Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Union waive Mendoza, Watson

Chester, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union have waived Alex Mendoza and Damani Richards. 

A product of the Harrisburg City Islanders Academy, Mendoza, 22, spent the last three seasons with Mexico’s Pumas.  Richards, 18, has been a regular with the Trinidad & Tobago U-17 and U-20 National Teams and was signed by the Union on January 19.

The release of Richards frees up an international roster spot.

The Union open the 2013 season on Saturday, March 2 when they host Sporting Kansas City at 4:00 p.m. on 6abc.

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