Archive for April, 2012

Featured / Player ratings / Union

Analysis and player ratings: Union 1-2 Earthquakes

The Union conceded too much possession and territory in the first half, and it ultimately cost them when they ran out of gas against San Jose. PSP has postgame analysis and player ratings, as well as video of post game press conference and interviews with the players.

Featured / Photo essays

Photo essay: Union 1-2 Earthquakes

PSP photographer Nicolae Stoian’s look at Saturday’s loss to San Jose.

Featured / Philadelphians Abroad

Philadelphians abroad: Gaudette steps in

Bill Gaudette started his first MLS game in 6 years, and it was a big one. Meanwhile, Jeff Larentowicz scored his first goal of the season, Zarek Valentin pitched in on Montreal’s first ever clean sheet, and USL players are added to the weekly roundup of Philadelphians abroad.

Daily news roundups / Featured

“Pretty gutted at the moment.” WPS kaput? More.

Reports, recaps and reaction to Union’s loss to San Jose. Jersey Shore Boca qualify for US Open Cup. Is WPS finished for good? More news.

Featured / MLS / Union / Union match reports

Match report: Union 1-2 San Jose

Steven Lenhart’s stoppage time goal broke Union hearts, and the 2-1 victory kept the Western Conference leading San Jose Earthquakes rolling in 2012. PSP has a match report and quotes from both teams.


Garfan suspended for 3 games

MLS suspended Philadelphia Union’s Gabriel Farfan for three games for the two-footed tackle that earned him a red card last week against Chivas USA. PSP breaks it down and starts the debate over whether the punishment fit the crime.

Featured / Match previews / Union

Preview: Union vs San Jose Earthquakes

The big decision is in the back line: Keep Gaddis or restore Lopez? Ok, easy decision. Now on to the Quakes: Where’s Wondo, beating Beitashour, stopping Stephenson.

Featured / Fever

Building the Fever

Philadelphia Fever head coach Stuart Gore talks about putting together the new WPSL Elite League Team. It’s been a whirlwind.

Daily news roundups

Suspension talk, Pep quits Barca

Nowak gets extra suspension, Garfan escapes. Who will start at LB? More Union news. Inqy on no HS soccer for Academy players. Pep Guardiola calls it quits at Barcelona. More news. UPDATE: MLS makes late announcement that Garfan is suspended for 3 games total.


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