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Thursday Thrown-Ins: Stories Galore On Losses Of Chris Seitz And Fred, Hectic Re-Entry Draft

CARSON CA - JULY 3: Fred #7 of the Philadelphia Union reacts after his shot is blocked against Chivas USA on July 3 2010 at the Home Depot Center in Carson California.  The game ended in a 1-1 draw. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CARSON CA - JULY 3: Fred #7 of the Philadelphia Union reacts after his shot is blocked against Chivas USA on July 3 2010 at the Home Depot Center in Carson California. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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On The Union:

Union's Nowak sees Seitz, Fred grabbed in Re-Entry Draft

Chris Vito discusses how coach Piotr Nowak's offseason moves and words have been somewhat confusing.

Seattle and Houston outflank Union in draft

Philly Soccer Page believes that Piotr Nowak and the Philadelphia Union were outmatched by the Seattle Sounders and Houston Dynamo in the Re-Entry draft.

Seitz Drafted; Online Poll Loses Relevance and Fred Drafted by New England

Philly Union Talk discusses the losses of Fred and Chris Seitz, realize that online polls quickly lose significance. 

MOVING ON

Short stays by Fred and Seitz are now over. From Philly Soccer News.

Union loses Seitz, Fred in re-entry draft

Kerith Gabriel's piece for Philly.com on the Re-Entry draft losses.

From Our SB Nation Bloggers:

Don Garber's Wednesday Afternoon Swap Meet

Zach Woosley details, on Dynamo Theory, how the MLS turned a first time event into a an amazingly chaotic situation.

Creaky Joints and the teams that love them

merwin mixdorf of Hot Time In Old City talks about how the Re-Entry draft was a love fest of MLS teams and flawed players.

As Expected Real Salt Lake takes a disinterested approach to the MLS re-entry draft

The Union weren't the only team that wanted no part of the Re-Entry draft. From denz over at RSL Soapbox.