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College Soccer / MLS

Local players at MLS combine

Major League Soccer announced on Thursday its list of 62 college seniors who will be invited to the 2010 adidas MLS Player Combine, and several local players are among them. They include Penn State striker Jason Yeisley, who’s from Allentown, Lehigh University defender Adam Welch, and J.T. Noone, a a […]

Local Leagues / US Open Cup

Eastern PA Open Cup final on for this Sunday

The Eastern Pennsylvania Open Cup final between Phoenix SC and United German Hungarians has been rescheduled for this Sunday in Plymouth Meeting. The winner moves on to advance to qualifiers in the U.S. Open Cup, the nation’s most prestigious knockout tournament, which was won this year by Major League Soccer’s […]

English Premier League / MLS

Landon Donovan to Everton

I was very excited to see that soccerbyives was reporting that Landon Donovan has completed a loan deal to Everton. Although the details have not been released and the Everton website does not indicate this, I thought I would take a couple minutes to comment. I can only really see […]

UEFA Champions League Update
UEFA / UEFA Champions League

UEFA Champions League Update

The UEFA Champions League is your basic Royal Rumble of European club teams. The big leagues send their best teams to directly into the round robin phase of the competition while the smaller league champions have to fight through a qualifying stage in order to make the 32 team competition. […]

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 […]

UEFA

Soccer gambling syndicate targeted this guy, and here's how

If you’re looking for some insights into the European match-fixing scandal spilling out of Germany, check out this story by The New York Times. They tell the story of how one German player got caught up in it. Guns, debts, cash, organized syndicates, and a gambling culture among players – […]

Philadelphia Soccer History / US World Cup History

England, the USA, Philadelphia and the 1950 World Cup

It first started during the unlikely run of the US in the Confederations Cup: was the victory over Spain the US team’s greatest victory since the 1-0 victory over England in the 1950 World Cup hosted by Brazil? If the US had beaten Brazil in the Confederations Cup final, would […]

Union

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, […]

English Premier League / MLS

Landon Donovan linked to Everton

The Guardian reported Tuesday that Everton manager David Moyes is interested in acquiring Landon Donovan on loan in the January transfer window. Everton, who finished fifth last season in the Barclays Premier League, have been riddled with injuries this season and are currently languishing in 15th just three points above […]

Wonderland

Wonderland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvYOA4BXIqk&feature=player_embedded] Here’s Rocky Baptiste missing from about 1 yard away on an empty net.  Luckily his (non league) Harrow Borough side was up 5-3 when he decided that he really didn’t need to pad his individual stats on that day.  I think my favorite part is his teammate who is […]

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