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The Philly Soccer Page " Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Colorado Rapids
As perhaps the only MLS team to gain in confidence during a week of midseason friendlies, the Union must maintain the momentum gained against Everton and Real Madrid as they enter a stretch where they will play three matches in eight days.

Back to the Grind | Union Dues

So the week of Friendlies is over and I still disagree with them. Maybe not as much as I used to but I am still fundamentally opposed to Midseason friendlies. One more paragraph and I am finished with them until next year.

Piotr Nowak to coachUSMNT? " Broad Street Hooligans

I’m expecting Jurgen Klinsmann, as are most of the country, as the replacement but I really wish we would’ve done this earlier and brought in Bielsa. That kind of play would’ve brought a lot of eyes to the game in my opinion, which is still the most important thing our teams can do here.

Match Preview: Union vs. Colorado Rapids " Unholy Union – The fan blog for Phi. Union

Friday, July 29, 7:30pm, PPL Park, Chester, PA (Fox Soccer Channel)

The Philly Soccer Page " Bob Bradley fired

US Soccer president Sunil Gulati announced on Thursday that Bob Bradley has been "relieved of his duties as the head coach of the U.S. Men’s National Team."

The Philly Soccer Page " Philadelphia Independence: The Season So Far

Did you buy a ticket for the Independence match against Atlanta on Sunday after seeing some of the Women’s World Cup? Or are you just making it down to Widener University for the first time? Here’s what you’ve missed so far during Philadelphia’s 2011 campaign:

The Philly Soccer Page " Kensington Soccer Club in pictures

On Thursday evening, the Kensington Soccer Club held its second annual Summer Family Day as friends and family of the club’s 100 boys and girls gathered at Cassiano Field on Dauphin and Leithgow Streets. Celebrating the conclusion of their summer season, the attendees enjoyed hamburgers and hot dogs while catching up with friends and neighbors, as well as enjoying an appearance from Lauren Fowlkes of the Philadelphia Independence. Meanwhile, the kids were doing the thing that brings them together twice a week: playing soccer.

 Union not expecting a letdown against Rapids | CSN Philly

CHESTER, Pa. -- Fresh off a celebratory and challenging week that saw them fare remarkably well against international sides Everton and Real Madrid, the Union find themselves abruptly back in the thick of league play.

It was time for U.S. soccer coach Bradley to go | Philadelphia Daily News | 07/29/2011

It's very rare for U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati to transcend the norm. So, the bomb he dropped late yesterday with the announcement that U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley was sacked after a 5-year stint as head coach was shocking.

SOCCER: Union to host Colorado Friday - pottsmerc.com

CHESTER — Remember a year ago, when everything Danny Mwanga touched seemingly turned to gold?

It was time for U.S. soccer coach Bradley to go | Philadelphia Daily News | 07/29/2011

It's very rare for U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati to transcend the norm. So, the bomb he dropped late yesterday with the announcement that U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley was sacked after a 5-year stint as head coach was shocking.

7 Hot Matches | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/29/2011

New York Red Bulls vs. Paris Saint-Germain 9 a.m. Saturday (ESPN Deportes) Thierry Henry returns to London as the Red Bulls take part in the Emirates Cup, hosted by Arsenal. New York plays the Gunners, Henry's former team, on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. (Fox Soccer Channel).

Union, Independence Previews | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/29/2011

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER Colorado Rapids (7-6-10) at Union (8-4-7) 7:30 p.m. Friday at PPL Park. TV: Fox Soccer Channel.

Area Product Looks Forward To Facing Union | SportsInq | 07/28/2011

Colorado's Jeff Larentowicz of Chestnut Hill Academy, will bring a following to PPL Park.

U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley fired | The Goalkeeper | 07/28/2011

It just so happens that the U.S.' next game is here in Philadelphia, on August 10 against Mexico at Lincoln Financial Field.

Friendlies fun, but MLS sees interest in league games growing | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/29/2011

Major League Soccer differs from other U.S. professional sports in that many of the participants routinely take off for other events, mainly national team duty.

With Bradley out as U.S. coach, could Union's Nowak fit? | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/29/2011

When the U.S. men's national team arrives Aug. 10 to play Mexico at Lincoln Financial Field, it will be doing so with a new coach.

Scouting Report: Rapids adjusting to life without Casey | Philadelphia Union

After a pair of high-profile friendly matches and the MLS All-Star game, the Union return to league play and the matches that matter in the standings...

Union waive Holder to make space during transfer window | Philadelphia Union

CHESTER, Pa. — Earlier this week, Thorne Holder became the latest casualty of the Philadelphia Union’s ever-revolving door of goalkeepers.Now the...

Preview: Unbeaten at home, East-leading Union host Rapids | Philadelphia Union

PPL PARK, Chester, Pa.7:30 p.m. ET (FOX Soccer / Deportes)July 29, 2011 (WEEK 20; MLS Game 192)Philadelphia Union return to league action at home when...

Mondragón honored by All-Star start, but it's back to work | Philadelphia Union

HARRISON, N.J. — Faryd Mondragón enjoyed testing his skills against some of the best players in the world and appreciated all the pageantry that ac...