U.S. Open Cup – Red Bulls Fall To Short Handed Union At Home On Penalties

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USOC Quarter Final Recap – RBNY v. Philadelphia Union (HARRISON, NJ) A mid-afternoon game during the week is no ideal circumstance for the Red Bulls, returning to the quarterfinals of the US Open Cup for the first time since 2011. Nevertheless, the Red Bulls found themselves in just such a predicament thanks to the scheduling […] READ MORE



Flirting With Disaster: NYCFC 1 – Union 2

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Ladies and gentlemen, it is time to start being concerned. When NYCFC played Colorado to a scoreless draw, there were some who sounded the alarm. The Rapids were a last place team, they said. They were playing without defenders Marc Burch and Drew Moor and still NYCFC couldn’t score. But no, many said, don’t panic. It […] READ MORE


RSL vs Philadelphia Talking Points

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New Look Squads: Both Real Salt Lake and the Philadelphia Union will take the pitch at Rio Tinto Stadium with some new faces in the starting lineups. The Union started all three of their new offseason acquisitions in their season opener last week against Colorado. Steven Vitoria got the start at center back while on […] READ MORE



New York Red Bulls: How To Keep Philadelphia Off The Scoresheet

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The league may have dreamed of the day when New York v. Philadelphia inspired as much hatred as a match between the former and DC United. That day still seems like a long way off. Maybe it is the lopsided results that have favored NY. With NY2 entering the league next year, that may not change […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Dispatch: Riding a Wave of Union Goals

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There is excitement in the air surrounding PPL Park these past eight games and this excitement has the fans proud to be supporters of the Union. The Union have been on an impressive roll as of late and Coach Jim Curtin has not even had a full line-up since he took over the team. This […] READ MORE


Whitecaps Dispatch: Giving the Fans All they Can Handle against Philadelphia

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It was another eventful match for the Whitecaps as they once again jumped out to an early lead and then let it slip away before finishing strong and getting a favorable result. Vancouver’s opponent this past weekend were the scrappy Philadelphia Union who were coming off a victory over Chivas USA the week before. Vancouver […] READ MORE


Conor Casey: The Solution to the Philadelphia Union Woes Lies On The Bench

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The Philadelphia Union find themselves in a puzzling, frustrating, but not terribly unfamiliar situation at this point in the MLS season. They are second to last in the Eastern Conference with 11 points, just ahead of the Montreal Impact with 7 points. Montreal does have three games in hand. By the eye test, the Union […] READ MORE