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Philadelphia Union

Maurice Edu called up to U.S. national team for April 2 Mexico friendly

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 2:05 PM
Philadelphia Union midfielder Maurice Edu is one of 22 players who have been summoned by U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the April 2 friendly against Mexico in Glendale, Ariz. The call-up marks a long-awaited return to the national team for Edu, who has 45 career caps. His last appearance... Read more

Union give up late goal in 1-1 draw at Portland Timbers

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 10:46 PM
The Union came just seconds away from securing one of the all-time great wins in team history. But a last-second botched clearance of a corner kick by team captain Brian Carroll gave the Portland Timbers an equalizer, and consigned Philadelphia to a 1-1 draw at Providence Park. If you had told Union... Read more

Union sign Pedro Ribeiro and Richard Marquez, waive Matt Kassel

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 8:49 PM
The Philadelphia Union made their final roster moves before the start of the regular season on Wednesday, signing draft picks Pedro Ribeiro and Richard Marquez and waiving defender Matt Kassel. Ribeiro, a creative midfielder out of Coastal Carolina, was a late first-round pick. Marquez, a central... Read more

A few minutes with Vincent Nogueira

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 3:12 PM
It has been a whirlwind few weeks for Vincent Nogueira since he signed with the Philadelphia Union. After a protracted negotiation over his transfer from French club Sochaux, the 26-year-old midfielder joined his new team after preseason training had already started in Florida. In addition to getting... Read more

As a new MLS season dawns, pressure rises on the Union

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 2:27 AM
On Saturday night, the Union will officially begin their fifth season of existence. By the team's own admission, it is a year when they have to deliver serious results on the field. Making the playoffs is the minimum expectation, and for good reason. This winter's overhaul has dramatically strengthened... Read more

John Hackworth lukewarm on Keon Daniel's future with the Union

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 2:42 PM
Few players on the Union's roster generates as much consternation among observers of the team as Keon Daniel. The Trinidadian midfielder has never lived up to expectations at PPL Park, whether playing in the center of the park or on the left wing. Now, as Major League Soccer's March 1 roster compliance... Read more

Live MLS preseason video: Philadelphia Union vs. Toronto FC

Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 10:44 AM
UPDATE: The game ended scoreless. The Union had some decent chances, with Maurice Edu and Vincent Nogueira setting up Jack McInerney for some good looks. I especially liked Cristian Maidana's influence from set pieces. New defender Austin Berry also made his Union debut, playing 35 minutes as a second-half... Read more

Robbie Derschang, Kevin Cope, Michael Seamon no longer with Union

Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 5:02 PM
The Union are set up in Orlando, Fla., this week for the Disney Pro Soccer Classic. Before arriving there, draft picks Robbie Derschang and Kevin Cope and trialist Michael Seamon were told their services were no longer needed. Of the three, it's most surprising that Derschang didn't make the team... Read more

Live MLS preseason video: Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls

Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 5:52 PM
After scrimmages against the New England Revolution and the University of North Florida, the Union play their first full-fledged preseason game of 2014 tonight. With Jacksonville's EverBank Field (home of the NFL's Jaguars) as the backdrop, John Hackworth's rebuilt squad is set to face the New York... Read more

Updated: Philadelphia Union's preseason schedule

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 10:21 AM
Originally posted January 21, updated February 3 (and will be updated again) as more schedule information and roster cuts are announced. If you're thinking about heading to Florida to watch the Union in the Disney Pro Soccer Classic, you can now finish setting up your itinerary. And if you're going... Read more
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Jonathan Tannenwald Staff Writer
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