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CHESTER, PA - JUNE 22:  Sheanon Williams #25 of the Philadelphia Union breaks away from Omar Bravo #99 of Sporting Kansas City at PPL Park on June 22, 2011 in Chester, Pennsylvania. The game ended 0-0.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
CHESTER, PA - JUNE 22: Sheanon Williams #25 of the Philadelphia Union breaks away from Omar Bravo #99 of Sporting Kansas City at PPL Park on June 22, 2011 in Chester, Pennsylvania. The game ended 0-0. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
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The Philly Soccer Page " Match preview: Union at Kansas City
Aurelien Collin bobble head night is a big event in Kansas City, so make sure you are one of the first 10,000 to arrive at Livestrong Park on Friday. And while Collin is collecting his tenth yellow card of the season, you can get a yellow Livestrong bracelet at any entrance. Let’s hope the KC defense gives as much away as its parent club.

The Philly Soccer Page " PSP writer does good

PSP writer Eli Pearlman-Storch was the project architect for the renovations.

Union's Califf is focused and comfortable | Philadelphia Daily News | 09/23/2011

Very quietly, now that the weight of the Union is no longer resting squarely upon his shoulders, Danny Califf is having one of his finest seasons as a professional.

With new stadium done, Kansas City back in MLS playoff picture | Philadelphia Inquirer | 09/23/2011

Life on the road in Major League Soccer can be pretty lonely, especially early in the season, as the Union found out last year and Friday's opponent Kansas City discovered this season.

Eyeing playoffs, Union knows there's work to do | CSN Philly

CHESTER, Pa. -- Ripping their first win in eight games from the hands of the Eastern Conference-leading Columbus Crew on Saturday, the rejuvenated Union have every reason to feel a sense of achievement as they prepare to face off against second-place Sporting Kansas City on Friday at Livestrong Park.

Video: U.S. women rout Canada, 3-0 | The Goalkeeper | 09/23/2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. women's national team registered an impressive 3-0 win over Canada late last night at JELD-WEN Field in Portland, Ore. Here are the video highlights, including a superb opening strike from Abby Wambach.

Sporting KC’s Vermes sees progress in Freddy Adu - KansasCity.com

Way back in 2004, Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes was just like any other soccer fan, wanting to see what the hype was about surrounding Freddy Adu.

Kansas and Philadelphia going for top - MLS News | FOX Sports on MSN

The Eastern Conference race is going down to the wire, and the Philadelphia Union and Sporting Kansas City each have a golden opportunity to move in front of the other contenders.

Langley signing proves local ties paying off for Union | Philadelphia Union

CHESTER, Pa. – Philadelphia Union coaches have always said that if you’re good enough, they will find you.

PBPP: First place within reach for Union in Kansas City | Philadelphia Union

The last time these two clubs met, back in June, the Philadelphia Union were in first place in the Eastern Conference.