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Ten Questions with City Islanders’ Tyler Ruthven
Featured / Harrisburg City Islanders / Local

Ten Questions with City Islanders’ Tyler Ruthven

The PSP talks to Harrisburg City Islanders defender Tyler Ruthven, son of Dick Ruthven, a pitcher for the 1980 World Series winning Phillies.

KYW’s Philly Soccer Show: SI’s Grant Wahl
KYW Philly Soccer Show / Podcasts

KYW’s Philly Soccer Show: SI’s Grant Wahl

Sports Illustrated soccer writer Grant Wahl is a guest on KYW’s Philly Soccer Show this week. Wahl chimes in on Philadelphia Union, the U.S. national team’s coaching carousel, and MLS. Greg and Dan also talk some Union and Independence, the latter of whom have a big playoff game this week.

Book Review: Africa United
Africa / Soccer Books / World

Book Review: Africa United

Brion Shreffler reviews Steve Bloomfield’s expose on the entwining nature of politics and soccer in Africa, Africa United. It’s the thrill of the most stunning match reports and team history’s you’ve ever read mixed with a judicious dissection of local politics – an adventure that changes reader and author alike.

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Union wins $50k for Chester & more news
Daily news roundups

Union wins $50k for Chester & more news

Union wins $50k grant for Chester kids, Le Toux and Mwanga and chemistry, local college and high school news, USMNT to play in Mandela Challenge Cup, USWNT keeper Solo out 5-6 months, Howard nude and more morning news.

Miguel Angel Ponce
US / USMNT

US National team quick hits

Some interesting tidbits about the US National Team from the last week.

Nowak talks fundamentals, Klinsmann talks USMNT
Daily news roundups

Nowak talks fundamentals, Klinsmann talks USMNT

Nowak’s great interview, Klinsmann’s revealing interview, and does the structure of your season schedule matter?

PSP at the Homeless World Cup
Featured / Photo essays / World

PSP at the Homeless World Cup

The 2010 Homeless World Cup kicked off over the weekend in Rio De Janeiro and the PSP’s Nicolae Stoian is there. Here’s a photo essay of the action so far.

Amy Rodriguez watches her game winning goal hit the net.
Independence / Photo essays

Philadelphia Independence vs. Washington Freedom in photos

PSP has photos from Sunday’s big playoff win by the Independence.

Independence trumps Freedom
Featured / Independence / Indy match reports

Independence trumps Freedom

Amy Rodriguez scored in the 120th minute to put Philadelphia in Thursday’s WPS Super Semifinal against Boston.