Sunday, November 29, 2015

Games to Watch: MLS, Bundesliga, EPL

Friday, September 18, 2015, 7:50 AM
FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) Dallas has the best points-per-game average in Major League Soccer, and not just because of midfield stars Fabián Castíllo and Mauro Díaz. The team has made a serious commitment to playing homegrown academy talents... Read more

The NWSL gets a shot at its biggest spotlight ever

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 11:31 PM
I have to start this post with two disclaimers. First, before I started writing I went back through my archives to make sure I hadn't used the same headline in the past. Second, the odds are currently better than they've ever been that we might some day get to the point when I don't have to write... Read more

Games to Watch: NWSL playoffs, MLS, European rivalries

Friday, September 11, 2015, 10:52 AM
Chicago Fire at New York Red Bulls 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) Major League Soccer’s playoff race enters its final furlongs this weekend. Sacha Kljestan’s Red Bulls are taking aim at first place in the Eastern Conference and the league’s best overall record. That would put... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS rivalries, Serie A, EPL

Friday, August 28, 2015, 5:31 PM
Los Angeles Galaxy at San Jose Earthquakes 11 p.m. Friday (UniMas) The Galaxy are on a hot streak the likes of which has rarely ever been seen in Major League Soccer. With the superstar trio of Giovani dos Santos, Robbie Keane and Steven Gerrard firing on all cylinders - and with clutch contributions... Read more

Games to Watch: Stars take stage in NWSL, MLS and Europe

Friday, August 21, 2015, 7:20 AM
Seattle Reign at Houston Dash 8 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1) Just two days after leading the U.S. women against Costa Rica, Houston’s Carli Lloyd and Morgan Brian and Seattle’s Megan Rapinoe and Hope Solo are back with their club teams. But how much will they play in what’s a huge... Read more

MLS and CCL Wrap: San Jose smashes Kansas City

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 12:05 PM
The phrase "Peak MLS" gets used a lot these days, to the point where it's sometimes hard to avoid wondering just what the peak really is anymore. But Wednesday night's action planted a flag pretty high up the mountain. San Jose walked into Sporting Park last night, squared up to a Kansas City team... Read more

Catching up with former Independence owner David Halstead

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 8:28 PM
Former Philadelphia Independence owner David Halstead has kept a low public profile since the team and Women’s Professional Soccer as a whole went under in January of 2012. But he hasn’t lost his interest in the sport, and just as importantly, he hasn’t forgotten the experiences... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: L.A. romps past Comunicaciones

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 8:34 AM
Tuesday night's CONCACAF games were played out of the spotlight, but they ended up being pretty newsworthy. Mexican powerhouse Tigres almost got upset at home by El Salvador's Isidro Metapán, the L.A. Galaxy blew out Guatemala's Comunicaciones, and Verdes FC of Belize held Mexican big spenders... Read more

MLS Wrap: Red Bulls rout Toronto, KC comeback stuns Vancouver

Monday, August 17, 2015, 6:12 AM
Here's a look at all the action across the rest of Major League Soccer this weekend. San Jose Earthquakes 1, Colorado Rapids 0 San Jose Earthquakes: Clarence Goodson 53' New York Red Bulls 3, Toronto FC 0 New York Red Bulls: Bradley Wright-Phillips 27', Anthony Wallace 65', Gonzalo Verón... Read more

Union to launch their own USL team in Bethlehem

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 5:55 PM
Updated Friday, August 19 after the official press conference. The Union are taking a major step in growing their player development structure by launching their own team in the lower-division United Soccer League. Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz joined Lehigh University president John Simon and USL CEO... Read more
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The Goalkeeper is your home for the latest news about the Philadelphia Union, Major League Soccer, the National Women's Soccer League, the U.S. men's and women's national teams, and the rest of the world's most popular sport. It's also a place for fans to gather and celebrate the culture of soccer and its unique place on the sports landscape.

Jonathan Tannenwald
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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