No frills, but Carroll locks up defense for Union – delcotimes.com
It’s a spot on the pitch that rarely bears mentioning, unless a critical mistake takes place there. It’s a position that isn’t highly regarded by fans because there aren’t too many stats attached to it.
Here we go again folks! Every away game brings a new contest.
Only days after signing La Liga veteran Veljko Paunovic for depth in the strike force, the Union brought former #1 SuperDraft pick, Alecko Eskandarian, and 2004 MLS Cup winner under Piotr Nowak into the fold. Eskandarian just finished up his degree at the University of Virginia and spent the fall of 2010 as an assistant coach at his alma mater. The former MLS star will report to John Hackworth as youth technical director, where he will oversee the development of the Union’s academy. We had seen Alecko around PPL Park quite a bit recently and were hoping that this would be the outcome.
Manager Peter Nowak previews Saturday's match against Vancouver
Philadelphia Union manager Peter Nowak understands Vancouver’s pain. The Whitecaps, despite having a fair bit of talent on their squad, have sputter…