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Union Kansas City

Philadelphia Union Drop Season Opener 3-1: Recap/Analysis

The Philadelphia Union played against Sporting Kansas City in the MLS season opener. The Union came into this game hoping to turn around their efforts from the end of last season, as they lost their last 3 games. They also were looking for their forward Sebastion Le Toux to make an immediate impact in his […]

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Despite Man Advantage, Union Drop Heartbreaker to Columbus

On Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Union (7-13-4) played in front of a home crowd of 16K strong fighting to stay in the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference. This was a do-or-die match for the Union, where a win would not only mean 3 points but a 6-point swing in relation to the Columbus Crew, […]

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Union fall to Red Bulls

Shorthanded Union Drop Close Match to Red Bulls

Although the Philadelphia Union (2-6-1) played a close, well-fought game, they simply couldn’t hold onto their second half lead against their arch rival, the New York Red Bulls. In a game where goals were plentiful, the Union out jumped to a 2-1 lead, fueled by Columbian striker Lionard Pajoy who has had a quiet season […]

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Zac MacMath vs Chivas

Despite 3 Ejectons, Union Win 1st Road Game

In a high-drama, action-packed game in California, the Philadelphia Union (2-3-1) managed to hold on to a 1-0 victory over Chivas USA. The Union extended their span of time without conceding a goal to 332 minutes, thanks to the recently impressive play by goalie Zac MacMath. With the deceptive footwork of midfielder Michael Farfan, and […]

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Union Beat Crew, Win 1st Game

On a sunny afternoon in PPL Park, featuring 18,500 screaming home fans, the Philadelphia Union (1-3-1) won their first game of the season thanks to a successful penalty kick. The Columbus Crew, who were 2-2 coming into today’s match, were frustrated by the ineptitude of their offense, caused by the play of Philadelphia’s defense and […]

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Union Draw with Vancouver

Union Draw Vancouver, Net First Points

On a rainy, overcast afternoon in Chester, the Vancouver Whitecaps traveled to Philadelphia (0-3-1) to play the winless Union. The commanding storyline was the return of the all-too-familiar bright orange cleats of star forward Sebastian Le Toux, making his first appearance in PPL Park since leaving Philadelphia. Although the Union dominated the game between the […]

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Fire beat Union

Union Results Disappointing for a 3rd Straight Time

On Saturday night in Chicago, the Philadelphia Union (0-3-0) took a trip to play the Chicago Fire (1-0-1) in their home opener, falling 1-0. A shorthanded Union team was without numerous key personnel. First, Captain Danny Calif who has been nursing his knee back from preseason surgery. Also, three team members, outside back Sheanon Williams, […]

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Lionard Pajoy Heads Goal - Union vs Rapids

Colorado Knocks off Union in Home Opener

Looking for their first win of the season, the Union opened up their season in front of a sellout crowd at PPL Park in Chester, PA. However, a Union team that dominated the majority of the game in time of possession, chances on goal, and aggression came up short in a tough, 2-1 loss to […]

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The 2012 Union Take the Field

On Monday, March 12, 2012, an almost completely changed Union team takes the pitch in their third year as a professional soccer team in the MLS. Although it was torrentially downpour for the “MLS first kick” in the late-afternoon game on JELD-WEN field, the stadium was still packed with Portland fans. Standing-room only ticket sales […]

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