Philadelphia Union News
Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin’s contract extended through 2021 season
The 40-year-old Oreland, Pa. native has been at the helm since 2014 after joining the club initially as an academy coach and earning a promotion to assistant coach in 2013 under John Hackworth.
Union Academy Products Brenden Aaronson, Matt Freese Named To Represent MLS At 2019 MLS Homegrown Game
Academy Products Brenden Aaronson and Matt Freese have each been named to the roster for the 2019 MLS Homegrown Game.
Fort Lauderdale Approves Proposal to Build Inter Miami Stadium
Inter Miami plans to invest up to $60 million to construct a new, state-of-the-art, 18,000-seat stadium with facilities that will also host the group’s minor league teams as well as the first seasons for the MLS franchise.
Minnesota United close to signing Finnish attacking midfielder Robin Lod
Sources close to the team have confirmed the club’s interest and that United has filed paperwork to finalize the move.
Peru’s Renato Tapia mulling MLS move after strong Copa America
Currently on the books at Feyenoord but fresh off a loan stint at Willem II, Tapia, 23, has played his club soccer in the Netherlands since 2013 and has one year remaining on his current contract.
Rest of the World News
Concacaf announces qualification structure for 2022 FIFA World Cup
The redesigned format, announced Wednesday afternoon, features two separate and distinct qualification paths for the 42 nations in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean.