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Archive: October, 2010

Good and bad from U.S.-Colombia

Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 4:59 AM
United States 0, Colombia 0: Kerith Gabriel | Kate Harman | Associated Press | Washington Post More coverage: Soccer Insider | ESPN.com | SI.com | New York Times | Ives Galarcep | Michael Lewis Here are my postgame thoughts from the United States national team's scoreless draw with Colombia at PPL... Read more

Live blog: United States vs. Colombia

Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 3:04 AM
Time: 8:25 p.m. EDT Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. TV: ESPN2 (Adrian Healey, John Harkes and Julie Foudy in the stadium; Max Bretos, Alexi Lalas and Juan Pablo Ángel in the Bristol studio) and Galavision (Jorge Otatti and Fernando Clavijo); both broadcasts start at 8:00 p.m. You can read a transcript... Read more

Bob Bradley meets the press

Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 12:54 AM
U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley spoke with reporters at PPL Park yesterday, ahead of the game against Colombia tonight. Kerith Gabriel of the Daily News sent along some quotes that didn't make it into his story in today's paper. On the national team's return to Philadelphia: We are excited to... Read more

Rank and File: Union vs. Los Angeles Galaxy

Monday, October 11, 2010, 3:35 PM
Better late than never, right? Goalkeeper Brad Knighton: 6.40 - "Heck of a stop by Knighton against Donovan. Seitz wouldn't have made that save - he'd have been too busy falling over backwards." (Peter N.) Defenders Danny Califf: 5.40 Jordan Harvey: 5.00 Michael Orozco Fiscal: 5.25 -... Read more

U.S. women ready for World Cup qualifying

Friday, October 8, 2010, 5:45 PM
After playing two games against China in five days, the U.S. women's national team got a night off on Thursday. They spent it at PPL Park watching the Union game, and that gave me a chance to chat wth coach Pia Sundhage and a few players during halftime. Sundhage's team got a 2-1 win in the first... Read more

Union silenced by Galaxy's defense

Friday, October 8, 2010, 1:50 AM
From the moment the Los Angeles Galaxy took the field for pregame warmups, it was clear that last night was going to be a special one at PPL Park. As soon as David Beckham was spotted coming out of the tunnel, all eyes among the record-setting crowd of 18,799 turned to Major League Soccer's best-known... Read more

Game 28: Union vs. Los Angeles Galaxy

Thursday, October 7, 2010, 6:33 AM
Time: 8:00 p.m. Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. Television: ESPN2 (J.P. Dellacamera and John Harkes) Injury Report Los Angeles Galaxy Questionable: D Gregg Berhalter (neck strain), D Leonardo (left quad strain), M Dema Kovalenko (right adductor strain) Philadephia Union Probable: GK Brad Knighton... Read more

Rank and File: Union vs. Houston Dynamo

Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 4:50 PM
Before we get to the ratings from Saturday's game, here's something to think about now that the Union are out of the playoff race. I am sure there are plenty of people for whom this season has been a disappointment, including people at the club itself. But I never expected the Union to make the playoffs... Read more

Take Two: Union vs. Houston Dynamo

Monday, October 4, 2010, 2:24 PM
A few highlights and lowlights from watching a replay of Saturday's 1-1 draw at PPL Park... - Sebastien Le Toux's goal will be remembered for a lot of reasons. Most notable among them, of course, is the way the ball seemed to stick to Le Toux's left foot as he received Roger Torres' pass. But the... Read more

Union face up to reality

Sunday, October 3, 2010, 1:27 AM
There was a certain sense of inevitability in the air at PPL Park yesterday afternoon. Despite the best attempts of fans and media to put the situation in a positive light, it had been clear for some time that the Union were not going to make the playoffs this season. Yes, the team was still mathematically... Read more
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