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Video: Re-live the Union's U.S. Open Cup semifinal win over FC Dallas

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 11:37 AM
Above, you can watch a full game replay of the Philadelphia Union's penalty shootout win over FC Dallas in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals on Tuesday at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. If you want to just see the key moments from the game, here are the timestamps to jump to: 1:27:00 - Amobi Okugo's... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, Capital One Cup, UEFA Super Cup, Ligue 1 kickoff

Friday, August 8, 2014, 12:28 PM
Paris Saint-Germain at Reims 2:25 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport) Zlatan Ibrahimović leads the two-time reigning French champions into their first game of the Ligue 1 season. It will also likely be the first game in Parisian colors for Brazilian defender David Luiz, who signed from Chelsea over the summer... Read more

VIDEO: MLS All-Stars shock Bayern Munich

Thursday, August 7, 2014, 3:15 AM's Jonathan Tannenwald and The Seattle Times' Matt Pentz report from Providence Park where Landon Donovan scored the go-ahead goal to lift the MLS All-Stars past Bayern Munich, 2-1. Read more

Maurice Edu enjoying MLS All-Star festivities as playoff chase looms

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 7:19 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. - The last few days have been quite hectic for Union midfielder Maurice Edu, and understandably so. Edu didn't find out that he'd be part of the Major League Soccer All-Star Game as an injury replacement until just before Friday's game at Sporting Kansas City. After a hard-fought 1-1... Read more

Does the Major League Soccer All-Star Game really matter?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:06 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. - I bet that headline got your attention, didn't it. The Major League Soccer community seems to go run the same gauntlet of angst and excitement every summer when the All-Star Game comes around. It's a big game, but the result is meaningless; it's a chance to match wits with a big... Read more

Catching up with former Union midfielder Shea Salinas

Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 2:10 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - So much has happened in the Union's still-short history that four years seems like a long time ago. But it really hasn't been that long since Shea Salinas roamed the left wing at PPL Park in 2010, the Union's inaugural season. He was one of the team's expansion draft picks,... Read more

AS Roma stirs a shot of American know-how into Italy's grand soccer tradition

Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:34 PM
On Saturday, two of Italy's most famous soccer teams will meet at Lincoln Financial Field. AS Roma and Inter Milan have long been among Serie A's powerhouses, and in doing so have been global representatives for two of the world's great cities. Even if you only follow Serie A on occasion, you surely... Read more

Games to Watch: International friendlies, MLS All-Star Week

Friday, August 1, 2014, 11:54 AM
Inter Milan vs. AS Roma 1:00 p.m. Saturday (Fox Sports 2, ESPN Deportes) The Guinness Cup series of summer friendlies for European clubs rolls into Philadelphia this weekend. Both of these Italian powers will be looking to knock Juventus from the top of the pecking order when the Serie A season begins... Read more

Gedion Zelalem debuts on America's soccer stage

Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:36 AM
HARRISON, N.J. - Arsenal's first journey to the United States in 25 years proved to be every bit the spectacle that its many American fans expected. The capstone of the Gunners' three-day tour of New York was a friendly against the Red Bulls on Saturday. Red Bull Arena was drenched in the English... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS and Guinness Cup in spotlight

Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:04 AM
I've gotten a fair amount of response to tweeting out commentator assignments for national TV games, so I'll include them below where I have them. Manchester United vs. AS Roma 4:00 p.m. Saturday (Fox, ESPN Deportes) The main event on the summer friendly calendar is the Guinness International Champions... Read more
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