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Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Union 1-2 Orlando City SC

Our weekly absolutely scientific and not at all arbitrary player ratings from the Union’s latest match.

USL - Bethlehem Steel FC / USL Match report

Match report: Bethlehem Steel 1-2 Notre Dame

Najem, Moar, and Epps impress, but Bethlehem Steel fall 2-1 to Notre Dame in the second of two preseason scrimmages.

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Strike force, expected goals, WCQ call-ups, more

A further review of weekend action and an incisive look at the numbers behind the scorelines.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union play it smart, rankings galore, Garber in town, more

The Union play it smart to earn a draw and close out the opener, plenty of meaningless league rankings, local youth connections, and the USWNT play on in the SheBelieves Cup.

Featured / Questions to answer

Question to answer: Who will score the goals?

Who will score the goals for a Union side seeking an offensive identity?

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Roster upgrades, U-20’s top Mexico, more

How much has the Union roster really improved from last year and a historic win for the US U-20’s over Mexico.

Preseason / Union

Stock rising/falling: Union-Impact 2-2

Who helped their case for the season opener, who looks bench-bound following the Union’s 2-2 draw with Montreal?

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Pressure on Curtin, youth movement, expansion expectations, more

Jim Curtin welcomes the pressure in 2017, preseason minutes reveal Bethlehem Steel players making a push for the Union roster, inaugural season previews for Atlanta and Minnesota, and sideline pies.