Football and futbol

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We start today with some bad news and some good news. Let's get the bad news out of the way first. I was told at this afternoon's local football... Read more

Independence draft five more players

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Construction in all its forms continues for the region's soccer teams. We had the news last week about the Union's stadium situation, and... Read more

UPDATED: Will the Union open their first season at the Linc?

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UPDATE: Kerith Gabriel of the Daily News talked to Philadelphia Union president Tom Veit this morning and sent along some quotes that I have... Read more

Independence get a big name in expansion draft

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I haven't had much to say in a while about the Philadelphia Independence, the women's soccer team that will start playing in Chester next spring... Read more

U.S. Soccer accepts Philadelphia's World Cup bid proposal

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The U.S. Soccer Federation whittled its list of potential World Cup cities from 38 down to 27 this afternoon, and Philadelphia made the cut... Read more

ESPN lands English Premier League broadcast rights

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For the record, the press release went out at 10:11 p.m. on a Friday night. ESPN has struck a deal with Fox Soccer International, which owns... Read more

New soccer stadium photos

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If you're bummed about the U.S. national soccer team's 2-1 loss to Mexico this afternoon at the Azteca, maybe this will cheer you up. The... Read more

Local TV viewership for the Gold Cup final

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You may have heard that Univision’s broadcast of the U.S.-Mexico Gold Cup final this past Sunday drew 5.4 million viewers nationwide... Read more

Linc width problem "solvable" for World Cup

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This afternoon, U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati held a conference call with reporters in which he talked about the just-completed... Read more

Gold Cup fan videos

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I said in my last post that I wanted to put together a collection of fan videos from the Gold Cup games over the weekend. A few of you responded... Read more