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Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / USL

Islanders Announce Pre-Season Games in PA, Sign Midfielder

For those Union fans now¬†more attentive and those¬†Isles fans eager to get a look at the squad in preseason training, they have announced a schedule of friendlies across the midstate: Date – Opponent – Time – Location Wed, March 17 – Saint Francis University – 8:00 – Millersville University Tues, […]

Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / Reading United AC / Union / USL

Farming the Union, Cultivating the Fans

With today’s announcement of an exclusive partnership with USL-2 side Harrisburg City Islanders, the Philadelphia Union has laid the ground work for a highly developed farm system. Already with a working partnership with PDL side Reading United AC, the Union have now established links to …

Union partner with USL-2 Harrisburg
Harrisburg City Islanders / Local / Union

Union partner with USL-2 Harrisburg

Philadelphia Union will partner with the Harrisburg City Islanders of USL-2 in a development contract could see Union players loaned to Harrisburg to get more playing time, the clubs announced today.

Wonderland

Street Soccer Commercial

Some nice street soccer with Capoeira action.

Independence TV Debut April 18
Independence / WPS

Independence TV Debut April 18

The Philadelphia Independence will play five matches on Fox Soccer Channel this season, beginning with a game in Boston on April 18. The Independence have a packed preseason schedule including an autograph session on March 11 and a March 20 match against University of North Carolina. We will keep you […]

Four laugh out loud soccer books
Culture / Soccer Books

Four laugh out loud soccer books

I love reading about soccer. There are team histories, histories of the game (my personal favorite), statistical almanacs, encyclopedias, coaching guides, photo books and a gazillion, mostly ghostwritten, memoirs, not to mention scores of magazines and countless websites and blogs. While the majority of these reads probably originate in Britain […]

Wonderland

Wonderland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1y0-hiR9yo] It’s cars. Playing soccer. Shout out to Ben for passing this along.

Independence / WPS

Philadelphia Independence schedule released

Women’s Professional Soccer released its schedule Thursday, and the expansion Philadelphia Independence have no conflicts with Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer. Notable matches: July 4 at home against Boston, and they’ll play through the World Cup that MLS is taking off for. Three of their first four matches are […]

Local Leagues

Want to be a ref? EPSA ref classes starting

Ever consider being a ref? The Eastern Pennsylvania Soccer Association is offering classes for new referees. Costs range from $60 to $100. Courses are available right now and throughout the spring. For info on how to sign up, check out this link.

Wonderland

Wonderland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ace7YvNIngw&feature=player_embedded] You heard about it on PhillySoccerPage first (or pretty close to first, right?), and now we have video of Eddie Johnson’s first goal for Greek club Aris. The service from Freddy Adu is, well, breathtaking. It just goes to show you that if he was always allowed to take […]