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Brotherly Game Daily Links 4/19/16

It's Tuesday, the most boring day of the week. So add a little excitement to your day with some links.

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Philadelphia Union News

Josh Yaro gives strong performance in MLS debut
The second round pick in the past MLS SuperDraft made his debut this past Saturday, and he didn't look out of place. Jim Curtin was impressed with his performance.

Delco cancer survivor and Philadelphia Union soccer fan gets surprise on last day of chemo
Great story here of a young Union fan finishing her last round of chemotherapy and her special relationship with Union goalkeeper John McCarthy.

NYCFC fall to Columbus 3-2
Looking ahead to this coming Saturday, the Union will be facing New York City Football Club. Here is a recap of their last game against the Columbus Crew where they lost 3-2.

Bethlehem Steel News

Match Recap: Bethlehem Steel FC 2, Richmond Kickers 1
Bethlehem Steel picked up a home win this Saturday. In case you missed it, our own Evan Villella was there and he has it covered here.

MLS News

Portland and Seattle's MLS attacking fortunes are turning around
All the action from the past weekend is covered here by The Guardian.

2016 Team of the Week (Wk 7): Dos Santos leads LA Galaxy in romp vs. Dynamo
The Team of the Week from MLS is in. Unfortunately, no Union players are present.

Questionable officiating mars end of Orlando City tie with New England
This weekend wasn't without some controversy as some questionable penalty kick decisions dominated the ESPN Game of the Week on Sunday.


Is Jurgen Klinsmann scouting more German-based talent for USMNT?
Jurgen really came out of left field with this one.

Rest of the World News

Harry Kane helps Tottenham beat Stoke and close gap on top
Spurs close the gap between themselves and Leicester to five points with a complete victory over Stoke City, 4-0.

Leicester's Jamie Vardy charged by Football Association over dismissal
Jamie Vardy and Leicester City could be in trouble with Spurs right on their heels.

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio out for rest of the season with torn ACL in left knee
A blow not only to Juventus in their pursuit of a fifth-straight title, but also to the Italian national team for this summer's Euros.