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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Academy calls, Rivalry Week, Ultra dumb, and more

Union Academy products make some headlines and a look ahead to a rather fierce Rivalry Week slate.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Elliott goals, TFC brain bungles, WNT youth slide, more

So how exactly did a backup centerback score a brace in a massive road game?


Postgame analysis: Portland Timbers 3-0 Philadelphia Union

Two dumb penalties and Groundhog’s Day in front of goal doomed the Union in Portland over the weekend.

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Chi-town v. Philly history, MLS transfer moves, #STC stadium, more

It’s 100 years of tomato soup pizza versus greasy steak hoagies.

Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Faris

Bethlehem Steel’s new teenage striker wins PSP’s weekly honors.

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Homegrowns in ATL, Reading host championship, BSFC history, more

The Union’s young guns are in ATL for tonight’s MLS Homegrown game versus Tigres UANL U-20.

Player of the Week

Player of the week: Khori Bennett

Reading United’s Khori Bennett had a heck of a weekend, tallying four goals and becoming the club’s all-time leading scorer.

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Open Cup semis, Acosta to Rapids, Davies breaks record fee?, more

Alphonso Davies looks set to break Jozy Altidore’s MLS transfer record with a move to German giants Bayern Munich.

Union match reports

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1 – 3 LA Galaxy

Zlatan and the Galaxy thumped the Union on their own muddy home turf amidst a good ol’ fashioned Delaware River monsoon.

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Player of the Week: David Accam

David Accam’s stoppage time winner earns the struggling winger a much-needed Player of the Week award.

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