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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union return to full team training

Group F is the Group of Death in the MLS is Back tournament, DC United player test positive for Covid-19 and more in today’s links

Mark McKenzie and Sergio Santos in full team training at 76ers Fieldhouse on June 12, 2020
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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union Begins Mandatory Full Team Training Sessions
The Philadelphia Union today announced the team has been approved for mandatory full team training sessions which began on Friday, June 12 at the 76ers Fieldhouse outdoor fields.

MLS News

MLS Is Back: Powerhouse LAFC headlines ‘Group of Death’ in Group F
The challenge in Group F will be to see which team can find defensive consistency in a group featuring several top attacking threats, from MLS MVP Carlos Vela, to Chicharito, to Diego Valeri and Alberth Elis.

Report: Fabian Johnson in discussions with multiple MLS teams
Borussia Monchengladbach fullback and US men’s national teamer Fabian Johnson could be in discussions to head to MLS, according to a Saturday report from Sports Illustrated’s Kristian Dyer.

D.C. United player tests positive for novel coronavirus
United did not identify the player, who the club said experienced mild symptoms and was not hospitalized. No other players or staff members fell ill, United said, and the team has continued practicing daily, with limitations, at Audi Field.

Rest of the World News

Liga MX restart not under threat despite rising coronavirus cases in Mexico
Puebla reported Saturday that three members of their staff, including one player, had tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total of positive tests in Liga MX to 35, including Liga MX president Enrique Bonilla, who announced he had the virus on March 20 but has since recovered.