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Archive: March, 2012

Video: Talking with Peter Nowak about the Philadelphia Union's scoreless draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 11:36 PM
As Marc Narducci and I were getting ready to do our usual postgame video analysis piece, Union manager Peter Nowak walked by and asked if he could come on camera. No, really, he did. And he meant it. So Marc and I were happy to oblige. Despite the lack of goals, we had plenty to talk about nonetheless... Read more

Le Toux talks about return to Philly

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 10:21 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Marc Narducci interviews Whitecaps forward Sebastien Le Toux about his return to PPL Park. Read more

MacMath: Shutout 'gives me a lot of confidence'

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 9:49 PM
As promised, there was a parade for Sébastien Le Toux's return to PPL Park. Sort of. (Jonathan Tannenwald/Philly.com) Here are some postgame quotes from players on both teams after the Philadelphia Union and Vancouver Whitecaps played to a scoreless draw at PPL Park. Union goalkeeper Zac... Read more

Live coverage: Philadelphia Union vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Saturday, March 31, 2012, 2:09 AM
Time: 4:00 p.m. EDT Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. TV: WPVI-6 (J.P. Dellacamera, Bob Rigby and Keith Russell) The big day is finally here, as Sébastien Le Toux faces the Union this afternoon for the first time since being traded to the Vancouver Whitecaps. As always, I'll be posting live updates... Read more

Jordan Harvey returns to the spotlight at a very convenient time

Friday, March 30, 2012, 11:26 PM
In addition to this piece, I also spoke with Sébastien Le Toux and Whitecaps manager Martin Rennie. If in some alternate universe, Sébastien Le Toux had not been traded from the Union to the Vancouver Whitecaps in the offseason, then Jordan Harvey would be in the spotlight this weekend... Read more

Vancouver Whitecaps manager Martin Rennie plays coy on where Sébastien Le Toux will line up

Friday, March 30, 2012, 10:43 PM
In addition to this piece, I also spoke with Sébastien Le Toux and Jordan Harvey. With stalwart forward Eric Hassli and defender Alain Rochat out injured, the Vancouver Whitecaps are likely to give former Union players Sébastien Le Toux and Jordan Harvey significant roles in Saturday’s... Read more

For Sébastien Le Toux, a 'different kind of motivation' facing the Philadelphia Union

Friday, March 30, 2012, 6:26 PM
In addition to this piece, I also spoke with Jordan Harvey and Whitecaps manager Martin Rennie. It should come as no surprise to anyone that Sébastien Le Toux has been in much demand over the last few days as he returns to Philadelphia. My opportunity to chat one-on-one with the former Union... Read more

Seven Hot Matches

Friday, March 30, 2012, 10:31 AM
Here's a look at some of the best games in MLS and around the world over the next seven days. FC Dallas at D.C. United 7:30 p.m. Friday, NBC Sports Network Two Major League Soccer MVPs face off in Washington, as 2010 winner David Ferreira and FC Dallas face reigning title-holder Dwayne De Rosario... Read more

Video: Nowak expects 'confetti, maybe a parade' for Le Toux's return

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 1:00 AM
I think it's safe to say that sarcasm is not among Peter Nowak's strong suits, especially when he's sitting on the dais at PPL Park giving a press conference. Nonetheless, the above quote comes verbatim from Nowak's remarks to the media Wednesday afternoon. Here's the proof, plus a few other comments... Read more

The task ahead for Freddy Adu

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 9:00 AM
Words cannot describe how I feel right now. Thank u for all your support. I'll do whatever it takes to never feel this way again. - Freddy Adu on Twitter after the United States Under-23 team's 3-3 draw against El Salvador that knocked the U.S. out of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament at... Read more
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