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Philadelphia Union

Robbie Derschang, Kevin Cope, Michael Seamon no longer with Union

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 5:02 PM
The Union are set up in Orlando, Fla., this week for the Disney Pro Soccer Classic. Before arriving there, draft picks Robbie Derschang and Kevin Cope and trialist Michael Seamon were told their services were no longer needed. Of the three, it's most surprising that Derschang didn't make the team... Read more

Live MLS preseason video: Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls

Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 5:52 PM
After scrimmages against the New England Revolution and the University of North Florida, the Union play their first full-fledged preseason game of 2014 tonight. With Jacksonville's EverBank Field (home of the NFL's Jaguars) as the backdrop, John Hackworth's rebuilt squad is set to face the New York... Read more

Updated: Philadelphia Union's preseason schedule

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 10:21 AM
Originally posted January 21, updated February 3 (and will be updated again) as more schedule information and roster cuts are announced. If you're thinking about heading to Florida to watch the Union in the Disney Pro Soccer Classic, you can now finish setting up your itinerary. And if you're going... Read more

Sources: Union hire Mike Sorber as assistant coach

Saturday, February 1, 2014, 2:53 PM
This post has been corrected from the original version. Mike Sorber was an assistant coach at Saint Louis University, not the head coach. A portion of the Union's fan base got a bit rattled when Brendan Burke left the team on Wednesday. The announcement of Burke's replacement should put you at ease... Read more

Vincent Nogueira officially joins the Union from Sochaux

Thursday, January 30, 2014, 12:38 PM
The Union's pursuit of French playmaker Vincent Nogueira finally crossed the finish line Thursday, as Sochaux announced his departure. Philadelphia confirmed the deal a few hours after the French club first made the news official. Past reports on Nogueira, including some from me, stated that he would... Read more

Maurice Edu arrives, and the Union’s ‘frustration’ departs

Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 3:31 PM
As Maurice Edu was presented to the Philadelphia media on Tuesday, Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz was the first to admit that “there has been a lot of frustration” about the cirucmstances of Edu’s arrival. He is aware of the public perceptions, of your many complaints on Twitter and elsewhere... Read more

Live video: Union introduce Maurice Edu

Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 12:25 PM
Watch live as the Union host a press conference to introduce their newest Designiated Player, former U.S. national team midfielder Maurice Edu. The event starts at 12:30 p.m. Read more

Union finally complete Maurice Edu deal

Monday, January 27, 2014, 5:40 PM
It took a while to get through all the paperwork, but Maurice Edu is finally a Philadelphia Union player. The Union announced Monday afternoon that they had finalized the deal, which is officially a one-year loan with an option to buy in 2015. The former U.S. national team midfielder/defender will... Read more

Do big cities hold the key to American soccer’s future?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 3:29 PM
You probably know Mónica González as a sideline reporter for ESPN’s U.S. national team and Major League Soccer broadcasts. You may also know her as a former star for Mexico’s women’s national team. But González’s ties to the game run a lot deeper than that... Read more

Video: Union makes splash at MLS SuperDraft

Friday, January 17, 2014, 3:15 AM
Philly.com's Jon Tannenwald reports from the Pennsylvania Convention Center where the Union selected goalkeeper Andre Blake with the No. 1 overall pick. Read more
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