Archive for November, 2011

Raves / Season Reviews / Union

Raves: Michael Farfan

Calm, cool and collected. Michael Farfan, this rave’s for you.

Featured / Union

Miglioranzi, Harrison let go

Philadelphia Union declined the options on contracts for Stefani Miglioranzi and Chase Harrison, paving the way for both to leave the club via the MLS Re-Entry Draft.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Header’s & brain trauma, Crew decline DP, WPS woes, USMNT/Venezuela January friendly

A study released on Tuesday says heading a ball too many times can result in brain trauma. Crew decline option on DP Mendoza because he’s a jerk. FIFA head of women’s soccer wants WPS to survive. USMNT to face Venezuela in January friendly. More news

Featured / Independence / Raves

Raves: Jen Buczkowski

Holding midfielder Jen Buczkowski earns a rave for her gritty performance in the center of the park for the Philadelphia Independence this season.

Featured / Local / MLS / Union

Danny Mwanga & the aerial game

The Union scored just two goals in the air this season, but the solution isn’t to sign a veteran target forward. Rather, it’s time for Danny Mwanga to work on his aerial game. PSP explains.

Featured / Local / Union

Union 2012 home opener on Sunday, March 18

Philadelphia Union have announced the date of their 2012 home opener.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Okugo, Pfeffer in Germany, 5 Union on tour, WPS trouble

Okugo and Pfeffer are training in Germany but soon they’ll join MacMath, McInerney and Mwanga on a tour of the Netherlands, praise for Keon, WPS in big trouble, Tim Ream training in England (!?)

Featured / Raves / Season Reviews / Union

Raves: Veljko Paunovic

Uncomplaining, patient, hardworking, dedicated – Veljko Paunovic deserves this rave.

Daily news roundups / Featured

More on Khalfan, Arena on foreign training stints, Chandler goal, more

More from Vancouver blogs on Khalfan (they will miss him). Houston blog finds old quote from Montreal’s Jesse Marsch calling Ching a diver. Arena thinks players overseas not necessarily a good idea. Video of Chandler goal for Nuremberg. More news.

Featured / Raves / Season Reviews / Union

Raves: Sebatien Le Toux

When the goals are coming it is easy to have a good attitude. It is when they are not that true character is revealed. With the heart of a lion and the will of a champion, Sebastien Le Toux has it in spades.