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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union shut down facilities until at least Monday

A letter from Tim McDermott, Liga MX reverses course, and Liverpool may be awarded the Premier League title

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Matt Ralph

Philadelphia Union News

Union shut down all operations until at least Monday
Players can still use team facilities for individual workouts, but there will be no formal practice sessions until Monday at the earliest. The league said it will decide Monday when teams can return to the field.

A Letter To Fans From Tim McDermott
Union President Tim McDermott shares his thoughts on the COVID-19 situation and how it affects the Union.

U.S. Soccer News

Cindy Parlow Cone takes over U.S. Soccer at critical juncture
The first woman president in the 107-year history of the governing body will also oversee the appointment of a new chief executive and early preparations for the 2026 World Cup.

Rest of the World News

Liga MX to go behind closed doors one day after games in front of fans
Mexico’s first division had previously stated that games will continue to operate in front of fans as other leagues around the world close down for the coronavirus outbreak.

Report: Liverpool to be named Premier League champions
The Premier League has called an emergency meeting of its 20 clubs this coming Thursday to decide what will happen to the rest of the season and per the report there is “little ­opposition to awarding Jurgen Klopp’s men their first English title for 30 years.”