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Jim Curtin's press conference, another Copa America in the US, and World Cup news: Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/10/17

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Philadelphia Union News

Jim Curtin Presser 3/9/17
Jim Curtin gave his weekly press conference before the Union home opener this weekend.

Union Academy director: 'More to come' from homegrown standout Derrick Jones
Derrick Jones' Sunday appearance made him the first Philadelphia homegrown player to see the field since September 26th, 2015.

MLS Spotlight: Refreshed and refocused, Alejandro Bedoya at home in Philadelphia Union limelight
Amid lofty expectations, the U.S. national team veteran is finally settled in following his big-money move to MLS last summer.

MLS News

Report: RB Salzburg's Fredrik Gulbrandsen (finally) heading to New York Red Bulls
Per his own words to, he's got a flight to NYC booked for March 10.

Report: Whitecaps 16-year-old sought by Chelsea, Man Utd, Liverpool
Davies has two goals and two assists in 18 appearances with the 'Caps first team, and another two goals in eight matches for Whitecaps FC 2.

Chelsea watching Houston Dynamo young gun Kelechi Onyewuenyi
Chelsea are believed to be showing interest in Nigerian youngster Kelechi Onyewuenyi.

US Soccer News

From Honolulu to Hamburg
USMNT member Bobby Wood shares his footballing story.

Negotiations for another joint Copa America 'beyond preliminary'
CONCACAF president Victor Montagliani says that negotiations with CONMEBOL for another combined Copa America are "beyond preliminary" though the earliest one could take place is 2020.

U.S. travel ban could affect chances of hosting 2026 World Cup
FIFA president Gianni Infantino indicated on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban could prevent the United States from hosting the World Cup.

Barcelona, Real Madrid to play friendly in Miami during 2017 ICC
Real Madrid and Barcelona will face each other in Miami on July 29 as part of the International Champions Cup.

Rest of the World News

Manchester United draw at Rostov in Europa League as Lyon beat Roma

Manchester United scored an important away goal as they earned a 1-1 draw against FC Rostov in their Europa League round-of-16 first leg.