Sunday Morning Union Freekicks: You Just Got Nowak'd

VANCOUVER, CANADA - JUNE 18: Sebastien Le Toux #9 of the Philadelphia Union looks on as Joe Cannon #1 of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC kicks the ball during their MLS game at Empire Field on June 18, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Vancouver won 1-0. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

The Philly Soccer Page " Match report: Union at Whitecaps

The Union lost 1-0 to the Vancouver Whitecaps Saturday night. It was the expansion club’s first win since the opening match of the season.

I’ma Let You Finish " Broad Street Hooligans

The US played terribly against Panama so it was nice to at least see them look like they had touched a ball before against Guadeloupe, obviously Ream and Agudelo didn’t start. It made sense to put in Lichaj and he showed us just why. Putting in Wondolowski is a different thing entirely. My vote for last weeks formation is what I expect to come out this week.

Independence erupt for 6-0 win | Philadelphia Inquirer | 06/19/2011

The bigger the challenge, the more the Independence seem to rise to the occasion lately. Against magicJack in a Women's Professional Soccer match Saturday night at Widener University, five Independence players scored to lead the home team to a 6-0 win.

Union's offense sputters in 1-0 loss to Vancouver Whitecaps | The Goalkeeper | 06/18/2011

This is an expanded version of my story that appears in Sunday's Inquirer. Go buy the paper, then come back here for more quotes and video highlights. VANCOUVER, B.C. - The Union made a long trip across the continent this weekend to start the first of two straight games against the worst teams in Major League Soccer.

Union-Whitecaps postgame quotes and video highlights | The Goalkeeper | 06/19/2011

On Veljko Paunović He’s been with us for quite some time, and we’re trying to figure out how we’re going to play in the future. Maybe he was a little too far from Seba, but he did a good job to get the ball in good spots and spread it out. I think that for the 60 minutes we prescribed for him in this game, he did pretty well. You can see that he still needs match fitness, but I think it was a good chance for him.

Recap: Union unbeaten streak snapped with 1-0 loss in Vancouver | Philadelphia Union

VANCOUVER, B.C. — A first-half goal from defender Alain Rochat stood up as Vancouver Whitecaps FC finally ended their MLS record 14-match winless streak...

Union face quick turnaround after disappointing loss in Vancouver | Philadelphia Union
Whenever the Philadelphia Union have needed to respond after a tough loss this season, they have. After falling 1-0 to the Vancouver Whitecaps on...

Philadelphia struggle to find rhythm in defeat to Vancouver | Philadelphia Union
The only Philadelphia Union player to score on Saturday was Carlos Ruiz. Unfortunately for Philly, that goal came 3,000 miles away from where the rest...

U.S. says it's ready for Gold Cup quarters | Philadelphia Inquirer | 06/19/2011
WASHINGTON - Now that the knockout games are here, the United States team is ready to forget a disappointing CONCACAF Gold Cup group stage.

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