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Archive: May, 2012

American stars Freddy Adu and Eddie Johnson to be reunited in Philadelphia Union's game at Seattle Sounders

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 7:10 PM
There are a lot of major storylines heading into Saturday's game between the Union and Seattle Sounders at CenturyLink Field. This one might not be the biggest, but I think it's definitely worth spotlighting. Philadelphia Union midfielder Freddy Adu and Seattle Sounders forward Eddie Johnson have... Read more

Video: Q&A with Philadelphia Union defender Sheanon Williams

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 12:52 AM
Philadelphia Union defender Sheanon Williams looks ahead to Saturday's game at Seattle, and looks back at the 2-1 loss to San Jose this past weekend. (Video by Marc Narducci/The Philadelphia Inquirer Read more

How the Philadelphia Union’s payroll compares to other local sports teams

Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 12:00 PM
ESPN The Magazine put together a really interesting feature this week ranking payrolls for teams across a wide range of American and other sports. This allows us to compare how the Union's payroll stacks up against those of the big four professional teams, as well as other MLS and international teams... Read more

Harrisburg City Islanders, Reading United A.C. drawn in U.S. Open Cup

Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 6:00 AM
UPDATE: I got some new information from a source about the Union's past participation in what used to be known as the U.S. Open Cup qualifying rounds. See below. This is a rather small thing as regards the local soccer scene, but it's something that I didn't want to overlook. The first- and second-round... Read more

All-Star Astrology: When in Philly, play a Fo'-Fo'-Two

Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 11:00 AM
At this time of year, it's almost impossible to avoid the buzz created by the NHL and NBA playoffs. That's especially true in Philadelphia, and even more so on a day like today. It's pretty special that the Flyers and 76ers (and Phillies) will be playing big games at literally the exact same time. (It's... Read more
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