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Sunday Morning Union Freekicks: Independence Fall Short Of WPS Title Win

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The Philly Soccer Page " Final report: WNY Flash 1 – 1 Independence (5-4 in PKs)
In a game worthy of a championship, the Western New York Flash defeated the Philadelphia Independence in a shootout 5-4 after the teams ended 120 minutes of soccer tied at one.

For Union, it’s time to get the point(s) - delcotimes.com

Precluded from playing Sunday due to Hurricane Irene’s pending landfall, the Union have become home-bound spectators. And for the first time all season, Peter Nowak’s club resides somewhere other than the top-three places in the Eastern Conference table.

Independence fall to Western New York on penalty kicks in WPS title game | Philadelphia Inquirer | 08/28/2011

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Another chance at Women's Professional Soccer glory. That's all the Independence wanted. They got their chance. They ended up with more disappointment.

Hurricane Irene puts Union redemption on hold | CSN Philly

Postponing the Union’s Sunday matchup with the New England Revolution to Sept. 7 at PPL Park, helped the squad avoid the wrath of Hurricane Irene. However, the skidding group won’t be able to shed their seasonal turbulence until they get their next win.

Sounders pin a 6-2 thrashing on Crew | Philadelphia Inquirer | 08/28/2011

Lamar Neagle scored his first career hat trick as the host Seattle Sounders trounced the Columbus Crew, 6-2, in Major League Soccer action on Saturday afternoon.