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Union tactics: New season calls for new midfield roles
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Union tactics: New season calls for new midfield roles

The Union should make subtle changes to their midfield tactics as their young core develops and Brian Carroll joins the fold.

White out, Perlaza to Portland, more on Arias
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White out, Perlaza to Portland, more on Arias

Haverford School and FC Delco product Jeremiah White has not been invited to travel with the Union for preseason training in Orlando. SBI reports that Jorge Perlaza, long linked to the Union, is headed for Portland. Cesar Arias confirms talks with the Union but a move is not certain.

Was that really so shocking?
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Was that really so shocking?

Was the waiving of Brad Knighton really so very shocking?

(Photo: Daniel Gajdamowicz)
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Union waive Brad Knighton

In a surprise move, the Union announce that they have waived goalkeeper Brad Knighton

Union to train in Florida, then Greece
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Union to train in Florida, then Greece

The Union’s preseason plans have become a little clearer, although some details remain to be seen.

What do the Union do with all these draft picks?
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What do the Union do with all these draft picks?

Drafted players may not necessarily make the team. What will happen to them if they don’t?

Supplemental Draft Live
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Supplemental Draft Live

Local connections abound as the Union select Southampton, Pa.native Ryan Richter from La Salle with the fifth pick of the first round. Defender Josh Walburn from Princeton was the second round pick. Wilmington, De. native and FC Delco alumni Matthew Marcin was picked from Providence College in the third round.

Union draft review: Zac, Mike and Levi
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Union draft review: Zac, Mike and Levi

PSP grades a draft that saw the Philadelphia Union selected goalkeeper Zac MacMath of Maryland, midfielder Michael Farfan of North Carolina and F/M Levi Houapeu of UMBC.

PSP reports live from the SuperDraft
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PSP reports live from the SuperDraft

The PSP travels on the Founding Members bus to the SuperDraft. Updates on events as they unfold will be posted all day.

The MacMath behind drafting a goalie early
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The MacMath behind drafting a goalie early

Since the first MLS draft in 1996, ten goalies have been drafted in the first round. The results are decidedly mixed. Does it make sense for the Union to use their first pick on a goalie?