Archive for March, 2010

Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

The Philadelphia Phillies & early Philly soccer history

With the approach of the opening of the Major League Baseball and the recent debut of the Philadelphia Union, the PSP takes a look at the connection between baseball and soccer in Philadelphia soccer history and recounts the story of the Philadelphia Phillies’ short-lived soccer team of 1894.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Danny Szetela on trial with the Union, more news

Danny Szetela on trial with the Union, Independence media deal, dog bites Maradona, groovy video, and more morning soccer news

USMNT / World / World Cup

Is Herculez Gomez World Cup roster material?

Herculez Gomez has been playing great in Mexico since January, but is he good enough to warrant a World Cup roster spot?

Featured / Union

Union release Dave Myrie

Philadelphia Union have released Costa Rican right back Dave Myrie, potentially clearing the way for the signing of Puerto Rico Islanders right back Cristian Arrieta, who is on trial this week with the Union.

MLS / Union

You should know this about the 2010 MLS Cup in Toronto

The 2010 MLS Cup will be given away at Toronto FC’s BMO Stadium, where “masks may be worn in your seat only, and must be removed when leaving your section.”

Daily news roundups / Featured / Union

The Union’s next target: Fullback Cristian Arrieta

Puerto Rico Islanders fullback Cristian Arrieta goes on trial with Philadelphia Union, UEFA Champions League in action, and other news of the day.

Featured / Union

Manchester United to play in Philly?

The Sports Business Journal is reporting that Manchester United will be coming to Philly this summer. Could they play the Union?

Featured / Union

The Flyers on cleats? More like the Patriots

The Flyers on cleats? More like the New England Patriots. A starting lineup no one predicted, a potentially deceptive injury list, and most of the team playing out of position. So what’s next for The Cagey One, aka Peter Nowak?

Daily news roundups

Emilio linked to Union, other morning news

Former MLS MVP Luciano Emilio is targeting a return to the U.S., and Philadelphia Union is one of the possible targets. Also, a wrap of the weekend’s MLS games, Charlie Davies returns in April, and other news.

Independence / Indy match reports

Scoreless draw in Independence preseason match

With five players away on international duty the Philadelphia Independence have a scoreless draw against the Washington Freedom. Final roster will be made on March 31 with last preseason match against Penn State on April 1 ahead of April 11 season opener.