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Players vote to strike

Major League Soccer players voted to strike March 25 if they can agree on a labor compact with the league, the Washington Post reported today. The players voted 350-2 to strike if there remains no deal on opening day, when Philadelphia Union visits the Seattle Sounders.

Philadelphia, unions, & why you should’ve known
Featured / Union

Philadelphia, unions, & why you should’ve known

Philadelphia Union sounds like a great name for a club, absent of context. Too bad about the context. A PSP reader sent me an email today titled, “Is my Seattle trip in jeopardy?”

I want my Fox Soccer Plus!
Fan Culture / Local / Soccer on TV

I want my Fox Soccer Plus!

Why doesn’t Comcast offer Fox Soccer Plus in the Philadelphia area?

The rebel without conviction
Daily news roundups

Thursday morning news roundup

Two days of CBA negotiations ended yesterday with no agreement. The MLS and the Players Union will continue discussions with federal mediator George Cohen at a yet to be determined time. Toronto FC defender Nick Garcia says MLS players are prepared to strike. “We’re anticipating not having the season starting […]

Roger Torres, part of a new Columbian generation
Featured / MLS / Union

Roger Torres signing part of larger trend in MLS

In signing young midfielder Roger Torres, Philadelphia Union are taking part in a growing trend in MLS: Bringing in Colombian talent, especially that of the young variety.

Daily news roundup
Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Kicks Soccer has a preview of the MLS Eastern Conference and predicts a sixth place finish in the conference for the Union. Philadelphia Union CEO and Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Host City Bid Committee Nick Sakiewicz tells City Council that increasing the number of international terminals at the airport would […]

New USMNT assistant Lubos Kubik rubs his hands in grim determination while Coach Bradley discusses crushing somebody's head.
USMNT / World Cup

A look at 2 new USMNT coaches

Jesse Marsch and Lubos Kubik have recently joined the coaching staff of the US Full Men’s National Team under Bob Bradley, replacing Piotr Nowak and John Hackworth, who had left the national team for the Philadelphia Union…

Come on you Royals!
Coca-Cola Championship / Reading

Come on you Royals!

Rants and raves (but mostly rants) about following a 2nd division team. So the cup run is over. With a 4-2 loss at home to Aston Villa on Sunday morning, the Royals were finally eliminated in the FA Cup. And obviously, it would have been a dream to make it […]

Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Talks between the MLS and the Players Union should resume today with the help of a federal mediator. MLS in England: San Jose Earthquakes beat West Ham reserves 2-0 yesterday. They will face Tottenham reserves on Wednesday. On Friday they will play Colorado Rapids, who have been training at Arsenal’s […]

Featured / Union

Union add Columbian midfielder to roster

The Union have added Colombian midfielder Roger Torres to the roster in what’s becoming typical of the club’s way of doing business in training camp: Keep things quiet, except, you know, when they don’t want to.

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