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Tuesday Afternoon Union Freekicks: Mixtapes And A Human Storch

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The Philly Soccer Page " The Union, Jorge Gonzalez and Jean Alexandre…
Seriously. Let’s maintain perspective here. We have the luxury of complaining about only drawing with Real Salt Lake. In the world of MLS soccer, that is a first-world problem.

The Article in Which We Compare Soccer Games to Mixtapes | Philly Union Talk

One of the golden rules of mixtape assemblage:  make sure the first song after the flop is fresh, meaningful. Odds are, side one’s closer was dynamite and seemed to bring whatever bit of narrative development to a close, posing a particular challenge—namely the prospect that side two ends up feeling anti-climactic. To avoid that rut, the next track should advance the tape’s overarching theme but generate a renewed sense of momentum, thereby raising the possibility of greater heights to be reached. That’s the Side Two Savior. And it was missing in yesterday’s game.

Union's Ruiz says nothing compares to playing for his country, Guatemala | Philadelphia Daily News | 06/14/2011

HARRISON, N.J. - Ask any professional soccer player what it's like to represent his country and the words "honor" and "privilege" are sure to follow.

Philadelphia Union Soccer Star Reads to Indian Lane Students - Media, PA Patch

The Delaware County Library System hosted a Philadelphia Union soccer star last week at Indian Lane Elementary School. Danny Califf, a center back for the Union, guest read to the school where his children attend on Friday.

 

Kasey Keller has ideas for changing the game - SOCCER - Sporting News
Succeeding Don Garber as commissioner of MLS or becoming president of U.S. Soccer is something to which Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Kasey Keller aspires when he retires from his playing career at the end of the season. Keller, who has made 102 international appearances for the U.S. men’s national team, has some ideas for how he would change the game.

Union credit long-distance shooting for scoring outburst | MLSsoccer.com

After scoring just six times through their first nine games, the Union have registered nine goals in the last three games, many of which have come from long-range shots. According to Opta Sports, the first-place Union (6-3-3) are currently leading the league in goals outside the penalty area with six.

Goal was nice, but Daniel has high expectations with Union | Philadelphia Union

CHESTER, Pa. – Philadelphia Union midfielder Keon Daniel is not yet a known commodity, so few people around the league probably expect him to be a...

Gold Cup: Ruiz, Pappa lift Guatemala to 4-0 win | Philadelphia Union

HARRISON, N.J. — Guatemala knew they had to win by at least two goals against Grenada on Tuesday night at Red Bull Arena if they wanted to play on...