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Where does Alejandro Bedoya fit into the 2017 Philadelphia Union?

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Bedoya's versatility presents an interesting conundrum for the Union.

The Philadelphia Union finally got their man at the end of the summer transfer window, bringing in Alejandro Bedoya from FC Nantes. Bedoya immediately slotted into the eight position for the Union vacated by Vincent Nogueira months earlier, and while Bedoya did better than Tranquillo Barnetta and Warren Creavalle, he also was no Vincent Nogueira.

Match recap: Mexico vs. Jamaica

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Chicharito Hernandez and Oribe Peralta power Mexico past Jamaica despite fantastic saves from the Philadelphia Union's Andre Blake.

In front of a packed house at The Rose Bowl, Chicharito Hernandez propelled Mexico to a 2-0 win over Andre Blake and Jamaica.

Jamaica lined up exactly as I had predicted, with the Philadelphia Union's Andre Blake in goal behind Portland Timbers' Jermaine Taylor, Leicester City's Wes Morgan, Crystal Palace's Adrian Mariappa, and New England Revolution's Je-Vaughn Watson on the back line.

Andreas Ivanschitz pleased with new position and Sounders' improved attack

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The Austrian midfielder had both assists against Philadelphia after lining up on the right wing for the first time this season

For the player that was supposed to be the Seattle Sounders' creative hub since signing last summer, Andreas Ivanschitz endured a pretty tough start to the season.

Seattle downs Philadelphia 2-1 as Morris gets first goal

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Chad Marshall scored in his second straight match to lead the scoring charts for Seattle.

In what was by far the most "feel good" match of the season, Seattle Sounders beat Philadelphia Union 2-1 for Seattle's second win of the season.

The first half was a little dicey at times, as Jordan Morris and Oalex Anderson had a few solid chances but didn't manage to put them away.

Nelson Valdez available against Philadelphia, Friberg a possibility

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He's not guaranteed to start, but it's highly likely that Nelson Valdez will be in the 18

Despite having been injured and unavailable for last weekend's trip to Houston, Seattle Sounders forward Nelson Haedo Valdez was back in training on Friday and according to Sigi Schmid, is available for Saturday's home match against Philadelphia Union.

Players with local ties to watch in USL this season

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Bethlehem Steel FC isn't the only club with ties to the greater Philadelphia region.

The Philadelphia Union's new USL team won't be the only team in the third division league featuring players with ties to the greater Philadelphia region. Here's a list of players to keep an eye on - all the league's games are streamed on YouTube - this season.

How to Watch Revolution v. Union: TV listing, live stream options, game details

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The Revolution head to Philadelphia in search of their first win of the season.

The New England Revolution travel to Philadelphia on Sunday in search of their first win of the year.

It's been an interesting season for the Revolution so far, as the team has collected two draws that couldn't be more different.

Major League Soccer

Brotherly Game Daily Links 9/27/16

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FIFA 17 releases today! Way to steal the links' thunder.

Philadelphia Union News

I'm Alejandro Bedoya, and I approve this Alejandro Bedoya goal
Alejandro Bedoya scored an awesome goal, and he wants you to know about it. He also wants you to vote for him for MLS Goal of the Week.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 9/13/16

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Links to start your day.

Philadelphia Union News

Vote Tranquillo Barnetta for AT&T Goal of the Week | Week 27
Tranquillo Barnetta's goal from this past weekend is up for Goal of the Week.

By The Numbers: September 12th
Here are some Union stats of the week.

Philadelphia comes back against Chicago, RSL beats New York

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Philadelphia and Real Salt Lake won at home to open week 16 while Steven Gerrard would've preferred more time in LA's draw with Colorado.

Philadelphia wins again, shutout for Seattle

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Philadelphia stays in control in the East with a win over Columbus and Seattle gets three points on the road against DC United.

Drogba scores fourth goal of MLS season in Montreal draw

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Montreal (AFP) Former Chelsea standout Didier Drogba scored on a half-volley in the third minute and Eastern Conference leader Montreal played to a 1-1 Major League Soccer draw with visiting Philadelphia.

It was the fourth deadlock in a row for the Impact, with Ivory Coast star Drogba's fourth goal of the season being matched by the Union's CJ Sapong in the 21st minute.

Drogba scores fourth goal of MLS season in Montreal draw

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Montreal (AFP) Former Chelsea standout Didier Drogba scored on a half-volley in the third minute and Eastern Conference leader Montreal played to a 1-1 Major League Soccer draw with visiting Philadelphia.

It was the fourth deadlock in a row for the Impact, with Ivory Coast star Drogba's fourth goal of the season being matched by the Union's CJ Sapong in the 21st minute.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 5/7/16

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Happy Saturday everyone. Unfortunately no Union game this weekend, so hopefully these links will be enough to fill the void.

Philadelphia Union News

Pontius Enjoying First Season With Union
CBS Philadelphia has a profile on Chris Pontius and gets into his hot start to the season.

MLS attendances for gameweek 8 of the 2016 season

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The reported attendances for gameweek of the 2016 MLS season are in, with an average of 19,400+ this past weekend.

The attendance numbers were generally strong this week. It's good to see Colorado's strong number, which is hopefully due to the team's surprising start. The same can be said for Philadelphia.

MLS attendances for gameweek 8 of the 2016 season

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The reported attendances for gameweek of the 2016 MLS season are in, with an average of 19,400+ this past weekend.

The attendance numbers were generally strong this week. It's good to see Colorado's strong number, which is hopefully due to the team's surprising start. The same can be said for Philadelphia.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 4/14/2016

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Get your links here!

Here are yous links for Thursday April 14, 2016.

Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union's Carroll poised to quietly join MLS's elite "350 Club"

Big milestone for Brian Carroll's next game, as he will join an exclusive list of just five other players to have played in 350 career MLS games.

Union doing what they weren't supposed to do

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When the schedule was released, not many looked at the first three games and predicted what has transpired thus far in the MLS season for Philadelphia.

The MLS schedule wasn't kind to the Philadelphia Union - the first three games in particular. With games slated against the 2015 runner up to the Supporters Shield FC Dallas, the runner up to the 2015 MLS Cup Columbus Crew SC, and a strong Eastern Conference challenger in the New England Revolution, the Union were expected to flounder points in all three.

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union at Columbus Crew SC

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Both teams enter Ohio's capital city on Saturday after losses in their respective first matches this past Sunday. Will either team earn their season's first three points?

Game: Philadelphia Union at Columbus Crew SC

Date: Saturday, March 12

Time: 7:30 PM EST

Venue: MAPFRE Stadium - Columbus, OH

Referees: REF: Hilario Grajeda, AR1: James Conlee, AR2: Jason White, 4TH: Geoff Gamble

Television: Live Well Network (Philadelphia), CW Columbus (Columbus), MLS Direct Kick

Streaming: MLS Direct Kick, MLS Live (no blackout)

All-time record: The Union are 4-10-1 all time against the Crew.

Earnie Stewart

Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/11/16

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The USMNT takes the pitch in Philadelphia today, before that enjoy the links.

Philadelphia Union News

TruMark Financial Top 10 Plays of the Season (So Far)
Here are the top ten plays for the Union so far this season, you can probably guess number one.

Earnie Stewart hopes Christian Pulisic isn't 'another Freddy Adu'
Philly.

Why I don't want the Union to sign a superstar Designated Player

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With apologies to Union Hulk...

"You know what it is, it's not my style, it's not the way I work. That's why it was very important that the first discussions that I had that we talked about the core values of the Union. I want to make sure that we have a playing style that fits for the fans of Philadelphia and that we all can identify ourselves with.

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Klinsmann vows to attack in do-or-die Paraguay Copa clash

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Philadelphia (AFP) United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann promised his team would not sit back when they take on Paraguay here Saturday, needing only a draw to reach the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals.

Klinsmann's men face last year's Copa America semi-finalists at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field requiring a point to ensure their place in the last eight after a 4-0 rout of Costa Rica on Tuesday.

Klinsmann vows to attack in do-or-die Paraguay Copa clash

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Philadelphia (AFP) United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann promised his team would not sit back when they take on Paraguay here Saturday, needing only a draw to reach the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals.

Klinsmann's men face last year's Copa America semi-finalists at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field requiring a point to ensure their place in the last eight after a 4-0 rout of Costa Rica on Tuesday.

Manchester United to hold AGM in Philadelphia

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London (AFP) English football giants Manchester United will stage their 2016 annual general meeting in Philadelphia on June 23, the club announced Friday.

The Premier League side are owned by the US-based Glazer family.

United face Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday as they bid to end a season that has seen them fail to qualify for the Champions League with a trophy.

Manchester United to hold AGM in Philadelphia

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London (AFP) English football giants Manchester United will stage their 2016 annual general meeting in Philadelphia on June 23, the club announced Friday.

The Premier League side are owned by the US-based Glazer family.

United face Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday as they bid to end a season that has seen them fail to qualify for the Champions League with a trophy.

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Revolution Report Card vs. Union: Plenty of Blame to Go Around in 3-0 Loss

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By all accounts, Sunday's loss in Philadelphia was a forgettable outing for the Revolution. Following the performance, we break down every position group—and offer an overall team grade.

An early red card, a pair of penalty kicks conceded, numerous mistakes along the back line—the Revolution have little to hang there hats on following a 3-0 drubbing in Philadelphia.

Revolution 0, Union 3: Revs lose despite Shuttleworth's heroics

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A disaster first half dooms the Revolution in Philadelphia.

A disastrous first half doomed the New England Revolution, who lost 3-0 to the Philadelphia Union on Sunday afternoon.

The Union were active in the opening stanza, frequently pressuring the Revolution's back four. Their persistence paid off in the 18th minute when Fabinho sent in a cross that evaded Andrew Farrell before finding C.

FC Dallas

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at FC Dallas

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The Union head to Texas to face an FC Dallas team that has always given them trouble. Can 2016 be different?

Game: Philadelphia Union at FC Dallas

Date: Sunday, March 6

Time: 3:00 PM EST (2:00 PM CST)

Venue: Toyota Stadium - Frisco, TX

Television: The Comcast Network (Philadelphia), KTXA (Dallas), MLS Direct Kick

Streaming: MLS Direct Kick, MLS Live (no blackout)

All-time record: The Union are 1-5-4 all time against Dallas.

Je-Vaughn Watson wants out of Dallas

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The FC Dallas and Jamaica right back wants to come to Philadelphia to be close to his daughter, however it doesn't look like that scenario will play out.

Steven Goff of the Washington Post reported earlier via Twitter that 32-year-old Je-Vaughn Watson of FC Dallas was looking to come to Philadelphia to be closer to his daughter.

The Rest

The Ball’s Gotta Move: Chapter Four

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Josh Trott's fictional Philly soccer story continues.

Delaware and Rider punch tickets to NCAA tournament

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Conference tournament wins on Sunday ensured the greater Philadelphia region a rooting interest in the Big Dance

Delaware erased an early 1-0 deficit and came back to beat William & Mary and avoid a third straight defeat in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament final in Hempstead, New York on Sunday.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 10/7/16

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Let's start the weekend with some links.

Philadelphia Union News

Getting to know Kevin Kratz
Three weeks ago, the Union signed Kevin Kratz to their roster and we haven't heard much from the German midfielder since then. But after training on Wednesday afternoon, Kratz was introduced to the Philadelphia press and shared a little about himself.

Game Changers: Impacted

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There were a lot of moments that changed the momentum of the Philadelphia Union's draw with the Montreal Impact.

1.) Slow start - The Union didn't get out to the best start, gifting the Montreal Impact two good chances in the opening minutes. First, a great ball in to Matteo Mancuso narrowly missed going into the net:

The Philadelphia back line is not in sync on this at all.

Copa América match recap: Chile vs. Panama

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Philadelphia's final Copa América Centenario match doesn't disappoint.

Chile thumped Panama, 4-2, on Tuesday night to secure their place in the knockout rounds of Copa América Centenario. Eduardo Vargas and Alexis Sanchez notched braces for La Roja, while Miguel Camargo and Abdiel Arroyo scored for Panama.

Battle At The Top

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Spin To Win!
The top team in the East, Philadelphia, comes to Commerce City to face the top team in the West. There's something nobody expected to write when the season started. Philly is on short rest after playing in Orlando Wednesday while Colorado is missing Jones and Gashi for international play.

Street Soccer USA Philadelphia Cup to kick off this weekend

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Soccer for a good cause at the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The Street Soccer USA Philadelphia Cup is coming to the iconic steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum this weekend. Along with local dignitaries, Street Soccer USA founder Lawrence Cann will be joined by former US Women's National Team member Heather Mitts for the opening ceremonies.

Winning or Losing, which is easier?

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Is it harder to be a fan of a perennially losing team, or a perennially winning team?

I am not from Philadelphia. I grew up in the Pittsburgh area and now live in Brooklyn, NY. My blood runs Black and Blue and Gold for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Union. Having grown up in Pittsburgh, I have been a fan of many winning teams over the years, with the exception of the Pirates who only lately have gotten their act together.

Philly Soccer Six teams to play at Penn Park on Saturday

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The annual Philly Soccer Six event will include 45-minute derby matches involving the six NCAA Division I programs in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia's six division one men's soccer programs will square off on Saturday at Penn Park at the University of Pennsylvania in a six-game exhibition tournament.

In praise of Jim Kenney’s Philadelphia international cup

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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's plan for a city-wide soccer tournament celebrating the city's immigrant groups draws praise from PSP's Dan Walsh, who recalls his own immigrant soccer story in the Philadelphia area.

Philadelphia Soccer Six players honored at banquet

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Players from Philadelphia's six Division 1 soccer program, including a few Philadelphia Union Academy alums, were honored at a banquet Tuesday night.

Philadelphia's Division 1 soccer programs celebrated the 2015 season and handed out awards to top players, coaches and teams at a banquet on Tuesday night.