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CHESTER, PA - JUNE 27:  The Philadelphia Union take the field for a match against the Seattle Sounders FC at the PPL Park stadium opener on June 27, 2010 in Chester, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
CHESTER, PA - JUNE 27: The Philadelphia Union take the field for a match against the Seattle Sounders FC at the PPL Park stadium opener on June 27, 2010 in Chester, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Union’s plan is to expand down by the river - delcotimes.com
Don’t get too accustomed to those scenic sightlines, with barges and boats buzzing by. In a blink, they could be gone.

Phila. Union envisages expanding stadium for MLS games | Philadelphia Inquirer | 06/07/2011
When PPL Park was being built, Philadelphia Union fans imagined what it could become: a grand soccer locus that routinely hosted large crowds.

3 Lessons from Colorado | Philly Union Talk

The recent match at altitude provided a good test for the Union, who are a third of the way through a season spent mostly atop the Eastern Conference.  A few points of note:

The Philly Soccer Page " US 2-0 Canada: fool’s gold?

All press is good press, right?

MLS posts All-Star ballot, opens voting | Philadelphia Daily News | 06/09/2011

The virtual polls are open for the Major League Soccer All-Star Game. The league released its 108-player ballot yesterday, featuring the top six players from each team.

 Union's Mwanga finding rhythm in second season

CHESTER, Pa. -- When he was drafted first overall by the Union in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft, the team’s first-ever selection, Danny Mwanga was viewed as a special player, overflowing with potential. If he could tap into that promise, the African-born striker would easily become a game-changing offensive force.

 McInerney getting increased role in Union's revitalized attack | Philadelphia Union

CHESTER, Pa. — Philadelphia Union teenager Jack McInerney said he was caught a little bit by surprise when he saw his name in the starting lineup...

Videos | Major League Soccer | Philadelphia Union
Coach John Hackworth previews Saturday's match against RSL