Brenden Aaronson gets his shot to impress the Union at soccer’s ‘magical position’

While the Union work to sign a new midfield playmaker, 18-year-old Medford native Brenden Aaronson is looking good in preseason practices.

Brenden Aaronson gets his shot to impress the Union at soccer’s ‘magical position’

While the Union work to sign a new midfield playmaker, 18-year-old Medford native Brenden Aaronson is looking good in preseason practices.

Union may try to stop Mark McKenzie from playing for U.S. national team at Under-20 World Cup

The centerback's outstanding rookie season has led the Union to try to keep him away from the squad for the Under-20 World Cup in May and June.

Union may try to stop Mark McKenzie from playing for U.S. national team at Under-20 World Cup

The centerback's outstanding rookie season has led the Union to try to keep him away from the squad for the Under-20 World Cup in May and June.

Christen Press goal gives U.S. women’s soccer team 1-0 win over Spain

The U.S. women’s soccer team rebounded from Saturday’s loss to France with a 1-0 win at Spain on Tuesday.

Christen Press goal gives U.S. women’s soccer team 1-0 win over Spain

The U.S. women’s soccer team rebounded from Saturday’s loss to France with a 1-0 win at Spain on Tuesday.
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Union begin preseason training with key holes to fill in their roster

The Union opened their preseason on Tuesday with many holes on their roster left to fill. They can carry up to 31 players, and the signing of centerback Aurélien Collin gave them 23 so far.

Longtime USMNT goalkeeper Tim Howard to retire at end of 2019 MLS season

"It's a decision I've been very comfortable with for quite a long time in my own head, and my heart," he said on a conference call with reporters.

Union sign defender Aurélien Collin, a longtime villain with MLS rivals

For most of Aurélien Collin’s eight years in MLS, he has been a thorn in the Union’s side. Now he is a thorn on the Union's side.

Jill Ellis on U.S. women’s soccer team’s loss to France: ‘We will improve’

"I think we can be disappointed in the result, but not be discouraged,” Jill Ellis said after the 3-1 defeat ended the Americans' 28-game unbeaten run.

U.S. women’s soccer team’s 28-game unbeaten streak ends with 3-1 loss at World Cup host France

It was also the third straight game between the two nations that the U.S. did not win: they drew 1-1 last March, and France won 3-0 in March of 2017.

U.S. striker Tim Weah, son of George, scores on Celtic debut

Tim Weah, the U.S. striker and son of former AC Milan star George Weah, scored on his debut for Celtic in the Scottish Cup on Saturday.

As Amanda Duffy becomes NWSL president, teams’ lack of diversity in coach and front office hires causes concern

There have been four major hires to coaching and front office positions across the NWSL this winter. All four are white men, and three have no past experience in professional women’s soccer.

Al Miller, coach of 1973 Philadelphia Atoms team that won city’s last major pro soccer title, gets lifetime achievement award

The Atoms won the North American Soccer League title in 1973. On Saturday, the coach of that team, Al Miller, was honored at the United Soccer Coaches convention.

Union’s dump of draft picks draws praise from other MLS teams and commissioner Don Garber

The Union found themselves in a rare place this week: the good kind of national spotlight.

Jim Curtin: Union made ‘a strong statement’ by trading away draft picks to boost academy prospects

The Union's decision to trade away all their draft picks was a vote of confidence in the club's academy prospects. More of those players may get pro contracts in the coming weeks.

Sky Blue FC, NWSL executives grilled on New Jersey club’s struggles as draft picks threaten to not play there

While the spotlight shone on the prospects chosen in the National Women’s Soccer League draft, just down the hall the heat was turned up on Sky Blue FC.

The Union took a shot at the MLS draft that might help sink it for good in the future

Ernst Tanner's decision to trade away all of the Union's picks in this year's draft was met with widespread acclaim, and for good reason.

Union trade all their MLS draft picks to FC Cincinnati, deciding draft isn’t of much use

The Union’s top pick was to be No. 13 in the first round, a slot that would have given them a fringe first-team player at best.

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