Author Archives: Joey Samuel

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Photo by ISIphotos.com A hugely important London Derby headlines a full slate of matches on Saturday as English Premier League leaders Chelsea take on fierce rivals Arsenal in an early-morning showdown. The Blues enter Saturday atop the EPL table with … Continue reading »

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Adu bags brace as Union down Dynamo

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL CHESTER, Pa. — Freddy Adu hasn't always lived up to the hype during his time in Philadelphia, but on Sunday, he delivered one of his best performances in a Union uniform as he led … Continue reading »

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MLS Match Night: Your Running Commentary

The Major League Soccer regular season is in its stretch run, and a number of games today hold massive playoff implications. In today's early game, the Montreal Impact look to continue their excellent form at home when they host Sporting … Continue reading »

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Saturday Ticker: Mexico to bid for 2026 World Cup, USWNT U-17 draws opener, and more

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL Many soccer fans and pundits expect the United States to bid to host the 2026 World Cup, but that won't be the only CONCACAF nation looking to earn the honor. The Mexican football federation … Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Bayern Munich have gotten off to a perfect start in the 2012-13 edition of the Bundesliga, winning each of their first three games. On Saturday, though, they face a difficult test as they travel to Gelsenkirchen to take on Schalke 04. … Continue reading »

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Adu: “Everyone fighting for their spots” on the 2013 Union

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL CHESTER, Pa. — Nineteen points back with only seven games remaining, the playoffs are out of reach for the Philadelphia Union. But that doesn't mean they have nothing left to play for in 2012. … Continue reading »

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