Curtin’s weekly press conference, USMNT Gold cup roster announced and more in today’s links
Philadelphia Union News
Three Philadelphia Union Players Earn National Team Call Ups
Andre Blake, Cory Burke, and Alvas Powell will join Jamaica ahead of the group stage of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup where they face Suriname on Monday, July 12, opponent TBD on July 16, and Costa Rica on July 20.
Pressing Points | Nashville on deck
After three games in a week, Philadelphia Union finally got some rest after their 3-3 draw in Chicago. Head Coach Jim Curtin spoke to the media ahead of Saturday’s game away to Nashville SC.
Quinn Sullivan’s bicycle kick named MLS Goal of the Week
The 17-year old’s wonder-strike against Chicago was the best of the week throughout the whole league.
23-man USMNT Gold Cup roster announced
USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter indicated that he wanted to give most of the core that formed the Nations League group the summer off to rest and prepare for World Cup qualifying, which begins this fall.
Canada names Concacaf Gold Cup roster, featuring 13 MLS players
Toronto FC lead the way with three players on Canada’s roster, while CF Montréal and Vancouver Whitecaps FC both have two players involved.
Rest of the World News
Euro 2020 quarterfinal preview: Keys to victory, X factors, predictions
After a thrilling round of 16, eight countries retain hope of winning Euro 2020. The quarterfinals begin on Friday, with Switzerland meeting Spain and Belgium taking on Italy. The following day, Czech Republic and Denmark clash, before Ukraine face England.
Dortmund confirm Jadon Sancho move to Manchester United for €85m
A statement released by the German club on Thursday said the fee is “fixed” at €85 million. Sources have told ESPN Sancho will sign a five-year contract with the option of another year after undergoing a medical.