The Philly Soccer Page Archives for January 2016

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-1 San Jose Earthquakes

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Philadelphia Union went up a man but gave up a late goal as they split the points with San Jose Earthquakes Saturday in Chester, PA.

Union v San Jose quick reference

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Video highlights, stats and more from the Union's past matches with San Jose. Because you can't remember everything.

Union host San Jose and more Union bits, BSFC host Louisville, more news

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Union news ahead of Saturday's home game against San Jose. Bethlehem hosts Louisville City on Sunday. Three Academy products return to Reading United for 2016. More news.

Footy on the Telly, April 29-May 5

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Preview: Philadelphia Union vs San Jose Earthquakes

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San Jose has yet to win on the road because of a leaky defense. But if the Union aren't careful, Chris Wondolowski will pick them apart.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Mike Sorber

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Union assistant coach MIke Sorber joins Greg and Kevin to talk about the team's strong start.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, Union bits, Detroit bid, more

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Highlights from Jim Curtin's weekly press conference and more Union news. Renderings of downtown stadium accompany Detroit MLS expansion announcement. Pulisic! More news.

Transcript and video: Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference

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Curtin discusses the win over NYCFC, the challenges San Jose presents, what has changed with the team to help with its strong start, and more.

Jim Curtin comes into his own

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One smart decision nicely illustrates Jim Curtin's growth as a coach. PSP's Dan Walsh explains.

Fans’ View: And here come the pretzels

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Scott Pugh considers how the Union should address incidents involving traveling supporters at Talen Energy Stadium.

Union bits, Sapong, locals with US YNTs, Detroit expansion, more

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Union bits. Sapong cleared of DUI charge and further national team talk. Detroit steps up as MLS expansion site. More news.

All Three Points podcast: Is this real life?

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First place in the East? Long may it last, but even if it doesn't, the Union have turned a corner.

Player of the week: Brian Carroll

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Even without his 350 MLS appearances, Brian Carroll is a worth Player of the Week.

Power rankings rise, interplanetary funksmanship, City Islanders win, more

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Union rise in power rankings. Sapong discusses Planet Lovetron and interplanetary funksmanship. Harrisburg tops Orlando. More.

Analysis and player ratings: Union 2-0 NYCFC

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The Union were far from their best, but a huge effort from CJ Sapong and Tranquillo Barnetta's return to the lineup helped the Philly go to 3-0 at home this season.

In Pictures: Union 2-0 NYCFC

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PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Saturday afternoon as the Philadelphia Union defeated the New York City FC 2-0 in the sun filled Talen Energy Stadium.

1st in the East, BSFC draws, Academy teams undefeated in weekend play, Pulisic, more

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Recaps and reports from UNion's win over NYCFC. Scoreless draw in Bethlehem. Two wins and a draw for Academy sides. City Islanders drop home opener. More.

Postgame: Union 2-0 NYCFC

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Mike and Kevin's postgame wraps. Jim Curtin's press conference. Postgame remarks from Brian Carroll, Tranquillo Barnetta, and CJ Sapong.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 New York City FC

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C.J. Sapong and Chris Pontius were both on target as Philadelphia Union went back to the top of the Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win over New York City FC.

The shape of the Union

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Philadelphia Union are committed to a variant of the 4-3-3 this season. Why has the club adopted what can seem like a stubborn stance on team shape? And will they stick with it?

Readying for NYCFC, HCI home opener tonight, BSFC hosts Charleston on Sunday, more

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The Union hosts NYCFC (arrive early!). Bethlehem hosts Charleston. Harrisburg hosts Louisville. Pulisic! More news.

Union v NYCFC quick reference

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Highlights from our recaps and analysis/player ratings, video highlights, match stats and more.

Footy on the Telly, April 22-29

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Preview: Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC

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The Union look to go to 3-0 at home when the oddity that is NYCFC comes to the Talen on Saturday.

Highlights from Curtin, Reading-BSFC friendly on June 12, USSF releases new wage info, more

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Ilsinho should be available for NYCFC. Yaro may get the start again. Reading to host Bethlehem in friendly on June 12. USSF releases new financial info to address wage discrimination allegations. More.

Transcript and video: Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference

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Curtin discusses the injury status of Ken Tribbett, Ilsinho, and Maurice Edu, options to replace the suspended Roland Alberg, and much more.

Chandler Hoffman and the overlooked gems of U.S. soccer’s minor leagues

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Former Union man Chandler Hoffman has lit up USL over the last three seasons. Why can't he get extended minutes in MLS? And how many other players are there like him who may just need a break? PSP's Dan Walsh considers.

Fans’ View: Up Bethlehem way

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Staci Klemmer on going up to Bethlehem to see the Steel.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Warren Creavalle

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Warren Creavalle joins Greg and Kevin and talks about the rise in cards and sendings off so far this season in MLS and how the rise affects how players play.

New security measures at Talen, vote Blake, Ayuk named to USL Team of the Week, more

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Search wands and bag restrictions at Talen Energy Stadium beginning on Saturday. Blake up for Save of the Week (again). Ayuk earns Team of the Week honors. More news.

Search wands and bag searches: New security measures at Talen Energy Stadium

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The Union has announced new security measures for entrance into Talen Energy Stadium as part of a new league-wide security protocol "to correspond with security measures taken by the other professional sports leagues in North America."

US Open Cup, 1916: Bethlehem Steel advances to the final

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After defeating West Hudson on April 2, 1916 in the quarterfinals, Bethlehem Steel faced Chicago's Pullman FC twice in the semifinals of the 1915-1916 National Challenge Cup, with the deciding game Lehigh University's Taylor Stadium on April 22, 1916.

Player of the Week: Sebastien Le Toux

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A milestone goal against Seattle for the fan favorite.

Power rankings drop for Union, Team Cameron, more news

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News? Yes.

Analysis and player ratings: Seattle Sounders 2-1 Philadelphia Union

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Sigi Schmid made the right adjustments as Seattle grew into the match and nabbed three points in a closely contested match.

West Chester United learns first US Amateur Championship foe

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West Chester United faces Chicago Fire U-23s in the semifinals of US Soccer's National Amateur Cup championship on May 28 in Chattanooga.

Recaps and reaction from loss to Seattle, Steel wins, Academy results, league results, more

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Alberg red dooms Union. Bethlehem wins first home game. Academy teams undefeated in weekend play. Philly International Cup officially announced. More.

Postgame quotes: Union 1-2 Sounders

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Postgame comments from Jim Curtin, Josh Yaro, and Sebastien Le Toux following Saturday's loss in Seattle.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-2 Seattle Sounders FC

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A early second half red card? All too familiar for the Union as they fell 2-1 in Seattle.

Union vs Sounders quick reference

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Get up to speed on the Union's history with Seattle. We've got match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more.

Union-Seattle previews and other team news, BSFC host Richmond, Garber confirms expansion to 28 teams,more

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Can Union make it two in a row? Bethlehem looks for first home win on Sunday. Garber confirms MLS to expand to 28 teams. More news.

Footy on the Telly, April 15-21

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KYW Philly Soccer Show: Off to Seattle

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Sounders beat writer for the Seattle Times, Matt Pentz, joins Greg and Kevin to preview Saturday's big game.

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Seattle Sounders

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Seattle is not the offensive powerhouse of the recent past. But veteran coach Sigi Schmidt is trying to figure out how to to turn his mix of veterans and youth into a winner.

Notes from Curtin’s presser and other Union news, midweek results, Olympic draw, new rules, more

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News, and lots of it.

Transcript and video: Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference

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The Union head coach talks selection options ahead of Saturday's game in Seattle, the challenges Clint Dempsey presents, Brian Carroll making his 350th league appearance, and much more.

The Union a good team? Perish the thought

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Are Philadelphia Union suddenly good? Perish the thought. PSP's Dan Walsh tries to, and here's how it worked out for him.

Carroll set to make 350th MLS appearance, second walls, more Union bits, more news

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Carroll set to make 350th league appearance on Saturday. B.J. Callaghan on that second wall. More power rankings. More news.

In Pictures: USA 3-0 Colombia

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PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Sunday afternoon as US Women's National Team defeated the Colombia National Team 3-0 in a International Friendly in front of a packed Talen Energy Stadium.

Ilsinho “progressing well” and other Union news, more

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Curtin says Ilsinho's hamstring injury is "nothing too severe." Power rankings. Should Barnetta's goal have been disallowed? Sapong's strong start. More news.

Player of the Week: Tranquillo Barnetta

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It's pretty simple.

Player ratings & analysis: Union 2-1 Orlando City SC

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Tranquillo Barnetta stole three points for the Union after an evenly contested match looked destined to end in a draw.

“A moment of brilliance”: Recaps and reaction to Union’s win, Bethlehem thumped by NYRB II, US tops Colombia, more

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Barnetta's stunner. Bethlehem loses 4-0. Academy results. League results. Another De Jong horror tackle. USWNT tops Colombia in CHester. More.

Recap: USA 3-0 Colombia

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Julie Johnston scored a brace and Christen Press was also on target as the USWNT defeated Colombia 3-0 at Talen Energy Stadium.

In pictures: Union 2-1 Orlando City

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Earl Gardner's look at the Union's win over Orlando City.

Postgame video and quotes: Union 2-1 Orlando

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Video and photo by Daniel Studio Mike and Greg's postgame wrap Jim Curtin's postgame press conference Postgame comments from Tranquillo Barnetta, Brian Carroll, Richie Marquez and Andre Blake Philadelphia Union postgame quotes Note: Jim Curtin's comments transcribed by PSP. All others provided by Philadelphia Union.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-1 Orlando City SC

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Tranquillo Barnetta's phenomenal 90th minute free kick decided the match as Philadelphia Union took over first place with a 2-1 win over Orlando City SC.

Things are getting busy for West Chester United

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West Chester United learned its first round opponent in the 2016 US Open Cup this week. It will all be a part of a very busy month of May for the team that also includes a benefit game in Connecticut and US Soccer's National Amateur Championship tournament.

Union v Orlando quick reference

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Highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, match stats, and more.

Union look to tame Lions, USWNT-Colombia on Sunday, more news

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A win tonight sees the Union in first place in the East. Bethlehem takes on NYRB II on Sunday. USWNT hosts Colombia at Talen Energy Stadium on Sunday. More.

Footy on the Telly, April 8-14

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Four games, five big picture thoughts

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Four games into the season, Peter Andrews has five big-picture thoughts before Friday's match against Orlando City.

Preview: Union vs Orlando City SC

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The Union can take over first place in the Eastern Conference with a win over current leaders Orlando City Friday night.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, more Union news, Reading and West Chester learn USOC opponents, more

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Notes from Curtin's presser and more Union news ahead of Friday's home game against Orlando. Reading United and West Chester United learn USOC first round foes. USWNT crushes Colombia. More.

Transcript and video: Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference

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JIm Curtin discusses the need to bounce back from the loss in Chicago, the many challenges Orlando presents, and more.

The Lehigh product joins Bethlehem Steel

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The Lehigh product joins Bethlehem Steel.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Tranquillo Barnetta

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Tranquillo Barnetta joins Greg and Kevin to talk about his return from injury.

In praise of Jim Kenney’s Philadelphia international cup

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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's plan for a city-wide soccer tournament celebrating the city's immigrant groups draws praise from PSP's Dan Walsh, who recalls his own immigrant soccer story in the Philadelphia area.

In Pictures: Bethlehem Steel FC 1-2 FC Cincinnati

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PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Sunday afternoon as the Bethlehem Steel FC was defeated in the inaugural home opener by FC Cincinnati.

Union bits, MLS anniversary, USWNT-Colombia, more

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Got news if you want some.

Analysis and player ratings: Chicago Fire 1-0 Union

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Harsh conditions and a red card conspired with Chicago Fire to end the Union's two match win streak. Although there were few outstanding performances, the trend of playing mostly mistake-free soccer continued.

Perspective, red cards, Panama Papers, more

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Union perspective. Power rankings. Red cards. Panama Papers fallout. More news.

“Disappointing”: Recaps and reaction to Union loss, BSFC loses home opener, league results, more

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Union and Bethlehem lose but Union Academy has a strong weekend. League results, more news.

Brief recap and postgame quotes: Bethlehem Steel FC 1-2 FC Cincinnati

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Despite a furious finish, Bethlehem fell short in their inaugural home opener.

Postgame quotes: Fire 1-0 Union

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Postgame quotes from Jim Curtin, Warren Creavalle, and Chris Pontius following the loss in Chicago.

Match Report: Chicago Fire 1-0 Philadelphia Union

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Kennedy Igboananike scored the game's only goal as the Fire knocked off the 10-man Union, 1-0.

Union vs Fire quick reference

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Get up to speed on the Union-Fire series history. We've got all of the match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more.

Union ready for Fire, Bethlehem hosts Cincinnati, US Soccer responds to wage discrimination action, more

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Union on the road to Chicago. Bethlehem's inaugural home opener on Sunday. US Soccer responds to wage discrimination allegations. More news.

Footy on the Telly, April 1-7

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