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Brotherly Game Daily Links 5/18/16

Happy Wednesday everyone, enjoy the links.

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Philadelphia Union News

VOTE Andre Blake for MLS Save of the Week
More accolades for the Union this week as Andre Blake has been nominated for Save of the Week honors for his 1st half save on a Didier Drogba header.

For Philadelphia's Sons of Ben, love of MLS started with DC United
Interesting article on how some Union fans first MLS team was DC United.

The burgeoning Philadelphia Union vs. D.C. United rivalry: The history
In case you needed any more motivation for Friday, here's a history of DC vs. Philly.

MLS News

MLS Power Rankings, Week 11: Colorado Rapids hit No. 1 after strong week
Another week another spot the Union move up the MLS Power Rankings. This week they come in at number three.

Chicago Fire sign de Leeuw, Philadelphia Union receive Allocation money
In case you missed it from yesterday the Union stand to make a pretty penny from Chicago's latest signing. Thanks for letting this one count MLS.

Garber: MLS needs to get better against Liga MX clubs
The commissioner compared Major League Soccer's disappointment in the CONCACAF Champions League to Premier League clubs failing in the UCL.

Rest of the World News

Hull City 0-2 Derby County (3-2 agg)
Hull City set up a Championship play-off final with Sheffield Wednesday despite a spirited effort from Derby County as they came up just short the second leg of their Championship playoff matchup.

Bastian Schweinsteiger and Lukas Podolski make 27-man Germany squad
Germany announced 27 players for their provisional squad ahead of Euro 2016.

Costa and Torres miss out on Spain's EURO squad
Spain also announced their Euro 2016 squad today. Some big names left off of their year's team.