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Brotherly Game Daily Links 8/23/17

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Union defense news, MLS Power Rankings, and Champions League qualifiers in today's links.

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Philadelphia Union News

Union defender Keegan Rosenberry emerges after months stuck on the bench
The Harrisburg-area native's arrival off the bench in Saturday's 2-2 draw at San Jose broke a streak of 13 games without playing.

Union's Jack Elliott shows again that he's a top MLS Rookie of the Year contender
The 21-year-old defender registered his first professional goal, assisted on another, and delivered big defensive plays throughout the 2-2 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes.

MLS News

MLS Power Rankings, Week 24: Where we're at ahead of Heineken Rivalry Week?
This week's MLS Power Rankings are in.

NYCFC has to play a home game at a college football stadium in Hartford, Connecticut
A Yankees makeup game will push NYCFC more than two hours away from its home.

Joevin Jones leaves Sounders without authorization to play for Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifiers
Sounders left back Joevin Jones has left the team without authorization to play for Trinidad and Tobago in upcoming World Cup qualifiers, meaning he'll miss two MLS games against Vancouver and Portland.

Diego Valeri's career year sparking Portland Timbers
With his goal last Friday, Diego Valeri tied the Portland Timbers all-time club record in career goals scored with 51 and matched his previous individual record for goals in a season with 14..

Time is running out for Toronto FC’s in-demand depth players
Jonathan Osorio and Armando Cooper may find their futures lie elsewhere, but they could still have a role to play this year.

US Soccer News

Predicting the USMNT’s September World Cup qualifying roster
Which players should make the cut for two crucial matches?

What’s next for Julian Green, and what’s gone wrong?
Having scored in a World Cup at 19, the one-time USMNT phenom is again on the transfer market.

Rest of the World News

Napoli Sevilla and Celtic secure Champions League qualification
Second-half goals from Jose Callejon and Lorenzo Insigne earned Napoli a 2-0 win in Nice and ensured their qualification for the Champions League group stages.