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Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls
Match previews / Union

Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls

Fred and the Union have been bloodied this season, but they’re still kicking. Now, Thierry Henry, Rafa Marquez and the Red Bulls finally come to town. But will the stars play? PSP previews.

Bring on the Energy Drinks & more news
Daily news roundups

Bring on the Energy Drinks & more news

Be prepared for parking disruptions at Saturday’s final home game due to planned protest rally; Fred might be going to Australia; expansion draft primer; Chilean miners receiving many football invitations; the last minute twists and turns of the, yawn, Liverpool sale and more morning news, including your weekend’s Footy on the Telly listings.

Photo: Paul Rudderow
Featured / Union

A Word of Caution

One PSP contributor tells how his friend got jumped, beaten with a tire iron and carjacked at 9th and Morton streets in Chester on Tuesday night, while on his way to the U.S.-Colombia match.

USA v. Colombia, a look back
US / USMNT

USA v. Colombia, a look back

The PSP takes a look back at the on-field product from the USA v Colombia match.

KYW’s Philly Soccer Show: Michael Orozco Fiscal
KYW Philly Soccer Show / Podcasts

KYW’s Philly Soccer Show: Michael Orozco Fiscal

Union defender Michael Orozco Fiscal sits in on this week’s podcast to talk about his switch back to center back, where his excellent and aggressive play has helped the Union defense secure its first shutouts. Greg & Dan also talk about the Union’s final stretch and the recent US national team games at PPL Park.

Doing it for the fans and more morning news
Daily news roundups

Doing it for the fans and more morning news

A bit of news to get your day going, including: the Union are doing it for the fans, Independence players selected on USWNT roster for WC qualifiers, local college scores, former Ukrainian National to be inducted in local soccer Hall of Fame, further Liverpool weirdness, De Jong’s hurt feelings and more.

Michael Orozco, Danny Califf and Sebastien Le Toux celebrate a goal vs. Toronto. (Photo: Daniel Gajdamowicz)
Featured / Raves / Union

Raves: Danny Califf & Michael Orozco Fiscal

Everyone loves Sebastien Le Toux, but goal-scoring doesn’t matter if you can’t stop the other team, as Philadelphia Union fans learned the hard way. Now that the shutouts are finally coming, it’s largely because of center backs Danny Califf and Michael Orozco Fiscal. PSP raves about the center back pairing of the Union’s present and hopefully the future.

USA v Colombia in pictures
Photo essays / US / USMNT

USA v Colombia in pictures

PSP photographer Nicolae Stoian, just back from shooting the Homeless World Cup in Rio, turns his lens on the USA v Colombia friendly.

Why did so few fans come to U.S.-Colombia?
Featured / Local / USMNT

Why did so few fans come to U.S.-Colombia?

Only 8,823 fans showed up for Tuesday’s USMNT match vs. Colombia at PPL Park. Just 2,250 came for the USWNT-China match. Why did so few people show up? PSP lays it out.

USA v Colombia reaction & more morning news
Daily news roundups

USA v Colombia reaction & more morning news

Roundups, roundups roundups! Reaction to USA v Colombia yawnfest, Independence trade Karina LeBlanc, City Islanders join USL PRO League, local college action, Liverpool sale to go through, Serbia knuckleheads and more morning news.