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January 25, 2015 12:01 UTC
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GM change in Fury front office

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The Philadelphia Fury may have been quiet in the public during the offseason, but the franchise still had a shake up.

The Philadelphia Fury and former General Manager Graham King Charters mutually parted ways during the team's offseason, as GM of the Fury and fellow American Soccer League team AC Crusaders team owner Matt Driver confirmed at this years NSCAA convention.

US Soccer Announces Roster for Upcoming Friendlies

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Maurice Edu is noticeably absent from Camp Cupcake as United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann trims down his roster ahead of upcoming friendlies

United States Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced the 23-man roster for upcoming friendlies against Chile and Panama. The team will travel toEstadio El Teniente to take on Chile Januray 28th.

Andrew Wenger Dives in to Dogfish Head

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Dogfish Head continues to be the most exciting addition to a slow offseason for the Philadelphia Union. Winger Andrew Wenger was the guest of the craft brewery as he helped to introduce Union supporters to their new favorite brewery.

PPL Park has always been home to a great range of beer. If you've been following along this offseason, you know the Philadelphia Union are adding to the rich history of craft beer in the short lifespan of the franchise with the addition of Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales.

Write for Brotherly Game

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Interested in writing for us? Great! Here's what we're looking for.

Ever read one of our articles and think "I could write better than that" or "These people don't know what they're talking about" or "I love tacos?" Well, if you thought the last one we'd love to hang out with you. If you thought either of the first two, we'd love for you to come and write for us.

Old boys get new deals

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Conor Casey, Brian Carroll, and Fred will all be back in 2015.

The Philadelphia Union have brought back their three most experienced players. The club announced today that Conor Casey, Brian Carroll, and Fred have all signed new contracts.

Casey, 33, will likely return in a bench role, as injuries have worn him down to the point where he can barely play 60 minutes.

Heartbreak for Rais M'Bolhi in the Africa Cup of Nations

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We've seen Asamoah Gyan do this before. In one of the premier Group Stage matchups, Ghana's Gyan scored the lone goal with a minute left in injury time.

Rais M'Bolhi almost had an easy clean sheet. Through 90 minutes he only had to save one shot, but it was the next shot on target in injury time that ruined his night.

An interview with Ricardo Ansaldi

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Ricardo Ansaldi sat down for a lengthy chat with the Brotherly Game and No Short Corners.

I saw a familiar face at the NSCAA Convention last week, as I happened to bump into Ricardo Ansaldi, the Union's former Director of International Soccer Development. He was nice enough to sit down and tell me and Scott Kessler of No Short Corners about his tenure with the Union.

Corben Bone signs with Wilmington Hammerheads

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Ex-Philadelphia Union player joins USL PRO side Wilmington Hammerheads, will get preseason look with New York City FC.

The Bonesaw is taking his talents to Wilmington.

USL PRO side Wilmington Hammerheads announced that the ex-Philadelphia Union midfielder had signed with the club yesterday.

Maurice Edu talks about his past, his present and his future at MLS Media Day

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During MLS Media Day, the Philadelphia Union player talked about his new contract, his struggles at Stoke, and his role as a veteran player in Major League Soccer.

At MLS Media Day in Los Angeles today, Philadelphia Union midfielder Maurice Edu was asked about a variety of subjects from his new contract, his new boss, and getting back into the United States National Team picture.

The Philadelphia Union's new goalkeeper coach Paulo Grilo

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Like pupil Rais M'Bolhi, Grilo came to Philadelphia from CSKA Sofia last August.

When Rais M'Bolhi joined the Philadelphia Union last summer, he did not come alone.

Joining him in Philadelphiawould be his goalkeeper coach at his last club CSKA Sofia, 45 year old Portuguese coach Paulo Grilo.

2015 Schedule Union Wallpaper

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A look at the schedule from a designer that loves to travel and see how much ground he's covered.

Last year I made a design/wallpaper of the Union's 2014 schedule. It was just meant to be a fun little schedule for myself and to show off what I could do as an artist. But it got spread around the Sons of Ben and everyone wanted a variation of it for their computers at work, home, or on their phone.

The Allocation Ranking Fallacy

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Why Allocation Rankings mean everything - and nothing - to teams in Major League Soccer.

Jozy Altidore coming back to Major League Soccer was not surprising. Long rumored to be headed back to the states after a six year stint in Europe, Altidore signed with Toronto FC last Friday. If only it were really that simple.

Philadelphia Union complete SuperDraft with UCLA defender and St. Louis midfielder

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The Zolos go with defensive depth in the third and fourth rounds of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft

After adding a pair of attacking players (Dzenan Catic andEric Bird) in the first two rounds of the MLS SuperDraft last Thursday, the Union shifted focus to defensive needs in selecting UCLA center back/defensive midfielderAaron Simmons with the 51st pick in the third round and added St.

Rene Meulensteen Speaks at NSCAA Conference

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Consultant to the Philadelphia Union, Rene Meulensteen is a guest speaker at this year's conference, and he took some time to speak with the assembled media to discuss all things soccer in America.

"I think if they're going to get a few things right over the next ten years, I think it could be, you know, have a fair chance at having a go at maybe winning the World Cup, but they need to get a few things right.

Rais M'Bolhi impresses in Africa Cup of Nations opener

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Rais M'Bolhi was stout in Algeria's 3-1 win over South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations opener.

It's good to see that Rais M'Bolhi has not let the Philly cheesesteak get the better of him. A trimmed down M'Bolhi was in good form in Algeria's Africa Cup of Nations opening 3-1 win against South Africa.