Carlos Valdes

Philadelphia Union

“It’s close”: Curtin on Valdes, Union news, Ribeiro scores 2, results wrap, more

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Jim Curtin provides an update on Carlos Valdes. Pedro Ribeiro scores first professional goals. League & summer friendly results. More news.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Danny Cruz

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Danny Cruz talks to Greg and Eli about the the Union's recent strong play. Then ,Kevin Kinkead stops by to talk about the latest chapter in the saga of Carlos Valdes.

Latest on Valdes, Pfeffer named to Homegrown team, Reading playoff run over, more

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Does Valdes want to go on loan again? Pfeffer named to All-Star Game Homegrown team. Reading lose first playoff game. More news.

Carlos Valdes — and four DPs?

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What does a Carlos Valdes return mean for the Union in terms of roster construction? How will it affect Maurice Edu? Will they have four DPs? And what's up with PSP going international? PSP's Dan Walsh dives in.

Valdes update, Casey, Gaddis, and MacMath named to TOW, more news

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Valdes agent disappointed defender won't be playing in Copa Libertadores. Conor Casey, Ray Gaddis, and Zac MacMath get Team of the Week nods. Reading United postseason campaign begins tonight. More news.

What does the return of Carlos Valdes* mean for Union’s formation?

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If Valdes comes back to Philadelphia, how will the Union's formation change? Kevin Kinkead explores some of the possibilities.

BREAKING NEWS: FutbolMLS.com reports Carlos Valdes will return to the Philadelphia Union "next week"

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An article by FutbolMLS.com confirms the Colombian center back will be headed back to Philadelphia next week to resume playing with the Union.

FutbolMLS.com - mlssoccer.com's Spanish-language site - is reporting that Carlos Valdes will return to the Philadelphia Union "next week to start his second stint in the American League (MLS).

Valdes says “hours, days” before MLS return, more news

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San Lorenzo rescings Carlos Valdes contract. Valdes says "hours, days" before he returns to MLS, will begin training next week. Racioppi named to USWNT U-20 World Cup roster. More news.

Previews, notes from Curtin’s presser, Valdes update, more news

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Union ready to face Red Bulls. Notes from Curtin's weekly press conference. Valdes update. McLaughlin named to USL PRO Team of the Week. More news.

Let the Valdes watch begin! Union bits, new WC ratings record, massive jersey deal, more

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Carlos Valdes a no show at San Lorenzo. Union bits. New viewing record for World Cup final. Adidas-Manchester United with biggest uniform deal ever. More.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Jim Curtin

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Union interim head coach Jim Curtin joins Greg and Eli to talk about the team's recent good form and possible summer signings. Then, Kevin Kinkead stops by to talk Union and World Cup.

Curtin on Brown & Valdes, Union-Rapids news & previews, more

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Curtin on Brown's qualities and Vades possibilities. Union news and previews ahead of Saturday's game against Colorado. More.

Transfer window opens today — whither Valdes, Farfan?

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How will the Union, absent a permanent head coach, be in on the transfer window action?

Transcript and video of Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference

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Transcript and video from Jim Curtin's weekly press conference. Topics include efforts to bring Carlos Valdes back to the club, Dallas, and more.

Jim Curtin Hints At Possible Return To Philadelphia For Colombian World Cup Defender Carlos Valdes

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Could the Colombian World Cup defender return to the Philadelphia Union some day?

The World Cup may be over for the United States, but MLS play has resumed which means it is time to talk about Philadelphia Union roster management, and hey, here is a pretty big World Cup tie-in!

Jim Curtin said the team has been actively talking to Carlos Valdes & that "for the long term, we want him in a Philadelphia Union jersey.

Another ugly Union USOC win, USA & World Cup news, more

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Recaps and reactions from another long, and ugly, US Open Cup win for the Union. USA and World Cup news. More news.

The Designated Player Situation In Philadelphia

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Can the Union afford to bring in another Designated Player? Does Carlos Valdes return from stops in Colombia, Argentina, and Brazil? Does Maurice Edu remain in Philadelphia or is he bound to return to the English Premier League? Silly season may just be be sober season for the Philadelphia Union.

That most wonderful time of year is almost upon us.

Maidana, Casey in TOW, power rankings, USA in Brazil, Blatter calls corruption claims racist, more

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Maidana in MLS TOW, Casey joins in in Goal.com's TOW. USA in Brazil. Blatter calls press reports of corruption in 2022 WC vote racist. More news.

Quotes & notes from Hack’s presser, KC previews, local US Open Cup play tonight, more

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Hackworth on the effect of the boos on the team, the mood within the locker room, and hunt for a new striker. Roundup of previews for tonight's game in KC. Local US Open Cup play tonight. More news.

GAME THREAD: Philadelphia Union vs. Houston Dynamo

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After a mid-week disappointing loss to New York Red Bulls, the Philadelphia Union play host to another team off to a disappointing start, Houston Dynamo.

UNION GAME #8
VS
PPL Park, Chester, PA
April 19, 2014
4:00 PM ET
TCN - JP Dellacamera and Peter Pappas
Know Thy Enemy: Dynamo Theory
Starting XI
Sebastien Le Toux, Danny Mwanga Forward Brian Ching, Calen Carr
Michael Farfan, Brian Carroll, Stefani Miglioranzi, Justin Mapp Midfield Danny Cruz, Adam Moffat, Luiz Camargo, Brad Davis
Sheanon Williams, Danny Califf, Carlos Valdes, Gabriel Farfan Defense Andre Hainault, Bobby Boswell, Geoff Cameron, Corey Ashe
Faryd Mondragon Goalkeeper Tally Hall
Zac MacMath, Roger Torres, Freddy Adu, Kyle Nakazawa, Amobi Okugo, Jack McInerney, Morgan Langley Bench Je-Vaughn Watson, Will Bruin, Carlo Costly, Colin Clark, Hunter Freeman, Jermaine Taylor, Tyler Deric
Stats (Explained Here)
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MOtownPhilly! Edu reaction, Union & league news, more

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Reaction to Edu loan. White is settling in. Maidana expected to arrive later this week. Rising expectations. Hershey's Pulisic impresses. More news.

Reports of Edu deal, Valdes loan, Name That Trialist season begins, HCI sign a Rover, more

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Reports emerge on Friday that Edu deal is complete. Valdes loan to San Lorenzo also done. City Islanders sign Portuguese youth international from Blackburn Rovers, more news.

Mo closer? Valdes update. More news.

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Taylor Twellman tweets Nick Sakiewicz is on his way to Stoke to finalize Edu deal. Valdes deal postponed - again! More news.

Are the Union’s offseason pieces falling into place?

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PSP talked to sources around MLS, including John Hackworth, and has some updates on all the team's pending player personnel moves (Valdes, Nogueira, Edu, Anding, Parke's replacement) a week before training camp.

Hack pleased with latest draft picks, Valdes update, league news, and more

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John Hackworth feels very good about latest draft picks, expects good positional competition. Is a Valdes deal finally near? League news. A message from Manchester police. More.

Best draft ever? What’s going on with Valdes? More news

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Union select four more promising prospects. Ives Galarcep says Union may have had most impressive MLS draft ever. Reports say Valdes deal to San Lorenzo is off. More.

Report: Union’s Valdes nearing loan to San Lorenzo

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By DAN KARELL

Philadelphia Union defender Carlos Valdes could find himself playing in Argentina this spring.

Hoping to remain in the good graces of Colombia National Team Jose Pekerman, Valdes is nearing a six-month loan to defending Argentine champion San Lorenzo, according to multiple reports in Argentina and Colombia.

The Bradley bomb, a chat about training facilities, more news

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Michael Bradley to Toronto. How building a Union training facility just got real. More player moves from across MLS. More news.

Hack hopeful signings will be announced “very soon,” Le Toux ranked No. 1 MLS right mid by SA, more

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John Hackworth hopeful for signing announcements before the new year and says Carlos Valdes resolution is "close." Soccer America names Le Toux top right mid in MLS for 2013. More.

Cruz Azul targeting Marfan? MacMath, Okugo, Williams named to SBI MLS U-23 Best XI, more

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Website for Liga MX side Cruz Azul lists Michael Farfan as a transfer target. Union defense getting props. Latest MLS player movement news. More.

Vart on Union options, agent “101%” certain Valdes won’t play in 2014 MLS first half, Williams No. 1 RB

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Vartughian says Union looking for options in and out of MLS. Valdes' agent on his current status. Williams ranked No. 1 MLS right back by Soccer America. More news.

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Recaps and Reaction to US exit from WC, Union want Valdes back, more news

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Praise for Tim Howard as US knocked out of World Cup by Belgium. Union make "a very positive offer, an aggressive offer" to bring Carlos Valdes back. More news.

Spring groundbreaking for practice facility planned, on new draftees & Maidana, Valdes update, more

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Nick Sakiewicz says Spring groundbreaking for new practice facility is planned, club owners not looking to sell. More on new draftees, Maidana. Valdes update. More news.

Maidana update, Valdes “very relaxed,” report says Union bid $15m on Bradley, Combine news, more

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A Facebook comment from Maidana on Union transfer. Valdes "very relaxed" as he awaits deal. Union reportedly bid $15 million for Bradley. Combine news. More.

Carlos Valdes update, Union kickoff times update, more news

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Carlos Valdes agent says offers coming from Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia. Union 2014 kickoff times updated, single game tickets on sale. More FIFA/Qatar confusion. More news.

Re-entry Draft part 2, SF prez says club is negotiating for Valdes, DC nabs GAM, more

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Stage 2 of the Re-entry Draft takes place today. Santa Fe prez says club negotiating to keep Carlos Valdes. Union 5th most searched soccer team on Google in US. Locals honored with NSCAA COY awards. DC lands Eddie Johnson. More.

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The latest on the Carlos Valdes situation

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Here's what we know about the Carlos Valdes situation.

As a sure sign of the age we live in, the Carlos Valdes situation has gone from a simple "Where is he?" to a mystery wrapped inside of an enigma wrapped inside of trying to decipher 140-character salvos. This morning, we were waiting to see if Carlos would show up at camp with San Lorenzo, having been AWOL from practice for the past couple of days.

Radamel Falcao Left Out Of Colombia’s 23-Man World Cup Squad

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Colombia has revealed its 23-man squad for the World Cup, and the shock is that striker Radamel Falcao has been excluded from the roster.

In addition to Falcao being dropped due to his injury, Colombia head coach Jose Pekerman also decided to excludeAmaranto Perea and Luis Fernando Muriel.

Carlos Valdes In Limbo - Report

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Agent tells Colombian daily Valdes not in plans for Santa Fe, and the Union's indecision cost a transfer to Mexican side Monarcas Morelia.

Colombian daily El Pais published an article on Colombian center back Carlos Valdes today. In the article, the daily says that Valdes "is no longer with Santa Fe" confirming that they did not pick up his option following his 2013 loan from the Union, and "was not included in their (Santa Fe's) plan for the 2014 campaign.

Casey & Jack make SA’s top MLS strikers/forwards list, Perez update, more

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Conor Casey and Jack McInerney named to Soccer America best striker/forward lists. Latest on Pablo Perez. More lists, more news.