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KYW podcast: Reading United takes spotlight

Reading United AC general manager Art Achenbach is the featured interview this week’s KYW-PSP podcast, fresh off his team wrapping up its great run to the USL Premier Development League final four. Hosts Greg and Dan also talk some Union before welcoming in two special guests for an EPL preview.

Featured / Independence / Indy match reports

2-2 draw in battle for second place

The Independence remain two points ahead of Boston in the race for second place after a 2-2 draw on Sunday night. Holmfridur Magnusdottir scored both goals for Philadelphia.

Featured / Reading United AC

Reading United falls in PDL semis

Reading United’s impressive run in the Premier Development League ended this weekend after they lost 2-1 to eventual champs Portland in the PDL playoff semifinals. Reading then lost the third place match on penalty kicks.

Reading United: Previews

Reading United in PDL semifinals tonight

Reading United vies for the United Soccer Leagues’ Premier Development League championship this weekend in Portland, Ore. Tonight’s semifinal game is streamed live online at http://www.usllive.com at 10:30 p.m.

Featured / Local / US

They gotta come from somewhere

The local press thinks local soccer doesn’t “mean much,” barely covering regional, state and national championship appearances by area clubs. We look at four players born within a year of one another who played together or against one another in local high schools and clubs that are now successful professionals. Because those professionals, they gotta come from somewhere.

Independence / Indy match reports

Washington tops Independence 2-0

The Independence flood of goal runs dry against last place Washington Freedom with a 2-0 loss on Wednesday night.

Featured / History / Local / Philadelphia Soccer History / US Amateur Cup

Great Philly teams: United German Hungarians

Our series on great Philadelphia soccer teams continues with a look at the history of United German Hungarians. Among the clubs many achievements is winning the National Amateur Cup in 1965 and 1999 and appearing in the US Open Cup final in 1977 and 1993. The club is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year by hosting the USASA National Amateur Cup Finals.

Independence / Indy match reports

Rodriguez nets two more in win over Chicago

Amy Rodriguez continues her fine run of form with two goals and an assist in the Independence’s 3-0 victory over Chicago Red Stars.

KYW Philly Soccer Show / Local / Podcasts

KYW podcast: USASA cup in Philly, Union review

USASA Hall of Famer Werner Fricker, Jr. sits in on this week’s podcast to talk about this weekend’s USASA Amateur Cup finals being held in the Philly area to commemorate the 100th anniversary of United German Hungarians, a two-time U.S. Open Cup finalist and longtime amateur soccer power. Hosts Greg Orlandini and Dan Walsh then examine the Justin Mapp trade and Philadelphia Union’s midseason outlook.

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.