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Union pursuing Argentine midfielder Maidana.

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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

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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

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

No Union players selected to January USMNT camp.

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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

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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...

November Union Academy Recap

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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...

A Year in review: Brian Carroll

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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...

A Year in Review: Raymon Gaddis

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Spencer Hawes interviewed on the Men in Blazers podcast

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Men in Blazers is a popular soccer podcast on the Grantland Network. This week they interviewed Hawes about him being a (surprise!) Man United and Seattle Sounder fan. Interview starts at the 1:04:00 mark.

Youth Academy Roundup: Union vs. DC United + more

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Union faced off with a fellow MLS youth academy in regular season play for the first time last Saturday. FInd out how they fared, plus enjoy some videos from behind the scenes at the YSC Complex.

Union Academy Update

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After a dominant September start to their academy schedule, each of the three levels of the Philadelphia Union academy have begun playing some of the tougher youth sides in the Northeast corridor....

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Union Academy Roundup, Week 3 + other Local Youth News

Union Academy Stays UnbeatenThe records of all three Union academy stayed unblemished after 3 weeks of action. The U18s needed a lone goal from Zachary Zandi to defeat New Jersey SA 1-0. Zandi...

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Union Academy Roundup, Week 2

The boys at YSC Sports remain unbeaten after last weekend, defeating West Windsor, NJ natives Match Fit Academy. The U18s and U16s ended up victorious, while the U14s had the weekend off. U18s B...

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Union Academy clubs sweeps two Richmond clubs in their 1st week of action

Last weekend at the YSC Sports Complex in Wayne, PA, the Philadelphia Union opened their academy regular season by sweeping the Richmond Kickers and Richmond Strikers. Over the six matches played...

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A List of My Top 10 Favorite Union Goals, sponsored by Taylor Twellman's Weird Sounding Squeal

Before the Union do battle tonight in Foxboro, I figured this would be a good time to compile a personal list of favorite Union goals* since year Zolo. (*For the record, Zach Pfeffer's goal in a...

Former Eagles GM Tom Heckert arrested for DUI

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Second Broncos executive in as many days to be arrested for DUI.

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A half-hearted plan for Sixers' Free Agency

Fun Fact before I begin: The 6th and 11th picks in last year's draft also went to the same team. Not only that, but they were also a point guard and center: Damian Lillard and Meyers Leonard. No...

Friendly: Reading United AC 0-2 Philadelphia Union

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Goalscorers were Aaron Wheeler and Antoine Hoppenot.

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FANPOST: The Roger Torres Dilemma

A fan's take on the Roger Torres situation.

Jrue Holiday Melts Your Heart

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Jrue begins to steal your heart at the 1:35 mark. [ed. note: love love love love love love love]

Jarvis Varnado of the Sioux Falls Skyforce signed by the Celtics

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Bad news: We missed our shot to see what Varnado could do in a Sixers uni. Good news: Moultrie will get more playing time now in Sioux Falls.

AmericanSoccerNow Top 100 American Soccer Players

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Union Players: Adu #56, McInerney #67, Williams #78, Okugo #97

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Top 100 American soccer players, as compiled by AmericanSoccerNow

NY Times soccer writer John Godfrey launched a new website called americansoccernow.com On the website they got a ASN top 100, a list of the top 100 Americans compiled by several American...

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Playboy magazine names Virginia the #1 party school

Obviously I'm not gonna link to the article, so here's a summary. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Playboy magazine says the University of Virginia is America's top party school. The magazine's 2012 Top...

Evan Turner's interning at Men's Health Magazine

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Nice ID picture, Evan.

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So, Single Game Tickets are finally available. Arnett Moultrie, here I come!

At 10 AM this morning, the Sixers released single game tickets to the public. Well, not the whole public. Just for people like me who are on the Sixers.com mailing list. So I went ahead and...

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Your Philadelphia 76ers....as Walking Dead characters!!

The Sixers share a lot of common with the ragtag zombie-killing crew (the name walkers is stupid). Despite not having a great well-rounded superstar and many, many moments of stupidity, they...

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