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MLS Newsstand- June 8, 2012

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Select MLS Clips – June 8, 2012

  • Aron Winter steps down as head coach of Toronto FC (SportsCentre- TSN)
  • Paul Mariner assumes TFC head coaching duties after Aron Winter’s resignation (Score in the Morning- The Score)
  • Danny Mwanga returns to Oregon; 2012 MLS All-Star Game voting begins Friday (KPTV- FOX, Portland)
  • Portland Timbers look to improve offense by acquiring forward Danny Mwanga (KFXO-LD- FOX, Bend)
  • Landon Donovan and the rest of the USMNT open World Cup Qualifying on Friday (WTVT- FOX, Tampa)
  • Raymond James Stadium hosts the United States versus Antigua and Barbuda (WFLA- NBC, Tampa)
  • Health of Nelson Rivas a concern for Montreal; Karl Ouimette cracks the Impact roster (CFCF- CTV, Montreal)
  • Toronto FC looks to improve league standing with a head coaching change (Sportsnet Connected- RSWC)
  • Whitecaps FC Omar Salgado forward suffers broken foot in United States U-20 match (CIVT- CTV, British Columbia)
  • The Crew’s Julius James demonstrates preparing a traditional Trinidadian meal (WTTE- FOX, Columbus)


MLS Newsstand – June 8, 2012

1.Antigua, Tiny U.S. Foe With Big Aspirations(The New York Times)

2.U.S. looking to be more aggressive in World Cup qualifying(Los Angeles Times)

3.Tiny Antigua and Barbuda hopes for big upset(The Washington Post)

4.Fire's Oduro rehabbing swollen hamstring(Chicago Tribune)

5.Scottish links lead to MLS(The Province)

6.Fracture puts Salgado out for months(The Province)

7.Vancouver Whitecaps’ Omar Salgado frustrated being sidelined with broken foot(Vancouver Sun)

8.Danny Mwanga failed to reach potential, but Union didn't help him much(Philadelphia Inquirer)

9.Fire not worried about its latest slide(Chicago Daily Herald)

10.Winter takes the fall for TFC(Toronto Sun)

11.Anselmi shares the blame(Toronto Sun)

12.Toronto FC fires coach Aron Winter(Toronto Sun)

13.All systems go for TFC with Mariner at the helm(The Globe and Mail)

14.Toronto FC parts ways with head coach Aron Winter, hands job to Paul Mariner(Toronto Star)

15.Dynamo can boast five players in the World Cup qualifying(Houston Chronicle)

16.Honduran midfielder Garcia joins Dynamo(Houston Chronicle)

17.Union couldn't delay Mwanga deal(Delco Times)

18.Torres to return Saturday for Union(Delco Times)

19.Will the Portland Timbers make more deals in the future? Probably(The Oregonian)

20.First Challenge Held for Earthquakes' Fans(Santa Clara Weekly)

21.Cuba, Canada face off in World Cup qualifying in must-win match for both teams(Associated Press)

22.Q&A: Technically Speaking, MLS Is Kicking (Digital) Grass Around The World(

23.Keane, Ireland have Euro goals(

24.Saunders ready for action(

25.Dunivant makes All-Star list this time(

26.Revs working hard despite bye week(

27.Three thoughts ahead of U.S.-A&B(

28.Nowak explains Mwanga trade, Union's vision(

29.Impact finding stability at fullback(

30.Chris Wondolowski, Steven Beitashour among six San Jose Earthquakes players named to 2012 MLS All-Star ballot(


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