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Archive: May, 2011

Union's offense explodes in 6-2 rout of Toronto FC

Saturday, May 28, 2011, 2:39 PM
TORONTO - When the halftime whistle blew at BMO Field, the Union appeared to be on the way toward by far their most impressive win of the season. By the end of the game, the Union had to settle for just their most entertaining win - and the most goals ever scored in a game in the club’s relatively... Read more

Game 11: Philadelphia Union at Toronto FC

Saturday, May 28, 2011, 11:49 AM
Time: 12:30 p.m. EDT Venue: BMO Field, Toronto, Ontario TV: Comcast SportsNet (J.P. Dellacamera and Taylor Twellman Injury Report Philadelphia Union Out: GK Thorne Holer (concussion), M Amobi Okugo (left ankle sprain), M Zach Pfeffer (appendectomy) Questionable: M Stefani Miglioranzi (right groin... Read more

Report: Union sign Serbian striker Paunović

Thursday, May 26, 2011, 5:11 AM
UPDATE: I'm told the signing isn't entirely official yet, or at least it wasn't as of this morning. But discussions are underway, and as Paunović tweeted yesterday, he was at PPL Park for the games against Los Angeles and Chicago. So I think there's something to this. According to this report from... Read more

Rank and File: Union vs. Chicago Fire

Monday, May 23, 2011, 4:53 AM
Here are your player ratings for Saturday's game. Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón: 6.75 - "Not one of his best games. Beat shortside badly on the only goal. He did seem to also get a slight deflection on the ball Williams deflected to save a goal." (Pete Olmsted) - "I've noticed him anticipate/cheat... Read more

Ruiz's golazo gives Union a wild win

Sunday, May 22, 2011, 2:13 AM
If you pick up the Sunday Inquirer (which you should), you’ll see my original story on the Union’s 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire at PPL Park last night. Because of the constraints of print, I wasn’t able to get everything into the story that I wanted to. So here’s an expanded... Read more

Game 10: Philadelphia Union vs. Chicago Fire

Saturday, May 21, 2011, 12:45 AM
Time: 8:00 p.m. EDT Venue: PPL Park, Philadelphia, Pa. TV: Comcast SportsNet (J.P. Dellacamera, Taylor Twellman and Bob Rigby) and Galavisión (Jorge Perez-Navarro, Diego Balado and Ivan Kasanzew) Injury Report Chicago Fire Out: D Steven Kinney (right Achilles surgery), M Mike Banner (left... Read more

Rank and File: Union at FC Dallas

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 5:11 AM
There weren’t too many comments posted this week, and the ones that I did get were primarily aimed at Peter Nowak. So I’m going to just post the player scores, and then the comments about Nowak. A note regarding the player scores: they really all are that similar. Almost all the players... Read more

Union in negotiations to host Real Madrid

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 6:41 PM
You may have heard some rumors about this, and they are true: the Philadelphia Union are in negotiations to host Real Madrid this summer at Lincoln Financial Field as part of the MLS-sponsored World Football Challenge. The deal is not done yet, because there are a few major logistical hurdles that... Read more

Union burned at both ends by FC Dallas

Monday, May 16, 2011, 10:37 AM
Time and again this season, the question has been asked as to when the Peter Nowak would finally loosen the reins on the Union's offense. Fans and neutral observers alike have wanted to see more of Roger Torres and Danny Mwanga in particular, especially after their strong performances as substitutes... Read more

Rank and File: Union vs. Los Angeles Galaxy

Friday, May 13, 2011, 11:00 AM
Here's how you rated the Union's performance in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Los Angeles at PPL Park. Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón: 7.42 - "The Dragon was great and he earned some serious fans by gutting out what looked like a pretty serious groin injury." Dave Q.) - "Faryd gets +1 for playing hurt... Read more
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