The Philly Soccer Page " Outside the Bubble: Chad Ashton, DC United
As the Union prepare for the I-95 derby with DC United, the Philly Soccer Page turned to DC assistant Chad Ashton for his thoughts on his own team, the Union, and how a coaching staff can manage its locker room chemistry.
The Union go into July in first place in the Eastern Conference. If you would have told anyone that last year, many would have laughed. Nowak and Co. have turned the Union into genuine contenders.
Pia Sundhage’s at it again. Just a few days after starting Lauren Cheney over Megan Rapinoe, she’s mulling another move.
CHESTER — Danny Mwanga winced this week when he was reminded of last season’s trip to the nation’s capitol. Rather than provide rebirth to the beleaguered Union’s season, it stopped them dead in their tracks.
While the Union hold the top spot in the Eastern Conference, coach Peter Nowak wants Amobi Okugo and the rest of the team to show hunger on the road against DC United. By Ryan Bright
Soccer Report | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/02/2011
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER Union (7-4-5) at D.C. United (4-5-6). Saturday, 7 p.m. at RFK Stadium. TV: Fox Soccer Channel.
The American women's soccer team hasn't looked the same since Pia Sundhage got her hands on it. After years of getting the ball to their forwards and letting them overwhelm defenses with their superior athleticism, Sundhage has injected a little European flair into the U.S. offense.
7 Hot Matches | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/01/2011
New Zealand women vs. England Noon Friday (ESPN) After being held to a draw by Mexico, England must win to have a chance of advancing from the group stage of the Women's World Cup.
DC expect test from hard-nosed rivals Philadelphia | Philadelphia Union
WASHINGTON — Another chapter of a budding regional rivalry will be written this weekend, as D.C. United and the Philadelphia Union meet for the third...
PBPP: De Rosario factor changes defensive focus vs. DC | Philadelphia Union
Saturday’s Philadelphia Union game at DC United took a different turn this past Monday with the news of two trades made by DC United.In their...
With Union turnaround complete, Nowak issues new challenge | Philadelphia Union
CHESTER, Pa. — With a 7-4-5 overall record so far this season, the first-place Philadelphia Union need just one more victory to match last year’s...