Author Archives: Keith H.

Union look to experienced few as club’s first trip to postseason approaches

By KEITH HICKEY With their franchise’s MLS playoff debut approaching, members of the Philadelphia Union are getting ready what will be, for most of them, their first taste of the MLS postseason. Of the 27 players on the Union's roster, … Continue reading »

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Philly Union Notes: Williams out with concussion, goalkeeper needed, and more

By KEITH HICKEY Union right back Sheanon Williams will miss Friday’s game against Sporting Kansas City after picking up a concussion. The injury to Williams, who had previously missed just one match this season, was reported by Philly.com and is … Continue reading »

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Union Notes: Farfan adapting to left back, Tait and Langley join squad

Photo by Kelley L Cox/ISIPhotos.com By KEITH HICKEY When the Philadelphia Union made the surprising decision to trade away defender Jordan Harvey, the biggest concern about the swap was just who would replace him in the Union back-line. Peter Nowak … Continue reading »

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Philly drops points at home again as Timbers earn draw at PPL Park

By JOEY SAMUEL In a match where two teams coming in were in dire need of three points, each managed to end up with just one. Kyle Nakazawa hit the crossbar late and Troy Perkins was solid in goal as … Continue reading »

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Philly Union Notes: Califf calls for focus, reserve team posts victory and more

By KEITH HICKEY After seeing his team go into halftime down by three goals against New England, and then come back to tie the game in thrilling fashion, Union defender Danny Califf called for the Union to display the same … Continue reading »

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Philly Union Notes: Trialist scores in friendly rout, Daniel called up and more

Photo by ISIPhotos.com  By KEITH HICKEY The Philadelphia Union came out on top of a 5-3 exhibition game against central Pennsylvania affiliate club Harrisburg City Islanders Wednesday night. After going 2-0 down inside the first twenty minutes, the Union rebounded … Continue reading »

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Late Penalty Gives Union Point vs. FC Dallas

  By KEITH HICKEY CHESTER – The Philadelphia Union twice fought back from one-goal deficits to earn penalties and a point at home against FC Dallas. Dallas finished the first half with a 2-1 advantage courtesy of Maicon Santos and … Continue reading »

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