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Union impress English opponents in defeat

Reprinted from Goal.com, July 19, 2012 CHESTER, Pa. – Taken as a litmus test for a young team, the Philadelphia Union showed enough quality in Wednesday night’s 1-0 friendly loss at the hands of visiting Aston Villa to discount the … Continue reading

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Aston Villa trip to Philly marks homecoming for US players

Reprinted from Goal.com, July 19, 2012 CHESTER, Pa. – Aston Villa’s offseason trip across the United States got off to a positive start as it churned out a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union in a friendly at PPL Park … Continue reading

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Reebok Breakout Challenge highlights stars of tomorrow

Reprinted from WHYY Newsworks, July 16, 2012Photo via Bas Slabbers/WHYY Newsworks Amidst the doldrums of the NBA’s off-season, 135 of the best high school players in the country gathered Thursday to turn Philadelphia University into the apex of the basketball … Continue reading

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Sporting KC exacts revenge against Union, advances to title game

Reprinted from Goal.com, July 11, 2012 CHESTER, Pa. – Sporting Kansas City advanced to — and will host — the U.S. Open Cup final after beating the Philadelphia Union 2-0 in PPL Park Wednesday night.  Jacob Peterson’s 64th minute goal … Continue reading

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Jack McInerney leads rout of Sporting Kansas City

Reprinted from Goal.com, June 23, 2012 CHESTER, Pa. – Well, that’s one way to repay the faith of a new coach. Jack McInerney, making his second consecutive start under interim coach John Hackworth, netted a first-half brace in leading the … Continue reading

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New manager John Hackworth oversees promising turnaround despite loss

Reprinted from Goal.com, June 17, 2012 CHESTER, Pa. — Returning from the three-week U.S. Open Cup and international layoff a much more dangerous-looking team than they entered it, the Philadelphia Union’s winless streak was nonetheless extended to six MLS matches. … Continue reading

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Raul says “Adios” to Europe from Philadelphia

Reprinted from Goal.com, May 9, 2012 CHESTER, Pa. – FC Schalke 04 played its first American friendly in 49 years and in the process said goodbye to goalscorer extraordinaire Raul. Raul, the Spanish titan who set the Champions League record … Continue reading

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