Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union win, MLS playoff picture, Champions League returns

Photo: Marjorie Elzey 

Philadelphia Union 

The Union took home 3 points against the Revs last night with a 2-1 win. 

What they’re saying in New England.

National coverage of the match. 

The Union acquired an international roster spot (for Cory Burke) for some Garber bucks.



MLS has made several steps and commitments to increasing diversity in the league.

What the playoff picture looks like as of Tuesday. 

Should Gonzalo Higuain been sent off after the final whistle?

It’s Diego Rossi vs Gyasi Zardes in the Golden Boot race so far.

The MLS Team of the Week (somehow announced before the Union match).


It’s never too late to be a pro soccer player.

Which 3 countries are launching a joint bid for the 2027 Women’s World Cup? 

How England’s WSL hopes to be more like the Premier League. 

The Champions League is back in action today. 



  1. Is it just me, or does anyone else miss afternoon matches? I can’t remember the last time the Union had a game in the daytime.
    It’d be nice to fill the early/late season with a few earlier matches.

    • Delco Roots says:

      Hilly, I miss going to 1-2 midday games/season as well. However, the front office surveys STH’s every year about their experiences, including preferences for days of the week and times for games. The responses must be strongly tilted towards evening games. But I’d still love to see them throw in afternoon game once in a while.

    • I believe the New England game on November 8 (regular season finale) is a 3:30 game…although since it is after daylight savings ends, it will end after dark.

    • Dude, standing up at the Captain Morgan’s deck( I don’t know what it’s called now) during an afternoon summer scorcher……sipping on a gin and tonic……..watching the shape below…..was awesome! I loved it! Afternoon matches rock!

  2. Hahahahaha! SPUCK FURS!!!!!!!

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