VANCOUVER, CANADA - JUNE 18: Terry Dunfield #7 of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC looks on as Kyle Nakazawa #13 of the Philadelphia Union and Camilo Sanvezzo #37 of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC head the ball during their MLS game at Empire Field on June 18, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
The Philly Soccer Page " Season Review: Kyle Nakazawa
At the end of the 2010 season, the jury was still out on Kyle Nakazawa. Public opinion was split nearly 50/50 about his prospects with the Union.
This obviously won’t blow up the way Plaxico did, which is good, but nobody really knows where he’s going. The Union did have a lot of trouble on set pieces though.
Women’s Professional Soccer is awaiting a decision from the US Soccer Federation regarding its future as a USSF sanctioned league. WPS now consists of five teams after the league terminated its relationship with magicJack and its controversial owner Dan Borislow. Borislow is currently engaged in litigation with WPS.
Gabriel Farfan was the "get one (almost) free" part that came after "buy one," and he turned out to be quite a steal for Philadelphia Union.
Maybe if all the good potential MLS cities had clubs already and the league was thinking of expanding because someone had loads of money and a stadium already built there then I would listen. But for now, I’ll pass
HAMILTON, N.Y. (12/12/11) – Colgate men's soccer freshman Jimmy McLaughlin has signed with Major League Soccer club Philadelphia Union today.
Last week, during a quick break from finals cramming, Colgate University freshman Jimmy McLaughlin talked about what it would mean for him to play professionally for his hometown team.
The Union passed with the 12th overall selection in Stage 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Process on Monday. 14 of 19 teams passed with their initial selection, while the LA Galaxy were easily the most active team, scooping up four new players and opting to re-negotiate with two of their own.
After a tough expansion campaign in 2010, the Philadelphia Union came into the 2011 season with one goal above all else: qualify for the MLS Cup Playoffs in their second year of existence.
CHESTER, Pa. – In his final press conference of the year, a few days after the Philadelphia Union were eliminated from the MLS Cup Playoffs with a 1-0 loss to the Houston Dynamo in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, manager Peter Nowak discussed what was an eventful season – and looked ahead to a new year.