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Brotherly Game Daily Links 5/12/2016

Unfortunately the Union could only get a draw last night against LA, but these links always come out on top.

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Montréal Impact – A Week In Review: Defensive struggles continue
With the midweek fixture against the Galaxy in the rearview mirror, it's time to look ahead to the Saturday match against the Eastern Conference leading Montreal Impact.

Union show well in 2-2 draw with Galaxy
Here's our take on last night's game.

MLS News

Wil Trapp: The next evolution of the American holding midfielder
Top Drawer Soccer has a profile on rising USMNT and Columbus Crew star Wil Trapp. Trapp is seen as the future of the US midfield.

D.C. United signs IFK Norrkoping striker Alhaji Kamara
The transfer deadline is at 1 PM today, and the DC United have made a move to strengthen their attack with the signing of Sierra Leone international Alhaji Kamara.

Garber: Liga MX is better than MLS right now
The MLS commissioner admitted his league still has a long way to go to catch its chief rival in North America. This is a fair point by Garber, start by catching up to and passing Mexico, then move on to Europe.


FIFA announces new four-phase bidding process for 2026 World Cup
The 2026 World Cup hosters will be decided four years from now in May of 2020. It is widely expected that the USA will make a bid.

Union Berlin open door for Bobby Wood Bundesliga transfer
We all knew the sharks were circling around the Union Berlin striker, and now it appears the club has decided to throw some chum in the water, as they have announced they won't block a transfer if one should come this summer for Wood.

Rest of the World News

Sunderland secure Premier League safety and relegate Newcastle and Norwich
With Sunderland's dominating 3-0 win yesterday against Everton they ensured their safety in the Premier League for next year while condemning Norwich and local rival Newcastle to relegation.