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Photo by Earl Gardner
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Miles4MJ Charity Tailgate in pictures

PSP photographer Earl Gardner photo essay of the Miles4MJ charity tailgate before the Philadelphia Union took on Portland Timbers last Saturday. The Union may not have won, but the Union family did.

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Becoming official

Mike Quarino, Vice President of Ticket Sales and Fan Relations for the Union, talks about what it takes to become an officially recognized supporters group; namely, all of the hard work and less glamorous things that the Sons of Ben do so well like being truly organized. He also says the club is “all for re-classing more sections into a ‘standing section'” if the demand is there.

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The other supporters group: The Bridge Crew

On the other side of PPL Park from the River End is the Bridge Crew, located in an area filled with families and youth soccer clubs. This means different standards of conduct prevail than you might find in more boisterous areas of the park and informs a mission statement that emphasizes positive, sportsman-like behavior. But that doesn’t mean they love the Union any less.

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The other supporters groups: The IllegitimateS

Our series on the other supporters groups continues with an interview with Jeffrey Mitchell and Kenny Hanson of the IllegitimateS.

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The other supporters groups: The Tammany Saints

Our series of interviews with “the other Union supporters groups” begins with Armando Rios of the Tammany Saints

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The other supporters groups

Following in the footsteps of the Sons of Ben, there are a growing number of Union supporters groups. Beginning on Tuesday, the PSP will run a series of interviews with four of them. Here’s some background and a preview of what to expect.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Messi triumphant and more

The lead story in the world of soccer today is Lionel Messi’s four goals against Arsenal to eliminate them from the Champions League. The Guardian has a nice piece that wonders why it took everyone so long to agree that Messi is the best player in the world. The third […]