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Brotherly Game Daily Links 11/9/17

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MLS: Philadelphia Union at Chicago Fire Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Alejandro Bedoya 'a little bit' surprised to be with U.S. national team for Portugal game Bedoya and C.J. Sapong spoke with reporters Wednesday at the U.S. national team's training camp in Portugal.

Jack Elliott finishes third in MLS Rookie of the Year voting
Atlanta United midfielder Julian Gressel garnered more than 50 percent of votes.

Ten Union players received international call-ups in 2017
Sapong's call-up is the 10th international call-up a Union player has received this season, furthering the desire of Sporting Director Earnie Stewart and Head Coach Jim Curtin to have Union players on the biggest stages.

LA Galaxy add Oka Nikolov and Junior Gonzalez to coaching staff
The LA Galaxy announced today that the club has added former Bundesliga standout and Philadelphia Union goalkeeping coach Oka Nikolov as goalkeeper coach.

MLS News

Columbus Crew might move because 'business is struggling.' Financial records suggest otherwise
The biggest thing wrong with the Columbus Crew is ownership.

MLS: Montreal Impact hire ex-Aston Villa boss Remi Garde as coach
The Montreal Impact have hired former Aston Villa manager Remi Garde as head coach, the MLS side announced Wednesday.

LAFC signing Uruguayan teen Diego Rossi
Reports out of Uruguay on Tuesday claim Los Angeles Football Club will be signing teenage striker Diego Rossi in the coming weeks from Uruguayan powerhouse Peñarol.

Bob Bradley to use 1998 Chicago Fire model as template for LAFC
Los Angeles FC coach Bob Bradley has praised expansion club Atlanta United, but is adamant the season his Chicago Fire had in 1998 can't be matched.

As Pirlo and Kaka bow out, the new DP era in MLS is in full swing
Mark this down: Pirlo’s exit from the professional game – coupled with Kaká’s final MLS game last month – marks the official end of the Megastar Signing Era in Major League Soccer.

US Soccer News

United States youngsters Matt Miazga Cameron Carter-Vickers and Kellyn Acosta all facing uncertain club futures
Matt Miazga, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Kellyn Acosta are three of the USMNT's most promising prospects but all face uncertain futures at club level.