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Afternoon Delight: The Most Important Month In Union History | Union Dues

While it may be a very short history, August may be the most important of any Union months to day. (Okay maybe the founding of the team is top of the list, but game wise, this is it)

The Fantastic Four | Union Dues

Heading into this season, there were two glaring needs that the Union needed to address. The first was to acquire another goal scorer, one which could help share the heavy load that Sebastien Le Toux carried last year.

The Philly Soccer Page " No Howard for Everton at PPL

Asked what all the people expecting to see Howard play should do, Sakiewicz shrugged, “They should call Everton. … It’s disappointing, but I guess that’s the way Everton rolls.”

Live chat: Philadelphia Union vs. Everton F.C. | The Goalkeeper | 07/19/2011

Join me for a live chat during Wednesday night's international friendly between the Philadelphia Union and Everton at PPL Park. Kickoff time is set for 7:30 p.m.

MLS teams no match financially for ‘friendly’ foes | Philadelphia Daily News | 07/20/2011
“We don’t put too much into what happens. It’s a team that’s worth hundreds of millions of dollars vs. a team that’s worth maybe $10 or 15 [million] at the most. In the world of soccer, that’s a massive difference and you expect them to win . . . We’re not playing against Cristiano Ronaldo or Kaka in our league. We take it for what it is.”

Video: Danny Califf on the Union's All-Star snubs | The Goalkeeper | 07/19/2011

Some highlights of Union defender Danny Califf‘s remarks at the team’s weekly press conference at PPL Park.

Video: Real Madrid players look ahead to Union friendly | The Goalkeeper | 07/19/2011

Courtesy of the Union, here is a video clip of Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos and Pepe talking about Saturday’s international friendly at Lincoln Financial Field.

Video: Everton ready to face the Union | The Goalkeeper | 07/19/2011

Courtesy of the Union, here is video of Everton’s press conference at PPL Park on Tuesday. It features manager David Moyes, defender and team captain Phil Neville, and midfielder Mikel Arteta.

Video: Peter Nowak on the Union's international friendlies | The Goalkeeper | 07/19/2011

Philadelphia Union manager Peter Nowak talked about the importance of his team's international friendly matches against Everton and Real Madrid during the Union's weekly press conference at PPL Park.

Union to face Everton minus goalie Howard

CHESTER, Pa. — He’s the American face of Everton of the English Premier League, and one of the most well-known and recognized personalities in American soccer. He is U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard and he was supposed to be at PPL Park on Wednesday for his squad’s matchup with the Union.

Mondragón proud to represent Union at All-Star Game | Philadelphia Union

CHESTER, Pa. — Faryd Mondragón is honored to be an All-Star in his first season in Major League Soccer. The Philadelphia Union goalkeeper only wish…

Full house awaiting Wambach in Rochester | Philadelphia Daily News | 07/20/2011

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Abby Wambach is coming home to an anticipated full house in Rochester in the U.S. women's soccer star's first game since a World Cup final loss to Japan last weekend.

AGENDA | Philadelphia Daily News | 07/20/2011

What: International club friendly Who: Everton FC vs. Union When: Tonight, 7:30 Where: PPL Park, Chester TV: Comcast SportsNet For kicks: U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard, also Everton's No. 1, will not be in attendance; it's expected that backup Jan Mucha will be his replacement . . . Everton has been training at the Eagles' NovaCare complex this week and held an open pr

Union upset by Howard's absence from Everton for friendly | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/20/2011

Nick Sakiewicz couldn't hide his disappointment. The Union CEO and operating partner said he was told a few days ago that United States national team goalkeeper Tim Howard would not be joining Everton for Wednesday's 7:30 p.m. friendly against the Union at PPL Park in Chester.

Union surprised Howard not with Everton for friendly | Philadelphia Union

CHESTER, Pa. — A day before the Philadelphia Union were set to clash with English Premier League side Everton FC, several Union players spoke very h…

Union expect youth to benefit from Everton showdown | Philadelphia Union

CHESTER, Pa. — The routine doesn’t change. On Tuesday, the Union trained at PPL Park, watched some film and went through their normal motions…

Union favoring 4-1-3-2 formation during unbeaten run | Philadelphia Union

For the fifth straight game, none of which have resulted in losses, Union manager Peter Nowak rolled out a now-familiar 4-1-3-2 formation. In New… 

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