Philadelphia Union owner Richie Graham talks about the sale of Brendan Aaronson and future of American soccer

Last week MLS side Philadelphia Union — in the middle of an extremely successful campaign which has them tied for first place in the Eastern Conference — announced that its 20-year-old attacking midfielder Brenden Aaronson had been sold to Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg, and would join the club after the season.



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The reported figure of the sale was $6 million plus bonuses, the largest ever paid for an MLS Homegrown Player. For the Union, the sale was proof of concept for its strategy over the past few years of focusing on the development of its academy.

In a phone call with FTW, Philadelphia Union co-owner Richie Graham talked about the sale, the changing perception of MLS and American players in Europe, and his vision for youth development in this country.

This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

FTW: Congratulations on this

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We Just Buy Houses Helping Philadelphia Homeowners Sell Their Houses Fast

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PHILADELPHIA – October 17, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

Selling a house can be a lengthy, stressful, and costly process regardless of the circumstances. The team at We Just Buy Houses strives to make the selling process as easy as it can be. We Just Buy Houses helps homeowners  sell a house fast.

We Just Buy Houses team is made up of business partners Mark Irwin and Ken Buchholz. The two met during high school and shared a passion for construction and real estate. During the summers, they would work for Mark’s father’s construction company and during the winters with Ken’s aunt’s real estate brokerage, giving them a vast range of industry experience. 

Following their college education, their passion for real estate grew into a successful business partnership, and We

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The Most Notable Homes for Sale in the Greater Philadelphia Area

The essence of luxury exudes throughout Greater Philadelphia’s diverse regions. From expansive suburban estates to the elegance of a multi-level urban oasis, there is truly a home for every lifestyle. 

These four homes for sale showcase ultra-modern amenities, architectural excellence and unrivaled views. Read on to discover some of the area’s most notable sales on the market. 

7 Woodsworth Court, Wayne

Price: $2,275,000

Square footage: 9,100

Bed: 6

Bath: 4.2

A timeless manor estate and walk to Wayne dream. The grandeur and architectural detail of “Woodsworth” offers unparalleled character and elegance, and the perfect setting for lavish entertaining and casual living on a grand scale. Featured in Better Homes and Gardens, the bold and refreshing design make this home truly inspiring. The current owners have added a 1,200 square-foot carriage house, saltwater pool and extensively renovated the main house seamlessly. Just off North Wayne Avenue, it’s an easy walk into

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