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MLS Week 3 previews, US Soccer ending Residency Program; Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/18/17

Gameday, as the Union face travel down to Florida to face Orlando.

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Philadelphia Union News

Three questions with The Mane Land
We spoke with Michael Citro of The Mane Land, SB Nation's Orlando City SC blog, about the upcoming match in Central Florida between the Union and the Lions.

Union mailbag: Penalty problems, moving Bedoya and Philly toughness
Here are your Union mailbag questions for Friday, March 17th.

Sons of Ben to invade Orlando City Stadium
The Sons of Ben have organized tickets for members and Union fans to support the team on the road.

MLS News

MLS Week 3 preview and fixtures: Atlanta United has plenty to love and just as much to improve
Atlanta’s attack and excitement around the team are great. Can it improve the other stuff? Plus what games to watch, how to watch them, and what you should keep an eye out for.

Moving pitches and public parks: How future MLS stadiums could blur lines between teams, cities
MLS-leading stadium architects Populous designed a stadium of the future exclusively for FourFourTwo

US Soccer News

Graham Zusi replaces Fabian Johnson on USMNT roster
Tough blow.

Arena says three-defender formation a possibility for USA vs. Honduras
The target has not changed for US national team head coach Bruce Arena in the upcoming CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama.

U.S. Soccer Residency Program Set to Complete Final Semester After 18 Years
After establishing a blueprint for creating a successful every day training environment, the U.S. Soccer Under-17 Men’s National Team Residency Program will complete its final semester after 18 years at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

Rest of the World News

Real Madrid face Bayern in Champions League quarterfinals and Leicester get Atletico
Real Madrid will face Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals, while Barcelona take on Juventus.

Manchester United to face Anderlecht in Europa League quarterfinal
Manchester United will play Belgian club Anderlecht in the Europa League quarterfinals.

Taylor Twellman: Time to evolve the way we deal with brain injuries
A recent injury to Fernando Torres put the issue back on the agenda and former USA striker whose career was ended by concussion calls for change.