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Convey’s a scapegoat in San Jose, other news
Daily news roundups

Convey’s a scapegoat in San Jose, other news

Philadelphia native Bobby Convey says he’s a scapegoat in San Jose, the U.S. national team pool takes one hit while getting boosts from two new prospects, the Peter Nowak – Freddie Ljungberg war goes on, and other soccer news of the day.

Union unveil new defensive trio
Featured / Union

Union unveil new defensive trio

On Thursday the Philadelphia Union announced the signing of three brothers who it is hoped will shore up the team’s defense while playing an entertaining brand of “old time soccer.”

MLS adds second DP slot, option for a third
Featured / MLS

MLS adds second DP slot, option for a third

The MLS has expanded the designated player rule. All clubs can now add a second designated player to their roster and have the option to purchase the rights to add a third.

The Philadelphia Phillies/Philly soccer connection, part 2
Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

The Philadelphia Phillies/Philly soccer connection, part 2

The conclusion of our look back at the short-lived Philadelphia Phillies soccer team of 1894.

US Women defeat Mexico in the snow 1-0
US / USWNT

US Women defeat Mexico in the snow 1-0

Snow angels followed Amy Wambach’s 60th minute goal in the first ever snow match in the USWNT 443-game history.

Valencia trip to Philly in doubt and other news
Daily news roundups / Featured

Valencia trip to Philly in doubt and other news

The Union friendly with Valencia may be in doubt, Nowak and Ljungberg continue their war of words, the Independence announce their final roster, new FIFA rankings and more morning news.

The Philadelphia Phillies & early Philly soccer history
Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

The Philadelphia Phillies & early Philly soccer history

With the approach of the opening of the Major League Baseball and the recent debut of the Philadelphia Union, the PSP takes a look at the connection between baseball and soccer in Philadelphia soccer history and recounts the story of the Philadelphia Phillies’ short-lived soccer team of 1894.

Danny Szetela on trial with the Union, more news
Daily news roundups / Featured

Danny Szetela on trial with the Union, more news

Danny Szetela on trial with the Union, Independence media deal, dog bites Maradona, groovy video, and more morning soccer news

Is Herculez Gomez World Cup roster material?
USMNT / World / World Cup

Is Herculez Gomez World Cup roster material?

Herculez Gomez has been playing great in Mexico since January, but is he good enough to warrant a World Cup roster spot?

Union release Dave Myrie
Featured / Union

Union release Dave Myrie

Philadelphia Union have released Costa Rican right back Dave Myrie, potentially clearing the way for the signing of Puerto Rico Islanders right back Cristian Arrieta, who is on trial this week with the Union.