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The role of MLS
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The role of MLS

The United States rarely settles for second place. Will MLS ever grow into a league that can compete with those in footy-crazy countries? And will US fans be happy with a league that accepts its role as a feeder system for larger leagues and a buyer of over-the-hill stars?

Union see red in 0-2 loss
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Union see red in 0-2 loss

Alejandro Moreno, Danny Califf and Michael Orozco drew red cards during Sunday’s loss to FC Dallas.

“Most MLS players can’t play abroad” debunked
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“Most MLS players can’t play abroad” debunked

As some skeptics talk about a potential Major League Soccer strike, it’s become common to say MLS is the only league many of the league’s players could make it in in, as if to say, “Strike here, and you won’t play anywhere.” Here’s how Philadelphia Union proves otherwise.

Philadelphia, unions, & why you should’ve known
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Philadelphia, unions, & why you should’ve known

Philadelphia Union sounds like a great name for a club, absent of context. Too bad about the context. A PSP reader sent me an email today titled, “Is my Seattle trip in jeopardy?”

Roger Torres, part of a new Columbian generation
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Roger Torres signing part of larger trend in MLS

In signing young midfielder Roger Torres, Philadelphia Union are taking part in a growing trend in MLS: Bringing in Colombian talent, especially that of the young variety.

Union add Columbian midfielder to roster
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Union add Columbian midfielder to roster

The Union have added Colombian midfielder Roger Torres to the roster in what’s becoming typical of the club’s way of doing business in training camp: Keep things quiet, except, you know, when they don’t want to.

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Union win friendly 1-0

Philadelphia Union topped the University of Guadalajara 1-0 Tuesday on a second half goal from Fred. Temple University product J.T. Noone assisted on Fred’s goal in the 65th minute with a long setup pass, bolstering Noone’s hopes of making the team as an undrafted trialist. Fred scored from the left […]

Farming the Union, Cultivating the Fans
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Farming the Union, Cultivating the Fans

With today’s announcement of an exclusive partnership with USL-2 side Harrisburg City Islanders, the Philadelphia Union has laid the ground work for a highly developed farm system. Already with a working partnership with PDL side Reading United AC, the Union have now established links to …

Union partner with USL-2 Harrisburg
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Union partner with USL-2 Harrisburg

Philadelphia Union will partner with the Harrisburg City Islanders of USL-2 in a development contract could see Union players loaned to Harrisburg to get more playing time, the clubs announced today.

Rookies score for Union in 2-2 draw
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Rookies score for Union in 2-2 draw

Rookies J.T. Noone and Jack McInerney scored today to lead Philadelphia Union to a 2-2 draw against Chivas Guadalajara. McInerney had a hand in both goals, scoring in the 50th minute and feeding Noone for the second goal less than five minutes later to push the Union out in front.