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A huge three points at home and the Philadelphia Union are looking for more. The problem is that teams like New England and Columbus have been winning lately too. So the Union will just have to keep plugging away and shooting for three points each time or the playoffs will pass them by.
Notes from Jim Curtin's weekly press conference. Union ink new 5-year deal with Bimbo. 8000 US Open Cup tickets sold so far. Union STHs have until Sunday to buy USOC tickets for their regular seats. More news.
A solid first half gave way to a sloppy second half, and the Union walked away 2-0 losers Friday night in Houston.
Facing their third game in seven games and their second game in 72 hours in Texas during an extreme weather week, the Union literally and figuratively melted. A second half goal from Will Bruin was the death knell for the Union as they lost 2-0 on the road Friday night.
Quotes from Union US Open Cup semifinal win in Dallas. Tickets for Sept. 16 final at PPL Park go on sale on Thursday. Ribeiro named USL PRO Player of the Week. US advances to Women's U-20 World Cup quarterfinals. More news.
The return of the Colombian World Cup defender would mark a welcome change for the Union defense.
Following the unnecessary signing and shambolic introduction of Algerian goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi, the Philadelphia Union may be about to take a step in the right direction of "addressing positions of actual need.
MLS All-Star manager Caleb Porter selects Edu and two others to fill in against Bayern Munich
Today MLSSoccer.com revealed that All-Star manager Caleb Porter has selected Maurice Edu as well as D.C. United defenders Bobby Boswell and Sean Franklin to play in Wednesday's All-Star Game against Germany's Bayern Munich.
Beware, MLS forwards: Maurice Edu can make you look ridiculous at a moment's notice - just ask Dominic Oduro. In the twenty-second minute of last night's Philadelphia Union match against Toronto FC, Edu (playing center back in place of the injured Carlos Valdes) got a pass with Oduro - one of the fastest forwards in the league - quickly closing down on him.
A look at the new summer transfer roster additions and how their salaries will impact the Union budget, this year and next.
The Union front office has been active in this summer's transfer window that officially closes August 6th. They brought in a young Jamaican striker Brian Brown, whose clutch header has already secured a vital point.
A well deserved point from the champs and the chaps champing at the bit to see our acquisitions in action.
Well, what to make of Jim Curtin? Have we seen a big enough body of work to make a true assessment of his efficacy as head coach, or is he just riding the wave that a coaching change inevitably brings?