Archive for November, 2012

Featured / MLS

Suck it up and root for Houston: MLS Cup Final Preview

In what is truly a case of the lesser of two evils, Union fans should don their unused Flyers orange and support the Dynamo in Saturday’s MLS Cup Final.

Featured / Season Reviews

Season Review: Amobi Okugo

Taking a young player who is still coming into his own and shifting him to a new position could be recipe for disaster. Not for Amobi Okugo.

Daily news roundups / Featured

MLS Cup Final news & previews, Morgan & Wambach up for FIFA’s World Player of the Year

MLS Cup Final news and previews. Beckham shoots down Cosmos rumors. Morgan and Wambach up for FIFA’s Women’s World Player of the Year. New City Islanders logo unveiled. More news.


Footy on the Telly: Nov. 30-Dec. 6

The week’s upcoming live matches on TV and online, including MLS Cup Final, USA friendly, Champions League and Europa League.

Featured / Union

Jim Curtin named as Union assistant coach

The Union announce Academy U-18 head coach Jim Curtin will join the senior team as assistant coach. Also, Brendan Burke’s contract as assistant coach is extended.

Photo by Earl Gardner
Featured / Season Reviews

Season Review: Sheanon Williams

The Sheanonmenon’s 2012 season was a rocky one and included a foray at center back and a lingering toe injury. With rookie Raymon Gaddis impressing in his first season, could we see a competition at right back in 2013?

Featured / US Open Cup

Eastern PA US Open Cup second round qualifiers on Sunday

After having first round byes, West Chester Majors, Salone FC, and United German Hungarian Majors enter in the second round of the qualification tournament.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Ansaldi: Union “very close” to new signing, local Hermann Cup semifinalists, more

Union’s scout says the team is very close to signing a player after Argentina scouting trip. Two local players are Hermann Trophy semifinalists. Morgan hat trick powers USWNT’s 5-0 thumping of Ireland. More news.

Featured / Season Reviews

Season review: Keon Daniel

Keon Daniel had a strangely quiet 2012 season after he strangely disappeared from the U.S. due to “visa issues” in late 2011. PSP explores his situation in this season review, including asking whether Daniel was abducted by aliens and replaced by a copy. (Yes, really.)

Daily news roundups / Featured

Carroll, McInerney & Okugo on SA & SBI best lists, SoB’s a Philly Mag best, more

Carroll, McInerney and Okugo show up on end of the season best lists at Soccer America and SBI. Philly Mag says Sons of Ben one of the best things in the city. How to market new women’s league. Champions League/Europa League merger? More.