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Philadelphia Union and MLS News and notes 1-5-16

Check out some fresh hot links below! And while you're at it, let us know what you think about the MLS SuperDraft and what can possibly be done to improve it in the comments.

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MLS SuperDraft is at a crossroads | SoccerAmerica :
As we head towards next week's SuperDraft, Soccer America has done an article showing some of it's flaws. Mainly that it is dominated by foreign players because the best domestic talent is being snapped up into homegrown deals which waters down the pool that's available. Is there anything that MLS can do to improve the draft, or should it be nixed all together? Let us know in the comments.

New Year’s Day soccer, 1916 | The Philly Soccer Page :
Another history lesson courtesy of The Philly Soccer Page. This shows a historical game between the Philadelphia Hibernians and Viscose as well as a matchup between Bethlehem Steel and Disston.

Los Angeles Football Club set to unveil crest and club colors on January 7 |
January 7th is the day that the MLS Schedule will be released. But that day will also hold significance for Los Angeles FC, as they will be releasing their crest and club colors for LA's newest MLS Club.

Cosmos re-sign backup keeper Brian Holt | Empire of Soccer:
The former Union backup goalkeeper Brian Holt has been re-signed by the New York Cosmos and (wait for it) per club policy the terms of the deal were not disclosed. He has also featured for the Union's two development affiliates, the Harrisburg City Islanders and Reading United.