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CHESTER, PA - AUGUST 12: Fans and players observe the National Anthem before the match between the Chicago Fire and Philadelphia Union at PPL Park on August 12, 2012 in Chester, Pennsylvania. The Fire won 2-1. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
CHESTER, PA - AUGUST 12: Fans and players observe the National Anthem before the match between the Chicago Fire and Philadelphia Union at PPL Park on August 12, 2012 in Chester, Pennsylvania. The Fire won 2-1. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
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USA makes history, beats rival Mexico

USA beats Mexico 1-0, in Mexico for the first time ever. I don't care if it was just a friendly.

Soumare focused on road ahead

Soumare puts his debut loss behind him, and looks to move forward hoping to make the Union one of the best defenses in the league again.

Union's Gaddis Working Through Rookie Season

Having not played since June 23rd Ramon Gaddis got back into a MLS game on Sunday.His mentality has helped him focus with his lack of playing time. This link also includes a interview with Gaddis.

Cup win inspires U17 defender McConnell

Already being called up for Reserve League matches, McConnell has gained alot of experience after the Union U17 won the Generation Adidas cup.

Wins, losses & goals

A look at goals in Wins and Losses for the Union under Hackworth. The stats don't look very pretty in the losses.

Going From Fan to Star for Philadelphia Union PU Soccer Alum Hoppenot Turning Heads in MLS

Another article about how Hoppenot has become a supersub star for the Philadelphia Union so far this season.

UNION: Lack off concentration cause for concern

The last two losses have been from a lack of concentration, and it is very much a reason to be worried about the Union going forward.

Armchair Analyst: Three things we learned from US vs. Mexico

We basically learned that Cameron is a beast. Him and Edu held down a solid backline, and played the offsides trap like they worked together for months instead of days.

Vote now for Save of the Week: Week 23

Top saves of the week, one from MacMath.

Team of the week

Top players for the 23rd week of the season.

Castrol Weekly Top 20: No debate on the best team in MLS

L.A. take control in the top 20 Castrol rankings for the week.

Bolton's Fabrice Muamba announces his retirement at 24

After having his heart stop during a soccer match, Fabrice Muamba has announced he is retiring from soccer.

Russian goes from jail to pro soccer in Chile

In jail for trying to smuggle Cocaine back to Europe, a Russian inmate has a chance to change his future

with soccer.