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The Best of Philly Soccer Page in 2010

PSP runs down our best posts from 2010. The most entertaining and insightful to the most off the wall. Yep, happy new year.

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The good, the bad, and the Wynalda

Eric Wynalda is going to Mexico, Sheanon Williams is going places, USSF is going to look bad, Danny Bonaduce is going in the Delaware river, and the Confederation of African Football is going to the ninth circle.

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PPL & Union: $20 million deal (and other news of the day)

PPL’s deal to sponsor and acquire the naming rights to Philadelphia Union’s stadium will be a 10-year, $20 million deal, according to the Sports Business Journal (registration required to read). Nothing official from the team though. Union manager Peter Nowak promises a tough training camp. (Has any new coach ever […]

This Is Terrible
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This Is Terrible

I wish I was writing about Egypt’s African Cup title, however it pales in importance to another African Cup story. On January 30, 2010 Togo was suspended by the Confederation of African Football for the 2012 and 2014 African Nations’ Cups. The official explanation cited Article 78 of the Cup […]

Cabinda Province and the African Cup of Nations
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Cabinda Province and the African Cup of Nations

(Sky)

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African Cup of Nations Underway

On Sunday the 2010 African Cup of Nations kicked off with hosts Angola blowing a 4 goal lead against Mali in the final 12 minutes. Two early headers coupled with a pair of penalty kicks gave Angola a 4 goal cushion in by the 73rd minute, but Keita and Kanoute […]

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Daily news roundup

The U.S. soccer team may play El Salvador in a friendly on Feb. 24. U.S. international Stuart Holden will follow Owen Coyle to Bolton for a trial there after the former Burnley coach switches teams, according to Soccer by Ives. University of Akron forward Teal Bunbury wins the Hermann Trophy, annually given to […]

Togo withdraws from cup after 4 die
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Togo withdraws from cup after 4 die

Four have died after a rebel assault on the Togo national soccer team, including goalkeeper Kodjovi Obilale, prompting the team to withdraw from the African Cup of Nations in Angola. (Update: Togo decides to stay. Togo’s request to return to tournament turned down.) Some professional clubs are now calling for […]