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Season review: Zac MacMath’s long, strange season
Analysis / Season Reviews

Season review: Zac MacMath’s long, strange season

Why are we so disappointed about losing an average goalkeeper? Peter Andrews explores the story of Zac MacMath’s star-crossed season.

An expanded playoff structure would have its ups and downs
MLS

An expanded playoff structure would have its ups and downs

A SI report said the league wants to expand the playoff field to 12 teams. Earl Reed looks at the pros and cons of such a move.

Pfeffer called up, Academy U-18s win, State of the League, player moves, more
Daily news roundups

Pfeffer called up, Academy U-18s win, State of the League, player moves, more

Pfeffer gets US U-20 callup. Academy U-18s win final Winter Showcase game. Garber on the state of the league. Dallas re-signs Seitz. More.

Season review: Vincent Nogueira, a savior or overrated?
Analysis / Season Reviews

Season review: Vincent Nogueira, a savior or overrated?

Vincent Nogueira was one of the top players wearing blue and gold in 2014, with many even declaring him the best ever to where the Union shirt. Was he? Can he be even better in 2015? PSP explores.

Pros and cons, Henry done, State of the League address today, FIFA fun, more news
Daily news roundups

Pros and cons, Henry done, State of the League address today, FIFA fun, more news

Union bits. Henry will not return to NYRB in 2015. Wambach up for US and FIFA player of the year. More news.

Season Review: Winners and losers in 2014
Opinion / Season Reviews

Season Review: Winners and losers in 2014

PSP kicks off its revamped annual season review series on the Philadelphia Union by looking at the winners and losers this year for the club.

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 6: The first league
Philadelphia Soccer History

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 6: The first league

Our series continues with the start of Philadelphia’s first organized soccer league, the Pennsylvania Football Union, in 1889.

Valdes says Millonarios move “a very remote possibility,” report says “major changes” coming to Union-HCI, LA-NE MLS final, more
Daily news roundups

Valdes says Millonarios move “a very remote possibility,” report says “major changes” coming to Union-HCI, LA-NE MLS final, more

Valdes on transfer rumors. Are changes coming to Union-Harrisburg partnership? LA to host NE in MLS Cup final. Report says MLS playoff field to increase in 2015. More.