The silver lining:Jack McInerney

Let’s take a moment to appreciate the bright side of Saturday’s shock-to-no-one loss to the LA Galaxy. You may have sworn that if you hear one more writer praise the Union’s “resolve” after another loss, you’re gonna punch the nearest Girl Scout. But the resolve in this case actually led to something both impressive […]

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Postgame wrap: Galaxy 3-1 Union

It could have gotten really, really ugly for Philadelphia Union. Three goals and a red card by halftime. Instead, the Union put in a respectable second half and showed some good signs for the future.

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The Pep Talk

Alright, Union. Saturday you’re playing LA. Yes, that LA, the best team in the MLS right now. Yes, the ones who get their goals from league-leading scoremeister Edson Buddle, and their swagger from gracefully aging bendmeister Dave Beckham AND Premier League-worthy Landon Donovan. They’re kinda good.

But that’s no reason to approach them humbly. Here’s your pep talk.

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Opposition Report: Los Angeles Galaxy

Los Angeles should provide a stern test for our shaky expansion team.  The Galaxy have opened the season undefeated with 4 wins and a draw in their first 5 games.  After knocking off Salt Lake City, Houston, Chivas, and New England, the Galaxy were held to a goalless draw by Kansas City […]

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Preview: Philadelphia Union at Los Angeles Galaxy

Philadelphia Union, meet the best team in the league. The Los Angeles Galaxy have the league’s best record, best player, top scorer, best coach and possibly the best back line. The Union won’t have leading scorer Sebastien Le Toux. We have the game preview.

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Wrap of Union USOC loss to Red Bulls

After a very disappointing first half the Union looked set to charge back in the second with substitutions Moreno, Miglioranzi and Le Toux. And then came the injury to Le Toux, a much bigger loss than the match itself.


Le Toux hurt in Union loss

Sebastien Le Toux was carried off the field on a stretcher shortly after scoring late in Philadelphia Union’s 2-1 loss to the New York Red Bulls tonight.

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Preview: Philadelphia Union at New York Red Bulls

The Union and the Red Bulls go at it again tonight, except this time it’s a U.S. Open Cup qualifier. It won’t be on TV, and the Red Bulls will sit some starters. Here’s a preview.

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The Union wrap: 2-1 loss to New York Red Bulls

Same Le Toux + same Seitz + same brain cramp = same result.

Unfortunately for the hundreds of SoBs and other supporters making their way to the gleaming Red Bull Arena for the first leg of the newly minted I-95 derby, this formula was all too apparent.

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Red Bulls 2-1 Union: I-95 derby summary

The Union fell to the Red Bulls 2-1, with two near-misses that could have tied the match late in the day.