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Brotherly Game Daily Links: MLS cancels All Star game and other summer cups

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MLS: 2020 All-Star Announcement Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Union News

OTD 2018: Union rout Real Salt Lake 4-1
Two years ago Philadelphia Union’s offense led the way with an impressive four goal effort to knock off Real Salt Lake.

MLS News

MLS-Liga MX All-Star Game, Leagues Cup, Campeones Cup canceled due to coronavirus
The All-Star Game is likely to be played in the same venue for 2021. The Leagues Cup and Campeones are scheduled to return in 2021.

MLS feats of strength: Stories of Alphonso Davies’ speed, Nedum Onuoha’s strength and more
Professional soccer players can perform amazing feats, whether lacing a pinpoint pass 60 yards, trapping a ball with a delicate touch or blasting a shot at incredible speed. They are also incredible physical specimens, capable of running for 90 minutes or more, sprinting full field in the dying stages of a match or elevating above opponents to win a header.

SBI Spotlight: Toronto FC rookie Achara ready to seize his opportunity
The 22-year-old has hit the ground running in the early goings of his TFC career and following a strong preseason, he was promptly offered his first professional contract. A natural winger by trade, Achara has adapted wonderfully to Greg Vanney’s system and has since emerged as a threat out wide.

Rest of the World News

Serie A to decide season restart date on May 28
Italian Serie A teams returned to group training on Tuesday in their first full sessions since March due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Now the league will wait and see when is the earliest date they can resume play of the postponed season.