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Daily news roundup

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxgsSUo3szE&feature=player_embedded] Oguchi Onyewu trained Thursday with the U.S. National Team in California for the first time since rupturing a tendon last year against Costa Rica. Meanwhile, Charlie Davies says he’ll be back training next month.  Check out his interview with his French club, Sochaux, above. Soccer America asks what kind of […]

Philly Soccer Page Info

Philly Soccer Page downtime

Some surely noticed this page was down for a while yesterday. Apparently, WordPress crashed worldwide. Coincidentally, we host this page on WordPress. Here’s the rundown, if you’re curious.

Independence / WPS

Philadelphia Independence schedule released

Women’s Professional Soccer released its schedule Thursday, and the expansion Philadelphia Independence have no conflicts with Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer. Notable matches: July 4 at home against Boston, and they’ll play through the World Cup that MLS is taking off for. Three of their first four matches are […]

Unirea Urziceni
UEFA Europa League

Unirea Urziceni

Liverpool’s Europa League campaign begins today against Unirea Urziceni. The surprise champions of the Romanian league made a good showing in the Champions League group stage, finishing in third place and only one point behind Stuttgart. Urziceni is located in southeast Romania. It takes almost half the town to fill […]

Daily news roundup
Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

For a glimpse of what fans of one of the Union’s Axis of Evil are thinking about the new squad, check out this piece in a DC United blog. More on our fair city’s hosting of the USA v Turkey friendly on May 29 and 2018/2022 World Cup hopes from […]

England / English Premier League

Schoolyard Goalkeeping Sinks Arsenal Again

Anyone wondering to what extent goalkeeping can derail an otherwise very good team need only look at Arsenal. The Gunners’ goalkeeping situation reached farcical proportions today after young Polish ‘keeper Lukasz Fabianksi gifted Porto a 2-1 advantage in the first leg of their Champions League tie. Fabianski was filling in […]

Daily news roundup
Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

The 24th annual Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association (EPYSA) Workshop will feature a Q & A session with Philadelphia Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz, an autograph session and on-field demonstration by Philadelphia Independence players, and lots of workshops with coaches from the youth, college and professional level as well as vendor […]

U.S. Men to take on Turkey in Philadelphia
USMNT / World Cup

U.S. Men to take on Turkey in Philadelphia

The U.S. will take on Turkey at Lincoln Financial Field on May 29th in what will be their final tune up before the World Cup, according to the Associated Press.  An official announcement is due out tomorrow at a press conference with mayor Michael Nutter, U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati, […]

Union

Union announce two new sponsors

Philadelphia Union announced two multi-year corporate partnerships Tuesday. Herr’s snacks will be the “Official Salty Snack of the team and stadium”, while SCA’s Tork products will be the “Official Paper Provider of the team and stadium”. This basically means Herr’s will sell all the chips and similar stuff at the […]

National team story lines
USMNT / World Cup

National team story lines

Possible World Cup Squad Members Jose Francisco Torres definitely increased his stock in my book this past weekend with an amazing free kick in Pachuca’s game against Puebla in the Mexican League. He showed that he can bring something special to the National Team. In past performances he has shown […]