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NSCAA Convention

High expectations for Independence draft picks

Saturday, January 15, 2011, 12:30 AM
High expectations for Independence draft picks It's okay if you hadn't heard of any of the seven players the Philadelphia Independence picked in the WPS Draft prior to yesterday. To most outside observers, there were only two really big names in the pool: U.S. national team forward Alex Morgan and Mac... Read more

Live blog: 2011 Women's Professional Soccer Draft

Friday, January 14, 2011, 1:52 PM
BALTIMORE - With their first pick in the 2011 Women's Professional Soccer Draft, the Philadelphia Independence selected a hometown girl. Paul Riley and his staff chose Virginia midfielder Sinead Farrelly, a Haverford, Pa., native and Haverford High School alumnus. Farrelly was a semifinalist for the... Read more

Union could face another controversy in net

Friday, January 14, 2011, 10:19 AM
Zac MacMath, the Union's first-round SuperDraft pick, on stage after the selection was announced. (Jonathan Tannenwald/Philly.com) BALTIMORE - When the time came for the Philadelphia Union to make their first-round MLS SuperDraft pick yesterday, there were a lot of quality players to choose from... Read more

Sound tracks: 2011 NSCAA Convention interviews

Friday, January 14, 2011, 8:24 AM
One of the really great things about being at the NSCAA Convention is that it brings together people who represent many different parts of the American soccer landscape. If you are relatively new to American soccer, then the names Earnie Stewart, Claudio Reyna and April Heinrichs might not mean much... Read more

Sound tracks: 2011 MLS SuperDraft interviews

Friday, January 14, 2011, 2:45 AM
In addition to the video interviews from the SuperDraft that I've posted on the blog, I recorded audio interviews with a number of other coaches and executives who were present yesterday In the player below you can hear from: - Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber - Red Bull New York manager... Read more

Video: Peter Nowak exclusive interview

Friday, January 14, 2011, 2:45 AM
After the Philadelphia Union made their picks in yesterday's SuperDraft, I got an exclusive iterview with manager Peter Nowak. We discussed what Zac MacMath and Michael Farfan can bring to the Union, as well as what the future of the draft could be as Major League Soccer's player development system... Read more

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
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