Gabriel Farfan

Philadelphia Union

Union host NYRB tonight in USOC, Curtin says team will be “aggressive” in summer transfer window, more

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US Open Cup play tonight. Curtin on summer transfer window plans. Alberg up for Player of the Month. New USWNT Olympic kit. More.

Union win final preseason game, new US Soccer crest unveiled, more news

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Union win final preseason game. League news. US Soccer unveils new crest. Infantino says reforms are his first priority. More news.

Sounders sign Michael Farfan

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Marfan is a free agent who has played for D.C. United, Cruz Azul and the Philadelphia Union.

On Wednesday the Seattle Sounders added to their midfield depth with the signing of MLS veteran Michael Farfan. He was available as a free agent after his option was declined by D.C. United. Last year he trialed with the Sounders.

US faces Sweden in WWC tonight, Union bits, FIFA news, more

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US plays second group game at Women's World Cup against team led by former USWNT head coach. Union bits. Lots of FIFA corruption updates. More.

Union bits, CBA talk, Solo expected back with USWNT, more

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Vitoria and Catic on video and Reddit. RSL owner says league will "dig their heels in" over free agency. Solo expected to be reinstated with USWNT on Saturday. More news.

Open practice at YSC today, more Union bits, league and national team news, more

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You can see the Union train today at YSC Sports from noon to 2 pm. More Union bits. Toronto signs another. More news.

No stream for tonight’s game against Orlando, Edu targets playoffs, Union notes, more news

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No stream for Union at Disney Pro Soccer Classic. Maurice Edu targets the playoffs. Farfan news from Mexico. More.

Scrimmage today, Hack on preseason building blocks, Milan v Liverpool in Philly, more

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Union scrimmage New England today in Florida. Hack explains the preseason training plan. IS Philly hosting AC Milan vs Liverpool on July 30? More news.

Union confirms Farfan exit, reports on Union transfer target, more news

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Reaction as Farfan transfer is confirmed by the Union. Reports from Argentina of a possible Union transfer target. More news.

From Farfantastic to Farfanless

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In less than a year, the Union have gone from Farfantastic to Farfanless. PSP's Dan Walsh lays out what Michael Farfan's sudden departure says about and means for the Union.

Locals bow out of NCAA tournament, MLS playoffs resume, more news

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Drexel, Delaware and Penn knocked out of NCAA tournament. MLS playoffs return - remember them? European parliament calls on FIFA bring pressure on Qatar to improve working conditions. More news.

Parke: “We’ll see what we’re made of” against SJ, Hack praises Kleberson, news from CR, more

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Jeff Parke says Union will see what they're made of against San Jose. Hackworth says Union need the kind of threat Kleberson can provide in the midfield. News from Costa Rica. More.

Recaps & reaction from first point at RBA as Union ruins Henry’s birthday, HCI to host start of playoffs, more

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Union proud of effort in playoff feel draw at Red Bull Arena. Harrisburg gains home-field advantage for first playoff game despite losing last game of regular season. Former City Islander shot in West Chester. More news.

Meet the Red Card Gang

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No team in MLS provokes red cards like Philadelphia Union, and it might get them to the playoffs. PSP looks at what's behind it all for North America's answer to Stoke City.

Ready for Chivas, Farfan v Farfan, Big weekend for Reading and OC, more news

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Hackworth not taking Chivas USA lightly. Farfan v Farfan: The return of Gabe. Williams and McInerney make SBI midseason Best XI. Reading and Ocean City have Friday games before Sunday PDL derby. More news.

Preview: Union vs Chivas USA

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Though they played well, the Union return from a tough road trip with only two points. They should earn more than that against a Chivas team that remains rudderless despite recent improvements under a new coach.

Hack on summer signings and Torres, Fabinho working toward start, hazing Jack, HCI drop another, more news

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John Hackworth on possible summer signing, the Roger Torres' playing time, and more. Fabinho working for start. Beasley on hazing USMNT rookie McInerney. City Islanders fall to LA Blues. CONCACAF prez wants World Cup in US. More news.

Farfans highlight the differing development tracks

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While Michael Farfan's path to MLS culminated in the SuperDraft, Gabriel Farfan's path to MLS (and possibly out of it) included a stop in Mexico.

Daniel gets T&T callup, HCI friendly, USA takes on Honduras, more news

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Keon Daniel called up by Trinidad & Tobago for Gold Cup. Union in Harrisburg tonight for annual friendly. USMNT looks to end current qualification cycle with a win. More news.

Hackworth after one year: An assessment

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Photo: Earl Gardner Author's note: This post takes a big picture look at John Hackworth's performance during his first year as Union manager. For an evaluation of his on-field tactical management, read Adam Cann's accompanying post tomorrow. To say that John Hackworth inherited a troubled Philadelphia Union club one year [.

USA at top of the Hex with 2-0 win, Union expects “feisty” USOC match against DC, more

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The US defeated Panama 2-0 to move to the top of the Hex in World Cup qualifying. Hack expects a "feisty" USOC match against DC. Union reaches 2010 tax payment plan with Chester. More news.

Michael Orozco

Paid Their Dues: Orozco Hurt; Garfan in Playoffs

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It's been an eventful week for some Union alumni.

Porfirio Lopez and Alajuelense grated out a 1-0 win over Limón last Sunday, bringing the club to 50 points, seven more than the second-placed Herediano.

While David Myrie's Herediano has some ground to make up on the Alejuela club, they are doing all the right things.

Paid Their Dues: Soumare Out?

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Could Bakary Soumare be on the way out of Chicago?

According to our friends at Hot Time In Old Town, Bakary Soumare will be without a club this off-season unless he takes a pay cut. Soumare made 25 starts for the Fire this season.

Kyle Nakazawa now plays beach soccer! Surprised it's taken so long.

Chivas USA

2014 MLS Western Conference Preview

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Will it be the Eastern or Western Conference of MLS that will take the honors during the 2014 season? There's no doubt there's plenty of talent among the teams in the Western Conference, but there are plenty of question marks too.

Here's our preview of the 2014 MLS Western Conference (see below) as well asour preview of MLS's Eastern Conference.

Paid Their Dues: Gabe Farfan Loaned to Liga MX Side Jaguares

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Farfan joins Chiapas on a six month loan.

Gabriel Farfan has been loaned to Liga MX side Chiapas Fútbol Club for six months, according to MLS reports. The ex-Union player was traded to Chivas USA last year for allocation money and Chivas' first round pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft (which was later traded to D.

The Complete 2014 MLS Super Draft

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This is the complete coverage of the 2014 MLS Super Draft. All the picks and all the analysis. Who did the Union draft? and what does that mean for them moving forward into the 2014 MLS Regular Season? It's all here

If you're not lounging at the Convention Center or a pub in Center City, this is the place for you!

The Brotherly Game MLS Superdraft Open Thread

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It's like Christmas, except all of the gifts came from the discount bin!

If you're not lounging at the Convention Center or a pub in Center City, this is the place for you!

This Superdraft is the the Union's most important draft since the last time the draft was held in Philadelphia, when the Union used three top 10 picks to take Danny Mwanga (sigh), Amobi Okugo (Yay!

Three players see red in draw between Rapids and Chivas USA

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By DAN KARELL

For the fourth time in five games, Chivas USA played with a disadvantage due to a red card.

Against the Colorado Rapids on Sunday evening, two players on Chivas USA saw red. In a match that saw three total dismissals, Chivas USA tied the Colorado Rapids, 1-1, at the StubHub Center in a game that finished ten vs.

Philadelphia Union Vs. Chivas USA Chat Preview: Three Questions With The Goat Parade

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Brotherly Game: The Gabriel Farfan trade seemed to be heavily in the favor of the Union, considering Chivas USA's misfortunes this year that have left it in the pit of despair of MLS. How has he played for Chivas? Was it worth the trade?

The Goat Parade: I think Farfan's played fine, about what I expected.

Amobi Okugo

Meet the Team/new jersey unveil at D&Bs, Edu’s Reddit session, Garfan working toward Liga MX debut, more

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Meet the Team/new jersey unveil at Dave & Busters on March 4. Quotes from Edu's Reddit session. Garfan looks toward Liga MX debut. More news.

Postgame video and quotes: Union 3-1 Chivas USA

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Video of John Hackworth's postgame press conference and locker room interviews with Brian Carroll, Ray Gaddis, Zac MacMath and Amobi Okugo. Plus: postgame quote sheet.

Major League Soccer

Michael Farfan to Cruz Azul

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And then there were no Farfans.

In what was one of the fastest moving Union-related stories in quite some time, today we learned that Michael Farfan has at very least gone to Mexico City to undergo a physical exam for Liga MX side Cruz Azul. The story was seemingly broken by a Mexican soccer blog via twitter, which then took off once the English-language bloggers caught wind of it.

And Then There Were None: Michael Farfan To Liga MX Side Cruz Azul

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And then there were no Farfans.

In what was one of the fastest moving Union-related stories in quite some time, today we learned that Michael Farfan has at very least gone to Mexico City to undergo a physical exam for Liga MX side Cruz Azul. The story was seemingly broken by a Mexican soccer blog via twitter, which then took off once the English-language bloggers caught wind of it.

Red card to Sounders’ Alonso rescinded

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By DAN KARELL

With a number of players missing due to injury or suspension, the last thing the Seattle Sounders needed was one of their key players, Osvaldo Alonso, to be unavailable for their next match.

Luckily for the Sounders, they won't have to worry.

An independent review panel announced on Wednesday that Alonso's red card in the 95th minute of last Saturday's 1-0 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes had been rescinded, leaving the Cuban native eligible for this Saturday's match against the Colorado Rapids.

Justin Mapp

Paid Their Dues: Playoff Fates Decided

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Justin Mapp went 90 minutes in a loss that will ensure that the Impact will advance to the knockout round of the MLS Cup Playoffs. Also, this game mercifully closes out Ryan Richter's and Chris Konopka's seasons.

Bakary Soumare and his Chicago Fire missed out on the playoffs, as they were smashed by a Red Bulls team on a mission.

Paid Their Dues: Former Union Players Jostle For Playoff Spots

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In Chicago, Bakary Soumaré and the Chicago Fire moved into playoff position for the first time this season. The Fire's 3-2 win over New England has them tied on points with the Union, but claim the playoff spot as a result of their win total.

The Montreal Impact were shocked as Columbus grabbed all three points north of the border.

Chivas

Paid Their Dues: Farfan Returns To Action

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Gabriel Farfan played ten minutes in Chivas' loss to Seattle on Wednesday, seeing his first game action since August 11th, when he was red carded and subsequently suspended for a challenge on Colorado's Shane O'Neill.

Freddy Adu wasn't in the team as Bahia lost to Cruzeiro by a score of 3-1 at home.

Chaos In LA

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Sorry for the delay, long work day yesterday prevented me from doing my write-up. Needless to say there's a lot to talk about with this one. I'm going to dispense with my normal write-up and hit the important points (and there are a number of them.

  • In the 3rd minute Brown was 1v1 with Kennedy and badly shanked the shot.

The Rest

Paid Their Dues: Former Union Players Excelling in Costa Rica

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Porfirio and Myrie stay killin' it; Josue Martinez, Gabriel Farfan, and Carlos Ruiz all have new teams; La Equidad remembers that Lio Pajoy is not good.

Josue Martinez was recently cut by Saprissa due to "poor performance." Since rejoining the club after leaving MLS, Josue played 15 games, starting ten of them, and recorded four goals in that time.

Seattle Sounders Expecting Sizable Crowd Against Vancouver Whitecaps

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The Seattle Sounders welcome the Vancouver Whitecaps to CenturyLink Field and expect a boisterous home support because as of Tuesday 50,000 tickets have already been sold for the match. The Sounders will be with their designated player Obafemi Martins after he got his red card overturned that he received in their previous match, a 2-0 win over Chivas U.