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Archive: January, 2012

Major U.S. Open Cup changes could benefit the Union

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 4:54 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Soccer Federation has announced some dramatic, and much-anticipated changes to the format of the U.S. Open Cup. As detailed here by longtime friend Josh Hakala of TheCup.US, there will no longer be a staggered qualification process for Major League Soccer teams. All 16... Read more

Three local college prospects hope to make it to MLS

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 4:19 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three products of local universities are contenders to be selected in this year’s Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Penn’s Christian Barreiro, Princeton’s Antoine Hoppenot and Delaware’s Evans Frimpong will all be hoping to hear their names called when the draft... Read more

PPL Park in running to host MLS All-Star Game, but deal isn't done yet

Monday, January 9, 2012, 3:12 PM
A guest post from Kerith Gabriel of the Daily News. While PPL Park is in the running for a chance to host the 2012 MLS All-Star Game, the decision to award the stadium hosting rights has not been etched in stone, contrary to a recent report that the Union have already won the bid. The Union-centric... Read more

Downloadable Union and MLS schedules

Friday, January 6, 2012, 5:00 PM
Every year I put together a spreadsheet of the Union's games and a spreadsheet of MLS' nationally-televised games for my calendar. When I mentioned that on Twitter on Thursday night, I got quite a few responses from followers asking if they could get copies of the files as well. So I figured that... Read more

Highlights and lowlights from Major League Soccer's 2012 national television schedule

Thursday, January 5, 2012, 6:53 PM
Click here for my post on the Union’s 2012 schedule. A total of 89 Major League Soccer games will be broadcast on national television in the U.S. this season. At the bottom of this post you’ll find the entire schedule. Here are some matches to look forward to, and a few noteworthy omissions... Read more

Union's 2012 schedule announced

Thursday, January 5, 2012, 2:12 PM
The Union's 2012 schedule has finally been announced. Fourteen of the team's 34 games will be televised nationally, including the season opener, the home opener and the season finale. The home opener pits the Union against the Colorado Rapids on March 18. As I predicted yesterday, it will air on NBC... Read more

Union's 2012 schedule to be released at 2 p.m. Thursday

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 7:36 PM
Another note: The Brotherly Game has been told by a source that the home opener is against the Colorado Rapids. That would not be what you would call a buzz-generating opponent. Note: I updated this post after I originally wrote it to include the information about Houston. Those of you frantically... Read more
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