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Philadelphia Union

Player ratings: Montreal Impact 2-1 Philadelphia Union

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With both sides playing poorly, the Union lost 2-1 in Montreal. This week's player ratings take a look at what went wrong for the boys in blue.

Match preview: Montreal Impact vs. Philadelphia Union

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A busy two weeks kicks off tomorrow night with two teams missing key players and C.J. Sapong and Laurent Ciman ready to battle.

Player of the week: John McCarthy

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After stealing a point in Kansas City, there's no doubt about who is PSP's player of the week.

Player ratings: Sporting Kansas City 1-1 Philadelphia Union

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The Union escaped Kansas City with a point through some John McCarthy heroics and a Roland Alberg penalty. We've got complete player ratings.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Sporting Kansas City

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The Union travel to Kansas City on Thursday to face what could be the league's best team in one of the league's toughest venues. PSP's Dan Walsh previews the match.

Player of the week: Andre Blake

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Andre Blake came up huge as his departure to the Gold Cup creeps closer. The Jamaican is our player of the week.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 3-1 Harrisburg City Islanders

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Derrick Jones, Marcus Epps, and C.J. Sapong were all on target as the Union defeated Harrisburg 3-1 in the U.S. Open Cup.

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Harrisburg City Islanders

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The Islanders make their yearly pilgrimage to Chester for the U.S. Open Cup.

Jones and Trusty get US U-20 call up, MLS Cup final on Saturday, league news, more

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US U-20 call ups for Derrick Jones and Auston Trusty and other Union bits. MLS Cup final on Saturday. Garber quotes. NASL update. Blatter feels disrespected. More.

Union bits and bobs, Richter traded, more news

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News and such.

Road swing begins with a miss, Steels playoff hopes over, Academy results, league wrap, more

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Union road swing begins with a loss. Edu plays 60 minutes in Bethlehem draw. Tough time for Union Academy versus Red Bulls. More news.

Notes from Curtin’s presser and other Union bits, more news

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Curtin says it is too early for Edu to return to first team play. Union ranked 14th most valuable team in MLS. More news.

Union top Crew, league results, Solo suspended, Pulisic!, more

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Rookies lead the way in win over Crew. Midweek match results. Hope Solo suspended for 6 months. Stoke reportedly wants Christian Pulisic. More.

Postgame video and quotes: Union 0-0 Crystal Palace

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Video and transcript of Jim Curtin's postgame press conference. Remarks from Derrick Jones, Cole Missimo, John McCarthy and Ray Gaddis. Alan Pardew's postgame remarks.

Alberg and Ilsinho named to Team of the Week, Crystal Palace friendly news, more

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News and such.

Union in Colorado, All-Star Ballot time, West Chester at National Amateur Championship, US hosts Bolivia

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Union news ahead of Saturday's game against the Rapids. West Chester going for National Amateur title. US hosts Bolivia on Saturday. More news.

Fine lines, rivalries, Vote Blake, locals in USOC 2nd round tonight, more news

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Union news. Vote Andre Blake! Locals in US Open Cup second round play tonight. More news.

Blake named to Jamaica provisional Copa roster, McCarthy named to USL Team of the Week, more

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Jamaica names Andre Blake to Copa AMerica roster but doesn't say when camp starts. John McCarthy named to USL's Team of the Week. Fan vote for name of Union-DC Rivalry Week matchup. More.

Highlights from Curtin, Reading-BSFC friendly on June 12, USSF releases new wage info, more

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Ilsinho should be available for NYCFC. Yaro may get the start again. Reading to host Bethlehem in friendly on June 12. USSF releases new financial info to address wage discrimination allegations. More.

Power rankings drop for Union, Team Cameron, more news

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News? Yes.

Union bits, MLS anniversary, USWNT-Colombia, more

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Got news if you want some.

Union bits, Bethlehem’s first league game tonight, big night for US, more

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No Union game this weekend but there's plenty more soccer on tap.

SBI Spotlight: Blake poised for a breakout year with the Union

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Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Andre Blake would like nothing more than to help the Jamaican national team return to the World Cup for the first time in two decades, and he's hoping a breakout year at the club level assists in that dream.

The 6-foot-4 Jamaican-born netminder grew up in the Caribbean dreaming of playing soccer at the professional level.

Lahoud for Restrepo, notes from Curtin and Stewart teleconference, Lloyd the best, more

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SI's Brian Strauss reports Lahoud on loan to Cosmos as part of Restrepo deal. Curtin and Stewart on Union's draft plans. Carli Lloyd named FIFA Women's World Player of the Year. More.

PSP’s best of 2015

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It was a rough year for Philadelphia soccer fans. But there were some bright lights too. PSP runs down the best that was in the year that was.

Union’s Blake in goal for Jamaica win, CB East rising, US draws, more news

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CB East boys and girls teams rise in latest national poll. US plays dour road draw. Blatter and Platini's appeals rejected by FIFA. More.

Union bits ahead of NYRB, local USOC play begins Saturday, Copa America Centenario news, more

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Rowan says Union will have sporting director "very, very shortly." Local 2016 US Open Cup qualifiers on Saturday. ESPN says 2016 Copa America will take place in US. More news.

Sakiewicz confirms he’s out, Trusty named to US U-17 WC team, US tops Canada in Olympic qualifier, more

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The Sakiewicz era comes to a close. Union Academy defender Auston Trusty named to US U-17 World Cup team. US wins first Olympic qualifier. More news.

US Open Cup Final tonight, report says Union to name sporting director, more news

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News and previews ahead of tonight's Open Cup final. Report says Union to name Octavio Zambrano as sporting director. More.

Andre Blake must start the U.S. Open Cup final

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Jim Curtin has an important decision to make. Andre Blake's fantastic play has made it a whole lot easier. PSP's Dan Walsh lays out the case.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 Houston Dynamo

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Tranquillo Barnetta and C.J. Sapong were both on target as the Union easily defeated Sheanon Williams and a lackluster Dynamo side.

Houston calling, FIFPro challenging FIFA transfer system, FIFA general secretary suspended

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Houston on Sunday. River Cup on Saturday. FIFPro challenging global transfer system. FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke after World Cup ticket resell allegations. More.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-2 Columbus Crew

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Kei Kamara scored twice in the first half as the Union fell 2-1 to Columbus Crew at PPL Park Saturday evening.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, Garber says no pro/rel, more news

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Notes from Curtin's presser. Garber says no pro/rel in MLS anytime soon, believes league on track to join the world's best.

Don Garber

Readying for NYCFC, HCI home opener tonight, BSFC hosts Charleston on Sunday, more

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The Union hosts NYCFC (arrive early!). Bethlehem hosts Charleston. Harrisburg hosts Louisville. Pulisic! More news.

Summing up reports on Pontius deal and other Union roster moves, Garber on increasing TAM, more news

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Breaking down Union roster moves after reports at CBS Philly, Goal.com, and Washington Post. Garber says increase in Targeted Allocation Money could come before next season. More news.

Ilsinho

Sapong, Fabinho, and Rosenberry Best XI honors, power rankings climb, more

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Sapong, Fabinho, and Rosenberry on Best XIs for Week 3. Union power rankings climb. More from Sunday's win. More news.

Ilsinho signed then ejected in draw with NYRB, awful US kit leaked, FIFA news

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Union news. Images of a terrible new US away kit leaked. Bans against Blatter and Platini upheld but length reduced. The latest from Zurich ahead of Friday's FIFA presidential election. More.

Union take on Chicago, notes from Curtin’s presser, USWNT tops CR, more news

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Union face Chicago today. Notes from Curtin's teleconference. Alex Morgan scores fastest-ever goal in US Soccer history as USWNT top Costa Rica in Olympic qualifier. More.

The Rest

In pictures: The Sons of Ben Help Kick Hunger

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Earl Gardner's look at the Sons of Ben's Help Kick Hunger event at Neshaminy Brewing Company.