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Jim Curtin’s Corona schedule, D.C. agrees to a transfer fee on a young player and U.S. Soccer suspending select youth national teams

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Philadelphia Union News

Przybylko’s Brotherly Love made him the striker he is today
Sports and family formed the support system for the talented, energetic Przybylko boys. In fact, you may have missed the tattoo Kacper has on the inner part of his right arm, but it’s a mark that everyone in his immediate family – parents included – now share.

Coronavirus is changing Jim Curtin as Philadelphia Union coach, a father, and a film critic
Thanks to modern technology, Jim Curtin and his Philadelphia Union side are spending plenty of time together these days despite the separation imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

MLS News

Report: D.C. United, Sint-Truiden reach deal on Chris Durkin transfer
According to The Athletic’s Pablo Maurer, United and Sint-Truiden have agreed to a fee that would see the 20-year-old Virginia native transfer from MLS to the Belgian First Division A. Per Maurer’s report, United will receive $1.2 million, which excludes the initial $200,000 loan fee Sint-Truiden initially paid to bring the Black-and-Red homegrown midfielder in.

MLS promotion, relegation would make league more competitive - Yedlin
Yedlin played for MLS side Seattle Sounders FC before making the switch to Premier League football in 2015 when he joined Tottenham on a four-year contract.

U.S. Soccer News

U.S. Soccer is shuttering most of its youth national teams until at least 2021 - sources
Only the under-17 and U-20 programs will continue for the women, as will the men’s U-17, U-20 and U-23 teams.

U.S. Soccer officially shuts down Development Academy
The Development Academy, which was founded in 2007, included hundreds of boys and girls teams from under-13 to under-19 age groups. The season was shut down early due to the coronavirus outbreak, and had no plans to restart. The 2020-21 season was due to start in September.

Rest of the World News

FA propose no La Liga champions, Barca, Real Madrid in UCL - sources
Atletico Madrid would be the big losers in that scenario, with Diego Simeone’s side sitting sixth in the table when the coronavirus pandemic saw the league suspended indefinitely with 11 games to go.

What Good can Come from the Disappearance of the Ascenso MX?
A couple of days ago, it was confirmed by both the Liga MX and Ascenso MX (2nd Division) that the latter has officially played out its final minutes of life, as the season currently on pause has been cancelled and the title will be vacated, as well as owners voting 7 to 5 in favor of the league’s format as we know it ceasing to exist.