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Archive: July, 2012

Seven Hot Matches

Friday, July 6, 2012, 8:46 AM
It's the time of year where it gets a bit hard to find seven matches to fill out this column. So I did something a bit unconventional and picked a CONCACAF Futsal World Cup qualifying game. The United States was involved in the tournament until Wednesday, when it was eliminated at the end of the group... Read more

Video: Philadelphia Union stun Los Angeles Galaxy, 2-1

Thursday, July 5, 2012, 10:35 AM
It may have been the most stunning result of the season in Major League Soccer. I don't think I've been more surprised by any game that I've seen since Toronto FC knocked the Los Angeles Galaxy out of the CONCACAF Champions League back in March. The Union are due a lot of credit for their gutsy 2-1... Read more

Report: Philadelphia Union dismiss scouting director Diego Gutierrez, youth technical director Alecko Eskandarian

Sunday, July 1, 2012, 11:30 PM
The Philly Soccer Page broke the news late Sunday night: Philadelphia Union director of scouting Diego Gutierrez and youth technical director Alecko Eskandarian are no longer part of the organization. Gutierrez and Eskandarian's biographies have been removed from the Union's website. The Delaware... Read more

Putting Spain's dominance in the Euro 2012 championship game in historical context

Sunday, July 1, 2012, 8:51 PM
As Juan Mata coolly slotted home the final goal of Spain's 4-0 demolition of Italy in the Euro 2012 championship game, I could not help thinking about how lucky we all are to be able to watch a team of such style and grace triumph over all opposition. So often we see teams win games by doing what... Read more
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Jonathan Tannenwald
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