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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Reacquaint yourself with the Red Bulls

Maurice Edu’s new role, MLS Wednesday night review, and more in today’s links

MLS: Minnesota United FC at Philadelphia Union Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Know your Enemy: New York Red Bulls
The first two times the Union and Red Bulls met this season — once in May in league at Red Bull Arena and again in the U.S. Open Cup at Talen Energy Stadium — Jesse Marsch was in charge.

Former Union captain Maurice Edu enjoying new job as TNT Champions League TV analyst
A little less than 14 months since Maurice Edu last played a soccer game, the former Union captain has come back to the spotlight.

MLS News

World Class free kick from Wayne Rooney has D.C. United on cusp of playoffs
United finish up a seven game home stretch on Sunday against NYC, and have made the most of their advantage.

Seattle Sounder clinch playoff spot in win against Orlando City
The 2-1 win puts Seattle Sounders FC into their 10th straight appearance in the MLS Cup playoffs. It is the third straight season with a poor start and a massive run in the second half that pushed them into the playoffs.

Four goal second half proves difference in Sporting KC win over Vancouver
With the win Sporting KC moves back into second place in the Western Conference .

10 Things about the new National Soccer Hall of Fame
The National Soccer Hall of Fame is taking up residence in a 19,350 square foot complex at Toyota Stadium, home of FC Dallas, comprised of the main museum and exhibit space, the Hall of Fame Club, the Open Cup Club, a media center, locker rooms, and a retail store called Soccer90.

Carl Robinson says goodbye to Vancouver
Former Vancouver Whitecaps coach Carl Robinson wanted to make a public declaration of thanks to the fans, players and those in the organization for his seven years with the club.

D.C. United defender Odoi-Atsem diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma
The 23-year-old defender is set to undergo four months of chemotherapy and sounded an optimistic about his prognosis.

U.S. Soccer News

USMNT’s tactical changes produce goal, Amon shines in debut and more
The United States men’s national team didn’t end up with the result it wanted Tuesday night, but there were plenty of positives to build on from the 1-1 draw with Peru, especially the developments in the final 45 minutes.