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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.

Featured / Independence / Indy match reports

Independence wallop Sky Blue

The Independence sent Sky Blue FC on their way home blank and blue after a decisive 4-1 victory at John A Farrell Stadium in West Chester. Amy Rodriguez scored twice and Caroline Seger had three assists.

Featured / Local

FC Delco falls to Crew Juniors

The FC Delco Hammerheads lost the US Youth Soccer Under 19 National Championship final Saturday night in a hard fought contest with Ohio Crew Juniors. The Crew Juniors became the first MLS youth academy team to win the James P. McGuire Cup.

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.

Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / US Open Cup / USL

Isles out of Open Cup, Ready for Battery, Union

The City Islanders look forward to a league match against Charleston Battery and a friendly with the Union after being knocked out of the US Open Cup.

Independence / Indy match reports

Independence loses, US Wins

Absent three players who were with the US team, the Independence lost 2-0 on Saturday to FC Gold Pride, who were missing four players to the US team. On Saturday the US team beat Sweden 3-0 in a warm-up match ahead of the CONCACAF qualifiers for the 2011 World Cup.

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.

Culture / Fan Culture / Featured

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.

Independence / USWNT

Rodriguez scores in USA draw with Sweden

Independence forward Amy Rodriguez scored the lone US goal in Tuesday night’s draw with Sweden. Philadelphia’s Lori Lindsey started for the US and Caroline Seger captained the Sweden side.

Featured / Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / US Open Cup / USL

Streaking Islanders

The City Islanders have seen an end to the run of bad luck that marked the beginning of the season and currently sit in fourth place in the league. The sole remaining USL team in the US Open Cup, they recently dispatched New York Red Bulls in extra time and will face DC United on July 21st. On July 27th they host the Union in a friendly. Here’s a look at their recent form with an eye on some players to watch.