U.S. SOCCER FEDERATION’S RYAN MOONEY LEAVING TO JOIN NEW PROJECT RUN BY UNION CO-OWNER RICHIE GRAHAM

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Ryan Mooney, a 10-year veteran of the U.S. Soccer Federation who most recently held the lofty title of “chief soccer officer,” is leaving the governing body to help run a new sports business venture formed by Union minority owner Richie Graham.

The venture, called Playmakers Management Group, has been formed to consolidate a group of sports-related projects Graham works with under the umbrella of the private equity investment firm where he has made his money. Those projects include a sports medicine entity that has treated players from the NBA, NFL and international sports (including tennis star Andy Murray); and a soon-to-launch marketing agency that aims to connect brands with American soccer entities as interest grows in the sport.

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