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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Super Subs Season in Review

Vote for union Goal of the Year, BWP signs with Columbus, and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Season In Review: The Super Subs
Midfielders Anthony Fontana and Ilsinho both shared the role of super subs and played key roles in the club’s 2020 Supporters’ Shield winning campaign. While the flair and mastery of Ilsinho was on display in 2019, defenses keyed upon the veteran when he was on the pitch in 2020.

Two rockets battle for BIMBO Goal of the Year
Long range blasts from dynamic partners headlines the BIMBO Goal of the Year final as center backs Jakob Glesnes and Mark McKenzie advanced from the semifinals after hundreds of votes.

MLS News

Confirmed: The Crew signs veteran Bradley Wright-Phillips
Last season with LAFC, Wright-Phillips played in 18 games, making 14 starts, and scored eight goals and registered six assists as the backup to Rossi. Although he will turn 36 early in the 2021 MLS season, Wright-Phillips will add a level of experience and scoring acumen that the Crew has never had in a backup striker.

Report: Nashville SC set to sign Uruguayan youth international Rodrigo Pineiro
Pineiro, who can play centrally or out wide, has three goals and three assists in 20 games across all competitions for the Primera Division club. He only joined Danubio this year after being under contract at Penarol, the same side from which LAFC forwards Diego Rossi and Brian Rodriguez arrived in MLS.

Tommy McNamara will return to Revs in 2021
McNamara was acquired in a trade with the Houston Dynamo and went on to appear in 14 games for New England in 2020 where he tallied two assists in the regular season.

Patrick Seagrist traded to Miami for draft pick, allocation money
New York Red Bulls announced a trade with Inter Miami FC for the contract rights to defender Patrick Seagrist, recently put on waivers after having his contract option declined by New York.

Concacaf News

Concacaf Champions League will expand in 2023, capitalize on regional rivalries
While President Montagliani didn’t get into specifics, he emphasized that the continental club competition will have “more games, more often, more relevancy.” Montagliani pointed to rivalries across Concacaf that he believes are ready to reach another level, with CCL games possibly carrying even more excitement.