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Philadelphia Union News

Pressing Points: It’s Good to Be Back
Preseason is underway as Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin held his first weekly press conference of the 2021 season after the club wrapped up its third day of training at the Chase Fieldhouse in Delaware.

Jim Curtin says the team still has ‘a piece or two’ to add to the roster
While Curtin is getting an extended look at his new crop of teenage academy products, he acknowledges that bigger reinforcements are needed.

MLS News

MLS preseason 2021: Full schedule, results for all 27 clubs
The 2021 MLS preseason is finally here as teams around the league get set to go through their preparations for the start of the regular season on April 17. Here’s a rundown of the latest schedules for all 27 clubs for this year’s exhibition slate.

Lautaro Giannetti fails medical exam, transfer to Atlanta United breaks down
Atlanta United and Gabriel Heinze have lost one of the most important pieces of this transfer window.

San Jose Earthquakes release new primary jersey for 2021 season
The new jersey maintains the club’s primary colors of blue, but eschews the black that’s been a foundational color in recent years, instead accenting with white aside from a black neckline, and will keep the Intermedia Communications sponsor across the chest that debuted in 2020.

The Crew loan Sebastian Berhalter to Austin FC
Sebastian Berhalter is a Crew Academy product and was signed as a Homegrown Player ahead of the 2020 season. As a rookie, Berhalter made nine regular season appearances, including four starts, in the central midfield for Columbus.

Austin FC acquire Slovenian defender Zan Kolmanic
Kolmanic, who turned 21 Wednesday, is primarily a left back and came through the club’s youth system. He has made 45 appearances with the club’s first team, including 14 appearances in 2018/19 as the club won the Slovenian league title. A youth international with Slovenia, Kolmanic has most recently featured with his country’s U21 side.