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Brotherly Game Daily Links 8/9/16

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Philadelphia Union News

Moving past adversity, Charlie Davies ready for 'next step' with Philadelphia Union
In remission following a cancer diagnosis, the striker is ready to turn the page and embrace a new chapter with the Philadelphia Union.

Vote Tranquillo Barnetta for AT&T Goal of the Week
Tranquillo was nominated for MLS Goal of the Week. Go vote!

Union Fact Check: August 8th, 2016
Some quick stats for the Union this year.

MLS News

Dempsey hat-trick inspires Sounders, Galaxy draw
The Seattle Sounders recorded an overdue 3-1 win at Orlando City thanks to Clint Dempsey’s hat-trick in MLS on Sunday.

MLS Expansion Update: St Louis, Huge Fees, Cincinnati, San Diego, Phoenix, Detroit, Minnesota, Atlanta, LAFC and More
Major League Soccer is expanding like crazy and there is news out of every corner of the country about what it means for a bunch of different cities including St Louis, Cincinnati, and how soon we can expect to see Minnesota.

San Jose Earthquakes offer contract to former AIK striker Henok Goitom
In a report out of Sweden, the San Jose Earthquakes have offered Eritrean forward Henok Goitom a six-month deal to join the MLS club from his hometown team AIK.

Jack McBean to join Coventry City on loan?
Multiple outlets are reporting a deal is set for Galaxy forward Jack McBean to join English League One Side Coventry City.

US Soccer News

USA vs Colombia, 2016 Olympics match preview: comfortable on top of Group G
This is the game to take advantage of the bench and get the squad rotated, as Group G has already been clinched.

Rest of the World News

Paul Pogba completes record move to Manchester United from Juventus
Manchester United have secured the signing of France international Paul Pogba from Juventus for a record transfer of 116 million dollars.

West Ham sign Andre Ayew from Swansea for club-record fee
West Ham made a club record signing, though not as impressive as Manchester United.

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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