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Archive: April, 2011

Nowak: Union 'afraid to score the second goal'

Sunday, April 17, 2011, 12:40 AM
I figure everyone who was at PPL Park yesterday afternoon is still recovering from being drenched. And if, like me, you went over to Widener afterwards, you got soaked even further. As the rain came down harder and harder in Chester, we also got a few rounds of thunder and lightning. Every time there... Read more

Union and Sounders end in a draw

Saturday, April 16, 2011, 6:28 PM
For almost the entire second half, it looked like the Union were en route to a 1-0 win that was just like their other wins this season: a combination of strong defense and an opportunistic goal. But in the 91st minute, the Seattle Sounders tore up the script. Alvaro Fernandez’s header in traffic... Read more

Live coverage: Union vs. Seattle, Independence vs. MagicJack SC

Saturday, April 16, 2011, 4:16 PM
Seattle Sounders at Philadelphia Union Time: 4:00 p.m. EDT Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. TV: Comcast Network MagicJack SC at Philadelphia Independence Time: 7:00 p.m. EDT Venue: Leslie Quick Stadium at Widener University, Chester, Pa. TV: None It's going to be a long, fun, and probably quite rainy... Read more

The SEPTA schedule for Saturday's soccer doubleheader

Friday, April 15, 2011, 12:44 PM
UPDATE: I changed the bus stop intersection for getting to Widener after getting some new information from the Independence. See below. Tomorrow has the potential to be a pretty special day for local soccer fans. Although there isn't going to be a proper Union-Independence doubleheader at PPL Park... Read more

Video: John Hackworth interview

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 10:16 PM
The Inquirer's Marc Narducci interviews Union assistant coach John Hackworth about last weekend's win over New York and the upcoming game against Seattle. Read more

Video: Amobi Okugo interview

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 10:09 PM
The Inquirer's Marc Narducci talks with Union midfielder Amobi Okugo about his role in the Union's win over New York. Read more

Rank and File: Union vs. New York Red Bulls

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 7:04 AM
As best I can tell, we got the most responses in Rank and File history this week. So congratulations to all of you for that. You all had a lot to say, too, so let's get right to your player ratings for Saturday's game. Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón: 7.65 - "Mondragón was energetic, commanding... Read more

Video: Carli Lloyd prepares for the Women's World Cup

Monday, April 11, 2011, 5:21 PM
There was a nice piece in the Inquirer yesterday about Delran, N.J., native Carli Lloyd's preparation for the Women's World Cup this summer. Staff photographer Tom Gralish shot a video interview with Lloyd as well, and I figured I would share that here on the blog. Read more

Video: Amy Rodriguez postgame interview

Monday, April 11, 2011, 5:17 PM
Amy Rodriguez talks with The Inquirer's Marc Narducci after the Independence got a 2-2 draw in their season opener at Sky Blue FC. Read more

Take Two: Union vs. New York Red Bulls

Monday, April 11, 2011, 2:12 PM
The benefit of watching a recorded game is that I can rewind the footage to watch plays multiple times. The downside is that I got my hopes up for a while that Stefani Miglioranzi had actually kicked that ball into the Delaware River. Some day it will happen... Alas, I have no great analysis to offer... Read more
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Jonathan Tannenwald
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