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The Philly Soccer Page ” Match report: Union 1-1 Galaxy
For the fifth straight match Landon Donovan scored for the LA Galaxy. But Danny Mwanga had the answer. Led by the powerful play of halftime substitute, Union picked up an important home point with a 1-1 tie against a strong western conference opponent.

Union 1-1 LA Galaxy | Philly Union Talk
In a record-breakingly packed PPL, the U nabbed a point from a Beckham-less Galaxy, in what was probably the most thrilling 15 minutes of the season so far.

The Philly Soccer Page " Union v Galaxy in pictures
PSP photographer Nicolae Stoian was on hand for Wednesday night’s come-from-behind draw with LA Galaxy. Here’s a look at what he saw.

Mwanga grabs important first goal in scrappy Union tie | American Soccer News
Two years ago from yesterday, the Union formally came in to being. Full house, beautiful night, an absence of any David Beckham hubbub. What better way to celebrate your naming

Former Union Player Update: Knighton wins NASL honors, Noone heads home, and Chacho strikes again | American Soccer News

ASN Philly tracks former Union players as they continue their careers elsewhere.

 The Philly Soccer Page " Earl Gardner in Founding Member Best XI

You may know him by his photographs. You may know him from such songs as “Harvey All the Time” and “Kyle Nakazawa.” You may know him simply because he’s a really nice guy. Now you can know him as a Founding Member Best XI.

Mwanga's heroics save point for Union vs. Galaxy | CSN Philly

Danny Mwanga kept his foot on the gas late and scored in the 84th minute to help the Union salvage a 1-1 tie against the high-profile Galaxy at PPL Park. By Ryan Bright

Message from Union: We're not satisfied with draws | CSN Philly
Danny Mwanga and the Union saved a draw with a late-game goal Wednesday vs. the high-profile Galaxy. But the team has one message: they aren't satisfied. By Dave Zeitlin

Video: Kerith Gabriel on the Union's draw with the Galaxy | The Goalkeeper | 05/11/2011
Kerith Gabriel of the Daily News offers his take on the Union's 1-1 draw with the Galaxy at PPL Park.

Union ties Galaxy on goal by Mwanga | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/12/2011
BEFORE LAST NIGHT’S matchup against the Los Angeles Galaxy, Union forward Carlos Ruiz told reporters he was “sick and tired” of talk that his team lacked an offensive spark and said his teammates planned to use this as a “statement game” to prove just how much he and the offense have blossomed.

A record crowd, a tie game, but no Beckham | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/12/2011
Multimillion-dollar contracts don't buy what they used to, and for fans of the Union, the largesse bestowed upon David Beckham couldn't buy them a chance to hoot once again at the gaudy L.A. Galaxy hood ornament.

Beckham has been major disappointment for MLS | Philadelphia Daily News | 05/12/2011
DECISIONS LIKE THESE are why the legacy of David Beckham in Major League Soccer will be nothing like what it could have been.

Thoughts on the Union's draw with the Galaxy | The Goalkeeper | 05/11/2011
The scenario was so familiar that I've lost count of how many times I've seen it.

Mwanga's goal salvages Union's tie with Galaxy | Philadelphia Inquirer | 05/12/2011
Danny Mwanga was inserted at halftime to spice up the Union's offense Wednesday night, and he accomplished that goal by scoring one himself.

FARYD MONDRAGÓN & JUAN PABLO ÁNGEL | Union Sound | Philadelphia Union
Thursday, April 28 Jordan Harvey Jordan Harvey returns to the studio to talk about Philadelphia’s bye week, the Seattle tie, new experience in…

Mondragón Shows His Mettle vs. LA, Probable to Face Dallas | Philadelphia Union
CHESTER, Pa. — Throughout the season, Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón has been a stabilizing, veteran presence in net, even if he has…

Mwanga Rediscovers Scoring Touch in Tie vs. LA | Philadelphia Union
CHESTER, Pa. — John Hackworth paused for a moment when a reporter asked if he was upset that Danny Mwanga drew a yellow card for taking off his shirt…

Int’l Experience Helps Pfeffer Inch Toward Union Debut | Philadelphia Union
WAYNE, Pa. — In recent weeks, Philadelphia Union manager Peter Nowak has said he wants to give 16-year-old rookie Zach Pfeffer the opportunity to…

Union Back Five All Top 50 in MLS Castrol Index for April | Philadelphia Union
CHESTER — Major League Soccer released their first ever MLS Castrol Index – a statistical algorithm that ranks player performance…

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