In an ironic, but not surprising way, the season ended in the same way that it started.
High School Soccer
Josh Trott rounds up the Public League and Catholic League boys soccer semifinal results.
PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand at PPL Park on Sunday night as the US defeated Costa Rica to win the CONCACAF Women’s Championship.
Postgame quotes from Jim Curtin, Zach Pfeffer, and Brian Carroll.
Daily news roundups
The UNion season ended as it began, with the team giving up a late goal. US wins CONCACAF Women’s Championship with ease. MLS Playoff schedule. 76ers owner close to buying Crystal Palace. More.
Abby Wambach scored four goals, and Carli Lloyd and Sydney Leroux both added tallies, as the US finished World Cup Qualifying with a 6-0 thumping of Costa Rica.
Union match reports
Zach Pfeffer opened his MLS account but the Union could not make it stand. A Bernardo Anor goal deep into extra time doomed Philly to end the year on a sour note with a 2-1 loss to the Columbus Crew.
PSP photographer Paul Rudderow’s look at the 3-0 US win over Mexico in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifiers.
Delran’s Carli Lloyd scored a brace, and Christen Press added another goal, as the US eased to World Cup Qualification with a dominating 3-0 win over Mexico.
Union fan Joe Cosella explains why he believes Nick Sakiewicz is taking too much blame for the Union’s disappointing season.