News in Brief: MNUFC Acquires Miller, Nguyen to LAFC, and More
MLS primary transfer window closes
The MLS primary transfer window closed this week with a couple notable transactions materializing at the eleventh hour. After holding out earlier this year for a trade, midfielder Lee Nguyen was traded to LAFC for $700,000 in allocation money.
MNUFC also finalized a deal late, trading winger Sam Nicholson to Colorado for defender and Woodbury native Eric Miller. Miller posted on Twitter about how happy he is to play for his hometown club.
- Midfielder Ibson and goaltender Bobby Shuttleworth were both named to MLS Team of the Week for Week 9.
- The Athletic’s Jeff Rueter sat down with Ibson to talk about his long career, including playing in Minnesota, and what the future holds.
- Topdrawersoccer.com’s Travis Clark writes about Mason Toye and his notable contributions to this past weekend’s home victory over Houston Dynamo.
- The newly formed Canadian Premier League, set to start play in 2019, is rumored to announce its first eight teams in the near future.
- After being named to Calgary Foothills FC men’s team, female goaltender Stephanie Labbé has been barred from play by the Premier Development League (PDL).
- Seattle Sounders club president Gareth Lagerwey speaks about how the club’s spending habits have changed in the modern day MLS.
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