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News roundup: The Union fall 3-0…again

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Philadelphia Union

Difficult as it is to take in, Philadelphia Union lost against league-best Toronto FC 3-0. Andre Blake made his return to the first team.

The Union’s season ticket renewal campaign began this week. Ticket prices are slightly up. Will sales be?

Plenty of Union Academy alumni will be playing in college this fall. More than 50, in fact.


Mirroring their old affiliates, Harrisburg City Islanders fell to now-top-of-the-table Louisville City FC 5-0.


Houston came back from a 3-1 deficit to salvage a draw in the Texas Derby against Dallas.

D.C. United beat Atlanta United 1-0, making their first two consecutive wins since April.

Columbus beat L.A. Galaxy 2-0.

Colorado Rapids fell to Portland Timbers 1-2

Seattle tied their neighbors to the north 1-1.

Real Salt Lake trounced San Jose 4-1.

NYCFC want a centerback. The Union happen to have four. Want to trade? Please?

Around the Globe

England’s all-time leading goal scorer, Wayne Rooney, has retired from international play.

Liverpool beat Hoffenheim to advance to the group stages of UEFA Champions League.

Barcelona announced their signing of PSG’s Angel di Maria…but it turned out to be a hack…which turned out to possibly be telling the truth anyway. It’s a very confusing time for Barcelona.

Neymar is going to fight Barcelona’s lawsuit against him.



  1. Takes guts to raise ticket prices to watch this slop.

  2. So this “Own Goal” guy just scored in back to back games for DC (both 1-0 wins). Wonder if we could borrow him for a bit.

  3. Hate to say it, but at this point I’m rooting for last place, which is not impossible. No more BS like if a few things broke our way and the regular BS coach-speak. You are what you are! It’s time for the SOB to send a message Saturday night.

    • You may get your wish, Revs are 1 pt behind with 2 games in hand, and DC is only 5 pts back with a revamped roster. Orlando might be fighting us for the last spot, but even they still have a game in hand.

  4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic back to Manchester United, 1 year deal agreed, will wear #10

  5. Evan Villella’s got a good piece on why to watch the Steel finish out the season. https://www.brotherlygame.com/2017/8/24/16195102/check-out-bethlehem-steel-fc

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