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MLS Ticker: Cooper, Rowe, Royer, and more

Photo by Reinhold Matay/USA TODAY Sports
Photo by Reinhold Matay/USA TODAY Sports

Toronto FC bolstered their roster with the signing of a Panamanian international, while the LA Galaxy will be without their starting goalkeeper for a clash with NYCFC this weekend.

Panama midfielder Armando Cooper has joined TFC on loan from Club Deportivo Árabe Unido. Cooper has earned 74 caps and registered five goals for the Panamanian national team. (REPORT)

MLS expansion club Los Angeles FC announced the date and time and sent out invitations to their stadium groundbreaking press conference. (REPORT)

Bruce Arena stated to the media Wednesday afternoon that starting goalkeeper Brian Rowe would miss this weekend’s match at New York City FC after suffering a head injury last weekend against the Colorado Rapids. He has not named who will replace him. (REPORT)

New signing Daniel Royer will be available for the New York Red Bulls weekend match against rivals D.C. United. The 26-year-old Austrian winger joined the Red Bulls from FC Midtjylland on August 3rd. (REPORT)

Planned upgrades to Frisco’s Toyota Stadium are being scaled back after construction bids came in millions over budget due to market conditions. (REPORT)

In Poland, top division side Lechia Gdansk announced the signings of 29 year old Canadian defender Steven Vitoria, formerly of the Philadelphia Union. (REPORT)


How will Cooper fare with TFC? What do you think about the abundance of stadium news? Who will the Galaxy start in goal against NYCFC? How will Royer fit in with the New York Red Bulls?

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  1. Former NYRB Amando Moreno scored for Tijuana last night in Copa MX play, his second goal in three Copa matches this season. US 17 year old forward Brandon Vazquez saw his first action for Tijuana’s top squad subbing on for Moreno in the 60th minute. Paul Arriola and John Requejo also went 90 minutes for Los Xolos. Unfortunately, Tijuana earned only a draw against Lobos, which means they need a lot of help to advance out of the group stage.

    And former Galaxy midfielder Juninho subbed on in the 78th for Tijuana as well.


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