The Philly Soccer Page Archives for January 2016

PSP preseason readers poll: Philadelphia Union

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Philadelphia Union face plenty of questions as they head to opening day this Sunday. Here is your chance to answer some of them.

All Three Points podcast: Back in the saddle

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Chris and Jeremy kick off the fourth full season of the All Three Points podcast reviewing the most tumultuous offseason the Union have ever had, which is saying something! There's a lot to get through.

Union grades, previews, and pre-season power rankings, Copa kickoff times at the Linc, more

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News and such.

Union win final preseason game, new US Soccer crest unveiled, more news

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Union win final preseason game. League news. US Soccer unveils new crest. Infantino says reforms are his first priority. More news.

Preseason Recap: Philadelphia Union 1-0 Toronto FC

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C.J. Sapong's goal powered the Union to a 1-0 win over Toronto in their last preseason game of 2016.

Union conclude preseason play on Saturday against Toronto, FIFA presidential election, more

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Union conclude preseason play on Saturday against Toronto. FIFA presidential election today. More news.

Footy on the Telly, Feb. 26-March 3

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2015 vs. 2016: A stronger roster at (almost) every position

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With Ilsinho in the fold, Peter Andrews goes position-by-position to see how the Union have gotten better (or worse!) over the course of the offseason.

Ilsinho signed then ejected in draw with NYRB, awful US kit leaked, FIFA news

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Union news. Images of a terrible new US away kit leaked. Bans against Blatter and Platini upheld but length reduced. The latest from Zurich ahead of Friday's FIFA presidential election. More.

Preseason Recap: Philadelphia Union 0-0 New York Red Bulls

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Ilsinho was sent off and a feisty preseason affair ended 0-0 between the Union and the Red Bulls.

Start times for Bethlehem Steel’s home games announced

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Seven games at Lehigh University's Goodman Stadium will kickoff at 3 pm, seven at 4 pm, and one at 12 pm.

Union sign Ilsinho

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With an open international spot following Vincent Nogueira receiving a green card, the Union sign Brazilian midfielder Ilsinho to a two-year deal using Targeted Acquisition Money.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Jeff Parke and Jeremiah White

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Local products Jeff Parke and Jeremiah White of NXT Soccer join Greg and Eli.

Edu likely to miss season opener, Union face NYRB today, USWNT to play at Talen in April, more

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Edu yet to train with team. Union face NYRB tonight. USWNT to play Colombia at Talen Energy Stadium in April. US Girls Development Academy officially announced. More.

Curtin talks injuries, backup plans, and new signings at Tuesday press conference

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Jim Curtin discussed injuries, roster moves, and more in his Tuesday presser.

Union sign Ken Tribbett

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Drexel alum's contract with Bethlehem Steel is terminated with his signing by the Union.

Union sign Cole Missimo

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Missimo joins fellow 2016 draft picks Joshua Yaro, Keegan Rosenberry, Fabian Herbers, and Taylor Washington on the Union roster.

Union bits, Garber to cast US vote in FIFA election, more news

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Newsy news bits.

Whatever happened to… Jeff Parke and Jeremiah White?

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Kevin Kinkead talks to Haverford School/FC Delco product Jeremiah White, and former Union defender/Downingtown native, and FC Delco product Jeff Parke.

Union top Rowdies, USMNT faces Paraguay at Linc in June, Pulisic, USWNT tops Canada, more

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Union settle Rowdies. US to face Paraguay in Copa Centenario at the Linc. Pulisic gets first start with Dortmund. US tops Canada for CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualification title. MOre.

Preseason match recap: Rowdies 0-2 Union

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The Union notched their first win of 2016 behind a pair of assists from Ilsinho and a solid defensive performance.

Union sign Taylor Washington

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Washington becomes the fourth member of the 2016 draft to be added to the Union roster.

Sapong targets 20 goals, Union and league news, USWNT faces T&T tonight, more

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Union face Tampa Bay on Saturday. Sapong targets 20 goals in 2016. USWNT face Trinidad and Tobago in Olympic qualification semis tonight. Lloyd named to FIFPro World XI. More.

Footy on the Telly, Feb. 19-25

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KYW Philly Soccer Show: Tim McDermott

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Union Chief Business Officer Tim McDermott joins Greg and Eli to talk about spreading the club's brand.

The importance of going local

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The Chicago Fire's trade of hometown boy Harry Shipp is a potential cautionary tale for other MLS clubs, including Philadelphia Union, to heed. PSP's Dan Walsh explains.

Union draw with DC, other Union bits, BSFC acquires forward, league news, more

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Le Toux scores but DC comes back for 1-1 draw. Bethlehem acquires Corey Burke on loan. Too many Uniteds? More news

Suncoast Invitational: Union 1-1 DC United

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Sebastien Le Toux put the Union ahead, but Fabian Espindola finished a penalty drawn by Patrick Nyarko to tie the match. The Union were the better side but faded in the second half.

Bethlehem acquire Corey Burke on loan

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The 24-year-old forward joins Bethlehem on loan from Red Stripe National Premier League-side Rivoli United.

Union face Chicago today, other Union bits and league bobs, more

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Union bits and bobs ahead of today's Suncoast Invitational game against Chicago. More news.

Back to Clearwater, Union Academy wins final East Regional GA game, USWNT routs Puerto Rico, more

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Union back in Clearwater today. Union Academy bests Orlando on PKs in Generation adidas Cup lay. USWNT crushes Puerto Rico in 10-0 win. More news.

Alberg gets his P1 and other Union bits, Union Academy in GA Cup play, league news, USWNT tops Mexico, more

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Roland Alberg to rejoin UNion for second phase of Florida training after securing P1 visa. Win and loss for Union Academy in Generation adidas Cup play. Carli Lloyd scores winner over Mexico. More news.

Union drop preseason game against Chicago, Union U-17s in GA Cup play, more

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Union fall short against Chicago. Union U-17s return to Generation adidas Cup play this weekend.

Footy on the Telly, Feb. 12-18

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Preseason recap: Union 2-4 Fire

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The Union fell to Chicago 4-2 in their first preseason match against MLS competition.

EPYS honors SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame with Service to Community Award

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SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame honored for "outstanding contributions to the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer community."

Union take on Chicago, notes from Curtin’s presser, USWNT tops CR, more news

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Union face Chicago today. Notes from Curtin's teleconference. Alex Morgan scores fastest-ever goal in US Soccer history as USWNT top Costa Rica in Olympic qualifier. More.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Two new signings

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Greg and Eli discuss the additions of Roland Alberg and Matt Jones to the Union roster and the preseason loss to Jacksonville.

Union re-sign Sapong to a three-year deal

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Union sign their highest goalscorer in 2015 to a new long-term deal.

PSP talks to Yosef Samuel

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Yosef Samuel was a standout performer against Jacksonville Armada. PSP talks to the Union academy member about his path to Philly and his goals for this season.

New Union GK, preseason win over US U-17s, USWNT in Olympic qualifier tonight, more

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Goalkeeper Matt Jones joins Union on loan. Union win scrimmage against US U-17s, 5-0. USWNT's Olympic qualification campaign begins tonight against Costa Rica. More news.

Union acquire goalkeeper Matt Jones on loan

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Union add to goalkeeper depth with signing of English-born goalkeeper who has Portuguese Primeira Liga experience and a green card.

Bethlehem Steel announces preseason match schedule

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Preseason schedule includes two games at Union training center that are free and open to the public.

Stewart’s system starts to show results

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The Union's recent dip into Europe and their crop of trialists show that Earnie Stewart is making a quick impact on the club. PSP's Dan Walsh explains.

Union bits, Cruz signs with Minnesota, USWNT union fires back, more

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Union scrimmage with John Hackworth-coached US U-17s today. Danny Cruz signs with Minnesota United. USWNT players union fires back at US Soccer. CONCACAF presidential candidates. More.

Union drop preseason opener, US tops Canada, more news

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UNion rotate use 31 players in 1-0 loss to Jacksonville. Altidore scores in 89th minute as US defeats Canada. More news.

Recap: Armada 1-0 Union

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An 80th minute goal for the hosts handed Philadelphia Union a 0-1 loss in their 2016 preseason opener. 31 players saw the field for the Union, though few stood out on a windy and rainy night.

Recap: USMNT 1–0 Canada

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In a game no one should have stayed up to watch, the US defeated Canada, 1–0 on a very late Jozy Altidore goal. Neither team cared about this game, and it showed. Or if they did care, it didn't look like it.

PSP talks to Georgetown men’s soccer coach Brian Wiese

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Georgetown men's soccer coach Brian Wiese talks to PSP about Union draft picks Joshua Yaro and Keegan Rosenberry. He says they are versatile, intelligent, and so respected by teammates that they finished above Hermann Trophy finalist Brandon Allen in team MVP voting.

Alberg signed and more Union news, BSFC to face HCI in preseason, USMNT hosts Canada, more news

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Details on the Roland Alberg signing. Bethlehem to host Harrisburg in preseason on March 15. USMNT hosts Canada tonight. More news.

Footy on the Telly, Feb. 5-11

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Official: Union sign Roland Alberg

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Alberg comes to the Union from from Dutch side ADO Den Haag.

Legal analysis: Why is US Soccer suing the union representing the USWNT?

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PSP contributor and labor lawyer Steve Holroyd breaks down the issues at play in US Soccer's lawsuit against the union representing the US women's national team.

PSP talks to Union draft pick Fabian Herbers

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Fabian Herbers notched 15 goals and 17 assists as a junior at Creighton. The Union selected him with the sixth overall pick in the 2016 MLS draft to spark an offense that lacked a double-digit scorer in 2015. Herbers talks to PSP about adjusting to MLS.

Dutch report says Alberg has signed 2-year deal with Union, BSFC adds staff, US Soccer sues USWNT union, more

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A dutch report says Roland Alberg is waiting on a work permit after signing two-year deal with the Union. BSFC adds to technical staff. West Chester United secures US Open Cup spot. US Soccer sues USWNT players union. More.

West Chester United gains US Open Cup First Round berth

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Elimination of the third round of local qualifiers sees West Chester United Predators through to First Round of US Open Cup.

Steelmen add 5 to technical staff

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BSFC technical staff takes shape.

Fans’ View: Style talk…again

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Scott Pugh is optimistic about the direction the Union is taking for 2016. But is there too much emphasis on not conceding goals at the expense of entertaining play?

ADO Den Haag says Roland Alberg in US to complete Union move, new Union kit leaked, more

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Dutch club says Roland Alberg in US to complete move to the Union. Images of new Union home kit leaked. Starting times to all 2016 Union games announced. More news.

Reading United’s 2016 schedule released

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Reading's home opener is on May 28 against New York Red Bulls U-23s.

A few thoughts on the Union, MLS, soccer

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PSP's Dan Walsh with a few thoughts on Philadelphia Union, MLS and soccer, as a local guy gets a crack in Union training camp.

Off to Florida, McDermott’s plans, Fernando loaned to Ligue 2 side, new Union kit unveil on Thursday, more

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Union begins Florida phase of training. New CBO Tim McDermott speaks to the press. Nantes loans Aristeguieta to Red Star FC. New Union first kit to be unveiled on Thursday. More.

Union bits, league news, US wins, more

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Union news and a new rumor. Pulisic debuts with Dortmund first team. MLS news. US tops Iceland. More.