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Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/7/17

Another day, another roundup of links.

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Union players react to draw against Vancouver, look ahead to Toronto FC
After the final whistle, players took to Instagram and Twitter to share what they thought about the game.

Philadelphia Union's Derrick Jones excels in Major League Soccer debut
For some time now, Union manager Jim Curtin has preached the gospel of how important it is to play young players in Major League Soccer.

MLS News

Crowd Count: Atlanta opener fifth largest in world
Atlanta United's first MLS game drew 55,297 fans at sold-out Bobby Dodd Stadium.

The new Orlando City SC stadium is everything MLS fans could ever want
The bar for soccer stadiums has been raised.

3 Soccer Fans From New York Arrested in Attack on Florida Deputy
Three soccer fans from New York were arrested on an array of charges, including aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, after allegedly attacking a deputy in Florida.

Atlanta United condemns anti-gay chant heard at debut MLS game
MLS expansion club Atlanta United strongly condemned an anti-gay slur allegedly chanted by some of its fans during its debut game on Sunday.

US Soccer News

U.S. Soccer banned Megan Rapinoe's national anthem protest without caring to understand it - SBNation.com
U.S. Soccer shows that they're more concerned with their image than American values

Mix Diskerud near loan to Sweden's IFK Goteborg after NYCFC exit
U.S. international Mix Diskerud is close to securing a loan to Swedish side IFK Goteborg, an MLS source told ESPN FC.

Rest of the World News

Chelsea edge West Ham to restore 10-point Premier League lead
Eden Hazard and Diego Costa were on target as clinical Chelsea swatted aside West Ham 2-1 to take a 10-point lead at the top of the Premier League.