Archive for August, 2010


Union sign Sheanon Williams

Philadelphia Union signed the right back/striker and 20-year-old former youth international, who played for Harrisburg in USL-2 this season.

Daily news roundups

News round-up: Because Bradley’s boring

Round-up of Bradley responses, Francisco Varallo (yes, that one) passes away, Reading fans cancel their vacations to Iceland.

Fan Culture / Local

The treble: Bayern, Bundesliga & Brauhaus Schmitz

PSP visits Philly’s best German soccer pub, where the world’s most underrated league is featured and the food and beer are top class. Here’s what was on the plate, in the glass and on the pitch.

Independence / Indy match reports

Philadelphia Independence 1-2 Boston Breakers

The Independence was downed in their last regular season home game of the season, as a 2nd half penalty was enough for the Boston Breakers to steal all three points. The Independence only have two games left to secure a 2nd place finish in the league.

USMNT / World

Is Bob Bradley good enough?

Bob Bradley just extended his contract with US Soccer to 2014. Is he a good choice?

Independence / Photo essays

Independence vs. Breakers in pictures

New PSP photographer Anna Clay was at the Philadelphia Independence game Sunday, and she has a photo essay of their tough loss to the Boston Breakers.

Featured / MLS / Union

Devil’s advocate: Why not to play the kids

A youth movement is great in theory, but there’s a major catch for Philadelphia Union. If you play the kids too much, you could lose another key player in the expansion draft. PSP plays devil’s advocate and explains why more minutes for Danny Mwanga, Jack McInerney and Amobi Okugo could be bad for the Union, as much as we’d like to see it.

Daily news roundups

Perkins vs. Seitz, Villa cool on Bradley, bad Union coverage

Seitz + Fred > Perkins? Aston Villa want a manager with EPL experience, bad Union coverage leads to a rant, and the Independence fall to Boston.

Featured / Union / Union match reports

Union come back to win 2-1

Justin Mapp scored a stoppage time game-winner and assisted on the equalizer to lead the Union to a dramatic come-from-behind win that ended their six-game winless streak. PSP has analysis, video highlights and player ratings.

Match previews / Union

Preview: Philadelphia Union at New England Revolution

The Union visit New England hoping to break a six-game winless streak Saturday night. PSP previews.