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Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. San Jose Earthquakes
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Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. San Jose Earthquakes

Philadelphia Union kick off a four-game home stretch on Saturday as Philly native Bobby Convey and the San Jose Earthquakes come to town. PSP previews a game that will pit the hometown kid Convey against the guy the Union took instead of him, Shea Salinas, as well as top pick Danny Mwanga against the predicted No. 1 pick the Union passed on, Ike Opara.

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Chivas USA
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Preview: Philadelphia Union at Chivas USA

The Union head to Los Angeles to face Chivas USA in a battle of last place teams. Philadelphia hopes to keep the momentum of Sunday’s big home win over Seattle, while Chivas has a big losing streak and some key players returning to the mix. PSP previews.

Preview: Seattle Sounders at Philadelphia Union
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Preview: Seattle Sounders at Philadelphia Union

World Cup? What World Cup? Philadelphia Union host Freddie Ljungberg and Seattle in the first match ever played at PPL Park in Chester. PSP previews and points you to what you need to know about parking and transportation there.

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Kansas City Wizards
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Preview: Philadelphia Union at Kansas City Wizards

The Kansas City Wizards nearly moved to south Jersey in 2006. They didn’t, and Philadelphia Union formed instead. Now, they face off for the first time Thursday night in Kansas City, and we have a preview.

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Chicago Fire
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Preview: Philadelphia Union at Chicago Fire

The Union continue the road trip from hell but do it coming off a big 3-2 win last week over Houston, their first ever road win. The Fire are a team in flux, struggling to cope with the loss of several key starters, but they have one of the best home fields in the league. PSP previews the match.

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Houston Dynamo
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Preview: Philadelphia Union at Houston Dynamo

Brian Ching took a kick to the head with his surprise cut Wednesday from the U.S. World Cup roster. His first match since then comes Saturday against Philadelphia Union. PSP has a match preview.

Preview: FC Dallas at Philadelphia Union
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Preview: FC Dallas at Philadelphia Union

Welcome home, Philadelphia Union. After five straight road games (all losses), the Union finally get another home game Saturday, with FC Dallas coming to town. Dallas is clicking on all cylinders but one — they can’t seem to finish. Will that help the Union pull off an upset?

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Real Salt Lake
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Preview: Philadelphia Union at Real Salt Lake

The Union travel to Utah to face the defending champs, who have struggled just as much as the Union have. Neither team has played to its potential. The Union could be without three regulars, but they still go in with the chance to steal three points from Real Salt Lake.

Opposition Report: Los Angeles Galaxy
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Opposition Report: Los Angeles Galaxy

Los Angeles should provide a stern test for our shaky expansion team.  The Galaxy have opened the season undefeated with 4 wins and a draw in their first 5 games.  After knocking off Salt Lake City, Houston, Chivas, and New England, the Galaxy were held to a goalless draw by Kansas City […]

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Los Angeles Galaxy
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Preview: Philadelphia Union at Los Angeles Galaxy

Philadelphia Union, meet the best team in the league. The Los Angeles Galaxy have the league’s best record, best player, top scorer, best coach and possibly the best back line. The Union won’t have leading scorer Sebastien Le Toux. We have the game preview.