Photo: Paul Rudderow
Union coaches go back in the film room to dissect last week’s game against Toronto.
Jim Curtin held his weekly call (audio at the bottom). Full transcript at Brotherly Game. The biggest takeaways are injury-related – Ilsinho is available, but Simpson likely isn’t due to a bruised lung.
Josh Yaro has been cleared to resume running next week.
Onyewu has been good on defense, but he’s also helping to jumpstart the offense.
Medunjanin has been impressed with Derrick Jones.
How to watch the Union’s 7:30 game at Orlando City.
Harrisburg City Islanders announced four new signings.
The Don offered more details on the video replay system that is hopefully coming soon.
Week 2 of RSL Soapbox’s fantastic power ranking averages.
Toronto FC signed Finnish defender Johan Brunell.
Around the globe
CAF (African Confederation) saw a major change as 29 year president Issa Hayatou was defeated by Madagascar FA president Ahmad Ahmad in their election. As always with FIFA, it will be interesting to see how this affects the internal politics.
The USMNT U-20 team has drawn Ecuador, Senegal, and Saudi Arabia in their opening group.
There have been many questions from Union fans about why Rosenberry was left out of the USMNT, which is struggling for right backs right now. Well, they may just be going with 3 at the back.
Telemundo and the Trinidad & Tobago Football Association are locked in a broadcast rights dispute that has headed to the court.
A roundup of Europa League results.
Highlight of the day
Not 1, not 2, but 3 incredible saves in a row by Jan Oblak in Atletico’s 0-0 draw with Leverkusen.