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Archive: February, 2013

Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth's latest letter to fans: a full-page ad in the Inquirer

Monday, February 25, 2013, 9:16 AM
With under a week to go until the start of the 2013 season, Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth has penned another letter to fans. Unlike some past letters, this edition doesn't have too much big news. I did, however, find this somewhat backhanded reference to Freddy Adu's contract noteworthy: The... Read more

Games to Watch: CONCACAF U-20s, Major League Soccer preseason, Barcelona vs. Real Madrid

Friday, February 22, 2013, 9:41 AM
United States Under-20s vs. Costa Rica 6:30 p.m. Friday (Fox Soccer Channel) The U.S. only managed to beat Haiti by a 2-1 margin in its first group game of the CONCACAF Under-20 championship. That was enough to qualify for the next round, but Tab Ramos' squad needs to make a statement with a better... Read more

Crunch time for the Philadelphia Union as manager John Hackworth starts making roster cuts

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 3:55 PM
The Philadelphia Union have made three player personnel moves in recent days. You already knew that Alex Mendoza and and Damani Richards are gone, and you may be wondering what the third was. Well, it wasn't really public information until the Seattle Sounders broke the news on the Union's behalf... Read more

Live video: Seattle Sounders vs. New York Red Bulls

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 8:30 PM
A day after trading for big-money midfielder Shalrie Joseph, the Sounders face Thierry Henry's Red Bulls in the Desert Diamond Cup. Kickoff time is set for around 9:30 p.m. Eastern. It's a bit later than scheduled because it's snowing at the stadium. In Arizona. Yeah, really. Read more

Live video: Real Salt Lake vs. New England Revolution

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 6:30 PM
The final night of group stage action at the Desert Diamond Cup starts off with this game. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. Eastern. Read more

Philadelphia Union waive midfielder Alex Mendoza and outside back Damani Richards

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 11:48 AM
As the March 1 deadline to cut the Union's roster down to 30 players looms, the team started making moves Wednesday morning. Two players are out the door: midfielder Alex Mendoza and left back Damani Richards. Both players came to the Union with pedigrees of consequence. Mendoza spent the last few... Read more

Live video: Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Sporting Kansas City

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 7:30 PM
Kickoff time is set for just after 8:00 p.m. Eastern. Read more

Live video: New York Red Bulls vs. New England Revolution

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 7:30 PM
Kickoff time is set for just after 8:00 p.m. Eastern. Read more

Live video: Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 5:30 PM
Kickoff time is set for 6:00 p.m. Eastern. Read more

Live video: Columbus Crew vs. Orlando City SC

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 5:30 PM
Kickoff time is set for 6:00 p.m. Eastern. Read more
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