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Archive: April, 2013

For Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth, 'one of the most frustrating games of my coaching career'

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 9:32 PM
A few highlights from what various people had to say after the Union's 1-1 draw with Toronto FC on Saturday afternoon... Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth Opening remarks: That has to be one of the most frustrating games of my coaching career, for sure. A lot of reasons for that, but at... Read more

Live updates: Philadelphia Union vs. Toronto FC

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 5:02 AM
Time: 4:00 p.m. EDT Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. TV: WPVI-6 (J.P. Dellacamera, Alejandro Moreno and Heather Mitts, with Tony Limarzi and Peter Pappas at the on-site studio desk; broadcast starts at 3:30 p.m.) It's a beautiful day for soccer at PPL Park. Follow along below for live updates from the... Read more

Games to Watch: Premier League, Serie A, Liga MX, MLS and more

Friday, April 12, 2013, 7:52 AM
Norwich City at Arsenal 10:00 a.m. Saturday (Fox Soccer Channel) After a rough start to the season, Arsenal has quietly re-established itself as one of the Premier League’s best teams. A win in this game would see the Gunners rise to third place in the standings. Club Tijuana at Cruz Azul 5:55... Read more

Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth faces challenge in creating a balanced midfield

Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 3:02 PM
Over the last few weeks, John Hackworth has spoken a few times about wanting the Union’s midfielders to possess the ball better. But he has also preached the value of having his midfielders play two ways, engaging in both attack and defense. Those sentiments can be found among a lot of coaches... Read more

Philadelphia Union’s youth teams join U.S. Soccer Development Academy

Friday, April 5, 2013, 12:20 PM
UPDATE: As pointed out in the comments, FC Delco as we knew it for many years doesn't exist anymore. I've changed the wording below accordingly. The Union took a major step towards improving the quality of their youth player development structure on Friday by joining the U.S. Soccer Development Academy... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. women's national team, Clint Dempsey vs. Tim Howard, Barcelona-PSG

Friday, April 5, 2013, 8:21 AM
United States women at Germany 12:15 p.m. Friday (ESPN3.com) Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach lead the U.S. women in a rare friendly on European soil. Perennial power Germany will use this game as a springboard to World Cup qualifying, which begins later this year. Real Salt Lake at Colorado Rapids... Read more

Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth: Kléberson 'adapting,' but not ready yet

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 3:02 PM
Union manager John Hackworth held his weekly press conference Wednesday afternoon. Here are some highlights of what he had to say: On whether four is games too small a sample size to tell what he has with his team this year: I think it's a pretty fair sample size, and pretty indicative of what we're... Read more
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