Thursday, December 18, 2014

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

Games to Watch: Premier League opening weekend, MLS, NWSL

Friday, August 15, 2014, 7:34 AM
Swansea City at Manchester United 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN, mun2) The Premier League season kicks off in spectacular fashion, as new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal takes charge of his first official game. United put together some impressive performances in an undefeated preseason, beating... 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

2014-15 UEFA and CONCACAF tournament TV schedule

Monday, December 15, 2014, 2:41 PM
kHere's your viewer's guide to this season's TV coverage of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, and the CONCACAF Champions League. Almost all UEFA tournament broadcast rights in English and Spanish are held by Fox Sports. The network has sub-licensed some Champions League and Europa League... 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

Games to Watch: MLS, Capital One Cup, UEFA Super Cup, Ligue 1 kickoff

Friday, August 8, 2014, 12:28 PM
Paris Saint-Germain at Reims 2:25 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport) Zlatan Ibrahimović leads the two-time reigning French champions into their first game of the Ligue 1 season. It will also likely be the first game in Parisian colors for Brazilian defender David Luiz, who signed from Chelsea over the summer... Read more

VIDEO: MLS All-Stars shock Bayern Munich

Thursday, August 7, 2014, 3:15 AM
Philly.com's Jonathan Tannenwald and The Seattle Times' Matt Pentz report from Providence Park where Landon Donovan scored the go-ahead goal to lift the MLS All-Stars past Bayern Munich, 2-1. 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

Does the Major League Soccer All-Star Game really matter?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2:06 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. - I bet that headline got your attention, didn't it. The Major League Soccer community seems to go run the same gauntlet of angst and excitement every summer when the All-Star Game comes around. It's a big game, but the result is meaningless; it's a chance to match wits with a big... Read more

Catching up with former Union midfielder Shea Salinas

Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 2:10 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - So much has happened in the Union's still-short history that four years seems like a long time ago. But it really hasn't been that long since Shea Salinas roamed the left wing at PPL Park in 2010, the Union's inaugural season. He was one of the team's expansion draft picks,... Read more
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