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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Three members of the Union called into national team squads

Union playoff positioning, San Jose has a new coach, and Arsenal sign a huge deal

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Philadelphia Union News

Borek Dockal Receives Call-Up From Czech Republic
Dockal joins the Czech Republic ahead of two matches in the 2018-19 UEFA Nations League, a new competition involving the national teams of the 55 member associations of UEFA.

Cory Burke and Andre Blake Receive International Call-Up
Blake and Burke are set to join the Reggae Boyz for the second time in as many months, this time ahead of a singular match in the CONCACAF Nations League qualification as Jamaica plays against Bonaire in Curacao.

Playoff clinch: Chasing no more, so what happens now?
Philadelphia Union are in the playoffs for the second time in three seasons, are on 50 points with six still available, and can finish as high as third in the Eastern Conference.

MLS News

San Jose Earthquakes officially announce Almeyda hire
The former "Pastor del Rebaño Sagrado" will now in coach in the MLS, despite being linked to a few National Teams over the summer.

How Atlanta grew into a ‘phenomenon’ in 19 months
Henry Winter visits the high-flying MLS club who are drawing an average crowd of 53,000.

US Soccer News

Julian Green, Ben Sweat savor ‘special’ opportunity to play for USMNT in hometown
The United States men's national team has a match against Colombia in Tampa, and two players on the USMNT are Tampa area natives.

Rest of the World News

Payet back with France squad after Fekir’s withdrawal
Dimitri Payet was called up by Didier Deschamps for upcoming matches against Iceland and Germany.

Arsenal confirm adidas sponsorship deal worth £60m-per-year
This new agreement is double the £30m-per-year the club was getting from Puma and go into effect on July 1.