Where the Union Go From Here | Philly Union Talk
Living in this post-Harvey apocalypse makes you wonder. What does the recent draw against an obviously awful offensive team say? Would somebody good (like, say, the Greatest American Hero, Lenhart) have been able to break through against the makeshift Union defense? Is this what we look like without Paunovic and Ruiz? Will two players in their 30+ years be able to remain effective through the playoffs?
The Philly Soccer Page " Philadelphia Independence 2 – 1 Western New York Flash
The Independence won their fifth straight game on Saturday to go four points clear on the top of the table over the visiting Western New York Flash. Tasha Kai scored her league-leading 8th goal of the campaign and Sinead Farrelly notched her first ever career goal for the winner.
Western NY put something extra in the tank at the end of the game. After scoring a penalty kick Sinclair grabs the ball from the net and returns it to center field to capture a few extra seconds of play. They were determined but could not earn the tie game.
ZURICH – The 2010 World Cup final was seen by at least 1 billion people, though the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony appears to retain the top spot as the most-watched televised event, according to figures published Monday by FIFA.
It happened last year to the U.S. men in the World Cup and again Sunday in the Women's World Cup. What are the odds of the U.S. team scoring on last-play goals to advance in the last two World Cups, men and women?
The French are in unknown territory. In the 2-decade history of the Women's World Cup, France has never before reached the semifinals. In its only previous tournament, it was knocked out in the first round.
U.S. women's soccer team has strong Philly ties | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/12/2011
Fans cheered at major-league baseball stadiums when the result of the game was announced on Sunday. Famous actors and singers and football stars tweeted and blogged in gushes about their new heroes.
With a point taken from a 0-0 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night, the Union continued to show their improved fortitude away from…