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Wonderland

Wonderland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1y0-hiR9yo] It’s cars. Playing soccer. Shout out to Ben for passing this along.

Daily news roundup
Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Philadelphia Union tickets will go on sale to the general public starting at 10 a.m. on March 3. South Philadelphia Soccer Club wins $1000 cash giveaway from Sunbelt Snacks. Representatives from MLS and the Players Union failed to meet on Tuesday, two days before the current contract extension is set […]

USMNT

USA v El Salvador preview

The US plays El Salvador this Wednesday at 7pm Eastern Time. The game will be available on ESPN Classic and Galavision. This game will not feature many of the potential US World Cup squad, however, there are many bubble battlers who are looking to sneak onto the World Cup roster. […]

Possible future national team star
USMNT / World Cup

Possible future national team star

Luis Gil, who recently played quite well in the U-17 World Cup, has decided to sign with MLS. Although Kansas City got him in a lottery earlier today, he has special considerations in his contract that could take him to Seattle, Real Salt Lake, or possibly another team. After hearing […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Chester Mayor Wendell Butler gave his State of the City address, which you can read here. Obviously, there’s plenty referring to Philadelphia Union. Soccer America dives a little deeper into the PR spin jobs slipping out of Major League Soccer’s labor dispute. Soccer 365 looks at the Kevin Hartman situation in […]

US Players Struggling to get to the World Cup
USMNT / World Cup / World Cup - International

US Players Struggling to get to the World Cup

Charlie Davies gave an interview and was seen greeting his teammates at Sochaux in France. He is apparently running and finished with his surgeries. He says that he expects to be able to resume training within a month. It would then take him probably another month before he could step […]

MLS / Union

I am a Union supporter, Union til I die.

I was born into a Philadelphia sports family; I never really had a choice. I grew up nestled against my dad’s side watching Dutch, Kruk, and the Phils come up short in the ’93 series and tasted bitter defeat over and over again as Andy and the Eagles couldn’t win the […]

First Union Home Match Tickets Presale for Founding Members
MLS / Union

First Union Home Match Tickets Presale for Founding Members

Founding Members, or season ticket holders, of the Philadelphia Union will be able to purchase additional tickets for the two matches at Lincoln Financial Field – the April 10 home opener against DC United and the May 15 match against FC Dallas – starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February […]

MLS strike = disaster for Union?
CBA Negotiations / MLS / Union

MLS strike = disaster for Union?

If Major League Soccer players strike, it could be a disaster for Philadelphia Union. An expansion franchise needs momentum from the get-go. Right now, the Union have it. Opening day is a month away. Their stadium in Chester is progressing. Philadelphia’s going to host the final World Cup tune-up for […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Major League Soccer’s player’s union fired back at management Sunday, blaming the league for a potential strike. Notable quote from union chief Bob Foose to the AP: “It will also be a shame if the league’s refusal to improve its system results in a work stoppage.” More on strike talks from […]