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Hack respects Seattle, Kleberson and Soumare update, USOC pairings announced, Timbers make wish come true, more
Daily news roundups

Hack respects Seattle, Kleberson and Soumare update, USOC pairings announced, Timbers make wish come true, more

Quotes from John Hackworth’s weekly presser. US Open Cup 1st round ties announced. Hernandez scores but City Islanders drop first game. Timbers make a wish come true. More.

Union player stat inforgraphic for April
Infographic

Union player stat inforgraphic for April

Dan Stover and Jim Prestifilippo present their infographic of Union player stats for April’s games.

Philly Soccer 100: Tacony lose American Cup final replay, West Philly wins Amateur Challenge Cup
Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly Soccer 100: Tacony lose American Cup final replay, West Philly wins Amateur Challenge Cup

Tacony battles Paterson True Blues in the second replay of the 1913 American Cup final. West Philadelphia and Wilmington Irish Americans meet for the Allied American Amateur Cup.

Fans’ View: Superstition and the U
Fans' View

Fans’ View: Superstition and the U

Tim Carr wants that winning feeling back for the Union and he’s willing to try just about anything to do his part.

Sakiewicz: “We’re getting there,” Mac still No. 1 in Castrol Index, HCI hosts Battery, more
Daily news roundups

Sakiewicz: “We’re getting there,” Mac still No. 1 in Castrol Index, HCI hosts Battery, more

Nick Sakiewicz says Union want to keep rising stars, not spend on DP. McInerney still No. 1 in Castrol Index. Harrisburg host Charleston as Anding named to USL PRO Team of the Week. More news.

Union - Sporting KC by Daniel Gajdamowicz
MLS

How to fix soccer officiating? Common sense

PSP makes the case for why 5 refs are better than 3 (and goal-line technology). Yes, we’re using common sense again, in a way that no one else seems to be, because unlike Europe, we actually have other successful team sports to draw upon for examples. Also, a few quick hits on the Union.

Union v Chicago Fire by Daniel Gajdamowicz
Opinion

The gentrification of PPL Park

PPL Park expansion talk is back in the news. Conor O’Grady hopes talk of more suites, club seats, and a restaurant takes means the Union doesn’t forget the populism that was behind the founding of the club.

Union news and noteables, McWeather. MLS refs to unionize, more on NYCFC, USOC field set, more news
Daily news roundups

Union news and noteables, McWeather. MLS refs to unionize, more on NYCFC, USOC field set, more news

More reaction to Saturday’s loss. Power rankings. Mac does the weather. SoB pres moving to Texas. MLS refs vote to unionize. More on NYC expansion. US Open Cup field set. More news.