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Diary Of An MLS Convert: Year One

 Well, what a season. For those latecomers among you (I can see you at the back), I’ve been following the Philadelphia Union for the 2011 MLS season. Originally I was asked by MLSUK to follow the U, but after about … 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. 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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Philadelphia Union v. SJ Earthquakes

In the immortal words of every Scooby Doo villain, “If it weren’t for John Busch and his meddling hat we would’ve gotten away with three points!” In the immortal words of Morrissey, “I’m not happy and I’m not sad.”  The … Continue reading

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