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Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC
Match previews

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC

A second date with Columbus, this time in Chester, is a must-win game for the Union.

Five thoughts on the Union, the universe and everything
A View from Afar

Five thoughts on the Union, the universe and everything

Andre Blake’s international breakthrough, a Union summer transfer window update, Roland Alberg does Roland Alberg things, Najem and Epps, and the man/myth/legend that is Mike Petke. PSP’s Dan Walsh hits it all.

Player of the week: Andre Blake
Player of the Week

Player of the week: Andre Blake

Is there any question who is PSP’s player of the week. Need a hint? It’s Andre Blake.

News roundup: Union scoring drought, pro/rel media bid, Dwyer on the move, more
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union scoring drought, pro/rel media bid, Dwyer on the move, more

The Union forgot how to score, MLS turns down $4 bazillion dollars, Dom Dwyer looks destined for a return to Florida, Gold Cup news, and more.

Tactical analysis: Columbus Crew 1-0 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Columbus Crew 1-0 Philadelphia Union

Neither team was good in the final third, but Columbus stuck to their gameplan and it paid off with a big win over the Union

Player ratings: Columbus Crew 1 – 0 Philadelphia Union
Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Columbus Crew 1 – 0 Philadelphia Union

Saturday’s game earns some players praise, and several players scorn.

News roundup: United States earn birth in Gold Cup final
Daily news roundups

News roundup: United States earn birth in Gold Cup final

Union sink in Columbus, USA to face Andre Blake and Jamaica in the Gold Cup final, and the rest of the day’s news.

Match report: Richmond 3 – 2 Bethlehem
USL Match report

Match report: Richmond 3 – 2 Bethlehem

Richmond Kickers ended Bethlehem Steel’s undefeated streak while stopping their own string without a win 3-2 at City Stadium in Virginia’s capital.

Match report: Columbus Crew 1-0 Philadelphia Union
Union match reports

Match report: Columbus Crew 1-0 Philadelphia Union

The Union’s shorthanded, sputtering offense failed to threaten Columbus Crew SC, who rode a lucky goal from Justin Meram to a 1-0 victory at MAPFRE Stadium.

Fixing the Gold Cup
Commentary / Gold Cup

Fixing the Gold Cup

The Gold Cup is the premier competition for CONCACAF supremacy. It does little to further the US Men’s National Team’s international agenda, however, and getting “results” in the competition have little impact results in subsequent World Cups.