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Red card festival in MLS

Five red cards in MLS this weekend, FC Twente wins its first Dutch title, Chelsea nears an EPL title, and other stuff worth reading.

Featured / Independence / Indy match reports

Lindsey leads Independence to victory

WPS player of the month Lori Lindesy scores in the 23rd minute to lead the Independence to victory over fellow expansion team Atlanta Beat. The Independence are now 2-0-2 and second place in the league.

Featured / Union / Union match reports

Postgame wrap: Galaxy 3-1 Union

It could have gotten really, really ugly for Philadelphia Union. Three goals and a red card by halftime. Instead, the Union put in a respectable second half and showed some good signs for the future.

Featured / Union

The Pep Talk

Alright, Union. Saturday you’re playing LA. Yes, that LA, the best team in the MLS right now. Yes, the ones who get their goals from league-leading scoremeister Edson Buddle, and their swagger from gracefully aging bendmeister Dave Beckham AND Premier League-worthy Landon Donovan. They’re kinda good.

But that’s no reason to approach them humbly. Here’s your pep talk.

Featured / Match previews / MLS / Union

Opposition Report: Los Angeles Galaxy

Los Angeles should provide a stern test for our shaky expansion team.  The Galaxy have opened the season undefeated with 4 wins and a draw in their first 5 games.  After knocking off Salt Lake City, Houston, Chivas, and New England, the Galaxy were held to a goalless draw by Kansas City […]

Daily news roundups / Featured

Le Toux out, Lindsey WPS player of the month

Le Toux will miss Saturday’s match against the Galaxy, the players are told to focus and Sakiewicz says he would have made the team run more after Tuesday’s loss. Lori Lindsey is named WPS player of the month, the new USMNT home jersey is officially unveiled and more.

Featured / Match previews / Union

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Los Angeles Galaxy

Philadelphia Union, meet the best team in the league. The Los Angeles Galaxy have the league’s best record, best player, top scorer, best coach and possibly the best back line. The Union won’t have leading scorer Sebastien Le Toux. We have the game preview.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Le Toux’s injury not so bad and more news

Le Toux’s injury is not as bad as first feared, fewer than 500 season tickets still available for the Union, Emilio signs short term contract with DC United and more morning news.

Featured / Union / Union match reports / US Open Cup

Wrap of Union USOC loss to Red Bulls

After a very disappointing first half the Union looked set to charge back in the second with substitutions Moreno, Miglioranzi and Le Toux. And then came the injury to Le Toux, a much bigger loss than the match itself.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Le Toux with possible MCL injury and more news

Coach Nowak talks about Le Toux’s injury, makes the team do laps after poor effort in loss against Red Bulls, a roundup of match reports, Lori Lindsey named WPS Player of the Week, Barcelona “fans” attack Jose Mourinho and more.