Friday, May 29, 2015

Morgan Brian happy moving to outside midfield with USWNT

Friday, May 22, 2015, 2:20 PM
U.S. women's national team rising stars Morgan Brian and Julie Johnston paid a visit to PPL Park on Thursday to host a clinic for local kids as part of the She Believes pre-World Cup tour. After the clinic ended, I had a few minutes to chat with both players. I was mainly there to talk to Johnston... Read more

2015 U.S. Open Cup fourth round draw: Union get home game

Friday, May 22, 2015, 12:14 PM
Updated on May 28: Rochester beat Harrisburg, which means the Unon won't have to play their USL affiliate. But my general point still stands. The U.S. Open Cup fourth round draw took place Thursday night. There was video coverage of the coin flips for the first time ever, which is great. There were... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, English leagues climax, Europa League final

Friday, May 22, 2015, 9:02 AM
Chicago Fire at Columbus Crew 8:00 p.m. Friday (Univision Deportes) Harrison Shipp and the Fire took a gut punch last Friday when they gave up a stoppage time equalizer at New York City FC. Now Chicago faces another tough road test, against a quietly strong Crew squad that features playmaker Federico... Read more

MLS Wrap: Kansas City routs New England

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 8:36 AM
Wednesday night's soccer slate featured one game in MLS, one in the Voyageurs Cup, and a bucketful in the U.S. Open Cup. All of the Open Cup results are available here on U.S. Soccer's website. The resulting third round draw fixtures are here. The fourth round draw, which is when MLS teams enter the... Read more

Canada prepares to throw the summer’s biggest soccer party

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 8:52 PM
There’s a snarky way to write this piece, and there’s a not-so-snarky way to write this piece. So let me get the snark out of the way first. Yes, the organizing committees in the six Canadian cities that will be hosting Women’s World Cup games are well aware that they are about to... Read more

MLS Wrap: Orlando routs L.A., Toronto ties New England

Monday, May 18, 2015, 12:33 AM
In addition to the Union's next-to-last-gasp win over D.C. United, there were quite a few other notable scorelines this weekend in Major League Soccer. Here's a look back at all the action. (Before getting started, a quick note that Kansas City vs. Colorado was postponed because of a thunderstorm... Read more

Sons of Ben president discusses protest march

Sunday, May 17, 2015, 8:23 PM
Before Sunday's Union game against D.C. United, the Sons of Ben marched in protest from their pregame tailgate to the stadium. They raised a banner which read "UNION FANS DESERVE BETTER," and carried a coffin whose interior depicted Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz with the inscription "NICK SAKIEWICZ SERIAL... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS bonanza, Steven Gerrard's Anfield farewell

Friday, May 15, 2015, 8:47 AM
Chicago Fire at New York City FC 7:00 p.m. Friday (Univision Deportes) Three weeks ago, Harrison Shipp and the Fire beat David Villa and City in suburban Chicago. Now the scene shifts to the Bronx, where the pressure is rising on a New York squad that has won just one of its 10 games so far this... Read more

2015 U.S. Open Cup third round draw

Friday, May 22, 2015, 10:46 AM
Here are the matchups for the third round of this year's U.S. Open Cup. All games will be played on Wednesday, May 27. A reminder that Major League Soccer teams will enter the field in the fourth round.Given the U.S. Soccer Federation's desire to set up matchups with geographical proxmitiy where possible... Read more

MLS Wrap: D.C. downs Orlando, claims MLS' best record

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 12:21 PM
There was action Wednesday night in Major League Soccer and the semfinals of Canada's Voyageurs Cup. Here are the highlights: D.C. United 2, Orlando City 1 D.C. United: Kofi Opare 70', Chris Rolfe 79' Orlando City: Cyle Larin 11' Toronto FC 3, Montréal Impact 2 Montréal Impact advance... 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
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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