Archive for March, 2011

Galaxy v Union live commentary
Featured / Live coverage / Union

Galaxy v Union live commentary

Follow the PSP for live commentary of the LA Galaxy v Philadelphia Union game on Saturday, April 2 from 10:15pm.

USA 4-0 Suriname: U-20 Update
Featured / USMNT

USA 4-0 Suriname: U-20 Update

The Union’s Zack MacMath and Amobi Okugo both started in the US U-20 team’s 4-0 win over Suriname on Tuesday.

Injury concerns, more news
Daily news roundups / Featured

Injury concerns, more news

Injury concerns for the Union ahead of Saturday’s match in LA. Union taking LA very seriously. Donovan expected to play on Saturday. Independence announce 2011 roster. Ochocinco explains what playing soccer is like for an American football audience. FIFA won’t tell what it pays itself. UEFA concerned about hooliganism ahead of Euro 2012 and more news.

Casa round-up: Week One
Featured / Local

Casa round-up: Week One

Casa kicked off another season last Saturday. We have a round-up of all the weekend’s action right here.

KYW’s Philly Soccer Show: Justin Mapp
KYW Philly Soccer Show / Podcasts

KYW’s Philly Soccer Show: Justin Mapp

In the latest edition of the Philly Soccer Show podcast, KYW’s Greg Orlandini and the PSP’s Mike Servedio talk to Justin Mapp.

Nowak named EVP of Soccer Operations/Team Manager
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Nowak named EVP of Soccer Operations/Team Manager

Peter Nowak earns himself a new title for the Union.

Philly soccer, 100 years ago today
Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly soccer, 100 years ago today

In March 1911, Tacony FC and Philadelphia Hibernian were in the semifinals of the American Cup and fighting for the top spot in the Pennsylvania League.

Moving up the rankings, more news
Daily news roundups / Featured

Moving up the rankings, more news

Union climb to 5th in power rankings. LA columnist thinks Union will win. Beckham scored on Mondragon at WC 1998 and hopes to do so again. Ochocinco makes KC reserves. Reaction to USA loss. 2011 National Soccer Hall of Fame class announced and much, much more news.

A day in the life of the Sons of Ben
Featured / Photo essays

A day in the life of the Sons of Ben

From the setup of the River End, to the Stache Bash at the tailgate, to the game itself, opening day for the Sons of Ben involved a lot of hard work as well as fun. PSP photographer Earl Gardner spent the day with the Sons of Ben to capture both the work and the fun.

Winning ugly is ugly…Time to get better
Featured / Union

Winning ugly is ugly…Time to get better

Two victories against MLS minnows are a great way to start the season, but what does it mean for the Union going into the weekend’s clash with the Galaxy?