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News roundup: USMNT take a point out of Estadio Azteca

Photo: Earl Gardner

Philadelphia Union

Jim Curtin explained what happened on the two goals the Union allowed against NYCFC.

Jim Curtin also joined the Century Club in that game.

The Union have a lot of quality options in defense.

A review of the first fourteen games.

A look back at some Philadelphia Union U.S. Open Cup moments.

Earlier in the season, somebody asked about Zach Pfeffer’s whereabouts. Pfeffer has retired.


Bethlehem traveled to St. Louis and picked up a 2-1 win. Highlights.

The U-15 Union Academy is in to the NPL Regional Finals after a 7-1 win over Continental FC.


There were actually three games this weekend, which saw Chicago beat Atlanta, Portland beat Dallas, and a draw between SKC and Montreal.

The Union are nowhere to be found in current All-Star voting.

Bastian Schweinsteiger is proof that a single player can turn a team from questionably good to a title contender overnight.

Around the globe

The USMNT traveled to Estadio Azteca and walked away with a point after a 1-1 draw on a beautiful Michael Bradley goal. Bedoya did not play due to a “minor injury”.

A look back at the 2012 USMNT who took 3 points in Mexico.

The USWNT beat Norway 1-0 on a Christen Press goal. Mallory Pugh was injured during warmups and Rose Lavelle came up lame late.

England beat Venezuela 1-0 to win the U-20 World Cup.

There were World Cup qualifiers around the world this weekend.

Didier Drogba scored and assisted in his debut for Phoenix Rising.

Highlight of the day

Michael Bradley’s goal.


  1. Shame about Pfeffer. I recall his 15 minutes of fame and a look from Klinsmann for the national team. And, if I’m not mistaken, his last act for the Union was getting a red card after a brief appearance. Perhaps that was his last memorable act. Good luck to him in the future.

    • Yea another great question mark in the “What if the Union had the capacity to develop players from the beginning” file.

      • Chris Gibbons says:

        Indeed. I saw him at a try out several months ago and he’s obviously still got skill, but can you blame the guy for walking away? And yet, he’s still young and if he had gone to Temple first and was going into the draft next season, he might be a 1st round guy. Life is weird.

    • At least he gave it a good shot. I remember that he went to Hoffenheim but never was able to break out and make a statement in their youth squad, contrary to Pulisic. That was a key period in his life.

  2. The U20 WC final was crazy; super exciting game! Glad I saw it. Some excellent talent on those teams.

  3. Joel Pterosaur says:

    England won something? What kind of crazy world are we living in now?

  4. May have just got a draw against Mexico in the game, but just got a win against them in recruitment.

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