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Raves: Alejandro Bedoya, the real deal

Alejandro Bedoya personifies the best of American soccer players on and off the field, and he’s the latest entry in PSP’s Raves series.

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Raves: Matt Mahoney, the underdog come good

Of the dozens of players who have trialed with Bethlehem Steel, only one has ever made the team and returned for a second year: former Temple Owl Matt Mahoney.

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Raves: Andre Blake, the best shot-stopper we’ve ever seen

No Union player drops jaws like Andre Blake, the greatest shot-stopper PSP’s Dan Walsh has ever seen. PSP offers this appreciation.

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Raves: Ilson Pereira Dias Júnior, the Wizard of Ahs

Nobody hits the highlight reel quite like Ilsinho. PSP’s Pete Mazzacaro raves about Brazilian wizard.


Raves: The return of a PSP series

We hear sports fans rant all the time.
Now it’s time for some Raves.


Raves: Amobi Okugo

Amobi Okugo is the best, most consistent player on the Union. Full stop. PSP’s Eli Pearlman-Storch raves.


Raves: Jeff Parke

Jeff Parke is the local kid made good who came back to play for his hometown team. He hasn’t disappointed. PSP raves.


Raves: Nicolas Heredia

PSP contributor Josh Trott found it hard to rave about a Union player, so he turned to the high school players he coaches for inspiration. He found a certain small, talented, technically adept midfielder named Nicolas Heredia, who offers the kind of play he wishes the Union had more of.

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Raves: Sheanon Williams

The USMNT has some issues at right back. Philadelphia has Sheanon Williams. Time for a get-together? PSP raves.


Raves: Michael Farfan

It hasn’t been the best year for Michael Farfan. But PSP still believes in his quality. Here’s our Rave.