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No nines were eaten by sevens in the writing of this article.

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The Union's current record is 9-9-9. Wow, that's a lot of nines!

Andrew Wenger, the Union's number nine, has four goals and two assists in his last nine games.

Conor Casey also has four goals and two assists in his last nine. BONUS: Conor Casey is the number six, which is nine upside down.

Jim Curtin's team has only lost once in their previous nine league games.

The Union's points total (36) and games total (27) are both multiples of nine.

Philadelphia is 7-7-6 all-time in the month of September.

Conor Casey has been called offside nine times this season. For comparison, McInerney has been waived back 27 times.

Fred is 99 years old (unconfirmed).

On average, the Union create 9.63 chances per game.

Cristian Maidana has nine assists. Only Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane, and Thierry Henry have more.

In nine days, the Philadelphia Union will host the Seattle Sounders in the U.S. Open Cup Final.