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Is Chad Marshall a Candidate for MLS Defender of the Year?

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Is Chad Marshall a Candidate for MLS Defender of the Year?

Seattle Sounders center back Chad Marshall came over to the Sounders prior to the beginning of the 2014 MLS Season after a trade with the Columbus Crew for allocation money and a third-round SuperDraft pick. He had previously played for Head Coach Sigi Schmid when both were in Columbus. Marshall was part of the team […]

San Jose Earthquakes Look to Rebound Against Portland Timbers Despite Injury Proneness

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San Jose Earthquakes Look to Rebound Against Portland Timbers Despite Injury Proneness

Despite all of the injuries that the San Jose Earthquakes have been dealing with, they are still trying to win games and see if they have a chance to make the playoffs.  With teams like the Seattle Sounders and LA Galaxy having been on fire lately and currently sitting atop the Western Conference standings, the Earthquakes could potentially still […]

Recap: Philadelphia Union Beat Toronto FC; Sweep Two-Game Series

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Recap: Philadelphia Union Beat Toronto FC; Sweep Two-Game Series

The match between host Toronto FC and the streaking Philadelphia Union was a matchup of teams going in the opposite direction.  The Union have now won three straight, including both games played in four days against struggling Toronto.  First half goals from Conor Casey and Andrew Wenger gave the Union the 2-0 shutout and are […]

Philadelphia Union Look to Keep Up Winning Despite National Team Absences

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Philadelphia Union Look to Keep Up Winning Despite National Team Absences

With eight matches remaining before the postseason and after a 1-0 win on a goal from Conor Casey, the Philadelphia Union (8-9-9, 33 points) will look to keep their winning ways up as they play a rematch of Wednesday’s game at PPL Park against a Toronto FC (9-10-6, 33 points) side which is dealing with their own coaching issues and injuries. Among […]

Philadelphia Union Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Toronto FC Win

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Philadelphia Union Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Toronto FC Win

Two Major League Soccer coaches have been fired this season so far;  those two teams met last night at PPL Park in Chester, PA on a beautiful night for soccer. The Philadelphia Union, who sit in seventh place in the ever-tightening Eastern Conference, hosted Toronto FC, who saw former US International Greg Vanney make his […]

What’s Next for Philadelphia Union’s Zac MacMath??

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What’s Next for Philadelphia Union’s Zac MacMath??

The Philadelphia Union have made some noise in the world of soccer this season, and it has left fans wondering what is next for the Union and Goalkeeper Zac MacMath.  MacMath came into the season as the Union’s starter and was pulled mid-season in favor of Algerian Goalkeeper Rais M’bohli.  Now fans of the team and MacMath […]

MLS Expansion: Where Does the League Go Next?

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MLS Expansion: Where Does the League Go Next?

Now that the next three expansion clubs have been discussed, let’s talk about the contenders for the final two spots that would bring Major League Soccer to 24 teams by 2020. There are some very strong contenders for these two spots, but a wildcard could be what happens with a re-branded Chivas USA under new […]

MLS Expansion: A Quick Look at the Next Clubs

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MLS Expansion: A Quick Look at the Next Clubs

As the 2014 Major League Soccer season winds down, the hunt for the playoffs is intensifying. But so is another battle. The battle for the next few MLS expansion places. Orlando City SC and NYC FC will join the league next season, giving the league 21 clubs. Atlanta will join in 2017 as the 22nd […]

Philadelphia Union Could Be Most Dangerous MLS Eastern Conference Team

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Philadelphia Union Could Be Most Dangerous MLS Eastern Conference Team

At first glance, the title of this article sounds absolutely crazy. The Philadelphia Union sit tied for seventh in Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference, fired their coach mid-season, haven’t hired a replacement or taken the interim tag off Jim Curtin, played a game more than most teams in the East, and all but two of […]

DC United Made Mistake Trading with Seattle Sounders for Eddie Johnson

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DC United Made Mistake Trading with Seattle Sounders for Eddie Johnson

I normally try to do my best and refrain from talking negatively about a player or a team, but for this article I am not able to do that. DC United made a mistake in trading for Eddie Johnson. Eddie Johnson is an extremely talented player. The problem is he becomes that player when he […]