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Academy Update: Another Delco Derby For The Union

This week's update features the latest meeting with local rivals Continental FC Delco, as well as a highlight package from the one of the Academy's promising attacking prospects.

Mo to Brazil - Chapter 1: Getting Back

Mo - Chapter 1: Getting Back from Arch Rivals on Vimeo.

AmericanSoccerNow and Arch Rivals have teamed up to start a video series about Maurice Edu trying to make it on to the USMNT Brazil roster. This is Chapter 1, featuring Hack, Amobi, Ethan White, and quick screencap of the Brotherly Game.

Academy Update: Union enjoy strong weekend in Virg

This week's Academy Update includes the Union's successful trip to Virginia, yet another highlight reel from a Union midfielder, and reports of Academy players in reserve and national team scrimmages.

BREAKING: Union trade McInerney for Andrew Wenger

John Hackworth doubles down on his system by trading last year's team-leading goalscorer for a young local product that may be more suitable for the Union's evolved offense.

Academy Update: Union get 3 wins over PA Classics

This week's academy update features the Union's triumphant visit to PA Classics, a Morgan Hackworth, and a look at the Academy Newsletter.

Union Loan 4 Players to Harrisburg

The Philadelphia have designated Richie Marquez, Pedro Ribeiro, Cristhian Hernandez, and Jimmy McLaughlin for loan assignments to USL-PRO side Harrisburg. The City Islanders have been an affiliate of the Union since 2010.

The Philadelphia Union sign Fred

The Union announced they have officially brought Fred back to the Delaware Valley after the Brazilian midfielder cleared waivers. Fred had been trialing with the team during the preseason.

Academy Update: Union Academy Face Tough Test

This week, the Academy Update brings you results from the weekend's matches with Bethesda-Olney, a highlight reel of one of the Union's brightest prospects, and some call-ups to club reserve and national team set-ups.

Preview: Columbus Crew vs. Philadelphia Union

The Philadelphia Union look to continue their strong start Saturday as they travel to the Buckeye State to face the Columbus Crew in the first of three matches between the two teams this season.

Union Academy Update: Union Kids Return to Action

In this week's edition, we check in with a live look-in at the "Delco Derby", and recall Union trips to Virginia Beach, Virginia and Doha, Qatar.

An In-Depth Look into the Union Roster

In this article the Brotherly Game takes an in-depth look at the club roster, break down what's there and what needs to be there, and project the team depth chart before the Union take the field at Providence Park Saturday night.

Union acquire Fire centerback Austin Berry

The Philadelphia Union have acquired 2012 MLS Rookie of the Year Austin Berry in a trade with the Chicago Fire.

John Hackworth gets a birthday bath

Mike Lahoud on the commentary, Sheanon Williams with the dunk. Happy birthday Coach Hackworth.

Union Sign Goalkeeper Brian Holt

The former Reading and Harrisburg City goalkeeper will most likely back up MacMath and Blake in 2014.

Union Hire Former USMNT Asst. Coach Mike Sorber

Former USMNT player and coach set to join Union staff

Philadelphia Union sign Maurice Edu

After over a week of negotiations and outlandish offers nixed by MLS, the Union and Edu appear to have settled on a much more reasonable, MLS approved amount to bring the USMNT midfielder to PPL Park.

Your Union 2014 Superdraft Open Thread

Stay here for all picks and trades concerning the Philadelphia Union as they're announced!

Shocker! Union trade Jeff Parke to DC United

In what has been a quiet offseason, the Union shocked the rest of Major League Soccer this morning by trading one of their reliable veterans and made a move to set up the acquisition of USMNT Maurice Edu.

Union pursuing Argentine midfielder Maidana.

Maidana would be the Union's first signing since drafting Corben Bone in the Re-Entry Draft almost a month ago.

MLS Mock Draft: Union grab Kyle Venter at No. 24

The big defender from New Mexico made three All-America teams and, while his ceiling is a bit lower than other players in the draft, he might be able to contribute right away.

MLS Mock Draft: Union take Steve Neumann No. 2

Union need some attacking prowess and the Pennsylvania native should provide just that.

No Union players selected to January USMNT camp.

The Union failed to earn a single invitee to this month's USMNT camp, further reducing the likelihood that any members of the current club roster will play for the United States this June in Brazil.

Union select Corben Bone in Re-Entry Draft

The Union selected former Wake Forest and Chicago Fire midfielder Corben Bone in this afternoon's MLS Re-Entry Draft. Bone, 25, has played sparingly for Chicago in his 4 seasons in Major League Soccer.

November Union Academy Recap

The fall Development Academy schedule is starting to wind down for 2013. We have the latest for the members of the Union Academy, as well as a former Academy member being selected for United States Under-20 national team.

A Year in review: Brian Carroll

The tenacious defensive midfielder performed his defensive duties with the usual consistency in 2013, but the captain's offensive shortcomings stood out more than usual on a team looking for creativity in the midfield.

A Year in Review: Raymon Gaddis

The former second round pick was thrown into the fire immediately this season when John Hackworth started him at left back. After a couple months of growing pains, Ray Gaddis learned to hold his own.

A year in Review: Zac MacMath

Zac MacMath started the season needing to prove he could be relied on to be the Union's inarguable number one goalkeeper. After some tough times, he ended up passed the test with flying colors.

Remembering Chris Albright

Chris Albright's career success is a testament to his toughness and resolve, but it is also a lesson to the club on the kind of potential that can be found locally.

John Hackworth deserves to keep his job....for now

With the improvement of the young players and the few acquisitions he's made generally working out, John Hackworth has earned another offseason in charge of the Philadelphia Union.

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