Archive for June, 2011


River Cup rosters announced

Sons of Ben to play team that includes Nowak, Hackworth, Vartughian, Burke, Sakiewicz and team owner Jay Sugarman in River Cup charity match on July 15.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Le Toux wants to play with Mwanga, more news

Le Toux says he wants to partner with Mwanga and has doubts about his midfield role. More Ruiz “rumors.” 8-year-old contest winner prefers Le Toux to Mwanga. Toronto signs German handballer. Platini presents more evidence of longstanding insanity. More news.

KYW Philly Soccer Show / Podcasts

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Steven Goff

Steven Goff, writer of the Washington Post’s Soccer Insider blog, joins KYW’s Greg Orlandini and the PSP’s Eli Pearlman-Storch on this week’s edition of the Philly Soccer Show. Topic’s include Saturday’s Union match at DC United, the De Rosario trade, the USMNT humiliating loss in the Gold Cup final and the USWNT at the Women’s World Cup.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Power rankings, PPL Park love, more news

Up, down and even – the Union power rankings roundup. Union CEO Sakiewicz makes it clear: there will be more American football destroying the pitch at PPL Park. USWNT wins first group stage match at WWC. Bob Bradley has lost the locker room, will he lose his job? More news.

Featured / USWNT / Women's World Cup

Player ratings and analysis: USA 2-0 North Korea

Cheney and Buehler muscled the Americans past an exciting North Korean side that asked real questions of the USWNT.

Featured / USWNT / Women's World Cup / Women's World Cup

Women’s World Cup: Groups B & C round-up

Japan and Sweden count themselves lucky to have three points, and Mexico stylishly splits with England. Group B & C action from the Women’s World Cup!

Reading United: Match Reports

Reading keeps pace with Long Island for playoff spot

Reading United have refound their form after losing to Mid-Atlantic conference rivals Long Island Rough Riders and being knocked out of the US Open Cup by fellow Union-affiliate Harrisburg City Islanders.

Featured / Photo essays

Philadelphia Independence v Florida in pictures

PSP photographer Michael Long was on hand for the Independence 3-1 win over Florida.

Featured / Match stats / Statistics

Stat Chat: Union v Chivas USA

Looking at the numbers from the Chivas game. Also, the new Chalkboard tab at MLS MatchCenter yields a fountain of data. Too much? No way! How’s Seba doing and more.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Quotes from Union win, new home for old enemy, more!

Quotes from Saturday, NY trades De-Ro, support for making Sheanon an international, and the USWNT kicks off their WWC campaign around noon!