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Califf calls Union rebound 'sweet' - SOCCER - Sporting News
The first ever appearance of the Union in Sporting News. By friend of the Brotherly Game, Brian Straus.

Match Preview: Union @ Timbers " Unholy Union – The fan blog for Phi. Union
First off, I had to wikipedia why the stadium has such a strange name. The naming rights were sold to the Jeld-Wen Corporation, a manufactuer of building supplies. The team has built quite a reputation in a short time in Major League Soccer (like what I did there?). They were undefeated at their oddly-named home stadium prior to this week, and are probably looking to rebound after losing to San Jose, the team that Union beat last week playing down a man for 50 minutes (that’s right, you suck, San Jose).

Chilly Union: Only a matter of time before we score - delcotimes.com
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The Philly Soccer Page " Timbers v Union live commentary

Philadelphia Union, Philadelphia Independence and more Philadelphia soccer news and history

Points of Contention…Volume 1 | Union Dues
In this new series I will look at debates going on among Union fans on twitter, in the River End, during tailgates, or anywhere else they may be taking place. If you have any ideas you would like me to discuss, feel free to send them to me via twitter or facebook (Andrew Stoltzfus). I will present the dilemma and it’s most common sides of the argument, and it will be for you, the reader, to choose a side.

MatchDay: Union vs. Portland Timbers | Philly Union Talk
Here's what the Timbers and the U are bringing to the table tomorrow night. Here's how to walk away from that table with enough points to climb THE table. Plus, the ferret's viewpoint.

After Harvey booking, should MLS employ replay?
In the wake of a controversial call that saddled the Union's Jordan Harvey with a one-game suspension, the question is this: Is it time for MLS to institute replay? By Dave Zeitlin

FIFA in no rush to make officiating changes to soccer | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/06/2011
Keeping the human element, you have to expect human error. It's the mantra that FIFA, soccer's world governing body, lives by. But far too many times has this ideal proved the detriment of a player, coach, team or major competition.

Union practice on narrower field to get ready for Portland | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/06/2011
The Union have a narrow focus in preparing for Friday's Major League Soccer game in Portland against the expansion Timbers.

Union bringing Okugo along slowly | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/06/2011
Patience isn't the easiest trait to exhibit for a young athlete on the fast track. Yet Union midfielder Amobi Okugo saw the difficult reality of breaking into professional soccer last year. Now 20 years old, Okugo left UCLA after being named Pac-10 freshman of the year in 2009 and was taken by the Union as the No. 6 overall selection in Major League Soccer's SuperDraft.

Union foe Portland not playing like an expansion team | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/06/2011
Even though the Union had a short week after beating San Jose on Saturday, the Portland Timbers had an even shorter one.

Sueño "Top 18" in Dallas for Final Event | Philadelphia Union
NEW YORK — Their backgrounds are as diverse as a United Nations general assembly, but their soccer skills have brought them together for a shot at...

Mwanga Thrilled to Return to Adopted Hometown of Portland | Philadelphia Union
WAYNE, Pa. – Danny Mwanga was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but it was in Oregon where he was reborn.There, more than 8,000 miles away...