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Atlanta confirmed as Major League Soccer’s next expansion market

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 12:56 PM
Major League Soccer’s wave of expansion across the south is headed to the region’s biggest metropolis. Multiple sources with knowledge of the situation have confirmed to me that Atlanta will be officially awarded MLS’ 22nd franchise later this month. Although a spokesperson for... Read more

Live updates: Philadelphia Union at Chicago Fire

Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10:27 AM
Time: 5:00 p.m. EDT Venue: Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Ill. TV: Comcast SportsNet (J.P. Dellacamera and Peter Pappas) Starting Lineups Chicago Fire (4-4-2, left to right) Goalkeeper: Sean Johnson Defenders: Greg Cochrane, Bakary Soumaré, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Lovel Palmer Midfielders: Harrison... Read more

Games to Watch: La Liga tripleheader, EPL, MLS, UEFA Champions League

Friday, April 4, 2014, 4:39 PM
Southampton at Manchester City 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) Even though City are four points back of Premier League leaders Liverpool, they’ve got two games in hand. That’s why Sergio Agüero and Yaya Touré’s team remains the favorite to win the title. Southampton has a... Read more

Union trade Jack McInerney to Montreal Impact

Friday, April 4, 2014, 11:17 PM
It has not been lost on anyone watching the Union that Jack McInerney has scored just three goals in his 18 appearances since being part of the United States national team's Gold Cup roster last year. It also has not been lost on those wondering when McInerney will fulfill his longstanding potential... Read more

A day of responsibility for the Union

Saturday, March 29, 2014, 11:50 PM
Reporter: John, how frustrating was it to drop a couple of points again, especially at home? John Hackworth: Extremely. [Long pause] With just one word at the start of his postgame press conference, Union manager John Hackworth spoke volumes about the emotions of his team after Saturday's 1-1 draw... Read more

Live updates: Philadelphia Union vs. Montréal Impact

Saturday, March 29, 2014, 3:13 PM
Time: 4:00 p.m. Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. TV: WPVI-6 (J.P. Dellacamera, Peter Pappas, Tony Limarzi and Kristian Dyer, with pregame coverage starting at 3:30 ) Do not be deceived by the Impact's winless start to the season. Star stiker Marco Di Vaio returns from a three-game suspension today, and... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, Champions League, U.S.-Mexico

Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:42 AM
Manchester City at Arsenal 1:30 p.m. Saturday (NBCSN) Arsenal’s last two Premier League games have been arguably their most embarrassing of the season: a 6-0 blowout loss at Chelsea and a 2-2 home draw with Swansea City. With the Gunners’ title hopes in tatters, Olivier Giroud and company... Read more

Philadelphia Soccer 6, Starfinder Foundation team up for charity fundraiser

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 6:05 PM
Let’s take a moment to step away from the pro soccer scene and highlight a great cause in the local community. On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Soccer 6 - an organization uniting the region’s six Division I college soccer programs - announced it will host a youth clinic and exhibition game... Read more

Maurice Edu called up to U.S. national team for April 2 Mexico friendly

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 2:05 PM
Philadelphia Union midfielder Maurice Edu is one of 22 players who have been summoned by U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the April 2 friendly against Mexico in Glendale, Ariz. The call-up marks a long-awaited return to the national team for Edu, who has 45 career caps. His last appearance... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, MLS, Barcelona-Real Madrid

Friday, March 21, 2014, 3:16 PM
Arsenal at Chelsea 8:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN/mun2) NBCSN kicks off 10 straight hours of live soccer with a classic London rivalry. Chelsea sit atop the Premier League, and Arsenal are four points back in third place. The Gunners’ title hopes are slim, but the Blues’ loss at Aston Villa... Read more
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