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Philadelphia, U-S-A!

We look back at the US national team matches in the Philadelphia area in 2010 as seen through the lenses of PSP photographers Paul Rudderow and Nicolae Stoian.

Culture / Fan Culture / Featured

The interview: Pelada star Gwendolyn Oxenham

The PSP talks with Gwendolyn Oxenham who, along with co-star Luke Boughen, toured the world in search of pickup soccer games for the documentary film, Pelada. The film is showing at International House in Philly on Sunday at 7pm.

Fan Culture / Featured / Local

What I learned this summer

With summer – and the Union season – winding down, one PSP writer looks back on what he learned this summer.

Fan Culture / Local

The treble: Bayern, Bundesliga & Brauhaus Schmitz

PSP visits Philly’s best German soccer pub, where the world’s most underrated league is featured and the food and beer are top class. Here’s what was on the plate, in the glass and on the pitch.

Culture / Fan Culture / Featured

Seeing red over not seeing yellow and green

Brion Shreffler examines the issue of dubious censorship undertaken by staff members at The Linc for last Wednesday’s Union v Man United match. At issue is the refusal to admit anyone displaying signs of protest against United’s current ownership.

Culture / Fan Culture / Union

The devil and the Union-Man U divide

Brion sounds off on the devil, the Union, Manchester United, and the difference between them and their young stars, with a good dose of beer thrown in.

Fan Culture / Featured / Union

When tempers flare at PPL Park

It was hot inside PPL Park during the Union’s victory over Toronto on Saturday. Things got hotter in the stands after Toronto equalized in the 81st minute. Matters came to a boil in the exit tunnel of one section after the game.

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Celtic meet and greet Tuesday at Fado

Celtic fans turned out at Fado on Tuesday night to greet players and coaches from the famed Scottish team, which is in town to face Philadelphia Union on Wednesday night.

Africa / Culture / Fan Culture / Featured / FIFA / USMNT / USWNT / World / World Cup / World Cup - International

My South Africa story

PSP’s Ryan Pine made the trip from Philly to South Africa for the World Cup. Now he’s back to share a story full of ostriches, electrocutions, great wine, mass hysteria, and dreaming the impossible dream.

Who are ya?
Culture / Fan Culture / Featured / Union

Who are ya?

A sellout crowd at PPL Park, and PSP talks to fans at the stadium.