Archive for February, 2010

Rookies score for Union in 2-2 draw

Rookies score for Union in 2-2 draw

Rookies J.T. Noone and Jack McInerney scored today to lead Philadelphia Union to a 2-2 draw against Chivas Guadalajara. McInerney had a hand in both goals, scoring in the 50th minute and feeding Noone for the second goal less than five minutes later to push the Union out in front.


Street Soccer Commercial

Some nice street soccer with Capoeira action.

Union "friendly" ends in near-brawl

Union "friendly" ends in near-brawl

Philadelphia Union lost an exhibition match that ended 12 minutes early Thursday to avoid an all-out brawl. Three Union players were sent off in the club’s 3-1 loss to the Atlas U-20 squad, while Atlas saw two players ejected. Few details beyond that were available from the match in Guadalajara, […]

English Premier League

A Sideshow For Chelsea When They Need It Least

Sure, in the lead-up to matches charged with a side-show backdrop, there’s always going to be the reflexive rhetoric about professionalism, such as what Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti recently spilled ahead of his side’s match against Manchester City on Saturday(7:45 a.m. EST).  Perhaps the aftermath of John Terry’s purported shagging […]

Independence TV Debut April 18
Independence / WPS

Independence TV Debut April 18

The Philadelphia Independence will play five matches on Fox Soccer Channel this season, beginning with a game in Boston on April 18. The Independence have a packed preseason schedule including an autograph session on March 11 and a March 20 match against University of North Carolina. We will keep you […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Major League Soccer’s collective bargaining agreement expired last night. Still no strike. has a look ahead at what happens next,  and Soccer America has a solid read as well. The Harrisburg Patriot has a brief Q & A with goalkeeper Sam Bishop, who’s in camp with Philadelphia Union. Should Charlie Davies’ […]

CBA Negotiations / MLS

MLS contract expires, no strike yet

Major League Soccer’s collective bargaining agreement expires tonight, but the players won’t be striking — yet. The players union released this statement today: Bethesda, MD (Thursday, February 25, 2010) – The Major League Soccer Players Union (the “Union”) today announced that the collective bargaining agreement between the Union and Major […]

USMNT / World Cup

US v. Netherlands Roster Thoughts:

Dan Walsh already put up the roster for the US v. Netherlands, so I don’t want to repeat it. However, I did have some more thoughts on it. I think we all know how good Tim Howard is, so I would like to see Brad Guzan and Marcus Hahneman each […]