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Union to keep Bimbo logo with new sponsorship deal

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 5:01 PM
The Union announced Wednesday that they have agreed to an extension of their jersey sponsorship with Horsham-based Bimbo Bakeries USA. Bimbo first signed on with the Union in 2011, when it agreed to a four-year, $12 million deal with the club and Major League Soccer as a whole. According to the Philadelphia... Read more

A lasting legacy of America's soccer summer

Friday, August 15, 2014, 11:36 PM
I spent the early part of Saturday afternoon with a few friends commemorating the unofficial beginning of the end of summer. Though the English Premier League isn't the first European league of consequence to kick off its season, its opening weekend heralds the true start of the time of year when... Read more

Pat vs. Philly: Penalty kicks with the Union

Thursday, August 14, 2014, 1:01 PM
In his latest sporting escapade, Philly.com's Pat Gallen heads down to PPL Park to learn the fine art of taking - and saving - penalty kicks from Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Zac MacMath and defender Amobi Okugo. Read more

Video: Re-live the Union's U.S. Open Cup semifinal win over FC Dallas

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 11:37 AM
Above, you can watch a full game replay of the Philadelphia Union's penalty shootout win over FC Dallas in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals on Tuesday at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. If you want to just see the key moments from the game, here are the timestamps to jump to: 1:27:00 - Amobi Okugo's... Read more

Maurice Edu enjoying MLS All-Star festivities as playoff chase looms

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 7:19 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. - The last few days have been quite hectic for Union midfielder Maurice Edu, and understandably so. Edu didn't find out that he'd be part of the Major League Soccer All-Star Game as an injury replacement until just before Friday's game at Sporting Kansas City. After a hard-fought 1-1... Read more

Union's Zach Pfeffer added to MLS Homegrown Game roster

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:21 PM
Updated on Tuesday, July 22: The news is now official. Union midfielder Zach Pfeffer is one of three additions to the MLS Homegrown Game roster, along with FC Dallas midfielder Danny Garcia and Real Salt Lake defender Carlos Salcedo. Three players were withdrawn: Seattle's DeAndre Yedlin made the... Read more

2014 U.S. Open Cup semifinal draw: Union will visit FC Dallas

Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:06 AM
The Union's streak of U.S. Open Cup home games in this year's tournament has come to an end, but not because of a loss. Indeed, they're still very much alive after beating the New England Revolution on Tuesday. The streak is over because the Union's semifinal contest will be a road game, at FC Dallas... Read more

No Union players chosen for MLS Homegrown game

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 8:01 PM
This post is now moot, because Pfeffer was eventually added to the Homegrown Game roster. Click here for the story. In the Philadelphia Union's five-year history, the club's academy has produced three homegrown players: Zach Pfeffer, Jimmy McLaughlin and Cristhian Hernández. Though the trio... Read more

2014 U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal draw: Union will host New England or Rochester

Thursday, June 26, 2014, 8:03 PM
After beating the NASL's New York Cosmos in the fifth round of the U.S. Open Cup at PPL Park the Union will host welcome either the New England Revolution or USL PRO's Rochester Rhinos to Chester for a quarterfinal matchup on Tuesday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. The fifth round pairings that will set up these... Read more

2014 U.S. Open Cup fifth round draw: Union host New York Cosmos

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 9:58 AM
After beating the Harrisburg City Islanders in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup, the Union will get another home game in the fifth round. It will be another game against a relative neighbor, as the much-hyped New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League will make the trip to PPL Park on... Read more
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