Charlie Davies

Philadelphia Union

Assessing the Union departures

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PSP assesses the personnel departures announced by Philadelphia Union this week.

Philadephia Union trim roster to 20

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The 2018 picture just got a whole lot clearer.

The Philadelphia Union announced a slew of roster moves via press release on Wednesday that includes declining the options on nine players for the 2018 season.

Defenders Aaron Jones, Oguchi Onyewu, Ken Tribbett and Giliano Wijnaldum; midfielders Roland Alberg, Marucie Edu, Fabian Herbers and Ilsinho; and forward Charlie Davies have all had their options declined for the upcoming season.

Union decline contract options on Ilsinho, Herbers, Onyewu, Wijnaldum, Edu

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The Union cleared a bunch of roster space with Wednesday's moves, which Earnie Stewart and Jim Curtin will discuss in a press conference this afternoon.

Philadelphia football: Comparing Union players to Eagles players

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As the Union's season crawls to a disappointing conclusion, the Philadelphia Eagles kick off their season this Sunday in Washington D.C. PSP is here to offer the definitive comparison of the two teams. Some choices are simple (I wonder who Doug Pederson is), while Carson Wentz's counterpart may surprise you.

Player Ratings: Columbus Crew 1 – 0 Philadelphia Union

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Saturday's game earns some players praise, and several players scorn.

Stock rising/falling: Union 2-2 Swansea City

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It may have been a glorified training exercise, but that won't stop us from assessing player performances. Peter Andrews on who impressed and who didn't against the Swans.

The false dilemma: To spend or not to spend

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To spend or not to spend. That was and still is the question. Nick Fishman takes a closer look at the issue.

Union draw again, in scrimmage with University of Maryland

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A reserve-heavy Union team tied Maryland 1-1 on Sunday morning

As they have in their first two league matches, the Philadelphia Union played to another draw in a scrimmage with the University of Maryland at Talen Energy Stadium on Sunday morning.

Charlie Davies scored a goal late in the first half with a tap-in off a cross from Roland Alberg after Ilsinho found space down the right side.

Question to answer: Are the Union a playoff team?

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Can the Union meet or even exceed the benchmark they set last season? PSP's Jim O'Leary takes stock.

The Union are a veteran team built to win now

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PSP's Dan Walsh looks at how Earnie Stewart quickly turned a young team with a smattering of veterans into a veteran team with a smattering of youth.

Union notes, league news, more

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Davies re-signed. Marquez ranked among best MLS left center backs. Donovan to Salt Lake? More news.

Union re-sign Charlie Davies

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Union re-sign the forward to a one-year deal.

Curtin’s vision and more Union news, league moves, more

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Curtin wants the Union to be known for producing USMNT players, says team is looking for a striker and center back. More news.

MLS off-season begins in earnest

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Philadelphia Union could lose a man in today's expansion draft, but some intriguing names could be available in free agency and the re-entry draft.

Union news and notes, more

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Newsie news bits.

Big game on Sunday, Sugarman on new training complex and Bedoya deal, more news

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Union host Orlando on Sunday. Jay Sugarman on the Union's new training complex and acquiring Alejandro Bedoya. More news.

Playoff race just got tighter, notes from Curtin’s presser, praise for Barnetta, more

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Montreal and DC pull within a win of passing Union. Curtin calls Barnetta best player to ever wear a Union jersey and more notes from his weekly presser. More news.

Barnetta leaving at season’s end, other Union news, more

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Tranquillo Barnetta will not re-sign with the Union, will join his hometown club in Switzerland after end of season. More news.

Union bits, Expansion Draft format announced, Dallas wins USOC, more

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New format for upcoming Expansion Draft announced. Dallas tops New England to claim US Open Cup championship. More news.

Six thoughts on Philadelphia Union

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Some observations on Philadelphia Union, in light of their draw with Montreal on Saturday.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 Sporting Kansas City

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Roland Alberg and Tranquillo Barnetta were on target as the Union defeated nine man Kansas City 2-0.

Ready for the Reds, other Union news and more

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Union news ahead of Saturday's big home game against Toronto and more.

Team of the Week honors for Union and more news

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Union continue to receive accolades after road win over New England. More news.

Union win big in Bedoya debut, BSFC falls on the road, league results, more

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Union thump New England on the road as Bedoya makes solid debut. Bethlehem falls to Pittsburgh. League results. Fall out from USWNT Olympic loss. More.

Postgame quotes: Revolution 0-4- Union

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Postgame remarks from Jim Curtin, Alejandro Bedoya, and Charlie Davies follwoing the Union's comprehensive win over New England.

Union face NE, USWNT Olympic quarterfinal today, more

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Union-New England previews and more Union news. USWNT face Sweden in Olympic quarterfinal. More news.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Jim Curtin

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Union head coach Jim Curtin talks with Greg and Mike about the arrival of Alejandro Bedoya and Charlie Davies. Also discussed is the injury to Brian Carroll and where Maurice Edu is with his return from injury.

Postgame quotes: DC United 2-2 Philadelphia Union

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Postgame comments from Jim Curtin, Chris Pontius, Charlie Davies, Andre Blake.

Union face DC on Saturday, Curtin says defensive additions a focus, reaction to transfer moves, more

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DC away on Saturday. Curtin says team looking for defensive addition, trialist in over the coming weeks. Reaction to Union's transfer window dealings. More news.

Revolution

Looking Back at the Davies Trade

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Nearly a full year after pulling off one of the most shocking trades in club history, the Revolution will welcome back former fan favorite Charlie Davies and the Union on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. To say that plenty has transpired since the former Boston College was dealt to Philadelphia would be an understatement.

Do or Die

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There's no reason to mince words: 2016 has been nothing but a huge disappointment for the New England Revolution. Less than two years removed from an MLS Cup final appearance, the Revolution look likely to miss the playoffs in a league where a ridiculous 60% of the teams qualify for the postseason.

AUDIO: New American Game 8/7/16

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New England Soccer Today'sSean Donahue and Justin Churchill join Tom Quinlan and Roderick MacNeil in studio on New American Game on WMEX AM1510to discuss the Charlie Davies' trade, the New England Revolution's recent results and other happenings in the soccer world. New England Soccer Today's Brian O'Connell joins via the phone.

Fabian Herbers

Five Union preseason battles to watch

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As Phase Two of preseason heats up, PSP's Peter Andrews breaks down five key positional battles on what might be the deepest Philadelphia Union team ever.

Blake graduates from Generation adidas, more news

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Blake no longer has Generation adidas status. More Union bits and other news.

Alejandro Bedoya

Davies deal details, power rankings, US hosts T&T, Geiger, more

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Twellman talks Davies deal. US looks to advance, finish top of their group when they host Trinidad and Tobago in tonight's World Cup qualifier. Honduras asked FIFA to replace Mark Geiger for tonight's qualifier against Mexico. More.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, Trusty “hyped” to sign with the Union, more news

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Notes from Curtin's weekly press conference and other Union news. Trusty says signing with hometown Union a dream come true. League news. More.

Carroll out 3-6 weeks, notes from Bedoya’s introductory presser, USWNT on to Olympic quarterfinals, more

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Brian Carroll out with plantar fasciitis injury. Notes from Alejandro Bedoya's introduction. USWNT draws 2-2 with Colombia, faces Sweden in Olympic quarterfinals. More.

Bedoya introduced and other Union news, USWNT faces Colombia today, more

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Bedoya introduced to the media. More Union news. USWNT faces Colombia in final group game at the Olympics. More news.

The Rest

Oguchi Onyewu press conference

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Gooch went through his first media scrum today. Here's what he had to say.

Questions will be in bold, not all of them were asked by us but here are the highlights from Oguchi Onyewu's first presser as a member of the Union.

Been on trial a bunch of places, what about time with the Union made it the right decision: If I ever came back to play in MLS, I wanted to be on the East Coast.

In pictures: Pints fur Pets III

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Earl Gardner's look at the Sons of Ben's third annual Pints for Pets charity event.