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Philadelphia Union and MLS News and Notes 1-8-16:

The Union signed a player! Now we just have to wait on the deal to be completely finalized. Check out today's latest news below.

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Player's Perspective: High stakes, mock drafts and sacrifice at the adidas MLS Player Combine | MLSsoccer.com:
Looking at the draft from a different perspective. That of the players that go out and grind every day for their shot at glory.

Sources: Cosmos, Union trade Restrepo for loanee, transfer fee | Empire of Soccer:
Guys! The Union have made a move in getting Walter Restrepo from the New York Cosmos. Restrepo was the Cosmos' starting winger along with Leo Fernandes in a very successful year last season. In return the Union will be sending transfer money as well as a player on loan that will not be Fernandes. We'll keep you posted as this story unfolds'

MLS team LAFC unveils logo and Will Ferrell as part-owner | ESPN FC:
Los Angeles Football Club unveiled their official crest and colors on Thursday in anticipation of joining the MLS in 2018 as an expansion team.

MLS plans two-week break for Copa Centenario in 2016 schedule | FOX Sports:

League slated to rest from June 3-14 as major tournament unfolds.

Not a whole lot of television exposure this season for Curtin’s Union squad | Delco TImes:

MLS finally revealed its much delayed schedule Thursday, and the prospects for national exposure are fairly glum for the Philadelphia Union.