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Philadelphia Union News

Homegrown alone: Has Derrick Jones been left behind?
Is Derrick Jones still a key part of the Union’s future?

Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field to host 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup games
It will be the fourth time overall that the Linc hosts the continental championship for North and Central American national teams.

Team of the Week: Waston a dynamo in Week 11
Bedoya makes the bench for the MLS Team of the Week.

MLS News

Armchair Analyst: All 23 MLS teams ranked by tier – revisited
The Union get their own special tier!

Orlando City, Atlanta United can't be called rivals until Lions catch up
Right now, Orlando City does not qualify as Atlanta United's rival; not after Sunday night’s 2-1 loss to the Five Stripes in front of a less-than-capacity, badly behaved crowd at the Purple Palace.

US Soccer News

USMNT to play 2019 Gold Cup opener at brand new Allianz Field
Team USA will play its first competitive game since failing to qualify for the World Cup at the newly built Allianz Field in Minnesota.

World Cup News

Rafa Marquez makes Mexico's preliminary World Cup squad
Rafa Marquez has been included in Mexico's preliminary squad for this summer's World Cup in Russia.

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to miss World Cup after doping ban extended
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero has been banned from playing at the World Cup because of a positive doping test.

Neymar usual suspects headline Brazil World Cup squad
Neymar headlined Brazil's 23-man squad for this summer's World Cup in Russia which included few surprises on Monday.

Rest of the World News

Paris Saint-Germain appoint Thomas Tuchel as coach to replace Unai Emery
PSG announced that they have appointed Thomas Tuchel, most recently with Borussia Dortmund, as their new coach.

Italy hire Roberto Mancini as new national team manager
Roberto Mancini is the new coach of the Italy national team, the Italian Football Federation announced on Monday.

Local News

West Chester United advances to regional final of the National Amateur Cup
The USL of PA champions are one step closer to competing for a national amateur cup after topping FC Motown on penalties.

Reading United and Ocean City Nor’easters open PDL season with wins
Two of our three area PDL teams opened their seasons with a win (Lehigh Valley United lost to Reading United).