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Gutierrez new Head of Scouting & Player Development
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Gutierrez new Head of Scouting & Player Development

Former Nowak teammate Diego Gutierrez has joined the Union as the new Head of Scouting and Player Development, the WPS 2011 Draft will be televised, Philly left out of Gold Cup host sites list, the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draw has been made, Blatter apologizes, your Footy on the Telly weekend listings and much, much more.

(Photo: Daniel Gajdamowicz)
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Seattle and Houston outflank Union in draft

Chris Seitz went in the MLS Re-Entry draft and then got traded for a amateur draft pick. Why didn’t the Union do that rather than let him go for nothing? A look at the Union’s missed opportunities in the first MLS Re-Entry Draft.

Season review: Roger Torres
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Season review: Roger Torres

Roger Torres, playmaker-in-waiting. PSP has a season review for the Colombian teenage whiz kid.

Do not make this man angry
Daily news roundups / Featured

Nowak: have faith in building for the long term

After the Re-Entry Draft, Peter Nowak explains the Union are looking at the big picture and planning for the long term; Nowak questions Galaxy’s acquisition of Juan Pablo Angel, club’s roster structuring; reactions to the draft from around the league; Seitz shows his class; Cascadia Derby Triangle away ticket solution; Blazer Q&A and more morning news.

Seitz to Seattle, Fred to New England
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Seitz to Seattle, Fred to New England

The Union passed on using its pick in the second stage of the Re-Entry Draft. Chris Seitz was selected by Seattle in the first round. Fred was picked by New England in the second round. (UPDATE: Seitz has been traded to Dallas.)

Let’s make some deals! More news
Daily news roundups / Featured

Let’s make some deals! More news

We roundup of the morning’s news ahead of today’s second stage of the Re-Entry draft – C’mon, Union, let’s make some deals! – including Seattle Sounders supporters spat, US moves up to 18 in FIFA rankings, Argentina bigger soccer talent exporter than Brazil, will Washington Freedom become magicJack FC and more.

Holiday gift ideas for Philly soccer fans
Fan Culture / Featured / Local / Soccer Books

Holiday gift ideas for Philly soccer fans

The holiday gift buying clock for that special Philly soccer fan is going tick tock and you’re fresh out of ideas? No worries! Have we got some Philly soccer-themed holiday gift ideas for you!

Chicago WPS folds, FIFA fat, happy, stupid
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Chicago WPS folds, FIFA fat, happy, stupid

Chicago Red Stars are suspending operations, Sepp Blatter tells gays not to be gay in Qatar, USMNT schedules Egypt friendly

DN says keeper deal “appears” done, more news
Daily news roundups

DN says keeper deal “appears” done, more news

The Daily News reports that it “appears” Mondragon will join the Union; Nakazawa says “fans in Philly are awesome;” Akron wins NCAA College Cup;how the MLS academy system is influencing the SUperDraft pool; USMNT to play Egypt; Holden’s wonder strike; soccer-related violence in Russia and more news.

No keeper deal yet, Salinas told he was protected, more news
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No keeper deal yet, Salinas told he was protected, more news

Discussions but no deal with Mondragon; Salinas told by Nowak he was protected; Portland’s new boring kit; MLS better than England’s Championship; FIFA folly; your weekend soccer listings and more news.