big part of Philadelphia's future
MLSsoccer.com takes a look at Sheanon Williams future with the Union and how he came to be signed by the Union.
Fall and Rise of Sheanon Williams
Ever wonder why Sheanon Williams wasn't drafted? Wonder why he wasn't able to make it onto an MLS team prior to the Union? Soccer365.com has a great write up on William's post-collegiate career.
SB Nation Soccer Blog Must Reads
The Morning After - Thoughts from the game
UZ from Burgundy Wave writes about the Colorado Rapids winning the MLS Cup. Must feel pretty damn good.
The list of Major League Soccer's unprotected - Expansion Draft 2010
Denz from RSL Soapbox has a list of every single play who was left unprotected for the MLS Expansion Draft. Take a peak.
Aston Villa Without Marc Albrighton, Marc Albrighton Without An Appendix
Articles like this one are the reason why I absolutely love 7500 to Holte. If I wasn't already a fan of an EPL team I'd have been converted to Aston Villa by the fantastic crew over at 7500.
Other Soccer News/Articles
Increasing playoff field is all wrong
Steve Davis says everything you and I are thinking about the MLS expanding the playoff field in 2011. It's a bad idea.