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Adam played soccer for Haverford College and now writes about Philadelphia Union with the kind of tactical analysis rarely seen in the US. He believes soccer bars that don't open for the early game are not soccer bars. Follow him on Twitter @PSPadam. Email him at acann@phillysoccerpage.com.

USMNT arrives in SA, schedules post-WC against Brazil, more…
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USMNT arrives in SA, schedules post-WC against Brazil, more…

USMNT arrives in South Africa, schedules friendly with Brazil. Seattle GM doesn’t regret letting Le Toux go unprotected, and more…

"The door is that way. And it's direct."
World Cup - International

Ref Stuff

Two teams of referees have been axed from the 2010 World Cup after failing the FIFA fitness test.

Daily news roundups

England and Argentina cruise, U.S. faces Czech

Highlights from World Cup friendlies, Turkey wants Euro 2016, and AC Milan is in DC for a yawner tonight.

Casa round-up: final week
Casa Soccer League / Local Leagues

Casa round-up: final week

A big upset in Tercera as three teams secure promotion spots for the fall season. West Philly sits atop Primera, but Grey Lodge can sneak by them with a win against Milan in a make up game!

Casa round-up: week 8
Casa Soccer League

Casa round-up: week 8

Quaker City and Mt. Laurel fight it out atop Tercera while six teams teeter on the brink of Primera relegation. Sweet Lucy’s can play spoiler in Abierto and the loser of Philadelphia Athletic and Organized Chaos goes down! It’s real chaos as the Casa spring season reaches its final week!

17 year old retires, Clinton stumps for USA soccer
Daily news roundups / Featured

17 year old retires, Clinton stumps for USA soccer

17 year old Zachary Herold retires with a heart condition, Bill Clinton visits a Harlem soccer clinic, Henry denies he’s going to New York, and Jozy Altidore predicts a 3-0 win over England on June 12.

Casa round-up: Week 7
Casa Soccer League

Casa round-up: Week 7

A look ahead to the final two weeks of the CASA season – nobody is secure at the top, and every division features a fight to avoid relegation. All the info on who needs what to survive. CASA Round-up week 7!

Europa Cup final today: Everything you need to know and why you should care
Fulham / UEFA / UEFA Europa League

Europa Cup final today: Everything you need to know and why you should care

What makes this a great final is how well the two teams embody their home country’s styles of play. American Clint Dempsey’s wondergoal beat Juventus, and Fulham needs him to produce tonight. Because if there’s one word that sums up Atletico Madrid, it’s offense.

Wrap-up: Real Salt Lake 3-0 Philadelphia Union
Featured / MLS / Union / Union match reports

Wrap-up: Real Salt Lake 3-0 Philadelphia Union

At this point in the season, it’s cliched to say that the only thing consistent about the Philadelphia Union is inconsistency. Every game somebody seems to take a step forward while somebody else takes a step back. Kyle Nakazawa got his first start in the midfield while Jack McInerney slotted in next to Moreno up top. Danny Mwanga continued to hold down his spot at left bench.

FIFA releases World Cup roster info
FIFA / World Cup - International

FIFA releases World Cup roster info

FIFA announces World Cup roster release schedule. Mark June 4 on your calendar.