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Newer thoughts about Philadelphia Union II’s 2021 competitive platform

Recent USL announcements cast doubt on a possible MLS U23 Reserve League in 2021, but hints are emerging that Union II will play a meaningful developmental schedule.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: A charter to Atlanta, soccer returns to Chester High, and NWSL announces Louisville team

Plus Jordan Morris wins Comeback Player of the Year, two local teams advance in Open Cup, Qatar tries to air-condition the outdoors, and much more.

US Open Cup / West Chester United

National champs West Chester United in local US Open Cup qualifier

A look at the rise of the national amateur champions, who face Salone FC in a U.S. Open Cup qualifier on Sunday.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly and the US Open Cup Final

As the Union prepare to host their second US Open Cup final, a look at Philadelphia-area teams in the final throughout the history of the country’s oldest national soccer tournament, which has had local winners ten times since 1914.

United Soccer League

United Soccer League results – Week 1 & 2

Results from the opening games of the United Soccer League of PA’s men’s and women’s divisions’.

US Amateur Cup

Vereinigung Erzgebirge wins Eastern Pennsylvania Amateur Cup

Erzgebirge defeats Phoenix with an 89th minute goal from former Harrisburg City Islander and Penn State captain Brian Devlin to advance to the USASA National Amateur Cup regional finals.

US Amateur Cup

VE & Phoenix advance to Eastern PA USASA National Amateur Cup final

Erzegebirge and Phoenix brushed aside Cavalla and West Chester Predators in the semis to set up their third meeting in the final in four years.

Featured / Local / Philadelphia Soccer History

Benny McLaughlin, 1928-2012

Kensignton-born National Soccer Hall of Famer Benny McLaughlin passed away on Dec. 27 at the age of 84.

Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

Q&A with Len Oliver: Youth and junior soccer with Lighthouse Boys Club

Our conversation with the Kensington-born National Soccer Hall of Famer about soccer in 1940s and 1950s Philadelphia continues.

Featured / Philadelphia Soccer History

Len Oliver: Youth & Junior League soccer with the Lighthouse Boys Club

Len Oliver’s series on Philadelphia soccer in the 1940s and 1950s continues with his time with Lighthouse Boys Club with whom he won two national championships.