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Union Rank and File

Rank and File: Union at Chicago

Tuesday, June 8, 2010, 2:57 PM
If you look hard enough, you can see the Chicago skyline from the press box at PPL Park. It's about 15 miles from Bridgeview to the Loop. (Jonathan Tannenwald/ With another Union game coming up Thursday, plus the looming World Cup and my work with our Flyers coverage, I didn't have time... Read more

Rank and File: Union at Houston Dynamo

Wednesday, June 2, 2010, 9:00 AM
I had my say yesterday; now it's your turn. But before we get to your player ratings, a reminder that my World Cup fan project is still going forward. I'm looking for supporters of each of the 32 teams in the World Cup who live in the Philadelphia region. I've made a bit of progress, but I'm still... Read more

Rank and File: Union vs. FC Dallas

Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 9:30 AM
Before we get to this week's numbers, in case you missed it, here's my report from the opening day of U.S. national team training camp. I'll be back in Princeton on Saturday to do a training camp wrap-up; until then, I have to do my real job for a few days. Also, we've got a brand-new World Cup page... Read more

Rank and File: Union at Real Salt Lake

Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 9:30 AM
Before we get to this week's ratings, we have the 30-man roster for the U.S. national team's pre-World Cup training camp. The big news is that Charlie Davies did not make the cut. I'm not surprised - Sochaux said he has not been given full medical clearance yet, and I was never convinced he'd be back... Read more

Rank and File: Union at Los Angeles

Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 9:30 AM
Before getting to this week's player ratings, a heads-up: Saturday's game time at Real Salt Lake has been moved. Kickoff is now 4 p.m., and the game will air on the main Channel 6 instead of 6.2. It's nice to get the game on wider distribution... except for the small matter of the Union having to... Read more

Rank and File: Union at Red Bull New York

Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 9:00 AM
Before we get to this week's ratings, some more information has circulated about the attack on the Sons of Ben's bus outside Red Bull Arena on Saturday. Two posts on the Red Bulls fans' message board MetroFanatic contained details of the incident. They are presented below without editing, except for... Read more

Rank and File: Union at Toronto

Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 9:00 AM
I finally came up with a name for our weekly fans' player ranking survey. It's not as catchy as The Schuylkill 16, but I think it works well enough. Before getting to this week's results, a follow-up to yesterday's Take Two post. I got a clarification from U.S. Soccer on Chris Seitz's foul that resulted... Read more

Rank and File: Week 2

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 8:00 AM
It's time for the first edition of our fans' player rankings survey. My goal is to do this after each league game. I think I got the first ballot out to everyone who got in touch with me last week. If you were supposed to get a ballot but didn't, or if you'd like to join the group of voters, please... Read more
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The Goalkeeper is your home for the latest news about the Philadelphia Union, Major League Soccer, the National Women's Soccer League, the U.S. men's and women's national teams, and the rest of the world's most popular sport. It's also a place for fans to gather and celebrate the culture of soccer and its unique place on the sports landscape.

Jonathan Tannenwald Staff Writer
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