Friday Afternoon Union Freekicks: Day After Harvey Trade Is A Big News Day

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 2: Andy Najar #14 of D.C. United controls the ball against Keon Daniel #17 of the Philadelphia Union at RFK Stadium on July 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/Getty Images)

So long Jordan Harvey, a true original Zolo | American Soccer News

Defender Jordan Harvey will join former Zolo Shea Salinas out in Vancouver after Piotr Nowak made a move for allocation money, prompting chatter about who his sights are set on once the transfer window opens on July 15th.  

The Philly Soccer Page " Preview: Philadelphia Union at San Jose Earthquakes
Going into this Saturday’s showdown between the Union and Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium in San Jose, the big news surrounds starters that will be missing for both sides. For the Union, the backline will begin life after Jordan Harvey. They will find their task made more palatable by the suspension, due to yellow card accumulation, of Steven Lenhart, San Jose’s imposing striker who torched the Union for two goals last season while playing for the Columbus Crew.

The Philly Soccer Page " Midseason review: Philadelphia Union

We’re 17 games into Philadelphia Union’s first season, and the team is a point out of first place with two games in hand.

Handing out midseason MLS awards - Steve Davis - SI.com
Piotr Nowak is Davis' Coach of the Year.

 A trip to DC – or How I Infiltrated the Sons Of Ben " Unholy Union – The fan blog for Phi. Union

As we all know, if you were following this blog (and if we even mentioned it…? ) me and my cohort in crime joined in on the bus trip to DC.   Now, the initial plan was to be live-tweeting the entire thing… but considering I just got Words With Friends app on my phone, and Nick still hasn’t gotten all the right things to keep his phone from draining, our phones were dying quickly.  Add in a power outlet that doesn’t work on the bus, and we turned our phones off before we even got down to the tailgate.  

Trading Harvey may open doors for Union - delcotimes.com
The Union made a trade Thursday afternoon that does not immediately improve their club. But the ramifications of the transaction could.

Could Harvey's exit give Spector a Union spot? | Philadelphia Daily News | 07/08/2011

LEAVE IT TO THE Union technical staff to double as bombardiers. At 2:45 p.m. yesterday, the club sent out a news release that sure-footed defender Jordan Harvey had been traded to Vancouver for allocation money.

The Philly Soccer Page " KYW Philly Soccer Show: Kerith Gabriel
KYW’s Greg Orlandini is joined by the PSP’s Adam Cann in the latest Philly Soccer Show podcast. Kerith Gabriel, the Union beat writer for the Philadelphia Daily News, is the guest for a roundtable discussion. 

The Philly Soccer Page " Harvey to Vancouver for allocation money

It used to Harvey All the Time. Now it is Harvey No More. 

The Philly Soccer Page " WWC: Group Stage Starting XI
The group stage of the 2011 Women’s World Cup has come to a close, with most of the traditional powerhouses moving through to the quarterfinals. We saw more parity than we’ve seen in the past World Cups: Nigeria got their first win, Equatorial Guinea notched two goals, and Australia moved out of the group stage for the first time ever. Here’s the best and the worst of the Women’s World Cup so far.

Union earn high marks at midseason | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/08/2011

The Union are at the midway point of their 34-game Major League Soccer schedule with a 7-4-6 record, standing in second place in the Eastern Conference, one point behind the New York Red Bulls but with two games in hand.

Harvey looking at bright side of trade to Vancouver | Philadelphia Union

VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Vancouver Whitecaps picked up left back Jordan Harvey from the Philadelphia Union on Thursday in exchange for allocation money...

Despite inconsistent offense, Union thrive in season's first half | Philadelphia Union

Before the 2011 season began, few predicted that the Philadelphia Union would be in the mix for the top spot in the Eastern Conference midway through...

Union's Hernandez named US Soccer U-17/18 Development Academy Player of the Year | Philadelphia Union

CHICAGO (July 7, 2011) – U.S. Soccer has named Philadelphia Union academy member Christian Hernandez the U-17/18 Development Academy Player...

Union trade defender Jordan Harvey to Vancouver Whitecaps | Philadelphia Union

Chester, Pa. (July 7, 2011) – Philadelphia Union today announced that defender Jordan Harvey has been traded to Vancouver Whitecaps FC in exchange...

Union seeking first West Coast points of 2011 in San Jose | Philadelphia Union

If you drew a map of the three time zones inhabited by MLS clubs in the United States and Canada, and then compared that map with Philadelphia Union's...

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