PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The KYW Philly Soccer Show is back for the new year and we cover a lot of ground this week.
First, KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch are joined by Sean Doyle, director of social media for Reading United to help us preview this Thursday’s MLS Super Draft in Baltimore. The Union have needs all across the board, and Sean says this draft is deep in defenders. The Union hold the 3rd and 6th picks in the first round and could really bolster their depleted roster.READ MORE: Temple University Students Gather To Honor Students Killed, Call For Safety Changes
Then Philly Soccer Page reporter Mike Servedio joins the talk, as we discuss the Union’s latest acquisition, midfielder Walter Restrepo, from the New York Cosmos in the NASL. Michael Lahoud went to the Cosmos on loan as part of the deal. We talk about where Restrepo will play on the pitch and what impact he will have on the team.
We then bring local labor attorney and soccer historian Steve Holroyd on the show to talk about what looks to be the end of the Peter Nowak saga. Nowak, the Union’s first coach, sued the team after he was fired. Many shocking details about Nowak’s coaching tenure came in recently released court documents and we break those down.
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