Archive for September, 2013

Player ratings

Analysis & player ratings: Union 1-0 Sporting KC

The Union relied heavily on Zac MacMath and Kansas City’s terrible finishing to break their five-game winless streak.

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Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Zac MacMath

While Kansas City tried their darnedest to score, Zac MacMath had hung a sign out that read, “None shall pass.”

Photo essays

In pictures: Bearfight FC 0-4 Hunter Senior

Bearfight FC lost their third straight gameon Sunday to Hunter Senior, who go to the top of the Inter-County Soccer League’s Senior Men Premier Division table with the win. Barb Colligon has a look at the game.

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Daily news roundups

“Justification”: Quotes & reaction to Friday’s big win, Eastern Conference roundup, more

Hackworth says Friday’s huge win is justification for team’s self-believe. Postgame quotes and recaps. Eastern Conference standings roundup. Lancaster’s Valentin thriving in Norway. More.

Union match reports

Match report: Sporting KC 0-1 Philadelphia Union

A gritty defensive performance, a well taken Conor Casey goal, and some heroic goalkeeping from Zac MacMath pushed the Union to their first win ever in Kansas City, ending a five-game winless streak and putting their playoff campaign back on track..

Match previews

Preview: Union at Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City needs to keep their foot on the gas if they want to catch New York. Meanwhile, the Union need anything they can get anywhere they can get it.

Daily news roundups

KC news and previews, chemistry, BSFC on MLS Insider, more

News and previews of tonight’s big game in KC. Carroll says Union locker room has the chemistry to make it to the playoffs. Bethlehem Steel segment in latest MLS Insider on NBCSN. More news.

Soccer on TV

Footy on the Telly: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Your weekly listings of live soccer on TV and online.

Philadelphians Abroad

Philadelphians Abroad: Former Union Academy defender Danny Barbir joins Manchester City

While there has been no official announcement, Allentown’s Danny Babir’s Twitter profile says the former Union Academy and PDA defender is with Manchester City.

Daily news roundups

Hack says Union need to win 3 out of last 5, Torres & Kleberson, 2022 WC construction worker abuse

Hack says Union need to win 3 out of last 5 games to keep playoff hopes alive. Torres and Kleberson unlikely to play much of a part. Guardian investigation reveals widespread abuse of WC 2022 workers. More.