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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Scouting Kansas City

MLS coaching news, Europa League preview, and more in today’s links

MLS: Philadelphia Union at Seattle Sounders FC Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

Gerso shakes the ‘Quakes for Sporting KC in 5-1 victory
The Union are home Sunday against Sporting Kansas City, so let's see how they fared in their last game.

In Union’s win at Seattle, Derrick Jones leads one of most stunning victories in Jim Curtin’s tenure as manager
A 1-0 win at the Seattle Sounders on a Wednesday night? It really happened.

MLS News

Atlanta United offers Martino contract
Gerardo Martino said after Wednesday’s 4-3 win against San Jose that he has a received a formal contract proposal from Atlanta United to extend his stay as the team’s manager.

Stejskal: San Jose contact Stanford's Jeremy Gunn about head coach vacancy
Gunn has led Stanford to three consecutive NCAA College Cup titles. A college head coach since 1999 and Stanford’s manager since 2012, the Englishman has coached several current MLS players during his time in Palo Alto.

US Soccer News

U.S. losing soccer prospects as California talent head back to Mexico in search of opportunity
Alisal High is a prime example of U.S. soccer’s struggle over how and where to recruit and develop talent. While youngsters in richer areas train with elite teams, players on Alisal's all-Mexican American team contend for state titles after learning to play from dads and uncles who are farmworkers.

Rest of the World News

Revealed: FIFA wants to fix transfers, deal with shady agents and address the loan system. Here's how.
ESPN obtained a FIFA report revealing the biggest overhaul to the transfer system in decades. Are they finally serious about cleaning up football?

UEFA Europa League 2018-19: 5 talking points from MatchDay 1
This year the Europa League will feature the English giants Arsenal and Chelsea, the likes of Sevilla and Villarreal from Spain and AC Milan along with Lazio from Italy.