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Talking about practice
Commentary

Talking about practice

What do a pair of practice pitches reveal about the Union’s increasing ambitions? Peter Andrews ponders.

Class of 2015 PIAA District 12 college prospects
High School Soccer

Class of 2015 PIAA District 12 college prospects

Not every quality high school player has the resources to play on a quality club team. Josh Trott has some players college recruiters might want to check out at the upcoming Southeast Pa. All-Star Classic for high school seniors at Eastern University.

Valdes rumors — again, Union moneyball, more news
Daily news roundups

Valdes rumors — again, Union moneyball, more news

New Valdes rumors signal official start of silly season. Are the Union using moneyball as a model? Blake could be away with Jamaica for as long as two months in 2015. More.

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 4: The first account of soccer-style football after codification?
Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 4: The first account of soccer-style football after codification?

Our series continues with a look at football in Philadelphia after the 1863 code, including what may be the first newspaper accounts of a soccer-style game in the city.

Philadelphia Union v Sporting KC by Daniel Gajdamowicz
Daily news roundups

Amobi says, Academy braces power wins, Conference Final first legs, more

Okugo discusses his future. Union Academy U-16s and U-18s win on pair of braces. New England, LA win Conference Final first legs. More news.

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 3: 19th century football before codification
Philadelphia Soccer History

The origins of soccer in Philadelphia, part 3: 19th century football before codification

Our series on the origins of soccer in Philadelphia continues with a look at 19th century football before the 1863 Laws of the Game.

Union bits, conference finals kick off on Sunday, FIFA orders report review
Daily news roundups

Union bits, conference finals kick off on Sunday, FIFA orders report review

Union bits. Conference finals to begin. Local players gain national recognition. Why the future of MLS stadiums is downtown. FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee head to review corruption report. More.

Footy on the Telly, Nov. 21-28
Soccer on TV

Footy on the Telly, Nov. 21-28

Your weekly listing of live soccer on TV, online, and on satellite radio.