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The SEPTA schedule for Saturday's soccer doubleheader

Friday, April 15, 2011, 12:44 PM
UPDATE: I changed the bus stop intersection for getting to Widener after getting some new information from the Independence. See below. Tomorrow has the potential to be a pretty special day for local soccer fans. Although there isn't going to be a proper Union-Independence doubleheader at PPL Park... Read more

Video: Amy Rodriguez postgame interview

Monday, April 11, 2011, 5:17 PM
Amy Rodriguez talks with The Inquirer's Marc Narducci after the Independence got a 2-2 draw in their season opener at Sky Blue FC. Read more

Independence at Sky Blue FC postgame report

Monday, April 11, 2011, 1:43 AM
The Inquirer's Marc Narducci reports from Yurcak Field in Piscataway, N.J., where the Independence got a stoppage-time goal from Tina DiMartino to record a 2-2 draw in their season opener against Sky Blue FC. Read more

Video: Tina DiMartino interview

Monday, April 11, 2011, 12:41 AM
Independence midfielder Tina DiMartino talks to The Inquirer's Marc Narducci about her stoppage-time goal that got the Independence a 2-2 draw in their season opener against Sky Blue FC. Read more

Independence release 2011 schedule

Thursday, February 17, 2011, 11:48 AM
Women's Professional Soccer announced the 2011 fixture list for its six clubs today, and there were a few newsworthy items that came from that. The first item is that the league will not play any games during the group stage of the Women's World Cup, a two-week stretch running from June 25 to July... Read more

Independence trade Heather Mitts to Atlanta

Saturday, January 15, 2011, 8:28 PM
One of the most popular players in recent years on the Philadelphia soccer scene, Heather Mitts, has left town again. I've been told that the Atlanta Beat acquired Mitts from the Independence on Friday, in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2012 draft. Mitts played for the Independence for one... Read more

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

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

U.S. to meet familiar foes at Women's World Cup

Monday, November 29, 2010, 2:11 PM
The United States has been drawn with North Korea, Colombia and Sweden for the group stage of the 2011 Women's World Cup, which will take place next summer in Germany. The U.S. qualified for the World Cup by winning a two-leg playoff over Italy, 2-0 on aggregate. Philadelphia Independence forward... Read more
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