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Bethlehem Steel and the USL to MLS pipeline
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Bethlehem Steel and the USL to MLS pipeline

Bethlehem Steel FC has already developed an MLS quality player, with two more potentially on the way. But what should fans really make of the Union’s USL setup?

The missed opportunity in hosting Swansea City
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The missed opportunity in hosting Swansea City

Summer friendlies are great money makers, but could the Union have made more money with a different opponent?

Is tonight’s game a rivalry match?
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Is tonight’s game a rivalry match?

In the absence of a true regional rivalry, perhaps Union fans can look further afield to find a match worth getting worked up about.

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.

The Union ship of Theseus
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The Union ship of Theseus

When Earnie Stewart took the helm of the Philadelphia Union, he inherited a fanbase so tired of failure as to mutiny against the team’s ownership. How each defines that relationship is a significant part of the team’s “now” narrative.

Who is Elías Aguilar?
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Who is Elías Aguilar?

Elias Aguilar was training with the team in Chester yesterday, but what if it was more than just “training”?

The heat is on: Looking ahead to MLS summer labyrinth after the international break
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The heat is on: Looking ahead to MLS summer labyrinth after the international break

After the international break, the Union are about to hit a crucial stretch that could make or break their season.

Today’s Union Lineup
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Today’s Union Lineup

Should Jim Curtin use tonight’s USOC match against Harrisburg judiciously to experiment?

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Youth development: Broad or deep?

What is the best approach to developing youth players? High school soccer coach and PSP contributor Josh Trott explores.

Finding a 10: What took so long?
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Finding a 10: What took so long?

Ilsinho has been the best fit at the 10 this season. But why did it take so long to get him there? And will it take that long the next time a change needs to be made?