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Philadelphia Union and MLS News and Notes 2-2-16

The Union's new kit will be revealed in two days! But in the mean time check out the news on the Union's new front office hire and some articles concerning business practices within the MLS.

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McDermott brings local pulse to Union’s front office | The Mercury Region:
When Jay Sugarman addressed the media in early October, he laid out a rough roadmap of what he envisioned for the Philadelphia Union.

Why China, not MLS, is luring stars away from Europe | The Guardian:

Attendances and broadcast deals are rising in China as the government looks to build its homegrown talent too. But really China just has insane amounts of money to offer up for slightly above average players.

MLS or China next on agenda of Chelsea captain Terry | Tribal Football:

Chelsea great Ray Wilkins has tipped John Terry to continue his career in the USA or China.The 35-year-old Blues skipper announced on Sunday that he will not be returning to Chelsea this coming season

Major League Soccer relying too much on old stars for growth | Sport 360:.

Should the MLS look into getting younger Designated Players such as Sebastian Giovinco?

U.S. national soccer team defeats Iceland, 3-2, on late goal by D.C. United’s Steve Birnbaum | The Washington Post:

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