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MLS Newsstand - June 27, 2012

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Select MLS Clips – June 27, 2012

  • Colin Cowherd, Charissa Thompson praise Brandon Barklage’s “flying finish” (SportsNation- ESPN)

  • Vancouver Whitecaps and Philadelphia Union swap draft picks, allocation money (CHAN- Vancouver)

  • Impact look to maintain great home form against Toronto FC on Wednesday (CFCF- CTV, Montreal)

  • Montreal’s Evan James demonstrates the finer points of taking a corner kick (CKCK- CTV, Montreal)

  • Timbers trading cards now found in bags of Franz Organic Bread (KPDX- Portland)

  • San Jose’s Jason Hernandez discusses the season, Alan Gordon, and the play of the Quakes defense (Chronicle Live- Comcast Bay Area)

  • Portland manager John Spencer addresses the speculation over his job (KATU- ABC, Portland)

  • Philadelphia Union end the Harrisburg City Islander’s Cinderella Cup run (WGAL- NBC, Lancaster)

  • Union down Harrisburg City 5-2 in US Open Cup quarterfinals (WHTM- ABC, Harrisburg)

  • Sporting Kansas City sees the Dayton Dutch Lions out of the Open Cup, 3-0 (WHIO- CBS, Dayton)

  • Cordell Cato’s goal enough to keep Seattle unbeaten all-time in U.S. Open Cup play (NWCN- Seattle)


MLS Newsstand – June 27, 2012


Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m. ET (TSN/RDS)

1. Help on its way for TFC?(Toronto Sun)

2. Impact ready to unveil former Italian international Marco Di Vaio(The Canadian Press)

3. Di Vaio set for Montreal Impact debut against Toronto FC(


Other MLS News

4. Pro Soccer Nearing Net in Flushing(The Wall Street Journal)

5. ‘Jinxed’ at home, Real Salt Lake packs bags for Columbus(The Salt Lake Tribune)

6. Whitecaps acquire first-round draft pick in deal with Philadelphia Union(The Province)

7. With Kyle Beckerman suspended, Yordany Alvarez to get another chance(Deseret News)

8. MLS benefits from Timbers-Sounders fury (Portland Business Journal)

9. Search for a new designated player drags on(Columbus Dispatch)

10. Recent dismal defense out of character for Dynamo(Houston Chronicle)

11. Fire waive Zimbabwean forward Dube(Chicago Tribune)

12. Portland Timbers coach John Spencer addresses job status(The Oregonian)

13. With Hamdi Salihi, D.C. United is Albania’s team(

14. Vancouver Whitecaps acquire ‘assets’ in deal with Philadelphia Union(

15. Union fill defensive need with Soumare(

16. Houston Dynamo reveal interest in Aluko(

17. Academy Paves Path for Colorado Rapids’ Shane O’Neill(


2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup


Philadelphia Union 5, Harrisburg City Islanders 2

18. Union reaches Open Cup semis with win over Harrisburg(Philadelphia Daily News)

19. Union beat Harrisburg, advance to U.S. Open Cup semi(Delco Times)

20. Union beat Islanders 5-2 to advance to US Open Cup semifinals(Associated Press)

21. Union roll into US Open Cup semifinals(


Sporting Kansas City 3, Dayton Dutch Lions 0

22. With win, Sporting KC reaches U.S. Open Cup semifinals(Kansas City Star)


Chivas USA 2, Charlotte Eagles 1

23. Jose Correa's goals lift Chivas USA, 2-1(Los Angeles Times)

24. Correa's finish leads to semis(


San Jose Earthquakes 0, Seattle Sounders FC 1

25. Sounders fight their way to U.S. Open Cup win(The Seattle Times)

26. Seattle ousts San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 in quarterfinals of U.S. Open Cup(San Jose Mercury News)

27. Sounders win 1-0 in US Open Cup over Earthquakes(Associated Press)

28. Sounders advance in U.S. Open Cup play(McClatchy News Services)


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