Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup
Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

The Philadelphia Daily News has some details on Philadelphia Union’s friendly with FC Dallas, likely set for sometime around the second week of March in Tampa. Goal.com has a good look at what the New York Red Bulls are doing to improve. Basically, they’re raiding the Scandinavian leagues. The CBC’s Jason […]

MLS extends labor talks, other news
Daily news roundups

MLS extends labor talks, other news

MLS officials and players agreed to extend collective bargaining negotiations until Feb. 25 due to massive snowfall. Can Union manager Peter Nowak match Sigi Schmid and Bob Bradley for best expansion team results? Soccer America asks the question all Union fans want to know. Naturally, they don’t really answer it. […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

MLS labor negotiations postponed due to snow storm. The Daily News reports on double duty for Orozco and Nowak’s fine-tooth comb. MLSnet reports on building team spirit and the role of veterans in establishing leadership on the Union squad. Landon Donovan gets assist and earns penalty kick in Everton’s 2-1 […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

The Inquirer talks to Danny Califf. Robert W. Millar, inducted into the Philadelphia Soccer Hall of Fame (now the Southeastern Pennsylvania Hall of Fame) in 1991, has passed away at the age of 88. WE’RE NUMBER ONE! WE’RE NUMBER ONE! Adidas reports the Union jersey is the number one selling […]

Union to train in Mexico, other morning news
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Union to train in Mexico, other morning news

Philadelphia Union will head to Guadalajara, Mexico, for a one-week training session later this month. Let’s see if the snow follows them there like it has to Greensboro, N.C. Union manager Peter Nowak tells the Inquirer he plans to tailor his system to the players, not vice versa. Does that mean […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

No word yet on how the Union fared in their “closed training match” on Saturday, just a look ahead to this weekend’s match with UNC (Chapel Hill). Sunil Galati will serve another four years as U.S. Soccer Federation president, thanks to a Sunday vote. The David Beckham Academy has closed […]

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Independence pass on Marta, other morning news

The Philadelphia Independence passed on the world’s best female player in the WPS dispersal draft. Instead, Marta goes to the San Francisco Bay area, while the Independence took goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc, who led the league in clean sheets last year. Marta may make a lot of money, but something tells […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

The Union’s Michael Orozco is “adjusting to the team.” Steve Ralston, the MLS all-time games played leader, turns down contract with New England Revolution and joins the USSF Division 2 expansion side AC St. Louis as player/coach. St. Louis is his hometown. US midfielder Ricardo Clark’s Eintracht Frankfurt’s debut could […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

The 2010 MLS schedule will be released at 2pm today. Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! With echoes of the ongoing John Terry affair (pun slightly intended, see below), former USA coach Steve Sampson admits he dropped John Harkes from the USA squad two months before the 1998 World Cup […]

Union start camp in N.C., other news of the day
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Union start camp in N.C., other news of the day

Philadelphia Union started spring training in Greensboro, N.C. on Monday. Check out these photos, courtesy of the Carolina Dynamo. The Union’s Alejandro Moreno nearly scored for Venezuela in a scoreless draw today against Japan. More on Philadelphia Union’s stadium rights deal, which still isn’t official. News from the rivals: D.C. United […]