Monthly Archives: July 2011

Philadelphia Union v. Colorado Rapids

18,770 witnessed one of the most bizarre nights yet at PPL Park.  If you were like me you showed up to PPL Park completely OBLIVIOUS to the fact that Carlos Ruiz had left the team because the Philly Supporters hurt his … Continue reading

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MLS All-Stars v. Manchester United

2011 MLS All-Star Game   26,760 people filled Red Bull Arena to watch the MLS All-Stars take on Manchester United in the 2011 MLS All-Star Game.  You read that right.. Red Bull Arena was SOLD OUT… and all it took … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Union v. Real Madrid – Friendly

Despite temperatures hovering around the 100 degree mark at 9pm, Philly’s answer to CARMAGEDDON (I-76), and Ticketmaster’s outrageous surcharge 57,305 people were on hand to watch the Philadelphia Union take on Real Madrid at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday night.    The first 11 minutes … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Union v. Everton FC – Friendly

18,582 piled into PPL Park to watch the Philadelphia Union take on a Tim Howard-Less Everton FC.  Despite the heat  and the fact that the match was a friendly the atmosphere at PPL Park was electric. “I’ve played in Salt … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Doop

A small tear formed in the corner of my eye last Sunday afternoon as I watched a team fromJapannutmeg my heart and end our USWNT’s dreams of World Cup glory. I did not want to let the pressure get to me … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Union v. NE Revolution

The MLS may not want to admit it, but the Philadelphia Union are 1st place in the Eastern Conference.  We may not be represented in the MLS All-Star Game, but we are represented where it counts… in the standings. Carlos … Continue reading

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WWC: USA v. Japan

 48,817 filled Commerzbank-Arena to watch the USA take on Japan for the Women’s World Cup.  The US entered the game with a 25-0 record against Japan.  They left with a 25-1 record against Japan.  …Oh, somewhere in this favored land the sun … Continue reading

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