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Scott Kessler

  • joined Apr 28, 2010
  • last login Jul 24, 2014
  • posts 1707
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Scott managed the Brotherly Game from the beginning of January 2011 to mid-August of 2013, covering the Philadelphia Union for four seasons, starting in the summer of 2010, during the team's first year of existence.

He has been featured on various podcasts and on other websites such as the Guardian, while also helping to provide background or quotes for stories that have appeared on the Sporting News, ESPN and other major sports news sites.

Currently a senior at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Scott is pursuing a degree in Journalism, with a focus on the sports journalism industry.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Philadelphia Phillies
  • NBA Philadelphia 76ers
  • NFL Philadelphia Eagles
  • NCAAF Rutgers Scarlet Knights
  • NCAAB Rutgers Scarlet Knights
  • NHL Philadelphia Flyers
  • Soccer USMNT
  • MLS Philadelphia Union
  • EPL Manchester United
  • FIFA United States
  • Boxing Joe Fraizer
  • Tennis Pete Sampras
  • Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund
  • Serie A Napoli
  • La Liga Athletico Madrid
  • Winter Olympics USA
  • Summer Olympics USA
User Blog

Stepping Down: A Changing Of The Guard.

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After three years at the helm, I'm moving on.

Upcoming Series: Fixing The Cap

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We'll have some in depth suggestions on transparency, solutions to salary cap inefficiency and more

Fabinho, Nikolov And Gilberto Salaries Unveiled

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The three newest Union players had their salaries revealed in the latest edition of the MLS Players' Union release of league salaries.

Union Vs. United Preview: Talking with B&RU

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A six point match for both sides could either see United stay alive for another week in the playoff hunt or further the Union's playoff hopes.

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Daniel Suspended For Tonight's Game Against Fire

The Union midfielder kicked out at an opponent last week, earning only a yellow card in game.

Official: Union Sign Braziian Midfielder Gilberto

The Philadelphia Union have signed a new midfielder, a 24-year-old Brazilian named Gilberto.

Union Vs. Chivas USA: Talking With The Goat Parade

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The Union host Chivas USA at PPL Park tonight. Chivas is struggling and the Union are coming off of a sluggish loss to the Houston Dynamo.

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LIVE: 7/10/2013 John Hackworth Press Conference

John Hackworth steps up to the podium for his weekly press conference, with live video via Youtube.

Fabio Alves Uses Social Media To Announce Signing

According to the player, the Union finally have a true left back.

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LIVE: 6/26/2013 John Hackworth Press Conference

John Hackworth steps up to the podium for his weekly press conference, with live video via Youtube.

Report: Union After Marcin "Wasyl" Wasilewski

The Polish international right back, and center back, is being courted by the Fire and Union, apparently.

Oka Nikolov – 22 Years Of Battles And Loyalty

A guest profile post on Oka Nikolov, the newest Union player, from Aleix Gwilliam, of Bundesliga Fanatic.

McInerney Makes USMNT Gold Cup Roster

Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl tweeted out that the young striker had made the squad.

Brotherly Game Live: 8-9:30 pm ET Tonight

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The weekly (or more often) radio show, done by the Brotherly Game's Scott Kessler, will feature co-host guests and call-ins from fans. See inside this article for more details on tonight's show.

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VIDEO: Sons Of Ben Featured On NBCSN's MLS Insider

A look at how the supporters group transcends chants in the stands at PPL Park.

Mwanga Gets His Citizenship

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The former Union striker finally gets his wish and receives his fully US citizenship.

Mathieu Flamini Back On Union Transfer Shortlist

The former Arsenal and AC Milan midfielder is once again a target for the Union.

MacMath Is "100 Percent Still The Starter" In Net

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The Union won't change anything in net, even after Nikolov is available for selection on game day.

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LIVE: 6/18/2013 John Hackworth Press Conference

John Hackworth steps up to the podium for his weekly press conference, with live video via Youtube.

Official: Union Sign Oka Nikolov

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Nikolov is the newest member of the Union, possibly replacing Zac MacMath as the starting goalkeeper in 2013.

Brotherly Game Live: 7-9 pm ET Tonight

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The new weekly (or more often) radio show, done by the Brotherly Game's Scott Kessler, will feature co-host guests and call-ins from fans. See inside this article for more details on tonight's show.

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LIVE Video: Union At United In USOC

The Union head down to Maryland to face United at the Soccerplex in the fourth round of the US Open Cup.

Brotherly Game Live: First Episode At 8 pm Tonight

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The new weekly (or more often) radio show, done by the Brotherly Game's Scott Kessler, will feature co-host guests and call-ins from fans. See inside this article for more details on tonight's show.

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LIVE: 6/11/2013 John Hackworth Press Conference

John Hackworth steps up to the podium for his weekly press conference, with live video via Youtube.

Keita Passes On The Union After Negotiations Stall

The out of contract winger has decided to seek other job options due to the Union making excuses and failing to offer what he considered reasonable terms, sources told the Brotherly Game.

Mailbags And Radio Shows

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A post on some upcoming weekly (or more often) posts on the Brotherly Game.

Game Thread: Union Vs. Crew

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Philadelphia hosts Columbus' dangerous Crew at PPL Park in a match up that head coach John Hackworth pun fully called "massive" in nature.

Union Nearly Got Califf, Frei In Soumare Deal

Philadelphia would have brought back the team's two-time captain if the trade wasn't nixed, along with Toronto's former starting goalkeeper. A former left back also nearly returned in a separate deal.

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LIVE: 6/42013 John Hackworth Press Conference

John Hackworth steps up to the podium for his weekly press conference, with live video via Youtube.

Union Closing In On Signing Abdul Kader Keita

The former Lille and Galatasaray star had his mind set on the Premier League earlier this year, but a failed move to England has him close to a deal with the Union and MLS.

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