Author Archives: Joel Hoover

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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Ricketts and MacMath stand out in scoreless draw

The Philadelphia Union and Portland Timbers played to a tight, scoreless draw Saturday at PPL Park thanks to strong goalkeeping from Donovan Ricketts and Zac MacMath. Continue reading »

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Union Notes: Win over Chivas a relief; Trade for Califf was considered; and more

Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth was relieved that his team defeated Chivas USA last Friday in some wet weather. Continue reading »

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Union overcome early deficit, terrible weather, to top Chivas USA

The Philadelphia Union overcame terrible weather, and an early defensive blunder, to rally late and post a 3-1 victory over Chivas USA on Friday night at PPL Park. Continue reading »

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Union Notes: Club explores more transfers; Torres struggles to find consistent time; and more

During his weekly press conference on Wednesday, Philadelphia Union head coached discussed the club’s activity during the transfer window, Roger Torres’s lack of playing time and recent injuries that have plagued the midfield. Continue reading »

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