Philadelphia Union News
An intense rematch awaits the Union in Cincinnati
Cincy is a rising power in the Eastern Conference, and they draw motivation from seeing the Union on the conference throne. With their own talented trio up top and an eyebrow-raising talent at defensive midfield, Noonan’s men are aiming to pair stronger team defense with the club’s electric attack.
Curtin: Philadelphia Union Academy’s Cavan Sullivan can become a “household name”
Sullivan is reportedly already on the radar of German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund and other top European sides. On social media, keen observers of the US youth game have even generated highlight compilations of the blonde-haired prospect.
Lucky 7: These MLS Matchday 7 games are must-watch
Another 14-game Saturday awaits. Let’s spotlight seven games that stand out above the rest as you’re canvassing MLS Season Pass on Apple TV options.
US Soccer News
2023 US Open Cup draw: 18 MLS teams learn Third Round matchup
The 2023 US Open Cup’s Third Round draw was held Thursday evening, and 18 Major League Soccer teams now know what awaits in the annual cup competition from April 25-26 against lower-division foes.
Rest of the World News
Vincent Kompany’s Burnley win promotion to secure Premier League return
A 0-0 draw between fellow promotion hopefuls Luton Town and Millwall earlier Friday meant that a win against Boro would seal promotion for Burnley with the club going 19 points clear of third place.
Chelsea consider return for Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti
Sources close to Ancelotti have told ESPN the four-time Champions League-winning coach accepts that he is under pressure at Madrid and that his position would be under threat if he failed to deliver another Champions League title this year having guided the Spanish club to a record 14th European Cup last season.