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Curtin backs Sapong, Marsch leaving NYRB? And a preview of the first day of World Cup Quarterfinals

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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union pick up 2019 option on Haris Medunjanin’s contract
The 33 year-old will stay in Philadelphia for at least another season.

Union's Jim Curtin backs C.J. Sapong again amid 10-game goal drought
As the Union continue to chase the playoffs, the urgency of C.J. Sapong's goal drought continues to grow. The team's top striker has now gone 10 games without scoring, and in four of those games didn't even take a shot.

MLS News

Sources: Jesse Marsch on verge of leaving New York Red Bulls for role with RB Leipzig
Marsch’s long-rumored departure for the Bundesliga club would leave RBNY in a period of transition.

MLS Review: Stefan Frei saves Seattle on night of fireworks in MLS
The Fourth of July fireworks were all over MLS, with the Sounders goalkeeper coming up with the highlight of the night.

The top 10 revelations of the 2018 MLS season so far
As we make the MLS midseason turn, let's honor the players who've gone the farthest above and beyond so far.

FC Dallas signs left back Marquinhos Pedroso
The TAM signing joins the top defense in MLS.

US Soccer News

Bobby Wood seeks move from Hamburg to remain in Bundesliga
He seeks a fresh start with a new team.

Rest of the World News

Belgium's quarterfinal test vs. Brazil has been a generation in the making
Roberto Martinez says Belgium spent two years preparing for this World Cup, but their golden generation has waited far longer for this sort of test.

France's quarterfinal date with Uruguay will put club friendships on hold
Eleven players on France and Uruguay's squads have club teammates playing for Friday's opposition. Those friendships will be paused for 90 minutes.