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MLS Half-Day Trade Window Roundup: Kei Kamara, Walker Zimmerman, and more

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Only hours after Toronto FC lifted the 2017 MLS Cup, MLS opened a brief trade window Sunday morning. Teams could conduct player trades for four short hours between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and several teams took advantage.

Here's a closer look at all of the day's action:

Whitecaps acquire Kei Kamara from Revs

New England Revolution striker Kei Kamara is headed to western Canada as the Vancouver Whitecaps acquired his services.

16 players to watch in the 2017 College Cup

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Nick Fishman ranks 16 players to watch as the best four teams in men's college soccer come to Philly.

MLS Ticker: Will Johnson arrested, LAFC signs Argentinian attacker and more

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Orlando City midfielder Will Johnson was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor domestic battery after an alleged domestic incident involving Johnson and his wife.

According to the police report — published in part by the Orlando Sentinel — Johnson was booked early on Wednesday morning after his wife accused him of tackling her by "wrapping both of his arms completely around her waist" following an argument.

Sociedad’s Vela headed to MLS

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Madrid (AFP) – Mexican international Carlos Vela will move to Major League Soccer in January, Real Sociedad confirmed on Tuesday.

According to reports in the United States, Vela will join new franchise Los Angeles FC for the 2018 season.

“Real Sociedad and Major League Soccer (MLS) have reached an agreement for the transfer of Carlos Vela to a team in the American league during the winter transfer window,” Sociedad said in a statement.

Bob Bradley to coach MLS newcomers LAFC

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Bob Bradley will return to the Major League Soccer as the first coach of the expansion Los Angeles FC, which is set to debut in the North American league in 2018.

The 59-year-old Bradley hasn’t coached in MLS since leaving Chivas USA to become head coach of the United States in 2006, a job he held until the summer of 2011.

Bob Bradley to coach MLS newcomers LAFC

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Bob Bradley will return to the Major League Soccer as the first coach of the expansion Los Angeles FC, which is set to debut in the North American league in 2018.

The 59-year-old Bradley hasn’t coached in MLS since leaving Chivas USA to become head coach of the United States in 2006, a job he held until the summer of 2011.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's clothing line sparks rumors of LA move

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As we approach the silly season, rumors abound, and crazier things have been foreshadowed from less than a tweet by a clothing company.

A-Z Sportswear, the clothing line of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, sent out a tweet that has many in the community buzzing about a potential move to Los Angeles in the near future.

Manchester United into Europa semifinals, Zlatan to LAFC?: Brotherly Game Daily Links 4/21/17

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The weekend is almost here, the links will help you get there.

Philadelphia Union News

Medunjanin adjusting well to MLS, creating early success
Despite a less than stellar start for the Union, one of the team's bright spots this season has been Haris Medunjanin, who, with just seven career MLS games under his belt, already looks like a solid veteran.

LAFC breaks ground on new stadium, announces naming rights deal

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With Los Angeles FCjoining MLS in less than two years, the team took another leap forward.

LAFC broke ground on its soccer-specific stadium on Tuesday, with MLS commissioner Don Garber, LA's owners and fans, along with the city's mayor Eric Garcettiin attendance.

MLS Ticker: Franklin, LAFC and more

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Following Fabian Castillo's recent move to Turkey, it appears another MLS player could be on his way to the European nation.

D.C. United defender Sean Franklin is being linked with Turkish sideGaziantepspor. (REPORT)

Los Angeles FC is reportedly looking at Tustin as the location for the team's training headquarters.

LAFC unveils stadium renderings following city council approval

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Los Angeles FC's stadium plan took another step towards reality on Friday.

The LA City Council unanimously approvedthe Final Environmental Impact Report and other environmental and entitlement agreementsfor LAFC on Friday. The approval providesLAFC formal permissionto begin work on the site and proceed with the startof the project.

‘This Is Not A Joke’ – Will Ferrell Joins Vincent Tan As Co-Owner Of New MLS Franchise Los Angeles FC

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As unlikely as it may seem, Will Ferrell and Vincent Tan are to buddy up and collaborate in the running of the latest MLS franchise, Los Angeles FC.

Ferrell and Tan are numbered among26 co-owners, who includethe first lady of US women's soccer, Mia Hamm, as well as former NBA star Magic Johnson.

MLS Ticker: Red Bulls, McCarty agree to new deal; LAFC to reveal crest, logo Thursday; and more

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We're a few days removed from the holiday period, and abit of newshas emerged around Major League Soccer:

Dax McCarty will reportedly be a member of the New York Red Bulls for years to come, as the 28-year-old defensive midfielder agreed to a new four-year deal on Monday, according to Goal USA.

The Rest

Sounders expose Osvaldo Alonso to MLS Expansion Draft

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Joevin Jones is only starter from MLS Cup final to be unprotected.

Los Angeles FC will have a couple former captains to choose from the Seattle Sounders in the Dec. 12 Expansion Draft. Free agent Brad Evans being unprotected was expected. Slightly more surprising, but not entirely unexpected as seen in this year's protectinator results, is that Designated Player Osvaldo Alonso is also on Seattle's unprotected list.

Who should the Philadelphia Union protect in the 2017 Expansion Draft?

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The Union have some tough choices to make regarding the roster. The expansion draft is just the first.

Draft season is almost upon us, and the Philadelphia Union will need to navigate these next three months with a deft touch and savvy. The first draft coming up is your favorite and mine, the Expansion Draft on December 12.