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In the books: The Ten Shirt
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In the books: The Ten Shirt

The PSP reviews “The Ten Shirt,” a novel that imagines an alternate reality in which the US is in the 1982 World Cup final.

Notes from Philly’s official World Cup bid viewing party
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Notes from Philly’s official World Cup bid viewing party

PSP was at Tir na nOg to see a vast outpouring of soccer support turn into dejection, disbelief and then … the realization that we don’t need the damn World Cup anyway.

2018 and 2022 WC hosts announced; US loses
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2018 and 2022 WC hosts announced; US loses

Russia to host the 2018 World Cup, Qatar the 2022 World Cup.

Free Bob Bradley, too…
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Free Bob Bradley, too…

It is time to part ways with Bob Bradley, it is best for the US and it is best for the coach. His next step? England? Europe? He has the ability, will he get a shot?

My South Africa story
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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.

KYW podcast: Looking back & ahead for USMNT
KYW Philly Soccer Show / Podcasts / Union / World Cup

KYW podcast: Looking back & ahead for USMNT

KYW editor Greg Orlandini and PSP editor Dan Walsh break down the crushing loss that ended a dramatic World Cup run for the U.S. and look ahead to what comes next for Bob Bradley and the national team.

The Aftermath
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The Aftermath

A cathartic look at the US team’s performance in this World Cup cycle.

USA v. Ghana Preview
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USA v. Ghana Preview

We look at the match up between the USA and Ghana. The Ghanians look tough, but beatable.

Latest World Cup podcast: US wins, advances
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Latest World Cup podcast: US wins, advances

KYW editor Greg Orlandini and PSP editor Dan Walsh break down the dramatic US victory over Algeria that put the team on top of Group C, look ahead to the match against Ghana in the Round of 16, and evaluate the rest of the World Cup in their latest soccer podcast, recorded Wednesday.

Altidore to Dempsey… saved! DONOVAN!!!
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Altidore to Dempsey… saved! DONOVAN!!!

The Americans needed all 90 minutes and then some to knock off Algeria and secure a spot in the knockout stages of the 2010 World Cup. They also needed their best player to come through on the biggest stage.