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Sons of Ben

The SEPTA schedule for tomorrow's game

Friday, April 29, 2011, 12:08 PM
As you probably know, I'm covering the Penn Relays for most of the weekend. I'll be at PPL Park tomorrow afternoon, but I won't be getting there until after the USA vs. the World 4x100 races. So I'll miss the first few minutes of the game, but not too much. Here's the SEPTA schedule for tomorrow.... Read more

The Sons of Ben get Drudged

Monday, April 25, 2011, 2:42 PM
BREAKING NEWS MUST CREDIT... the AP wire from last month? A photo of the Sons of Ben celebrating Carlos Ruiz's goal in the Union's home opener against Vancouver is being featured on the Drudge Report today. Not surprisingly, this got the attention of the Internet. Among the possible reasons why... Read more

Rank and File: Union vs. Seattle Sounders

Thursday, April 21, 2011, 7:19 PM
Sorry this is so late. The reason, to be frank, is that people were slow in voting. But the Union having the weekend off gave me a bit more time to get this up. Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón: 6.51 - "Mondragón was good again, along with the defense. It was really weak to give up the... Read more

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

Rank and File: Union vs. New York Red Bulls

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 7:04 AM
As best I can tell, we got the most responses in Rank and File history this week. So congratulations to all of you for that. You all had a lot to say, too, so let's get right to your player ratings for Saturday's game. Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón: 7.65 - "Mondragón was energetic, commanding... Read more

The SEPTA schedule for tomorrow's Union game

Friday, April 8, 2011, 5:06 PM
A reminder to check out the first part of my exclusive interview with ESPN soccer commentator Adrian Healey. Click here to read it. This schedule is worth taking note of. With kickoff time scheduled for just after 7:00 p.m., there aren't many scheduled postgame trains to Center City. So I think you... Read more

Rank and File: Union at Los Angeles Galaxy

Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 12:00 PM
Sorry this is a day late. I've had so many projects with my real job to work on over the last day and a half that I couldn't get this up yesterday. (For those of you who don't know, the job I actually get paid to do is working as a night editor of Philly.com's sports pages. So that takes priority... Read more

Rank and File: Union vs. Vancouver

Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 12:00 PM
I had more than enough to say yesterday about Saturday's game, so now it's your turn. Here are your player ratings and comments on the Union's win over Vancouver. Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón: 7.92 - "Mondragón continues to show why the Union went after him. A calming presence on the... Read more

The SEPTA schedule for tomorrow's game

Friday, March 25, 2011, 1:14 PM
Another sign that the soccer season is truly upon us: I give you the information you need to know in order to get to PPL Park by rail. As with last year, there will be a free shuttle service from the Chester Transportation Center starting four hours before the match. With tomorrow's kickoff set for... Read more

Rank and File: Union at Houston Dynamo

Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 12:00 PM
Here we go again with another season of your player ratings from each Union game. We have a lot more voters this year, which I'm very happy about. If you'd like to join in, just email me and I'll add you to the list. Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón: 8.17 - "The new captain has a clear calming presence... Read more
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