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Union Notes: Heavy loss overshadows controversial call; holes to fill on defense; and more

Philadelphia Union head coach John Hackworth pointed to a major decision in last weekend’s blowout loss to New England as a key turning point that has been overlooked after his team’s ugly loss to the Revolution. Continue reading »

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Union Notes: McInerney drought a matter of perspective; defense starting to peak; and more

After a blistering 10 goals in the first 14 matches of the season, Jack McInerney has experienced a U.S. national team call-up for the group stage of the Gold Cup, an MLS All-Star selection, and a goal drought that has now stretched eight games. Continue reading »

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Union Notes: First place in sight, Gaddis injury update, and more

The Union Notes looks at an opportunity to go top of the East, Ray Gaddis’ injury report, a club record in touching distance, and more. Continue reading »

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Casey double leads Union past young D.C. United squad

The Philadelphia Union edged past a young D.C. United side 2-0 behind a brace of goals from Conor Casey. Continue reading »

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Union Notes: Gilberto signing a “long-term” move; Kleberson looking for a chance; and more

The Union weren’t busy on MLS transfer deadline day, and more in Union notes. Continue reading »

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Magee goal, Johnson saves propel Fire to road win over the Union

A second-half strike from Mike Magee and several big saves from Sean Johnson handed the Chicago Fire a big 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union Saturday night in Chester. Continue reading »

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Hoppenot’s late goal leads Union over 10-man Whitecaps

A late goal from Antoine Hoppenot delivered the Philadelphia Union a 1-0 win over the 10-man Vancouver Whitecaps Saturday. Continue reading »

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Union Notes: Casey suspension means adjustment; no concerns over McInerney form; and more

This week’s Union Notes looks at adjustments needed for Conor Casey’s one-game suspension, no concerns over Jack McInerney’s form, and more. Continue reading »

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