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UNC bolsters Reading United attack

Alex Dixon and Martin Murphy will join UNC teammates Billy Schuler and Scott Goodwin on the USL Premier Development League side Reading United AC. Reading host the Hampton Roads Piranhas for their May 8 season opener.

United Soccer League

Local USL clubs fall in US Amateur Cup

Local clubs Phoenix SC and Vereinigung Erzgebirge lost this weekend in the US Amateur Cup. Scores roundup for them and other United Soccer League teams.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Empty seats: 15,619 fans at Red Bulls game

Where were all the New York Red Bulls fans at Saturday’s match with Philadelphia Union? Only 15,619 saw the game at the Red Bulls’ new stadium in New Jersey. We spin through that and some other MLS and U.S. soccer stories in today’s news roundup.

Featured / Independence / Indy match reports

Independence 3-1 victory over Washington Freedom

The Independence move into third place in the WPS as Rodriguez, Falk and Sanderson put Philadelphia ahead of Washington in the team’s first win of the season.

Featured / MLS / Union / Union match reports / US

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.

Featured / Match previews / Union

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.

Featured / Match previews / MLS / Union

Opposition Report: New York Red Bulls

The Red Bulls should provide a decent test in the first installment of the newest New York – Philadelphia rivalry.

Featured / Match previews / Union

Preview: Philadelphia Union at New York Red Bulls

An overhyped team named after a bad sports drink playing in a soccer palace in the market Philly loves to hate … Let’s introduce you to Michael “The Meast” Orozco and the Sons of Ben. America’s best new sports rivalry starts Saturday: Philadelphia Union vs. the New York Red Bulls.

All hell’s about to break loose.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Allentown’s Yeisley secures draw for FC Dallas

Allentown native and FC Dallas rookie Jason Yeisley won a 94th minute penalty to help gain a draw against Seattle, more on the Robert Pires to Philadelphia Union link, and other news of the day.

Featured / Union

Robert Pires in talks with Union

Former Arsenal star Robert Pires has been in contact with Philadelphia Union, Union manager Peter Nowak confirmed Wednesday. The winger/attacking midfielder could sign with the Union this summer after his contract runs out with Villareal.