Independence draft five more players

Construction in all its forms continues for the region's soccer teams.

We had the news last week about the Union's stadium situation, and prior to that there was the Independence's expansion draft.

Now comes another event on the women's side, as the Independence picked up five new players in an international player draft.

The biggest name is Caroline Seger, a midfielder who is the captain of Sweden's national team. Perhaps the most intriguing name is English forward Lianne Sanderson, a 21-year-old who comes to Philadelphia from English powerhouse Arsenal.

I know there are a few Gunners fans out there, so I figured you might be interested to know that.

You can find more information about the players the Independence drafted here and in the photo gallery above.