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Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/17/18

Union are finally back, USMNT might play in Copa 2019, and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Union vs. Columbus Crew: How to watch, preview, projected lineups
The Union return to action on Saturday afternoon.

Philadelphia Union officially announces addition to ownership group
Richard Leibovitch was revealed today as new investor in Keystone Sports and Entertainment.

Borek Dockal ready to make his Union debut Saturday against Columbus Crew - Philly
After not being able to play in the Union's season opener, Czech playmaker Borek Dockal is finally ready to take the field.

Three Union Players Earn International Call-Ups
Goalkeeper Andre Blake is set to join Jamaica for an international friendly, while U.S. Soccer also announced that defenders Mark McKenzie and Matt Real have been named to the roster for the United States Under-20 National Team’s training camp in Spain.

MLS News

Atlanta United faces tough Vancouver Whitecaps test, Mike Petke's Red Bulls reunion and more
After handing Houston a rare home loss, the Vancouver Whitecaps are heading to another tough venue to take on high-flying Atlanta United.

Crew SC owners present 'Commitment to the Community' letter to Austin
The letter, addressed to Austin city council members and Mayor Steve Adler, comes days after Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo drafted a resolution that would authorize the city manager to analyze McKalla Place, a 24-acre tract in north Austin, and identify community stakeholders.

US Soccer News

Report: USMNT to compete in 2019 Copa America
They would join Mexico in CONMEBOL’s quadrennial tournament.

U-20 MNT Heads to Spain for Matches vs. France and Atletico Madrid
U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team head coach Tab Ramos has called in 25 players.

Rest of the World News

U.S.-Mexico-Canada joint bid submits application to host 2026 World Cup
The United States, Mexico and Canada formally submitted their joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup on Friday, as did fellow hopefuls Morocco.

Liverpool face Manchester City in UCL quarterfinals Juventus play Real Madrid
Juventus take on defending champions Real Madrid, Barcelona play Roma and Sevilla, who knocked out Manchester United, face Bayern Munich.

Arsenal face CSKA Moscow in Europa League Atletico Madrid play Sporting Lisbon
Gunners looking to win the Europa League for the first time and seal a place in next season's Champions League.

Jose Mourinho says Manchester United lack football heritage in 12-minute rant
Jose Mourinho has launched a fierce defence of Manchester United's Champions League exit in an emotional 12-minute speech.