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Philadelphia Union

New away kit, a Union trialist, league news, more

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Union unveil their new away kit. Bild reports Faf Picault trialing with the Union.

Union Player of the Year voting, Alan Gordon replaces Jordan Morris on USMNT: Brotherly Game Daily Links 11/9/16

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Post-Election Hump Day links.

Philadelphia Union News

Player of the Year presented by Independence Blue Cross
Union have opened up voting on their Player of the Year, let them know what you think.

Chris Pontius, more than a comeback
He set new career highs in games played, games started, minutes played, assists, shots on goal, and tied a career high for goals in a season; but don't call Chris Pontius' 2016 campaign a comeback – it's a little more than that.

Lahoud for Restrepo, notes from Curtin and Stewart teleconference, Lloyd the best, more

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SI's Brian Strauss reports Lahoud on loan to Cosmos as part of Restrepo deal. Curtin and Stewart on Union's draft plans. Carli Lloyd named FIFA Women's World Player of the Year. More.

News from the Combine and other Union bits, Lloyd named USWNT co-captain, more news

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News of players linked to the Union ahead of Thursday's SuperDraft and more Union bits. Carli Lloyd named co-captain of USWNT. More news.

Bethlehem announcement today, profits and more Union bits, SoB Movie now on DVD, more news

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Union announcement in Bethlehem today. Did the Union turn a profit in 2014? Sons of Ben movie released on DVD. More news.

Bournemouth, Sak says Union USL team in Bethlehem possible, Mbolhi update, more

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Union lose to Bournemouth. Sakiewicz on why the Union will launch a USL team, says Bethlehem a possible home. HCI announcement today in Lancaster. Altidore dropped. More.

Zac thanks fans, Union home dates leaked ahead of today’s schedule release, Gerrard announcement today, more

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Zac MacMath thanks Union fans after loan announcement. 2015 schedule due to be released today. Gerrard signing expected today. Latest moves from across the league including Lagerwey as GM at Seattle and report that Red Bulls have fired Mike Petke. More.

Big Names Left Unprotected For MLS Expansion Draft

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Orlando City SC and New York City FC fans will find out who is on their clubs squad on Wednesday when the 2014 MLS Expansion Draft takes place. Some of the big names available are Eddie Johnson (D.C. United), Claudio Bieler (Sporting KC), Rais Mbolhi (Philadelphia Union) and Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls).

Cheesesteaks, sweepstakes, replacement refs for week 2, more news

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Union players behind the counter at Jim's Steaks. Replacement refs again as negotiations canceled. USWNT saves face in Algarve Cup. More news.

San Jose Earthquakes

Brotherly Game Daily Links 1/24/17

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Yesterday's storm blew in tons of links from around the country.

Philadelphia Union News

Report: Philadelphia Union acquiring homegrown rights for Adam Najem
Sources tell Goal.com that the New York Red Bulls are dealing Akron star to the Union.

Philadelphia Union release 2017/18 secondary kits
The Union released their new kits in the most creative way yet.

Sounders top Earthquakes on penalties in Open Cup

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By JASON MITCHELL

Eighteen corner kicks, 31 shots, and overtime couldn't get the job done Tuesday night, but the Seattle Sounders made quick business of the San Jose Earthquakes on penalty kicks, advancing to the quarterfinals in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Alan Gordon hit the post on San Jose's second attempt before goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann snuffed out rookie J.

Rapids, Earthquakes settle for scoreless draw

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By RYAN TOLMICH

After a tough opening to their 2014 campaign, the San Jose Earthquakes were looking to pick up their first win Saturday when they visited the Colorado Rapids.

However, the Quakes were forced to settle for an always-difficult road point in a game where they were reduced to 10 men late.

CCL Rewind: Gordon’s stoppage-time goal saves Earthquakes in draw vs. Toluca

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By DAN KARELL

On a night when not much seemed to be going their way, the San Jose Earthquakes were rewarded for their spirit and never-ending fight.

Alan Gordon, who had missed time recently while recovering from offseason foot surgery, came on as a second-half substitute and headed in a free kick for a goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

Who is Frank Yallop?

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The Gaffer (photo: sportsillustrated.cnn.com)

OTF friend, collaborator, and San Jose Earthquakes writer Nerdy Gales brings Fire Nation an informed look at its new leader...

When Scott invited me to tell Chicago Fire fans what they should expect from their new coach Frank Yallop, the first thing I typed was "4-4-2".

MLS Insider: Episode 9 (Matt Reis, Bash Brothers in San Jose)

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By DAN KARELL

The latest episode of MLS Insider focuses on New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis' family challenge following the Boston Marathon bombings, while also taking an inside look at Alan Gordon and Steven Lenhart with the San Jose Earthquakes.

Bernardez, Lenhart lifts Earthquakes past Timbers

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BY MIKE DONOVAN

Coming into Saturday night, the host San Jose Earthquakes had never beaten the Portland Timbers in a MLS match.

That all changed Saturday night as Steven Lenhart and Victor Bernardez delivered a pair of second-half goals to give the Earthquakes a 2-1 victory and extend their home unbeaten streak to nine straight games.

Know Your Enemy: San Jose Earthquakes

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Your guess is as good as ours. (photo: ussoccerplayers.com)

Buckle your chinstrap, 'cause OTF's Stephen Mangat is back with a primer on the Goons, ahem, Goonies, from NorCal...

While history is littered with stories of people coming back from death's doorstep to triumph, it's amazing to think how many of these cases should have never happened.

Filibuster Podcast: Week 16 - Introducing the Gin Pontius - and previewing the Vancouver Whitecaps w/ Jon Szekeres

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It's always fun to record a podcast after a win. I nearly forgot that, since it's been so long since we've gotten to experience it, but on Saturday, D.C. United beat the San Jose Earthquakes, and so that rush has come back to AMT Studios. And as promised on previous editions, and in gamethreads, I have named a new cocktail after the scorer of the game-winner (well, the only goal) in the weekend's game.

Back Home

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After the rough coast to coast road trip that saw Kansas City go 1-1, the team returns home for the first of three straight at home on Saturday night against the Portland Timbers.

Portland comes into the game after spending the last two weeks playing the San Jose Earthquakes home and away.

Portland v San Jose take two; trip south tests confident Timbers

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Two matchups in two weeks in the regular season is very rare within MLS, and the quick turnaround usually makes for an entertaining duo of matches. With all of the outside story lines inside and beyond the match, though, there should be some extra vigor and passion in the Timbers - Earthquake match on April 21 at 8 PM at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Gordon suspended three matches for gay slur

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By DAN KARELL

Major League Soccer's Disciplinary Committee usually handles cases of infractions during games. In this instance, MLS Commissioner Don Garber decided to make the decision himself.

Garber and MLS announced that San Jose Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon has been fined an undisclosed amount and suspended for four games total, three of which are for "using unacceptable and offensive language towards an opponent in the 60th minute of the game against the Portland Timbers on April 14.

Jordan Morris

Union bits, more news

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Pontius on having a healthy season. Fan vote open for Union Player of the Year.

Wednesday Freedom Kicks: (Soccer) politics as usual

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Cristiano is Nike for life, Gordon replaces JoMo on the USMNT, Gareth Bale is up for Wales' best, and we take a look at USMNT v. Mexico through the captains...it's the Freedom Kicks!

Good morning folks. There was a thing that happened overnight, and that thing was an election. You have other sources for election results, and this site isn't one of them.

Jordan Morris flew to Columbus for re-evaluation by U.S. Soccer

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U.S. Soccer came to the same conclusion Sounders did: Morris has a strained hamstring

By now, we all know that Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris will not be participating in the upcoming CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches against Mexico and Costa Rica. We also know that Morris was replaced by Alan Gordon.

Gordon replaces Morris on USMNT squad

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After suffering a hamstring strain in the Seattle Sounders' recent playoff win, Jordan Morris will not join the U.S. Men's NationalTeam for two crucial World Cup qualifiers.

U.S. Soccer announced on Tuesday that Alan Gordon has replaced Jordan Morris in USMNT camp ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Mexico and Costa Rica.

USA vs. St. Vincent & the Grenadines, World Cup 2018 qualifying: Time, TV schedule and live stream

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The marathon that is World Cup qualifying begins today for the USMNT in St. Louis.

The United States begins the long journey to Russia 2018 today by hosting St. Vincent & the Grenadines in what should be a World Cup qualifying mismatch. However, the Gold Cup - which included a loss to Jamaica, what is technically a tie against Panama, and a very nervy win over Haiti - and ensuing matches since indicates that the USMNT hasn't been able to make anything easy in 2015.

LA Galaxy

Alan Gordon scores late against Dynamo as Galaxy seal third in West

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A goal from Alan Gordon lifted the LA Galaxy into a comfortable third position in the Western Conference as the Galaxy disposed of the last-place Houston Dynamo.

The 72nd minute goal from Gordon earned the Galaxy a 1-0 win over the Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium Sunday afternoon.

MLS Ticker: Gordon, Sporting KC, and more

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While Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy may have the stars that draw the spotlight, the five-time MLS champions brought back an important option for the team's depth on Monday:

The Galaxy have agreed to re-sign forward Alan Gordon in 2016. The 34-year old veteran made 29 league appearances for the club last season, starting in seven matches and tallying 10 goals.

Pontius nets dramatic late game-winner in 1-0 victory over the Galaxy

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Chris Pontius' 93rd-minute header was the difference in D.C. United's dramatic 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy tonight at frigid RFK Stadium. The win over the Galaxy was United's first in ten league matches against their West coast rivals and first since a 4-1 win at RFK in June of 2008. Both teams were [.

Steven Gerrard To Wear His Iconic No.8 Shirt At LA Galaxy (Photo)

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By Chris Wright

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This is a public service announcement on behalf of LA Galaxy, letting all interested parties that Steven Gerrard will be wearing his iconic No.8 shirt once he formally completes his move to the MLS side.

Galaxy's No.8 jersey is currently vacant, sandwich by forward pair Robbie Keane (7) and Alan Gordon (9) either side.

Tim Howard

Willing veterans will be key for Klinsmann to balance US’s old and new

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ST. LOUIS No question the United States men's national team needs freshening up. All national teams do, every four years as the World Cup cycle turns. Don't forget what Bruce Arena famously told us back in 2002: World Cup soccer is a young mans' game.

So the here and now of early qualifying looks like the ideal starting point for springier legs, a requirement for a long road to Russia, not to mention the big show itself in 2018.

Willing veterans key for Klinsmann to balance US’s old and new

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ST. LOUIS No question the United States men's national team needs freshening up. All national teams do, every four years as the World Cup cycle turns. Don't forget what Bruce Arena famously told us back in 2002: World Cup soccer is a young mans' game.

So the here and now of early qualifying looks like the ideal starting point for springier legs, a requirement for a long road to Russia, not to mention the big show itself in 2018.

Sebastien Le Toux

“It’s big”: Quotes & previews ahead of tonight’s USOC semi, more news

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Union and Dallas quotes ahead of tonight's US Open Cup semifinal, as well as a roundup of previews. More Union, MLS, and national team news.

“It’s always a fight”: getting ready for DC, more news

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Union prepare to battle DC. On Jack's goal scoring prowess. USASA Region I US Open Cup final to be played in Horsham. More news.

Mac named to TOW, ranked No. 2 in league, NBC announce Prem plans, more

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Jack McInerney, named to MLS Team of the Week and ranked No. 2 in MLS in the Castrol Index, says Union offense will take time to gel "if we keep switching it up every week." NBC announces Premiership coverage plans. More.

The Rest

Border War Week Starts Sunday

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Kansas to the East, Utah to the West
Hey, we're actually playing soccer again. Its been so long I almost forgot the season started. Its a par of border clashes in 7 days. First on Sunday we invade Kansas, then on the following Saturday we defend our turf from Utah. Game time on Sunday is 5pm, with the Rapids getting national exposure against Sporting on FS1.

Strike A Match

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Today, we move on to the #9 spot. I tend to keep this one more crowded in the wings because forward is such a fickle position. Someone can turn torrid or go to the shelf in a matter of weeks. Even so, the top two remain the same.Jozy AltidoreBobby WoodJuan AgudeloWe shall see: Terrence BoydA lot can happen in a month: Aron Jóhannsson On fitness watch: Gyasi ZardesEmergency numbers: Alan Gordon,

Filibuster podcast episode 178: D.C. United versus Toronto FC preview

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We talk to a friend north of the border to preview D.C. United's upcoming match against Toronto FC

Filibuster is back for your ears and is good for your mind. Adam, Jason, and Ben are back and are here to review D.C. United's 4-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps. We discuss whether or not they were any good, and then get into D.

Wild spring weather & late goals highlight frenzied draw between Galaxy and Timbers

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With the spring weather providing a blustery background, the Portland Timbers were hoping to get a home win against the Los Angeles Galaxy. While Portland got their first two goals of the 2015 season courtesy of Fanendo Adi, their defense struggled at points and conceded goals to Gyasi Zardes and a stoppage time header from former USL Timber Alan Gordon as the teams played to a 2 all draw.

The Ginge Show: Episode 01

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the debut of the ginge show.

ginge talks about what happened to radio cuju and some other issues connected to that situation. ginge offers his thoughts on alan gordon and why jimmy nielsen should be suspended along with juninho.

check it out.