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Fabinho, Sylvestre named to MLS Team of the Week

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Fabinho and Brian Sylvestre were recognized for their performances in the Philadelphia Union's 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls.

After defeating the New York Red Bulls 2-0 for it's first ever win at Red Bull Arena this past Sunday, the Philadelphia Union had two players named to the MLS Team of the Week.

Brian Sylvestre recalled by Carolina RailHawks

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The Philadelphia Union's goalkeeping situation gets even weirder.

One of the Philadelphia Union's best players this season has been Brian Sylvestre. The twenty-two year old goalkeeper was called up on loan from the Carolina RailHawks on May 7, after the club's number one (Rais M'Bolhi) was exiled, came back, and was exiled again, the club's number two went out with his second meniscectomy this year, and the number three got a concussion.

Poetry Corner Kicks - Union 2 Red Bulls 0

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Poetry Corner Kicks: The Union win another fan

I am a Philadelphia Union fan living in Brooklyn, New York. I have been to PPL Park a few times for games, but most of the times that I get to go to a game in person is when the Union come to town. This past Saturday, my whole family got to come to the game - my wife, my 5 year old, my 3 year old, and my 4 month old.

City Islanders take big step toward new stadium

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Harrisburg asking the Commonwealth for a nicer Island

This morning, the Harrisburg City Islanders moved one step closer to a new stadium. Harrisburg Capital of Soccer, Inc., the team's parent company, applied for a grant that will help fund a new, multi-use stadium on City Island. The grant, which is funded through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, is worth $5 million dollars.

FIFA officials arrested, indicted

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United States Attorney General bringing wire fraud, racketeering, and money laundering charges against "more than 10" FIFA officials, including Jeffrey Webb, Eugenio Figueredo, and Jack Warner.

In a stunning move, officials in Switzerland have begun an operation "to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges" reports the New York Times.

Fabinho Named to Pro Soccer Talk Team of the Week

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Brazilian left back recognized for excellent performance against the New York Red Bulls.

Fabinho has been named to Pro Soccer Talk's Week 12 Team of the Week. You read that right, Fabinho, according to this list, was one of the best defenders in MLS this week. Despite the fact that Fabinho is often and understandably criticized by the Philadelphia Union fan base, the Brazilian left-back put in quite a performance during the Union's first ever win at Red Bull Arena.

Potential Soccer Hall of Fame Site in the Poconos?

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I spoke with the Director of the Monroe County Planning Commission about the potential new site of the Soccer Hall of Fame and what it would mean for this area in particular.

The National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta, New York, was once a place where fans could come and take in the sights and learn about the game's history.

Monday morning game changers thinks Jim Curtin went Back to the Future.

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Every week we "Monday morning manage" the previous Philadelphia Union games, talking about the major points in the game that changed momentum, led to goals and won or lost the points for the Union. This week, it is when the Union finally won at Red Bull arena that will be analyzed.

What has been a very exciting few weeks in Union land has come to a close.

The Brotherly Game's List Of Ten Great Soccer Books Worth Reading Over The Summer

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Memorial Day officially kicks off the summer season. The staff put together some of their favorite soccer books to help fill the down time we'll all hopefully get.

It's that time of year where summer vacations loom and the thought of reading a book somewhere relaxing gets closer to reality.

Deuces Wild: New York Red Bulls 0-2 Philadelphia Union

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Two wins a row! Really!

The Philadelphia Union are finally emerging from a run of Chivas USA terribleness with yet another much-needed win, this time on the road at Red Bull Arena for a franchise first. A pair of second half goals from Vincent Nogueira and C.J. Sapong are what lifted the Union to their second straight victory giving them their first win streak of the 2015 season.

GAME THREAD: New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia Union

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Can the Union actually make it two in a row?

UNION GAME #13
VS
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Sunday, May 24, 2015
5:00 PM ET
FS1 - JP Dellacamera and Brad Friedel, Reporter: Grant Wahl
Online Streaming: MLS Live
TBG Game Preview
Know Thy Enemy: Once A Metro
Starting XI
Bradley Wright-Phillips Forward Conor Casey

Mike Grella, Sacha Kljestan, Lloyd Sam

Felipe, Dax Mccarty

Midfield

Andrew Wenger, Cristian Maidana, Sebastien Le Toux

Brian Carroll, Vincent Nogueira

Kemar Lawrence, Roy Miller, Karl Ouimette, Chris Duvall Defense Fabinho, Ethan White, Richie Marquez, Sheanon Williams
Luis Robles Goalkeeper Brian Sylvestre
Connor Lade, Anatole Abang, Dane Richards, Kyle Reynish, Sean Davis, Marius Obekop, Andrew Jean-Baptiste Bench John McCarthy, Raymond Lee, Eric Ayuk, Jimmy McLaughlin, Zach Pfeffer, Fred, C.

Aristeguieta snubbed by Venezuela national team, available for Red Bulls

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Instead of scoring goals for the Venezuela National Team during the Copa América in Chile, Fernando Aristeguieta will be scoring them for the Philadelphia Union during June.

Venezuela National Team manager Noel Sanvicente and the Federación Venezolana de Fútbol (the Venezuelan Football Federation) announced its final 26 man roster for the Copa América tournament, which starts on June 11th and runs through July 4th.

Opposite View: Three questions with Jason Iapicco of Once A Metro

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This week we talk to Jason Iapicco of Once a Metro, SB Nation's New York Red Bulls blog, about the upcoming match between the Philadelphia Union and their "not-rivals" rivals.

tBG) Is this the year that the New York Red Bulls lift the MLS Cup?

OaM) If you are going by our history, no.

Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls: The whole story - Match 13

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Another Sunday match, another opponent the Union aren't expected to challenge. Can the boys in blue pull an upset on the red-hot New York Red Bulls? From previews to reviews and analysis, this is the whole story.

Date: Sunday, May 24th, 5:00 PM EST

Place: Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey

TV: Fox Sports 1

Still on a high after handing DC United their second loss of the season, the Union will head up to Harrison in the hope of knocking off another regional rival.

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls

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I hope you enjoyed that last win.

Date: Sunday, May 24th, 5:00 PM EST

Place: Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey

TV: Fox Sports 1

Still on a high after handing DC United their second loss of the season, the Union will head up to Harrison in the hope of knocking off another regional rival.