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Philadelphia Union

Fernando Aristeguieta scores twice in Union debut

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 12:59 AM
Fernando Aristeguieta left quite a first impression Saturday night in his Union debut. Is that so. Just a day after officially joining the team on a season-long loan from French club Nantes, the Venezuelan striker scored two goals to help the Union rout London United, 6-0, in their second group stage... Read more

Live video: Union vs. London United, Columbus Crew vs. Costa Rica U-23s

Saturday, February 21, 2015, 4:11 PM
The Union take center stage at the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic Bradenton this evening. After beating the Costa Rica U-23s in their group stage opener, tonight Jim Curtin's side faces London United - a team of ex-pros and prospects trying to get the attention of scouts. London United replaced TP Mazembe... Read more

Union agree loan deal for Nantes striker Fernando Aristeguieta

Friday, February 20, 2015, 1:32 PM
This is an updated version of a story that was originally posted on Wednesday, February 18. Everyone watching the Union Union has been waiting for the team to fulfill its longstanding promise that it would sign a striker capable of truly leading the team's attack. On Friday, the team finally got... Read more

Union beat Costa Rica U-23s in Bradenton tournament opener

Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 6:52 PM
The Union opened their group stage schedule at the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic tournament in strong fashion, recording a 3-0 win over Costa Rica's under-23 national team. Yes, it was just a preseason game; no, there wasn't any video of it; and yes, as a result, the only account of the action came from... Read more

Union to spend preseason in Clearwater

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 12:48 PM
The Philadelphia Union will have a "spring training" trip of their own in 2015, and it will be right next door to the Phillies' longtime home in Clearwater. Jim Curtin's squad will spend much of February on the soccer fields at the Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, which is literally across a street from... Read more

Steven Vítoria introduces himself to Philadelphia

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 5:34 PM
A decade ago, Steven Vítoria left his native Toronto to join the youth academy of Portuguese powerhouse FC Porto. Back then, Major League Soccer didn’t have any teams in Canada, and the nation’s soccer infrastructure was limited. So it made more sense for him to move abroad at age... Read more

Union agree loan deal for defender Steven Vítoria

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 3:47 PM
Updated Tuesday afternoon with a clarification of the roster rules fromMLS headquarters. The Union announced on Monday that they finalized a deal to bring in Portuguese-Canadian central defender Steven Vítoria from Benfica on a one-year loan, with an option to purchase Vitoria's rights afterward... Read more

Live video: Philadelphia Union vs. Jacksonville Armada

Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2:14 PM
The time has come to get our first real sight of the Union in action this year. You can watch above as the Union take on the Jacksonville Armada at EverBank Field, home of the NFL's Jaguars. It's the first ever game for the Armada, which are joining the second-tier North American Soccer... Read more

Union finally loan Carlos Valdés to Uruguay's Nacional

Friday, February 6, 2015, 5:51 PM
The latest chapter of the Carlos Valdés saga came to a close on Friday, as the Union finalized a deal to loan him to Uruguayan club Nacional. El colombiano Carlos Valdés es oficialmente jugador del Decano. ¡Bienvenido! pic.twitter.com/x1P4XUjJQj — Nacional (@nacional) February... Read more

Peter Nowak's suit against MLS Players Union dismissed

Friday, February 6, 2015, 1:16 PM
Last June, former Philadelphia Union manager Peter Nowak sued Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union for $1 million each in the of the U.S. District Court’s Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Nowak claimed that the two entities played a role in his dismissal from PPL Park, and that their... Read more
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