2015 MLS SuperDraft

Philadelphia Union

Rochester Rhinos add two more players with ties to the Philadelphia Union

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Former Union defender Raymond Lee and former Union youth Todd Pratzner sign with the USL club

Add two more players with ties to the Philadelphia Union to the list of players to sign with USL club Rochester Rhinos this year.

Former Philadelphia Union defender Raymond Lee and former Union youth Todd Pratzner were announced as new signings on Monday.

2015 Union Player Review: CJ Sapong

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2015 Summary

CJ Sapong was brought in from Sporting Kansas City last January, in exchange for the Philadelphia Union's first selection (tenth overall) in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft. Initially thought to be a depth add, Sapong was a starter in the team's first game, in which he broke his face. After a month-long spell on the sidelines, he made his return to the field, primarily in a substitute role.

A talk with Davenport University head coach Chris Hughes about Dzenan Catic

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Dzenan Catic's remarkable season spearheaded Davenport's run to the NAIA championship and helped the Union to select him 31st overall in the 2015 SuperDraft. PSP spoke to Davenport head coach Chris Hughes about Catic.

More draft picking today at 2 pm, Mbolhi and Algeria battle back for ACN win, Pfeffer’s goal, more

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Union have two picks today in final rounds of MLS draft. Rais Mbolhi and Algeria battle back for Africa Cup of Nations win. Pfeffer plans to make it impossible not to start him. More news.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: SuperDraft review

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Greg and Eli recap the Union's selections in Thursday's SuperDraft.

How to use the SuperDraft: Lessons from the Union’s brief history

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Adam Cann looks at how the Union should value current and future SuperDraft picks in the rare draft with MLS-ready left backs.

Curtin and Albright talk SuperDraft; tight-lipped on Edu, Klejstan

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Jim Curtin and Chris Albright discussed the possibility of moving up in the SuperDraft, the future of Maurice Edu, and reports that the Union are interested in Sacha Klejstan with the media on Monday. Here's a transcript.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: SuperDraft preview, Edu and MacMath

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Reading United's Sean Doyle joins Greg and Eli to preview the upcoming SuperDraft. Then Adam Cann stops by as the discussion turns to Maurice Edu and Zac MacMath.

Previewing the 2015 MLS Superdraft through the MLS Combine

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It's time to start looking ahead to the 2015 MLS Superdraft.

Major League Soccer's list of 55 invitees to the annual pre-draft combine, released last week, provides an early glimpse at some college seniors whose names we'll be hearing more of over the next month as the MLS Superdraft approaches.

Nick Besler

Nick Besler Signs with Real Monarchs

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After the Portland Timbers cut him following the end of the 2016 season, it always seemed likely that Nick Besler would end up on a USL side; the only question was, would it be T2?

Now, one month later, we know where the 23 year old midfielder has landed, as Real Monarchs have announced Besler's signing.

Portland Timbers add four players in busy 2015 MLS Super Draft

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The first stage of the 2015 MLS Super Draft took place as part of the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia, PA with all 20 MLS teams making picks of recently graduated or allocated player from college programs. 42 players were allocated to the various clubs in the first two rounds of four total, and the Portland Timbers picked up four players with varying backgrounds and experience.

Major League Soccer

MLS Mock Draft 2015: The one and only version

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In years past, I would do three and sometimes four mock drafts before the SuperDraft. This time around the time slipped away from me and I was left to do just a version 1, the only one. So here we go.

1. Orlando City SC Cyle Larin (GA/UConn) The move today by Orlando to move Jairo Arrieta to DCU for an international spot basically opened the door for them to take Larin with the top pick.

MLS signs four more college seniors

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Add four more to the pile. MLS announced the signing of four more college seniors today, bringing the total number of players signed before Thursday's SuperDraft to 12, or 17 if you'd like to count the Generation adidas signings.

MLS had to go a bit heavier on the senior signings this year due to the lighter than normal GA class.

Orlando City add Alvarez as second MLS player signing

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By DAN KARELL

Orlando City Soccer Club have brought back a former club hero to be their second MLS player signing

Former Orlando City midfielder Yordany Alvarez has agreed to sign with the club for their 2015 inaugural Major League Soccer season.

Danny Mwanga Traded To Colorado

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Danny Mwanga is on the move yet again.

The former number one overall draft pick in 2010 is headed to his third MLS club.The Portland Timbers have acquired a first-round pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for Mwanga.

The move opens the door for the Timbers to sign another striker too while it gives the Rapids some insurance while Edson Buddle is recovering from some knee issues.

The Rest

Rob Lovejoy retires from soccer

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Lovejoy announces retirement on Twitter.

On Monday, the Houston Dynamo announced that Rob Lovejoy was among the players who did not have their contract options picked up. On Tuesday, Lovejoy took to Twitter to announce that he would be retiring from soccer at 25. The midfielder is originally from North Carolina and will be returning home after accepting a job back home.

Polster growing into leadership role

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Last Friday's match in Orlando resulted in the Fire's first point of the season. With Razvan Cocis starting on the bench, second year midfielder Matt Polster wore the captain's armband. It could be an honor that Polster sees more often. The responsibility wasn't lost on the the team's first selection in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.

Sounders take Duke midfielder Zach Mathers with 35th overall pick

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Mathers played 71 matches for Duke before graduating this past December.

With their final pick of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft, Seattle Sounders selected Duke midfielder Zach Mathers. A native of Keller, TX, Mathers won multiple honors in high school, both with his club team Chelsea Solar and with Keller High School.

Eric Bird loaned to Harrisburg for U.S. Open Cup match

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Rookie midfielder is in line to make his professional debut with Harrisburg City Islanders tonight.

Rookie midfielder Eric Bird has been loaned to Harrisburg City Islanders for their third round U.S. Open Cup match tonight against Rochester Rhinos.

Bird, the No. 41 overall pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft, has yet to appear for the Union or the City Islanders this season due to injuries.

Sporting Send Abdul-Salaam on Loan to San Antonio

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Sporting Kansas City continues to develop a working relationship with NASL side, the San Antonio Scorpions. After loaning goalkeeper Jon Kempin to the club earlier this season, the team announced today that they're sending the team's second of three first round picks, Saad Abdul-Salaam to San Antonio as well.

UConn’s Larin Taken With Top Pick

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As expected, University of Connecticut star Cyle Larin was selected with the first overall pick by expansion side Orlando City SC at Thursday's MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia.

Larin, who signed a Generation adidas deal ahead of the draft, was not present at Thursday's proceedings due to Canadian National Team obligations.

United tap Aguilar and Metzger in 2015 MLS SuperDraft

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D.C. United this afternoon selected M/F Miguel Aguilar from the University of San Francisco (17th pick overall 1st Round) and MF Dan Metzger from the University of Maryland (42nd pick overall last pick in 2nd Round) in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.

Draft day in Philly, SoB Lot, more news

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It's draft day in Philly. New "SoB Lot" at PPL Park announced. More news.