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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Reviewing Earnie Stewart’s tenure

Union Homegrown players, Wayne Rooney already named captain, and more in today’s lin

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps at Philadelphia Union Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Earnie Stewart optimistic about Union, but feels he didn't finish job as sporting director
There's no question that Earnie Stewart leaves the Union in better shape than he found it, but he admits his legacy here is incomplete.

MLS homegrown game is a showcase for the Union's philosophy
When Earnie Stewart arrived in Philadelphia, he consulted with ownership and the technical staff led by Jim Curtin and decided that the Union’s academy, with its associated soccer-focused school, YSC, was a competitive advantage the club needed to maximize.

MLS News

Whitecaps owner vows to invest Davies windfall in player development
Vancouver Whitecaps co-owner Jeff Mallett chatted with Sportsnet 650 about Alphonso Davies' transfer to Bayern Munich, and what the team plans to do with the money.

Wayne Rooney named D.C. United’s team captain after three matches in MLS
Said Coach Ben Olsen of the veteran English superstar taking the previously unfilled role: “In some ways, it was always going to be Wayne."

NYCFC acquire Valentin Castellanos on loan
The 19-year-old midfielder is said to be extremely versatile and can play a multitude of positions.

Sporting KC International Striker Target Update
A review of past and current striker targets.

Rest of the World News

Juan Carlos Osorio won't return as Mexico national team manager
Juan Carlos Osorio will not be renewing his contract with the Mexico national team, the Mexican federation (FMF) announced on Friday.