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Local singer rocks new Union song

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, Billy […]

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

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 attack […]

Union draft Mwanga, Okugo, McInerney, Stahl
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Union draft Mwanga, Okugo, McInerney, Stahl

Philadelphia Union selected Oregon State forward Danny Mwanga today with the first pick in the MLS Superdraft in Philadelphia. The Union followed that by taking UCLA midfielder Amobi Okugo and U-17 international Jack McInerney with the sixth and seventh picks, acquired via trades in the last day. Then Philadelphia used […]

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Union trade for another 1st round pick

Philadelphia Union acquired the No. 6 pick in today’s draft by sending allocation money to Dallas. The deal gives the Union three of the draft’s top seven picks and is the club’s second trade in the last 24 hours. “The opportunity to move up and select another player who we […]

Union trade for Fred, first round pick
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Union trade for Fred, first round pick

Philadelphia Union acquired Brazilian midfielder Fred and the 7th pick in today’s MLS college draft from D.C. United. The Union traded the first slot in Major League Soccer’s allocation order to D.C. United, allowing United to sign U.S. international goalkeeper Troy Perkins, who had been playing for Vålerenga in Norway’s […]

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Mwanga signs with Union, report says

Oregon State forward Danny Mwanga has signed a contract with Philadelphia Union, securing his place as the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s MLS draft, ESPN reported today. The Union have yet to confirm the signing, and Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz refused to divulge the team’s planned draft pick to the […]

Mwanga skips combine, Union deal next?
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Mwanga skips combine, Union deal next?

Oregon State forward Danny Mwanga skipped Major League Soccer’s scouting combine this weekend amid reports that Philadelphia Union would pick him first in Thursday’s draft. Mwanga, an 18-year-old sophomore originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was set to head to play in France but apparently changed his mind after […]

Union sell out first sections of stadium
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Union sell out first sections of stadium

Philadelphia Union sold out the first sections of Union Field at Chester, the team announced today. Six sections flanking the midfield on each side of the stadium are now sold out for season tickets. (Click here for a diagram.) The team also introduced three high-end season ticket plans today, ranging […]

Mwanga, Opara or Bunbury for Union?
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Mwanga, Opara or Bunbury for Union?

Mock drafts are a mockery, so you won’t get one from me. But you will get an exploration the top prospects available to Philadelphia Union when they make their first amateur draft pick on Jan. 14 at the Major League Soccer SuperDraft here in Philadelphia. The Union own the first […]