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Union acquire defender Michael Orozco
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Union acquire defender Michael Orozco

Philadelphia Union has acquired defender Michael Orozco on loan from Mexican team San Luis FC, the team confirmed today. Orozco, who played for the U.S. Olympic team in 2008, moves to Philadelphia courtesy of a deal between the Union and the New York Red Bulls, who had first crack at […]

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Union and 6abc announce partnership

The Philadelphia Union announced today that it has entered into a partnership with local ABC affiliate channel 6. In a press release the Union said that “the commitment is for as many Philadelphia Union games as possible to be carried live on 6abc, and all games will re-broadcast on 6abc’s […]

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Union start training, Lehigh grad joins team

Philadelphia Union began their first training camp on Tuesday in Springfield, Pa. Fifteen of the Union’s 19 players took part in the first of four training sessions set for the Healthplex Sports Club, with training consisting mostly of stretching and agility drills. Field workouts are set to begin next week […]

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Follow Friday – USL, MISL, Blogs, and News

Stealing a page from Twitter’s playbook, today’s piece is dedicated to highlighting some great news outlets for professional soccer in Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Upper 90 – Derek Meluzio Derek does great work covering soccer in the Harrisburg area and following the Harrisburg City Islanders. I have really enjoyed some […]

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Union fans wanted for team rock song

Update on “Join or Die”, Jay D Clark’s song about Philadelphia Union: Clark is looking for some Union fans to add some singing and chanting to a final version of the track. If you’re interested, email management@jaydclark.com. You’ll get credit on the song and might appear in the video. Clark expects […]

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Samuel Dalembert, The Union's Biggest Fan

ESPN.com covered the 2009 MLS Superdraft from the floor and has uploaded some interviews to their site. 76ers 6’11” center Samuel Dalembert was in attendance at the draft, complete with a Union scarf. Dalembert was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and has been doing work to raise awareness after the earthquake, but […]

Orozco linked to Union
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Orozco linked to Union

American defender Michael Orozco has been linked to Philadelphia Union after breaking his contract with San Luis of Mexico’s Primera division. Orozco, 23, had been starting for the team but was released from his contract so he could join Philadelphia, according to a report today by Univision. He can play […]

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Local singer rocks new Union song

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7_zlaTyhYg] Philadelphia Union now have an unofficial team song. No, not a supporters group chant. A rock song, by legit musicians. And it’s pretty good. Local musician Jay D Clark laid down the track, “Join or Die”, with Chuck Treece, a well-known session artist who has performed with Pearl Jam, […]

Union: Best MLS draft ever?
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Union: Best MLS draft ever?

Philadelphia Union’s expectations just got a whole lot higher. The Union stole the show at Thursday’s Major League Soccer amateur draft in Philadelphia, wheeling and dealing to acquire two extra first round picks to load up on youth before grabbing a couple of potential later round steals. That wide haul […]

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New Wonderland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8JRmW1ov_c] Oregon State has a pretty good State of the Program video… because Danny Mwanga is a pretty good player. The first minute features two Mwanga highlights; check out his speed in the first one and the technique on display in the second. So the Philadelphia Union will build their […]