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Archive: December, 2011

What will the Union's lineup look like in 2012?

Sunday, December 25, 2011, 11:51 AM
So it's Christmas Day, and the day after the Eagles' season officially became irrelevant. I hope the spirit of the holiday season is strong enough to overcome whatever ill will you hold towards Andy Reid and company for their failure to make the playoffs this year. But if that isn't the case, here's... Read more

Union acquire Costa Rican left back Porfirio Lopez

Thursday, December 22, 2011, 9:37 AM
The Union have made what appears to be a significant move to improve the club's defense, announcing the acquisition of 26-year-old Costa Rican left back Porfirio Lopez. Lopez's arrival means the Union have a true left back for the first time since Jordan Harvey was traded to the Vancouver Whitecaps... Read more

Why the survival of Women's Professional Soccer matters to you

Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 9:44 PM
After months of sweating out fears over its existence for the 2012 season, Women's Professional Soccer finally has been granted the waiver it sought from the U.S. Soccer Federation to exist as a five-team league. Here's the press release that U.S. Soccer sent out Tuesday: CHICAGO (Dec. 13, 2011)... Read more

Nowak: Josué Martinez brings 'a different quality' to the Union

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 3:45 PM
Philadelphia Union manager Peter Nowak spent a few minutes chatting with reporters this afternoon about the team's newest signing, Costa Rican forward Josué Martinez. Here are some highlights. On whether Martinez will be a Designated Player, especially given the league’s new salary structure... Read more

Union to open season with nationally-televised game at Portland

Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 1:17 PM
A picture of the JELD-WEN Field marquee from the Union's visit there last season. They'll be back in Portland again for their first game in 2012. (Jonathan Tannenwald/ The Philadelphia Union are going to get their own version of Monday Night Football to kick off 2012. Major League Soccer... Read more
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Jonathan Tannenwald
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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