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Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/8/16

Almost as many Chris Pontius accolades as links!

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Philadelphia Union News

Making the Philadelphia Union great again: Ten reasons why team is winning (part 1)
Here's the first five reasons why the Union have been great this year, from phillyvoice.com.

Vote Chris Pontius for MLS All-Star
Just like Andre Blake, here are the reasons why Chris Pontius deserves your vote for the MLS All Star Game, besides homerism.

Chris Pontius' impressive play keeps Union atop East | Audi Player Index
As if you needed another reason to vote for Chris, here's how his advanced stats break down.

Chris Pontius wins SB Nation MLS Player of the Week for Week 14
So yeah, go vote for Chris!

MLS News

Houston Dynamo Name Wade Barrett Interim Head Coach
The Houston Dynamo officially named Wade Barrett the Interim Head Coach for the remainder of the 2016 season.

Copa America News

Sunil Gulati: Combining the Gold Cup and Copa America never discussed
Well that's a bummer.

Copa America Best XI Match Day 1
The Peruvian sent his side past Haiti, while PSG's star overcame personal tragedy in Monday's repeat of the 2015 final. But who else excelled in the first round of matches?

USA vs. Costa Rica, Copa America 2016: Final score 4-0, Big first half keys USMNT win
Big win for the USA against Costa Rica, here's the recap.

Colombia vs. Paraguay - Football Match Report
Colombia defeated Paraguay to clinch their spot in the knockout stage.

Rest of the World News

U.S. presidential election could hurt World Cup bid - USSF chief Sunil Gulati
I doubt it, Russia and Qatar are hosting the next two World Cups.

Spain stunned in loss to Georgia as Greece beat Australia in friendlies
Still more European friendlies, I'm not sure when they end.