Local / Philadelphia Soccer History
Last Friday, a 103-year-old championship medal won by a Scottish goalkeeper in Philadelphia returned to the city to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame. Here’s the story of the goalkeeper who won that medal and how it came back from Scotland to Philly.
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The Eastern Pennsylvania State Open Cup Final will take place on Sunday in West Chester. Paul Konneh has a preview.
PSP’s series on Philadelphia Union’s offseason issues kicks off with a look at what the Union can and should do about the Union’s manager position. PSP’s Dan Walsh examines the issue and argues for a managerial hire you may not expect.
All Three Points
The Union’s big week didn’t go as hoped, but while moral victories ring hollow, the team still has a lot to play for. With the Open Cup final showing both its promise and weaknesses, the team must regroup for the final push.
Despite a raucous, electric atmosphere at PPL Park, the Union could not get the job done, falling to a Sounders team that rode their two attacking superstars to glory in extra time.
Scott Ellis on Tuesday’s Open Cup final and what it meant for fans and for the team.
Daily news roundups
MLS unveils new logo. Union moves on from USOC loss to focus on reaching playoffs. Sakiewicz says Moyes in not a head coach candidate. More news.
The Union’s cup run is over, but they still have all to play for. Peter Andrews on what we learned last night and where the team can go from here.