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Brotherly Game Daily Links: MLS cuts Garber’s salary

Union player tests positive for Covid-19, each team’s best jersey and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union player tests positive for coronavirus
The Philadelphia Union announced on Wednesday afternoon that a player had tested positive for Covid-19 but was “feeling well” and had experienced “mild symptoms.”

MLS News

Current Coronavirus Lockdowns Could Keep Major League Soccer From Returning Until At Least July
As of Monday, there is now at least one team who could already be expected to not be allowed to train locally until at least June 11.

Will Barco, Pity Martinez still be with Atlanta United after the summer?
Atlanta United president Darren Eales said that given what’s happening in sports, he predicts that the windows will be affected. Most leagues around the world, including MLS, have shut down with no-restarts on the horizon.

Source: MLS to cut commissioner’s, staff pay by as much as 25%
The extent of the cuts will vary across the organization, with senior executives, including commissioner Don Garber and deputy commissioners Mark Abbott and Gary Stevenson, taking 25% reductions in pay.

Every MLS team’s best jersey of all time
The Union’s Bethlehem Steel Thirds get the nod here.

Wait, who? 10 players you may not remember played in MLS
We’re now 25 years into the broader MLS story, and there are bound to be some colorful characters and minor plot twisters who have shaken remembrance. It’s just what happens as time passes, but we’re here to lift the fog on 10 players you may have forgotten stepped foot on the MLS shores.