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Who should the Union start against DC United on April 10?

March 26, 2010 6 comments

IF we learned anything from the Union’s first game it’s that Nowak’s lineup didn’t work. This has been discussed extensively here, here, here, and just about everywhere else.

So what should the starting lineup be against DCU on the 10th? Is it too early to start speculating? Hello no! I’m suffering from Union-on-TV-withdrawal and need to keep the posts going.

Below are my current best 11 (after the jump):

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Philadelphia Union–2010 season predictions–roundtable (of sorts)–part 2

March 25, 2010 Leave a comment

This is the second in a two part series. Read part one here.

Our discussion of the Philadelphia Union’s 2010 season continues below.

What will be the most under-reported storyline this season?

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Philadelphia Union 2010–The Good, the Bad, and the Young

March 23, 2010 Leave a comment

Roger Torres

Roger Torres typifies the youth, uncertainty, and great potential in the Union's roster this season.

Now that we’ve finished our preseason recap, let’s take a look at some things that worry us and excite us going into Thursday’s opener against Seattle.

Things to worry about:

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What?! The Union played and I missed?–A look back at the team’s Saturday of goals

February 15, 2010 2 comments
Jack McInerney scores goals!

Jack McInerney scores goals!

Over the next few weeks I’ll probably begin every post like this: “Sorry!”

I hate that I can’t cover the pre-season in depth, but grad student responsibilities seem to interfere with keeping a website up-to-date.  And I did have something that sounded like a commitment for a match report from the game, but that disappeared into the ether.

So it’s left to me to try to piece together what happened from twitter and the Union’s official site. Here we go:

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Saturday morning recommended reading

January 23, 2010 Leave a comment

Things are quiet today (as expected) in pre-pre-season Union news. But one minor story that should resonate with fans is the news that two Union players–Jack McInerney and Amobi Okugo–have been called up to represent the US U-20 national team at the 2010 Copa Chivas in Guadalajara, Mexico. Let’s hope they are just the first in what will be a long line of Union players called up to youth national sides and to the senior side.

I’m a big fan of the new Philly Soccer Page blog, and have particularly enjoyed their pieces on Philly Soccer history.  Be sure to check out the most recent post in the series, which is on the Ukranian Nationals:

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“Union draft strategy: Get ’em young” at Match Fit USA

January 19, 2010 3 comments
Danny Mwanga, Amobi Okugo, Jack McInerney

Danny Mwanga, Amobi Okugo, Jack McInerney

For all you Union fans still suffering from Superdraft hangover (we got to see our players! on TV! and with real jerseys!), Jason Davis at Match Fit USA has put up a belated but much appreciated post on the Union’s draft choices:

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Diminutive Jack McInerney and the niggling non-issue of a striker’s height

January 16, 2010 9 comments

For those of you wondering how Jack McInerney came to be called overrated–or, rather, how he became rated so highly that he was then labeled overrated–the following video should suffice.

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