Philadelphia Union News
Trivia: All-Time Philadelphia Union Goalkeepers
Can you name all 13 goalkeepers to start for the Boys in Blue in at least one MLS match? With just 13, can you do it in just 2 minutes in 30 seconds?
JP Dellacamera on MLS in 1996 and American soccer’s progress
Check out the Union’s Play by Play man’s thoughts on the early history of MLS.
The Top 25 player names in MLS history
This list is a novella of consistently elite names. It’s like one of those chapters people skip over in the Bible that just lists how everyone is related to each other but instead of people named Hezekiah, you have people named Djordje Mihailovic.
‘Remarkable goals and exciting times’ - Why the old-school MLS shootout remains beloved 20 years later
The rules of the shootout were simple. A player stood 35 yards from goal and had five seconds to beat the goalkeeper one-on-one. It wasn’t a penalty kick, where nerves of steel are a player’s biggest attribute. This was a test of dribbling, skill, shooting and timing.
Coronavirus Exposes Financial Gap Between Major League Soccer And Other ‘Major’ Leagues
That difference has the potential to leave MLS enduring a longer suspension or the possibility of deciding it makes more sense to wash out the season all together and shift focus toward an uninterrupted 2021.
Real Salt Lake will cut staff pay, furlough others
The team said in a statement that it will reduce salaries of all executives and staff, and decrease staffing levels across the organization, which includes furloughs for some employees. RSL said it would re-staff once the league returns.
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Russia, Qatar organisers deny World Cup bribery allegations
According to the prosecutors, representatives working for Russia and Qatar bribed FIFA executive committee officials to swing votes in the crucial hosting decisions of world football’s governing body.