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Hack: Union need to stay focused, aren’t taking DC lightly. More news

John Hackworth says Union will need to stay focused against DC and isn’t taking their fierce rival lightly. Harrisburg-Union friendly announced. Real Madrid world’s most valuable club. More news.

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Union 5 at US U-23 camp, GK & LB rumors. French champs to play in Philly – not so fast. More news.

Five Union players at the U-23 camp. Rumors linking goalkeeper Diego Restrepo and left back Cedric Fabian to the Union. Rumors of French champion to play in Philly. Are Barcelona actually motivated by money just like everyone else? More news.

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#MLS4RSL, more news

The US soccer community is abuzz about Real Salt Lake in tonight’s CONCACAF Champions League final. Pfeffer on the cover of Philadelphia Weekly. Mea culpa and more YSA-relatedness. El Clasico edition the third and a whole lot more news.

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Anderson Monarchs film passes fundraising target

Fundraising efforts surpassed the $25,000 target on Wednesday to beat Thursday’s deadline thanks to a contribution from the Sons of Ben. Now, director Eugene Martin has the money necessary to finish his film about the nation’s only all-African-American, inner city girls soccer club, which is based in South Philadelphia.

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Roundup of quotes and reaction to Saturday’s disappointing result and more news.

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The Anderson Monarchs

The PSP talks with Eugene Martin, director of the forthcoming film, The Anderson Monarchs. Hailing from South Philadelphia, the Anderson Monarchs are the only all-girl, African-American soccer team in the US. Nominated for Sports Team of the Year in Sports Illustrated in 2008, the Guardian said they might be the most important sports team in the U.S.

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Nowak: “The spirit is great”

Nowak says the team’s mental and physical condition after the USOC loss is fine. Califf says the team are the kind of guys you want to have on your side in a fight. Expect a summer friendlies announcement in “30 days or so.” Independence season opener on Sunday. More news and your weekend television listings.