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Live updates: Philadelphia Union vs. Chicago Fire

Saturday, May 18, 2013, 9:35 AM
Time: 7:30 p.m. EDT Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. TV: The Comcast Network (J.P. Dellacamera, Alejandro Moreno and Heather Mitts, with Tony Limarzi, Peter Pappas and Ian Munro at the on-site studio desk) Starting Lineups Philadelphia Union (4-1-3-2, left to right) Goalkeeper: Zac MacMath Defenders:... Read more

Video: Brian Carroll, Antoine Hoppenot preview Union-Fire rematch

Friday, May 17, 2013, 3:17 PM
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Landon Donovan: 'I felt like I was back to my old self' in win over Union

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 8:48 AM
For the first hour of Wednesday's game at PPL Park, the Union went blow-for-blow with the two-time reigning MLS champion Los Angeles Galaxy. But by the end of the night, there was no question as to which team was better. As the Union grew tired, Landon Donovan never wavered. With speculation rampant... Read more

U.S. Open Cup third round draw: Union to face Ocean City

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 7:28 PM
Updated with the results of the second-round games, and confirmed third round matchups. The complete third round draw is laid out below. It's worth noting that there are two matchups between MLS teams and their USL Pro affiliates: D.C. at Richmond and New England at Rochester. That isn't a good thing... Read more

Live updates: Philadelphia Union vs. Los Angeles Galaxy

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 10:30 AM
Time: 7:30 p.m. EDT Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. TV: Comcast SportsNet (J.P. Dellacamera, Alejandro Moreno and Heather Mitts, with Tony Limarzi, Peter Pappas and Ian Munro at the on-site studio desk) You already about Los Angeles' big money men, Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan. With Keane expected... Read more

Reading United unveils roster for 2013 PDL season

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 1:05 PM
Reading United, the Union’s USL Premier Development League affiliate, has posted its roster for the upcoming season. I thought I’d pass it along, as Reading has built up a nice reputation in recent years for developing college-age talent. Some of Reading’s top alumni in the soccer... Read more

MLS Live to be free of charge this weekend

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 12:43 PM
Here's some news that I think will be of interest to you. Major League Soccer hasn't formally announced this yet, so you get to read it here first. MLS Live, the league's live game streaming package, will be free of charge for everyone this weekend. If you haven't given the service a try, now would... Read more

Philadelphia Union's first 2013 salary figures published

Monday, May 6, 2013, 6:07 PM
This year’s first round of MLS salary figures was published by the MLS Players Union on Monday. So it’s time for another analysis of the Union’s payroll, as well as significant figures from around the league. My last analysis of 2012, published in October, can be found here. Here’s... Read more

Emptying the tape recorder: Quotes from the Union's 2-2 draw with Seattle

Monday, May 6, 2013, 3:17 PM
I wanted to write these quotes up on Sunday, but I was covering another sport that Americans claim to not like very much. So this got delayed a bit. Apologies. Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth Opening statement on the referees (which is what you really want to read anyway): I'll say that... Read more

Video: Analyzing the Union's tie with the Seattle Sounders

Sunday, May 5, 2013, 9:56 AM
After the Union's 2-2 draw with Seattle at PPL Park on Saturday, I chatted for a few minutes with the Inquirer's Marc Narducci about the result, and where the Union might go from here. Read more
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