Archive for October, 2012

Fans' View

Fans’ View: Three-Bloody-Nil

Sure, the season ended on a low note (that was a quarter-step flat to boot), but would it have made sense any other way?

Featured / MLS / US Soccer History

Greatest season ever? Wondolowski v Lassiter

Though Chris Wondolowski equaled Roy Lassiter’s 1996 record of 27 goals in season, he did so with more games played (and more PKs scored). Which player had the greatest season by a goalscorer in MLS history?

Daily news roundups / Featured

Gaddis on All-Rookie Best XI list, Sermanni named new USWNT coach, more

Raymon Gaddis named to SBI All-Rookie Best XI. Williams on not playing final games of the season: “It sucks.” Tom Sermanni names as new USWNT coach. MLS ranks 7th in the world for attendance. Knockout games begin. More news

Featured / Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Chris Albright

The Philly native was a consummate professional, setting an example for an young team about what it means to play with pride.

Featured / Photo essays

In pictures: Union 0-3 Red Bulls

PSP photographer Michael Long’s look at the season ending loss against New York Red Bulls.

College Soccer / Philly Soccer 6

Philly Soccer Six roundup

Temple and Villanova clinch playoff berths. Roundup of the week’s Philly Soccer Six results, conference standings, leading scorers and upcoming games.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Gomez going? What Le Toux wants, 5-step plan, 2013 playoffs “not far fetched,” more

Gabriel Gomez says he doesn’t think he’ll be with Union in 2013. Le Toux on where he’d like to play. Cruz believes Union can be playoff contenders next season. 5-step plan to turn the Union around. More morning news.

Featured / Player ratings / Union

Analysis & Player Ratings: Union 0-3 Red Bulls

Will Hackworth be able to progress forward from what has become a predictable and conservative tactical approach?

Daily news roundups / Featured

Quotes & reaction to dismal final showing, Adu, NBC/EPL deal, more

Valdes and McInerney call for signings. Hackworth says work begins today on reviewing the season and letting players know where they stand. Hackworth denies decision on Adu’s future has been made. NBC wins EPL broadcasting rights. More.

Featured / MLS / Union / Union match reports

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 0-3 New York Red Bulls

With a 3-0 loss to the visiting Red Bulls, the Union finished 2012 in the same manner with which they began with three straight losses.