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Monday Afternoon Union Freekicks: Sweet, Sweet Victory

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The Philly Soccer Page " Player ratings and quotes: Union 2-1 Fire

Losing Amobi Okugo in the first minute did not bode well in such an important match. But when Peter Nowak says his team has a fluid system, he means it. 

Union 2-1 Chicago Fire | Philly Union Talk
In a stunning turn of events, God Himself, creator of the universe as we know it, cancelled Saturday’s scheduled Rapture and subsequent End of Days.  The news came following a 2-1 victory of the Philadelphia Union over the Chicago Fire at PPL Park.  When asked for comment, the deity replied:  

YSA Podcast | Union Dues
Check out YSA Report Podcast, a collaborative effort from: Unholy Union, UnionDues, Section133 and Union City Blue.

The Philly Soccer Page " Reading United undefeated, qualify for US Open Cup
Reading United’s win over Ocean City Nor’easters on Friday night put them in the US Open Cup. In the four games the team had played up to that point, Reading has outscored their opponents 15 goals to 3.

The Philly Soccer Page " Stat chat: Union v Fire

Saturday’s win over Chicago puts the Union back on top in the Eastern Conference with 17 points from ten games played. New York is in second place with 16 points after their draw with Houston, who are in third place with 14 points. Houston has played one more game than Philadelphia and New York.

Union shows some Fire power, even without injured Mwanga | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/23/2011
If Danny Mwanga had his choice Saturday night between glad-handing suite patrons at PPL Park or helping the Union earn a much needed win, without question, it would have been the latter.

Rank and File: Union vs. Chicago Fire | The Goalkeeper | 05/23/2011
Here are your player ratings for Saturday's game.

McCAFFERY: First things first for a stronger Union - delcotimes.com
CHESTER — The game was but the 10th in a long, long season. The result was narrow, a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire. The moment was celebrated by another large crowd in PPL Park, but with applause and song, not with a rush-the-field demonstration.