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NSCAA Convention

Video: Michael Farfan interview

Friday, January 14, 2011, 2:42 AM
University of North Carolina midfielder Michael Farfan spoke with reporters after being selected by the Philadelphia Union with the 23rd overall pick in the 2011 Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Apologies for the poor sound quality at certain points in the interview. I had some problems with my microphone... Read more

Video: Zac MacMath's college coach

Friday, January 14, 2011, 2:41 AM
University of Maryland head men's soccer coach Sasho Cirovski spoke with reporters after his starting goalkeeper, Zac MacMath, was selected by the Philadelphia Union with the fifth overall pick in the 2011 Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Read more

Video: Zac MacMath interview

Friday, January 14, 2011, 2:38 AM
University of Maryland goalkeeper Zac MacMath spoke with reporters after being selected by the Philadelphia Union with the fifth overall pick in the 2011 Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Read more

Live coverage of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft

Thursday, January 13, 2011, 1:10 AM
With their first pick in this year's draft, the fifth overall, the Philadelphia Union selected University of Maryland and U.S. Under-20 National Team goalkeeper Zac MacMath. Yes, that means we've got another goalkeeping controversy on our hands. And yes, it means Peter Nowak has some real explaining... Read more

Why the MLS SuperDraft matters

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 4:33 PM
Last year's MLS SuperDraft introduced the Sons of Ben to the national soccer stage. (Elizabeth Robertson/Staff file photo) Tomorrow afternoon, just about everyone who's anyone in the American soccer community will gather in Baltimore for an event of rather little significance. Although it receives... Read more

A lesson in Philadelphia's soccer history

Monday, January 25, 2010, 3:00 AM
This is one of two posts that accompany my story about Walter Bahr in this morning's Inquirer. The other is the full transcript of my interview with Bahr that I used to set up the article. Click here to read it. Also be sure to check out Jeff Gammage's A1 story in the Inquirer about the Philadelphia... Read more

'I'll tell you exactly what happened'

Monday, January 25, 2010, 3:00 AM
This is one of two blog posts that accompany my story about Walter Bahr in this morning's Inquirer. The second post details the relationship between Bahr and another Philadelphia soccer legend, Walt Chyzowych. Click here to read it. Also be sure to check out Jeff Gammage's A1 story in the Inquirer... Read more

'I think we have a lot of robots in the States'

Saturday, January 16, 2010, 9:05 PM
Though I've been writing about soccer for a while, I rarely get to actually play the game. Sure, I get in pickup games every now and again, but I wasn't on any kind of organized club team growing up. When I'm able to make it to a field, the only position I'm any good at is one you'd charitably describe... Read more

Live coverage: NSCAA Convention Day 3

Saturday, January 16, 2010, 8:13 AM
Greetings once again from the Convention Center, where a day of relative quiet has been interrupted by some breaking Philadelphia Union news. It's just been announced that ESPN's top soccer play-by-play announcer, JP Dellacamera, will be the play-by-play announcer for the Union's local broadcasts... Read more

2010 WPS Draft wrap-up

Saturday, January 16, 2010, 1:10 AM
Another long and fun day is in the books. The Philadelphia Independence added five players to their roster today: goalkeeper and Central High alum Mallori Lofton-Malachi; defenders Kelly Henderson, Caitlin Farrell and Danielle Collins; and midfielder Malorie Rutledge, the SEC's offensive player of... Read more
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