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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union plan to end RBNY standings dominance

Miami to sign Man City star, Expansion Draft rules explained and Europa League results

MLS: Los Angeles FC at Philadelphia Union Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

After years in RBNY shadow, Philadelphia Union aim to keep tables turned in 2019
Union head coach Jim Curtin described the Red Bulls rivalry as “a game that as a coach you don’t have to motivate your players a ton” to take part in.

MLS News

Manchester City star David Silva reportedly to join David Beckham’s Inter Miami FC
Silva plays for Manchester City of the English Premier League and recently signed a one-year deal with the team, which would take him through the end of the 2019-2020 season.

MLS Expansion Draft set for Nov. 19; Inter Miami, Nashville SC to select 5 players
Both Nashville and Miami will each have five picks in the expansion draft on Nov. 19. The list of players available for selection will be released on Nov. 16. Each MLS club may protect 12 players for the expansion draft.

Top 5 MLS players who should be in the US Soccer Hall of Fame
Here’s a Top 5 list of MLSers on the 2019 ballot who won’t get in on their US national team contributions, though deserve serious consideration for a place in Frisco, Texas.

Handicapping the MLS awards race
With about two and a half weeks left in the MLS regular season, and ballots opening on September 24 before closing the day after Decision Day, individual hardware will soon be doled out.

Rest of the World News

Europa League review: Celtic draw with Rennes, Lazio lose against Cluj & Sevilla win at Qarabag
Ten-man Celtic hung on for a 1-1 draw in Rennes, while Lazio were stunned by Cluj in Thursday’s Europa league action.