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The Human Perspective at the World Cup

South African writer Ivan Vladislavic talks with PSP about the ground level impact of the World Cup on the country’s people and how building soccer stadiums may or may not impact the lives of South Africans, with a few parallels to Philadelphia Union’s new digs in Chester.

Featured / MLS / Union

A few things that could be improved at PPL Park

The first game at PPL Park was awesome. But I would make these small changes to make the 2nd game even better…

World Cup - International

Spain to the Final!

German guns are silenced as patient Spain makes history.

Daily news roundups

Psychic-speculation-preview-study-poll-swap stuff

Will Marcelo Biesla be the new US coach, what the US can learn from Germany’s youth development system, why refs make bad calls, a poll shows 67% of US adults have not watched the World Cup, that idiot who ran on to the pitch during the Germany v Spain match and more.

Daily news roundups

Germany to Octopus: Say it isn’t so!

Paul the Psychic Octopus sets Germany on edge, Jozy Altidore goes to a Mets game, who will be the US coach, NASA weighs in on the Jubulani, is Dempsey going to AC Milan, a statue for Maradona, Toolzinho and more morning news.

KYW Philly Soccer Show / Podcasts

KYW-PSP podcast: Chris Seitz sits in

Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Chris Seitz joins PSP editor Dan Walsh and KYW editor Greg Orlandini for this week’s edition of the soccer podcast, as they review the World Cup and the Union’s recent form.

Daily news roundups

Blue sweaters, Kuyt love, PPL FAQs: Read the roundup!

Dutch and German news ahead of today’s semifinal, Spain sticking with Torres, who wants a Dirk Kuyt made of gold, Wayne Rooney: Forever After, and MULTIPLE RANTS!

Independence / Indy match reports

Independence lose at home to Boston

Rodriguez nets her seventh goal of the season. But Philly can’t hold off Boston who get their first win in nearly three months, only their second of the season.

Featured / MLS / Union / Union match reports

Union draw Chivas, Califf wants more

The Union got a much needed point on the road against Chivas. But the promise of their strong start in the match was not matched by a strong finish and Captain Califf says a point on the road is not enough.

World Cup - International

Spain Squeezes By

La Roja make it a close one as Paraguay goes down in a blaze of glory.