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Seeing red over not seeing yellow and green
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Seeing red over not seeing yellow and green

Brion Shreffler examines the issue of dubious censorship undertaken by staff members at The Linc for last Wednesday’s Union v Man United match. At issue is the refusal to admit anyone displaying signs of protest against United’s current ownership.

FC Delco falls to Crew Juniors
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FC Delco falls to Crew Juniors

The FC Delco Hammerheads lost the US Youth Soccer Under 19 National Championship final Saturday night in a hard fought contest with Ohio Crew Juniors. The Crew Juniors became the first MLS youth academy team to win the James P. McGuire Cup.

The devil and the Union-Man U divide
Culture / Fan Culture / Union

The devil and the Union-Man U divide

Brion sounds off on the devil, the Union, Manchester United, and the difference between them and their young stars, with a good dose of beer thrown in.

Isles out of Open Cup, Ready for Battery, Union
Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / US Open Cup / USL

Isles out of Open Cup, Ready for Battery, Union

The City Islanders look forward to a league match against Charleston Battery and a friendly with the Union after being knocked out of the US Open Cup.

When tempers flare at PPL Park
Fan Culture / Featured / Union

When tempers flare at PPL Park

It was hot inside PPL Park during the Union’s victory over Toronto on Saturday. Things got hotter in the stands after Toronto equalized in the 81st minute. Matters came to a boil in the exit tunnel of one section after the game.

Friends (l-r) Stanislaw Guzikowski, Gary "Swing" McDonald, Joe Falloon, and John MaCrae pose with an unamed Celtic fan who disappeared into the lost canyons of the night.
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Celtic meet and greet Tuesday at Fado

Celtic fans turned out at Fado on Tuesday night to greet players and coaches from the famed Scottish team, which is in town to face Philadelphia Union on Wednesday night.

Streaking Islanders
Featured / Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / US Open Cup / USL

Streaking Islanders

The City Islanders have seen an end to the run of bad luck that marked the beginning of the season and currently sit in fourth place in the league. The sole remaining USL team in the US Open Cup, they recently dispatched New York Red Bulls in extra time and will face DC United on July 21st. On July 27th they host the Union in a friendly. Here’s a look at their recent form with an eye on some players to watch.

My South Africa story
Africa / Culture / Fan Culture / Featured / FIFA / USMNT / USWNT / World / World Cup / World Cup - International

My South Africa story

PSP’s Ryan Pine made the trip from Philly to South Africa for the World Cup. Now he’s back to share a story full of ostriches, electrocutions, great wine, mass hysteria, and dreaming the impossible dream.

The Human Perspective at the World Cup
Africa / Culture / Featured / World Cup - International

The Human Perspective at the World Cup

South African writer Ivan Vladislavic talks with PSP about the ground level impact of the World Cup on the country’s people and how building soccer stadiums may or may not impact the lives of South Africans, with a few parallels to Philadelphia Union’s new digs in Chester.

Who are ya?
Culture / Fan Culture / Featured / Union

Who are ya?

A sellout crowd at PPL Park, and PSP talks to fans at the stadium.