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Nowak’s tactics: Genius or madness?

Philadelphia Union have deployed 10 different starting lineups in 12 regular season games. Wingers played fullback, center backs and strikers played midfield, and center midfielders played winger. What’s going on? Is Union manager Peter Nowak a mad genius, or is he just mad? PSP explores.

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Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. San Jose Earthquakes

Philadelphia Union kick off a four-game home stretch on Saturday as Philly native Bobby Convey and the San Jose Earthquakes come to town. PSP previews a game that will pit the hometown kid Convey against the guy the Union took instead of him, Shea Salinas, as well as top pick Danny Mwanga against the predicted No. 1 pick the Union passed on, Ike Opara.

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Preview: Philadelphia Union at Chivas USA

The Union head to Los Angeles to face Chivas USA in a battle of last place teams. Philadelphia hopes to keep the momentum of Sunday’s big home win over Seattle, while Chivas has a big losing streak and some key players returning to the mix. PSP previews.

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Shavar Thomas: Gone in 35 minutes

Shavar Thomas heads to Kansas City in a trade, stamping on the Union the latest Peter Nowak lesson: Don’t have a horrendous first game for the Union, or you may never play for them again. First Dave Myrie, now Thomas. Is Toni Stahl next?

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Postgame: Union 3-1 Sounders

The Union play their best match ever, dominating Seattle for most of the game thanks to great ball control by their midfielders and highlight reel goalkeeping from Chris Seitz. PSP reviews the game with post-game analysis, video highlights, photos and player ratings.

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More news than you can shake a stick at

Salinas, Nowak, Rodriguez, Convey, Torres, Spector, Bornstein, Beasley, DeMerit, Hahnemann, Dempsey, Bradley, Klinsmann, Reyna, Fabregas, Benitez. Have I mentioned Brad Pitt?

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Post-game: Union 3-2 Dynamo

Shea Salinas stars, Danny Mwanga hits another stoppage time game-winner, and the Union get their first road win ever. A more detailed post-game review, complete with player ratings and video highlights.

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USA, Union & Independence weekend!

More rumors about Cannavaro coming to the Union, the WPS loses another club, more on the US team ahead of Saturday’s match against Turkey, Central win Philly Public League girl’s soccer championship and more morning news. More I tell you, more!

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Preview: Philadelphia Union at Houston Dynamo

Brian Ching took a kick to the head with his surprise cut Wednesday from the U.S. World Cup roster. His first match since then comes Saturday against Philadelphia Union. PSP has a match preview.

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Postgame: Union 1-1 Dallas

Danny Mwanga drilled home a cannon shot of a goal in injury time to earn the Union a 1-1 draw in an evenly played match today at the Linc. Both goalkeepers put on terrific displays. We have the highlights and points to take away from the game.