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Greg Oldfield receives United Soccer Coaches media award for MLS Cup article



Brotherly Game writer Greg Oldfield was one of the recipients of the 2022 United Soccer Coaches media awards. Oldfield received the award for his column “A Philadelphia Soccer Hollywood Story” about the MLS Cup final he attended in person in Los Angeles in November.

Oldfield was one of five writers recognized. He joins Jonathan Abraham as Brotherly Game writers who have been recognized by the association. Abraham received the student award in 2020 for a piece on Carli Lloyd.

​​​​​Below is the full list of 2022 recipients:

Deadline/Game Story: Michael Battista, Once A Metro; “NPSL title win “more about belief” than experience for FC Motown”

Feature Story: Jeff Kassouf, ESPN; “Meet the USWNT chef responsible for feeding the World Cup champs during qualifiers in Mexico”

Column: Greg Oldfield, Brotherly Game; “A Philadelphia Soccer Hollywood Story

Video Feature: Thomas Arnison, Loyola University Chicago; “Eric Wynalda – Las Vegas Legend”

Student: Matthew Press, Indiana University; “‘We hate losing to each other’: Indiana men’s soccer sophomore duo thrives off competition”

The United Soccer Coaches Media Contest annually recognizes writers and reporters with work published in a newspaper (daily or weekly), magazine, website, television broadcast, or blog covering soccer. Freelance writers published in newspapers, magazines or as special features can also submit published articles.

Matthew Ralph is the managing editor of Philadelphia Soccer Now / Brotherly Game. He's covered soccer at all levels for many years in the Philadelphia region and has also written for, NPSL, PrepSoccer and other publications. He lives with his wife and two young children in Broomall, Pa., but grew up in South Jersey and is originally from Kansas.

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