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Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC
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Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC

A second date with Columbus, this time in Chester, is a must-win game for the Union.

News roundup: Union scoring drought, pro/rel media bid, Dwyer on the move, more
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News roundup: Union scoring drought, pro/rel media bid, Dwyer on the move, more

The Union forgot how to score, MLS turns down $4 bazillion dollars, Dom Dwyer looks destined for a return to Florida, Gold Cup news, and more.

Match report: Montreal Impact 2-1 Philadelphia Union
Union match reports

Match report: Montreal Impact 2-1 Philadelphia Union

The Union fall on the road in Quebec due to careless defending and a lethargic final touch.

News Roundup: Tony Fontana comes to town, Union schedule woes, the East rises, and Gold Cup musing
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News Roundup: Tony Fontana comes to town, Union schedule woes, the East rises, and Gold Cup musing

The Union added to their Homegrown arsenal by signing Anthony Fontana, the schedule is about to get rough, MLS Eastern Conference rises above the west, and Gold Cup news and views.

swansea training by phila union
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Match preview: Philadelphia Union v. Swansea City AFC

The Swans are coming and its Game of Thrones night for some reason! Why this international friendly may be worth checking out.

News roundup: Gauging the Union, Blake shines, Welsh is insane, MLS transfer window, more
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News roundup: Gauging the Union, Blake shines, Welsh is insane, MLS transfer window, more

Are the Union actually good? Why European clubs should take note of Andre Blake. Fafa is super worldly. And Welsh is the weirdest looking language on Earth.

Halfway there: Gili starts, Haris’ defense, direct play, and other notes at the midseason mark
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Halfway there: Gili starts, Haris’ defense, direct play, and other notes at the midseason mark

Giliano Wijnaldum has earned a starting role and why the change in Union fortunes is all about Haris Medunjanin.

News roundup: Steady Haris, midseason awards, top league leaps, more
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News roundup: Steady Haris, midseason awards, top league leaps, more

The new Union captain brings a cool hand to the midfield and why is it so hard for second tier players to make the jump to MLS?

Match report: New York Red Bulls 1 (5) – 1 (3) Philadelphia Union
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Match report: New York Red Bulls 1 (5) – 1 (3) Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia had the Red Bulls on the ropes but failed to capitalize before falling in a shootout in yet another epic Open Cup match.

News roundup: Picault’s spotlight, NASL soccer city, Gold Cup roster postures, more
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News roundup: Picault’s spotlight, NASL soccer city, Gold Cup roster postures, more

Fafa Picault’s play is earning praise, Gold Cup roster snubs and opportunism, Euro stars invest in San Diego, and the summer Champions League qualifiers you’ve never heard of.