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Why Philadelphia Union Will Win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

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Why Philadelphia Union Will Win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

Why will the Philadelphia Union win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup? Many reasons, that’s why.  First of all, the Union will host the final tomorrow against an opponent that is traveling from the west coast to play.  The Seattle Sounders played Friday night but still had to travel across three time zones for […]

2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Final: Philadelphia Union vs Seattle Sounders FC

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2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Final: Philadelphia Union vs Seattle Sounders FC

The 101st edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup will come to an end Tuesday night in Chester, PA at PPL Park when the Philadelphia Union welcome Seattle Sounders FC. The match will be televised live on GolTV and The Comcast Network in the Philadelphia area. This will be the Union’s first ever final appearance in their brief five […]

Philadelphia Union Get Vital Point against New York Red Bulls

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Philadelphia Union Get Vital Point against New York Red Bulls

The weather played a major part of this major Eastern Conference showdown between rivals Philadelphia Union and New York Red Bulls.  The game, which was on national television, was delayed for an hour due to rain and standing water on PPL Park’s field.  The rain ended just before kickoff but that left almost no time […]

Rumors:  Philadelphia Union Closing in on New Coach

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Rumors: Philadelphia Union Closing in on New Coach

Reports over the last couple of days suggest that the Philadelphia Union are getting closer to finding a permanent replacement for the fired John Hackworth, who was relieved of his coaching duties on June 10th.  He was replaced by assistant Jim Curtin, who has done a tremendous job in turning around the season for the […]

Ray Gaddis Rewarded by Philadelphia With Contract Extension Through 2016

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Ray Gaddis Rewarded by Philadelphia With Contract Extension Through 2016

Today the Philadelphia Union announced that they have signed Defender Ray Gaddis to a new contract through 2016.  Gaddis was chosen in the second round of the MLS SuperDraft in 2012 as the 35th overall pick, and has emerged as one of the Union’s most important defensive players.  He has started all 27 games for the Union […]

Preview: San Jose Earthquakes Continue Late Playoff Push Against Vancouver Whitecaps

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Preview: San Jose Earthquakes Continue Late Playoff Push Against Vancouver Whitecaps

After playing to a 3-3 tie with the Portland Timbers, the San Jose Earthquakes play a midweek turn around game north of the border against the Vancouver Whitecaps. This match will prove to be interesting as both teams are trying to pick up points which could prove pivotal as they get closer to needing to qualify for the […]

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 […]