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Archive: September, 2012

Video: What could have been for Freddy Adu

Friday, September 28, 2012, 2:21 PM
By now, you've probably seen John Smallwood's column on Freddy Adu in today's Daily News. Coincidentally, Ives Galarcep also published an analysis piece about Adu on his blog this morning. It has an interesting twist. Galarcep posted a nearly 12-minute video of setup passes Adu has delivered this... Read more

Seven Hot Matches

Friday, September 28, 2012, 7:24 AM
Chicago Fire at Sporting Kansas City 8:30 p.m. Friday (NBC Sports Network) Major League Soccer’s two biggest games this weekend will both be featured on national television. The first is headlined by the top two teams in the Eastern Conference. Sporting Kansas City needs to win this game to... Read more

Peter Nowak's lawsuit against the Philadelphia Union sent to arbitration by federal judge

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 9:21 AM
Former Philadelphia Union manager Peter Nowak has been denied in his attempt to sue the team in federal court. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania judge Mary McLaughlin ruled that Nowak's complaint should not be settled in a courtroom. McLaughlin upheld the Union's argument that... Read more

PPL Park to host Lingerie Football League's Philadelphia Passion in 2013

Monday, September 24, 2012, 6:02 PM
The Philadelphia Union will have a new co-tenant next year that hails from a professional women's football league. But there's a catch. It will not be the brand of football that you might have initially expected. The Lingerie Football League's Philadelphia Passion are moving to Chester next summer... Read more

Seven Hot Matches

Friday, September 21, 2012, 12:24 AM
United States Under-17 women vs. France 5:45 a.m. Saturday ( Having recently won the FIFA Under-20 women’s World Cup, the U.S. national team program now turns to the FIFA Under-17 women’s tournament. The event is taking place in Azerbaijan, which will mean another round of early... Read more

Live updates: Philadelphia Union vs. D.C. United

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 3:08 PM
Time: 8:09 p.m. Venue: PPL Park, Chester, Pa. TV: ESPN2 (Glenn Davis, Taylor Twellman and Alexi Lalas) and ESPN Deportes, starting at 8:00 p.m. Starting Lineups Philadelphia Union (4-3-3) Goalkeeper: Zac MacMath Defenders: Gabriel Farfan, Amobi Okugo, Carlos Valdés (c), Sheanon Williams Midfielders:... Read more

Lawsuit: Peter Nowak 'may have improperly profited from player transactions' as Philadelphia Union manager

Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 12:58 PM
According to documents recently filed as part of Peter Nowak's lawsuit against the Philadelphia Union, Peter Nowak "may have improperly profited from player transactions" involving "contracts for players in South America" while manager of the team. That allegation came to light as part of a series... Read more

Seven Hot Matches

Thursday, September 13, 2012, 6:28 PM
Seattle Sounders at Portland Timbers 3:30 p.m. Saturday (NBC) It might not be the most competitive game of the weekend in Major League Soccer, but from a leaguewide perspective it's the biggest game in years. This will be the first MLS game broadcast on an over-the-air English-language television... Read more

Seven Hot Matches

Friday, September 7, 2012, 9:06 AM
South Africa at Brazil 2:30 p.m. Friday (GolTV) The last World Cup host nation crosses the Atlantic Ocean to face the next World Cup host nation in a friendly match at Sao Paulo's Morumbi stadium. It's Brazil's first home game in over a year, and fans will demand their money's worth from the Seleçao... Read more

Comcast subscribers will not see Friday's U.S. national team World Cup qualifier live

Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 5:52 PM
You may recall that last week, I wrote that Comcast had agreed to a carriage deal with beINSport, the new al-Jazeera-owned soccer channel which owns the broadcast rights to the United States men's national team's road World Cup qualifying games. Well, it turns out the deal isn't as simple as what... Read more
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