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Philadelphia Union

A few details on Comcast, Univision Deportes and MLS

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 3:52 PM
A reminder: Today's @PhilaUnion vs. @FCDallas game is exclusively on Univision Deportes, which is not in HD in the Philadelphia market... — Jonathan Tannenwald (@thegoalkeeper) March 21, 2015 When Comcast finally was compelled to stop protecting Telemundo and strike a carriage deal for UDN... Read more

Union game vs. FC Dallas postponed due to snow

Friday, March 20, 2015, 1:28 PM
The Union's game against FC Dallas, originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday night, has been rescheduled to 4 p.m. Saturday because of the snowstorm currently hitting the Philadelphia region. "After careful review and consultation with the participating clubs and local authorities, Major League Soccer... Read more

Brian Carroll, Danny Cruz reflect on MLS CBA negotiations

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 5:47 PM
Brian Carroll and Danny Cruz were the Philadelphia Union's two player reps for the dramatic collective bargaining negotiations between Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union. Now that the deal is done, the two midfielders took some time on Thursday to talk with reporters about the process.... Read more

MLS CBA uncertainty leaves Union's season opener in doubt

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:04 PM
After two preseason training stints in Florida, the Union are back in town and are preparing for Saturday’s season opener against the Colorado Rapids at PPL Park (4 p.m., 6ABC). There’s just one small problem: the game might not happen. Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union are... Read more

Union beat New York Red Bulls in preseason tournament finale

Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:34 PM
The Union are coming home to start the 2015 season with a trophy in hand. Andrew Wenger scored a brace that bookended Fernando Aristeguieta's fourth of the preseason, as Philadephia beat the New York Red Bulls, 3-1, in the final of the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic in Bradenton, Fla. For much of the game... Read more

Union beat Columbus on penalties, reach IMG tournament final

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 5:00 PM
The Union concluded group stage play at the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic in Bradenton, Fla., with a 1-1 draw against the Columbus Crew. Columbus put the ball in the Union's net twice in the game's first few minutes, but both attempts were ruled out for offside. In the 27th minute, Fernando Aristeguieta... Read more

Union sign Philly native John McCarthy as 3rd GK; Andre Blake has knee surgery

Monday, February 23, 2015, 1:42 PM
Alright, put aside the goalkeeper jokes for a minute. The Union's news on Monday was actually rather serious. First, the team offiicaly announced the signing of John McCarthy as the third netminder on their depth chart. The move had been in the works for a while, as evidenced by McCarthy's 90-minute... Read more

Fernando Aristeguieta scores twice in Union debut

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 12:59 AM
Fernando Aristeguieta left quite a first impression Saturday night in his Union debut. Is that so. Just a day after officially joining the team on a season-long loan from French club Nantes, the Venezuelan striker scored two goals to help the Union rout London United, 6-0, in their second group stage... Read more

Live video: Union vs. London United, Columbus Crew vs. Costa Rica U-23s

Saturday, February 21, 2015, 4:11 PM
The Union take center stage at the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic Bradenton this evening. After beating the Costa Rica U-23s in their group stage opener, tonight Jim Curtin's side faces London United - a team of ex-pros and prospects trying to get the attention of scouts. London United replaced TP Mazembe... Read more

Union agree loan deal for Nantes striker Fernando Aristeguieta

Friday, February 20, 2015, 1:32 PM
This is an updated version of a story that was originally posted on Wednesday, February 18. Everyone watching the Union Union has been waiting for the team to fulfill its longstanding promise that it would sign a striker capable of truly leading the team's attack. On Friday, the team finally got... Read more
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The Goalkeeper is your home for the latest news about the Philadelphia Union, Major League Soccer, the National Women's Soccer League, the U.S. men's and women's national teams, and the rest of the world's most popular sport. It's also a place for fans to gather and celebrate the culture of soccer and its unique place on the sports landscape.

Jonathan Tannenwald
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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