Andre Blake

Philadelphia Union

In Pictures: Union 0- Orlando City 2

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Pretty pictures from an ugly loss.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 0-2 Orlando City SC

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Once again, the Union could not finish their chances as they fell to Orlando City SC at home 0-2.

In Pictures: Union 1-1 Earthquakes

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PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for Saturday night's chilly match, as the Philadelphia Union were unable to get a win and settled for a 1-1 tie with the San Jose Earthquakes.

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 1-1 San Jose Earthquakes

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It was a frustrating night as the Union drew with San Jose. It stemmed from a confounding problem reflected in these player ratings: The parts were good, but did not sum to a greater whole.

Union drop points at home to San Jose Earthquakes

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Alejandro Bedoya's second half goal earned the blue and gold a point, but the chances were there to grab all three

The Philadelphia Union offense finally remembered how to score on Saturday night but also squandered chances to return to the win column in a 1-1 draw with San Jose Earthquakes in front of another sparse crowd at Talen Energy Stadium.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-1 San Jose Earthquakes

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Philadelphia Union had a number of chances to take all three points, but they settled for one at home following a 1-1 tie with San Jose Earthquakes.

Rate the U: Mile high malaise in Colorado

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Let us know what you thought of the individual performances in the Union's 3-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids

The Philadelphia Union surrendered their first goal of the season and then allowed two more to Dominique Badji to drop their first match of the season in their first game outside Chester this season on Saturday night in Commerce City, Colorado.

Match report: Colorado Rapids 3-0 Philadelphia Union

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2018 starts the same as 2017 on the road. A good first half was undone by an abysmal second as the Union fell 3-0 in Colorado

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 0-0 Columbus Crew

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Chances were hard to come by as Columbus and Philadelphia both failed to score and the teams split the points.

News roundup: Talen to host USMNT friendly, Philly a World Cup host-city finalist, a potentially historic women’s league, and a new owner?

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Big news all over: Philly in the spotlight, UEFA Cup draws, angry men storming fields, new Steel kits, and an international call-up.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/16/18

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Philadelphia Union News

Andre Blake called up for Jamaica friendly
The goalkeeper will be in training camp starting March 20th for the friendly against Antigua & Barbuda.

USMNT adds third summer friendly, will play Bolivia on May 28 in Chester
Who needs the World Cup?

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 New England Revolution

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The Union took advantage of nine-man New England, with goals from Anthony Fontana and C.J. Sapong leading Philadelphia to a season-opening win.

In Pictures: Philadelphia Union Meet the Team

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With the season set to get under way, PSP photographer Paul Rudderow shares his snaps Wednesday night's Meet the Team at Dave & Buster's.

News roundup: Dockal signs, Union get $175k, green card derby, more

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More on Borek Dockal's signing, the Union acquire allocation money via trade, Union players get green cards, and more news in today's news roundup.

Union grab $175k for international roster spot from NYCFC; Blake and Ilsinho get green cards

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This adds to a pretty hectic day in Chester

The quick and dirty here? Philly gets $175,000 from a conference rival all while gaining a net of one international slot.

First let's look at the international slot that changes hands.

The Philadelphia Union give New York City FC one 2018 International slot for $175,000 dollars of General Allocation Money.

PSP roundtable chat on Philadelphia Union

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PSP writers weigh in on the big questions about Philadelphia Union as we head into the MLS regular season this week.

Union fall in final preseason match to Tampa Bay Rowdies

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Haris Medunjanin scored, but Union couldn't overcome an early two-goal deficit.

Suncoast Invitational hosts Tampa Bay Rowdies took advantage of shaky defense by Josh Yaro in the middle, scoring two first half goals on their way to a 2-1 victory over the Boys in Blue in the team's final preseason game Saturday night.

With new contract in hand, Andre Blake set to become face of Union

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Andre Blake has been a pillar of consistency among chaos and uncertainty at the Philadelphia Union.

The 27-year-old goalkeeper, who has single-handedly kept the Union in certain contests during his tenure, was rewarded with a multi-year contract that was made official on Wednesday.

"We've been in talks for a while and I'm happy we were able to come to an agreement," Blake told reporters on Wednesday.

News roundup: Dre to stay, Union hire coaches, MLS activity

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Also: Schweinsteiger back with the Fire, Andrew Jacobson retires, which soccer leagues you should be watching

Brotherly Game Daily Links 1/18/18

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The Union make honest-to-god moves, the USL gets a promotion, and some European transfer moves

Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union secure Andre Blake with new deal
Arguably the best keeper in MLS will stay with the Philadelphia Union.

Philadelphia Union Add To Coaching Staff With Hires Of Pat Noonan And Tim Hanley
Noonan, 37, most recently coached as an assistant for the United States National Team, while, Hanley, 57, joins the Union from the San Jose Earthquakes, where he served two stints as goalkeeping coach.

Philadelphia Union secure Andre Blake with new deal

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Arguably the best keeper in MLS will stay with the Philadelphia Union

This afternoon the club made it official. Jamaican International, former first round draft pick out of UConn and causer of headaches for other teams Andre Blake has officially signed a multi-year deal.

From the press release, we know it's been agreed upon with the use of Targeted Allocation Money, but terms of the deal for the 27-year-old were not disclosed.

MLS Ticker: Andy Polo completes Timbers loan, Andre Blake finalizes new deal, and more

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Diego Valeri and Fernando Adi will have new company in the attack next season at Providence Park.

On Wednesday, after several weeks of speculation, the Portland Timbers announced the loan signing of Peruvian winger Andy Polo from Liga MX side Monarcas Morelia.

"We are excited to add a young and talented attacking player in Andy Polo," Gavin Wilkinson, general manager and president of soccer for the Timbers said in a club statement.

Report: Andre Blake signs lucrative new deal with Union

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Andre Blake has proven himself as one of the top goalkeepers in MLS over the past few years, and he will now reportedly get paid as such.

Goal.com reported on Monday that the Union have signed Blake to a new guaranteed contractthat will make the 27-year-old Jamaican one of the highest-paid goalkeepers in MLS.

News roundup: Dre stays, LD en Leon, soccer coaches in Philly, more

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Reports say Andre Blake is foregoing Europe to save the Philadelphia Union's keisters for a few more years.

Report: Andre Blake signs new multi-year contract

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Philadelphia Union star to become one of the highest paid goalkeepers in the league

Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Andre Blake has signed a new deal that could keep him in Chester for 2018 and beyond, according to a report in Goal.

The report states that Blake's multi-year contract will make him one of the highest paid in Major League Soccer.

News roundup: Union re-sign 3, MLS expands to Nashville, Swansea manager-less, more

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Also: Union preseason date, Blake's European ambition, Rutgers article, RSL acquisition, MLS long-shot video, Female Young Player of Year, ManU loses, soccer books for Xmas

Player Ratings: Happy Holidays from the Philadelphia Union

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How did your favorite player perform in this festive holiday film?

Newcomer of the Year: Jack Elliott

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He deserved to win Rookie of the Year, but we didn't have a say in that matter.

Philadelphia Union announce protected list

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These are the 11 players that LAFC won't be getting from the Union

The Philadelphia Union announced their list of the eleven players they would protect during the 2017 Expansion Draft. Players signed via the Homegrown Player and Generation adidas mechanisms are automatically protected.

Protected: Alejandro Bedoya, Andre Blake, Jack Elliott, Marcus Epps, Fabinho, Fabian Herbers, Ilsinho, Haris Medunjanin, Fafa Picault, Keegan Rosenberry, CJ Sapong, Anthony Fontana (Homegrown Player), Derrick Jones (Homegrown Player), Adam Najem (Homegrown Player), Auston Trusty (Homegrown Player), and Josh Yaro (Generation adidas).

C. J. Sapong

Player Ratings: Colorado Rapids 3 – 0 Philadelphia Union

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There isn't a whole lot to like about performances in the Union's most recent loss to Colorado, but is there a lot to hate either?

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Colorado Rapids

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Borek Dockal looks to take his game up a notch as the Union travel to Colorado for their first road match of the season.

Andre Blake is not the answer

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Andre Blake deserves the money, but it shouldn't be coming from the Union, writes Christian Sandler.

2017 Expansion Draft: Who the Union are protecting, and what that says about 2018

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Reading the tea leaves and trying to extrapolate that to what this team will look like next season.

#SaveTheCrew

News roundup: Maher on the move, Jersey girl to SKC, and Jürgen’s new job

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Also- Jermaine Jones in your ears, Pogba playing Uno, and American Outlaw optimism.

News roundup: Jay Sugarman wants to spend, Lewandowski to MLS?, and German Thanksgiving

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Also: CONCACAF Player of the Year voting, public perception of the playoffs, and rising Premier League Wages

The Rest

Fabinho out with MCL sprain; Matt Real could be in line for debut in Colorado

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Homegrown left back is expected to return March 28 from international duty

A back four with an 18, 19, 22 and 24-year-old could be lining up in front of Andre Blake in the starting XI against Colorado Rapids on March 31.

Left back Fabinho, who left the Columbus Crew match last Saturday with an injury at halftime, suffered an MCL sprain and is questionable for the Philadelphia Union's first road match of the season.

Fantasy Focus: I am Josef

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Busting some Caps.

Benny's Army led this round with a score of 114 points, even despite the absence of suddenly-inactive David Villa:

Josef Martinez (ATL, $11.0) led the way with an armband-aided 36 points on the strength of a hat trick, and none of the four midfielders scored fewer than 8 points.

Rate the Union: MLS Super Bowl rematch edition

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The Union start the season with three points. What did you think of the individual performances?

Saturday night was a night of many firsts: the first game in Talen Energy Stadium for David Accam, MLS debuts for Anthony Fontana, Auston Trusty and Cory Burke and the first time the Union opened a season at home with three points.

Union sign Andre Blake to extension

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Star goalkeeper Andre Blake signed a multi-year extension with the Union, the club announced today.

News Roundup: Happy Holidays from the Union, Kaká retires, Morgan wins CONCACAF award, and Premier League records

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Also; Sorber to LAFC, questions remain for Miami, Pulisic being a boss, and petty revenge in Italy.