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Some videos of the Union-UNC Tarheels match

February 15, 2010 4 comments

Missed the game in North Carolina like me? Wondering what PPL Park is going to sound like this year? Just take a look at the following vids:

The Union line-up:

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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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Monday morning recommended reading

February 10, 2010 Leave a comment

Sorry for the slow output recently. I’ve got four feature length articles I’m working on for the newspaper right now, in addition to my classes and a TA job. So, yes, I’m very busy. But, thankfully, I’ve already got a few writers lined up who will help with posting once the regular season begins (and for any interested Union scribes–the offer still stands!).

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Union training camp location revealed

January 21, 2010 2 comments

The Philadelphia Union will spend the first part of the pre-season trainng at the Bryan Park Soccer Complex in Greensboro, North Carolina, according to an article in the News & Record. Bryan Park boasts 17 Bermuda Grass Fields and a 3,000 seat stadium, according to the Greensboro soccer club’s website.

The team will also play an exhibition match against the 2009 College Cup semifinalists UNC Tarheels on February 13 at Macpherson Stadium. The match is open to the public. Tickets cost $15 and are available here.

If there are any Union fans/MLS fans in Greensboro who would like to report on this game, please contact me: chorridusmail at gmail dot com.