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Brotherly Game Daily Links 10/6/16

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Philadelphia Union News

Takeaways from Jim Curtin's comments to the media
After today's training concluded Jim Curtin met with the media to discuss some storylines of the week.

Keegan continues his case for Rookie of the Year
Rosenberry has proved his mettle from the very beginning and was a starter in the season-opening match at FC Dallas. He has started every match since and has played every single minute.

Union notes: Power training, German imports, and doing what the doctors tell you
The most pressing issue for the Philadelphia Union shouldn't involve the playoff race, but rather the health of rookie Josh Yaro.

MLS News

Atlanta United to open 2017 season at Bobby Dodd Stadium
Opting for a balanced schedule instead of a long road trip.

The Chicago Fire are terrible and desperately need to make big changes
A No. 10 playmaker and a willingness to spend some cash should be top to-do items.

The American heroes and transatlantic flops to play in the Premier League
We take a look at every player from the USA to play in the English top flight and give our verdict on whether they were a hit for their club, or a miss, since the Premier League's formation.

US Soccer News

USMNT friendly vs. Cuba expected to be played as scheduled despite Hurricane Matthew
The storm will not force the match to be changed.

Red Bulls teenager chooses Haiti over U.S., will be cap-tied this week
Etienne made his MLS debut in a 4-minute cameo for the Red Bulls on Sept. 11, and played 87 minutes between two CCL matches in August.

A Brief History of Cuban Soccer Defections
Over 30 Cuban soccer players have defected while on international duty in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada since the institution of America’s "wet foot, dry foot" policy.

Hello Union fans! My name is Alex and I've been doing the daily links post for Brotherly Game since the 2016 season. You'll find me on here with all the biggest news stories in MLS and around the world. I also live tweet many of the Union games, and I'm a season ticket hold in section 102. Stop by and say hi!

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