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La Liga / MLS / Union

Raul to Philly?

Raul to Philly? Could happen, Goal.com reports.  The record-holding Spanish goal-scorer has been linked to Major League Soccer by Mundo Deportivo, a Spanish publication, with a prospective move to happen in the summer transfer window. Philadelphia Union could acquire him as a designated player, but so too could any number […]

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The Union presents its first eleven

A crack crew of Philly Soccer Page writers, accompanied by several fellow travelers, went to Tir Na Nog on Tuesday night for the introduction of the Philadelphia Union’s first eleven. Complimentary Union badges in hand, surrounded by the artifacts of some kind of idealized but long lost notion of Ireland, […]

MLS / Union

Update that Resume

Are you a hunter or a farmer? If so, then the Union wants you. The team will be holding a job fair on Saturday, January 16 for sales (hunters) and service (farmer) representatives. They are looking for people with BAs and at least one year ticket sales experience at either the college […]

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Meet Philadelphia Union players at Tir Na Nog Tuesday night

Philadelphia Union’s first 11 players will be at Tir Na Nog on Tuesday night for a meet-and-greet. The team and their supporters club, the Sons of Ben are collecting canned goods and money donations for their “Help Kick Hunger!” drive. Things start at 6:30 p.m. and run till 9 p.m. […]

MLS / Union

Union acquire Califf

It’s official: The Union have acquired U.S. international defender Danny Califf, who this week terminated his contract with FC Midtjylland in the Danish league. Big signing. Califf should immediately step in as one of the top defenders in the Eastern Conference and give the Union a solid anchor in the […]

MLS / Union

Califf to Union?

Defender Danny Califf appears headed for Philadelphia Union, according to Soccer365.com. The 29-year-old fringe U.S. international will cut short his contract with FC Midjylland in Denmark to move to the Union, according to Soccer365. Califf confirmed only that he is leaving Denmark for Major League Soccer, and Soccer365 cited an […]

MLS / Union

In our Seitz

NCAA champion. MLS Champion. Philadelphia Union keeper. 22 year-old Chris Seitz, formerly a member of the upstart MLS champions Real Salt Lake, is now on the roster of your hometown team. Seitz was mainly used as a back up behind Nick Rimando, he of penalty kick fame – and MVP […]

MLS / Union

Bernardo, White linked to Union

U.S. U-20 international Vincenzo Bernardo is the latest name linked to Philadelphia Union since the expansion draft.  Soccer 365 reports the free agent attacking midfielder could be headed to Major League Soccer in January, with Philadelphia and New York as speculative landing spots. Bernardo said in August that he wasn’t interested […]

MLS / Union / World Cup - International

FIFA Move Toward Using Extra Officials

FIFA are expected to fast-track approval of a five referee per match system for the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa following mounting criticism of the Thierry Henry handball that led to France qualifying ahead of Ireland. A final decision will be made by soccer’s rule-making body, the International […]

MLS / Union

The Union got who?

So, who are these guys? That was how many greeted Philadelphia Union’s expansion draft picks, and it wasn’t an unreasonable response. In a mostly nameless league – certainly in comparison to European leagues – most of the Union’s first eleven are no-namers even for Major League Soccer. That isn’t necessarily […]