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“Most MLS players can’t play abroad” debunked

As some skeptics talk about a potential Major League Soccer strike, it’s become common to say MLS is the only league many of the league’s players could make it in in, as if to say, “Strike here, and you won’t play anywhere.” Here’s how Philadelphia Union proves otherwise.

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Friday morning news roundup

Sounders Insider reports that the Players Union strike “will be effective 12:01 a.m. March 23 if a new collective bargaining agreement is not reached with the league.” The media fallout from the news that the MLS Players Union has voted to strike is ongoing. There is some report …


Players Union responds to MLS statement about strike vote

MLS players union chief Bob Foose: ““Recent comments from players simply reflect the fact that the players are unified and, per the results of our strike vote, will not begin the new season if a new agreement with the league is not reached…”


MLS responds to strike vote

MLS released the following statement to in response to reports that the Players Union has voted overwhelmingly to strike if a new contract is not in place before March 25 season opener between the Seattle Sounders and Philadelphia Union …


Players vote to strike

Major League Soccer players voted to strike March 25 if they can agree on a labor compact with the league, the Washington Post reported today. The players voted 350-2 to strike if there remains no deal on opening day, when Philadelphia Union visits the Seattle Sounders.

Featured / Union

Philadelphia, unions, & why you should’ve known

Philadelphia Union sounds like a great name for a club, absent of context. Too bad about the context. A PSP reader sent me an email today titled, “Is my Seattle trip in jeopardy?”

Fan Culture / Local / Soccer on TV

I want my Fox Soccer Plus!

Why doesn’t Comcast offer Fox Soccer Plus in the Philadelphia area?

Daily news roundups

Thursday morning news roundup

Two days of CBA negotiations ended yesterday with no agreement. The MLS and the Players Union will continue discussions with federal mediator George Cohen at a yet to be determined time. Toronto FC defender Nick Garcia says MLS players are prepared to strike. “We’re anticipating not having the season starting […]

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Roger Torres signing part of larger trend in MLS

In signing young midfielder Roger Torres, Philadelphia Union are taking part in a growing trend in MLS: Bringing in Colombian talent, especially that of the young variety.

Daily news roundup
Daily news roundups

Daily news roundup

Kicks Soccer has a preview of the MLS Eastern Conference and predicts a sixth place finish in the conference for the Union. Philadelphia Union CEO and Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Host City Bid Committee Nick Sakiewicz tells City Council that increasing the number of international terminals at the airport would […]