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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union renew rivalry with Red Bulls

Union head to Red Bull Arena, Chris Albright emerges as Cincinnati GM candidate and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union homegrown Cole Turner loaned to El Paso Locomotive
The 20-year-old Turner, who has made just one six-minute cameo for the Philadelphia Union this season, is joining El Paso Locomotive on loan for the remainder of the season. The Locomotive currently lead the Mountain Division on 47 points with 13-2-8 record.

Know Your Enemy | Union look to continue hot streak at rival Red Bulls
Red Bulls currently sits seven points out of the MLS Cup Playoff line with an 8-11-6 record in 2021. September has seen the side come into form as well with just one loss but with wins over Inter Miami CF and New York City FC.

Pressing Points | Closing Out September Strong
Riding a two-match win streak, Head Coach Jim Curtin spoke about how the team will use their momentum gained from their weekend win over Atlanta United FC as the club makes a final push for the regular season.

FC Cincinnati negotiating with Union’s Chris Albright for GM job
Cincinnati has been searching for a new GM since the club fired Gerard Nijkamp on Aug. 6. Prior to offering Albright the job, sources said that the club offered the position to Seattle Sounders senior VP of soccer operations and sporting director Craig Waibel. The club and Waibel were unable to come to terms, prompting Cincinnati to move on to Albright.

MLS News

Power Rankings: Philadelphia Union stake top 10 claim after Week 27
The Union are back in the top 10 of the MLS Power Rankings coming in at number seven in this week’s edition.

Top 5 impact signings from the MLS Secondary Transfer Window
In a fast-paced world, it’s never too early to start weighing up the effectiveness of transfer window signings, so that’s precisely what we’re doing in selecting the best quick-fixers from the summer market.

U.S. Soccer News

Building a USMNT October World Cup Qualifying roster
Gregg opted for a 26-man roster last month, and chose not to make any changes when Tim Weah went down hurt prior to camp. This turned out to be less than ideal, as 6 players were sidelined for various games, leaving us especially light at fullback, center mid, and winger. The only replacements Gregg added were Jackson Yueill and keeper Sean Johnson.

Rest of the World News

UEFA Champions League scores: Sheriff stun Real Madrid in one of competition’s biggest ever upsets
Was it the greatest upset in the recent history of the Champions League? Sheriff Tiraspol, in their first away game in the competition proper, have won 2-1 away to Real Madrid.