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Tuesday Night Union Freekicks: Miles4MJ, Magic Numbers, Kingdoms And Salaries

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The Philly Soccer Page " Miles4MJ Charity Tailgate in pictures
The Union may not have won last Saturday, but the Union family did. Before the game against Portland, Philadelphia Union supporters gathered for a charity tailgate in support of Miles4MJ.

The magic number is…. " Unholy Union – The fan blog for Phi. Union

That’s the MINIMUM amount of games left in the season.  Even though I apparently had a blackout fit, while at PPL Park, between 7:30 and 9:40 pm on Saturday, I still have hope.  We didn’t just tie two of the worst teams in the league, at home, in a row.  We didn’t fall 4-1 against the league’s worst scoring offense.  We aren’t behind Kansas City in the standings…….. Wait.

My Kingdom for a Finish- Union vs. Portland | Philly Union Talk

What can be said about Saturday’s result?  The Union was the better team on the whole, but the singular frustration of non-finishes continues to be a thorn the size of a small Buick in our collective side.  How can a team be capable of 4 goals with their backs against the wall, but incapable of even one against a team that isn’t that much more dangerous? 

Union paying Freddy Adu nearly $600,000 | The Goalkeeper | 09/13/2011

Not surprisingly, Adu is the highest-paid player on the Union's roster. The 22-year-old's base salary is $475,884, and his guaranteed compensation figure is $594,884.

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Nowak wants to see mental strength from struggling Union | Philadelphia Union

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Carroll's return helps Union lock down middle of the field | Philadelphia Union

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