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Double dipping: notes from Sarachan and Curtin’s press conferences
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Double dipping: notes from Sarachan and Curtin’s press conferences

U.S. manager Dave Sarachan announced Christian Pulisic will play for the U.S. in a friendly in Philly, while Jim Curtin suggested that few changes would be made to a struggling Union starting lineup.

Curtin breaks the ‘silence’ on Olivier Mbaizo
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Curtin breaks the ‘silence’ on Olivier Mbaizo

The Union finally provided answers on Olivier Mbaizo. The focus also remains on the young back line and a stalled attack

Focus on Fafa, building on positives at Curtin’s presser
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Focus on Fafa, building on positives at Curtin’s presser

Jim Curtin spoke about controlling play with passing out of the back, Keegan Rosenberry’s good form, and the impending return of Fafa Picault at his midweek presser.

The focus is on defense during Curtin’s press conference
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The focus is on defense during Curtin’s press conference

Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference included updated injury news and a lot of talk about the Union’s teenaged defenders.

It’s Matthew Real’s time to shine as injuries hit the Union’s back line
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It’s Matthew Real’s time to shine as injuries hit the Union’s back line

With injuries hitting the Union’s defense, Jim Curtin spoke about Matthew Real’s role going forward at his weekly press conference.

After Fontana’s dream debut, how can Curtin hit snooze?
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After Fontana’s dream debut, how can Curtin hit snooze?

Anthony Fontana was the story of the season opener, but how will Jim Curtin find him time? That and more from the coach’s weekly press conference.

Curtin press conference: All about Dočkal
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Curtin press conference: All about Dočkal

During Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference, the focus was rightfully on Bořek Dočkal. But the manager also touched on his opening day starting XI and the mood in the locker room.

Union introduce David Accam, announce contract through 2020
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Union introduce David Accam, announce contract through 2020

Philadelphia introduced their biggest offseason signing to date, with the biggest news being that Accam is under Union control through 2020.

Union end of season presser: Curtin stays, Pontius leaving, more
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Union end of season presser: Curtin stays, Pontius leaving, more

Earnie Stewart and Jim Curtin spoke to the media Wednesday afternoon, confirming that Curtin will return as head coach and that the club will continue to build on the foundation laid over the past two seasons.

Notes from Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference
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Notes from Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference

Jim Curtin talked playoffs, injuries, transfer rumors, young players, and the MLS All-Star Game in his weekly press conference.