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Philadelphia Union 2010 season preview

A strong defense, question marks on the attack, and more youth than anyone else in Major League Soccer. This is your Philadelphia Union. The PSP takes a closer look in our season preview.

Featured / USMNT / World / World Cup

US National Team overcomes major injuries

Clint Dempsey has recovered enough from his knee injury to make second half appearances for Fulham. The cherry on top is that he made an unbelievable chip shot against Juventus to send Fulham through to the Europa League quarterfinals.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Union hire stadium manager, other morning news

PPL Park gets a stadium manager, the Union still have open roster spots, a top MLS goalkeeper suddenly becomes available, and other soccer news of the day.

Featured / Union

The Union — a preseason review

The PSP reviews the team’s pre-season and takes a look at what the Seattle Sounders have been doing in their pre-season, in advance of Thursday’s opening match. We also gather together the recent bumper crop of interviews with Union players and staff.

Featured / MLS

The new deal

The actual nuts-and-bolts of Major League Soccer’s new collective bargaining agreement, a look at who won and who lost, and a round-up of the most readable CBA stories around the web.

CBA Negotiations / Featured / MLS / Union

The new MLS CBA: further details

The MLS and the MLS Players Union “have reached agreement in principle” on a new collective bargaining agreement which will allow the new season to start on time. Here are further details on what MLS commissioner Don Garber and Players Union executive director Bob Foose said in the announcement of the agreement.

CBA Negotiations / Featured / MLS / US

MLS Labor Update (CBA Announced!!)

MLS owners and MLS players union announced a new Collective Bargaining Agreement today just after 1PM. Details are still hazy, but as expected the league conceeded some points to retain its single-entity structure. Read more…

Daily news roundups / Featured

Dempsey’s stunner, Union’s last friendly, other news

Dempsey caps Fulham’s miracle comeback, Philadelpha Union plays its last pre-season friendly, the New York Red Bulls open their stadium and other soccer news of the day.

CBA Negotiations / Featured / MLS

Time to fold ’em?

“You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em,” goes the famous song. Message to MLS management and players: It’s time to fold ’em. Give ground and compromise, or your season and maybe your entire league will go into the tank.

Thursday morning news roundup
Daily news roundups / Featured

Thursday morning news roundup

The latest information about the impending strike, do MLS teams lose money?, Independence coach Paul Riley, City Islanders training camp, Sean Combs interested in Crystal Palace and more.