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SPORTING SPOILERS
Philadelphia Union top playoff-bound Sporting KC, 2-1
Cristian Maidana set up both Union goals against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday.
Cristian Maidana set up both Union goals against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday.
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CHESTER, Pa.-- The playoffs no longer in their sights, the Philadelphia Union got a much-needed win at home on Saturday night, earning a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City at PPL Park.
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PHILADELPHIA UNION RECENT NEWS

“WHAT OUR FANS DESERVE”
Union close out home slate with quality win over Sporting KC

Pedro Ribeiro netted the game-winner for the Union over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday. CHESTER, Pa. – Two young guns who weren’t on the roster at the start of the 2014 season gave the Philadelphia Union a victory in the last home game of the year. With the playoffs no longer in the team’s sights and morale pretty low, Brian Brown and Pedro Ribeiro both scored goals as the Union earned a needed win on Saturday night, a 2-1 decision over Sporting Kansas City at PPL Park.

SPORTING SPOILERS
Philadelphia Union top playoff-bound Sporting KC, 2-1

Cristian Maidana set up both Union goals against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday. CHESTER, Pa.-- The playoffs no longer in their sights, the Philadelphia Union got a much-needed win at home on Saturday night, earning a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City at PPL Park.

FULL EFFORT
Despite ouster from playoff chase, Union anxious to “finish the season the right way”

"I'm a young coach but I don't think I'll have two more devastating [results] for the rest of my career," interim Manager Jim Curtin said about the Union's last two games. The positives are hard to pinpoint. Heading into their last home game of the 2014 season, the Union are winless in five league games, their playoff hopes have been dashed, and the side is reeling from devastating back-to-back performances.


IT’S OVER
Union fall to Crew, ending playoff chance

Andrew Wenger's goal gave the Union a short-lived 2-0 lead over Columbus on Saturday at PPL Park. CHESTER, Pa.---The Philadelphia Union’s inability to close out a game cost them what slim chance they had of making the playoffs, as they squandered a two-goal lead and fell 3-2 to the Columbus Crew at PPL Park Saturday night.

JUST IN TIME
Le Toux, Casey return to Union lineup for late playoff push

Conor Casey is off the Union injury list just in time to help lift the team into the playoffs. They’re baaaaaack. After sitting out with injuries, Sebastien Le Toux (ankle sprain) and Conor Casey (knee sprain) should be back in action for the Philadelphia Union against the Columbus Crew on Saturday at PPL Park (7 p.m., the Comcast Network).

MBOLHI OFF TO NATIONAL DUTY
Veteran keeper to play again for Algeria

CHESTER, Pa. – Union goalkeeper Rais Mbolhi has been called up by Algeria to appear in group-play action for the 2015 African Cup of Nations.

OKUGO STEPS UP
Union can't hold late lead

Fabinho holds off Chicago forward Robert Earnshaw in the second half of Thursday's 1-1 draw at PPL Park. CHESTER, Pa. – After losing his starting spot in the midfield in favor of Maurice Edu and getting minimal playing time just months after wearing the captain’s armband for the Philadelphia Union, Amobi Okugo loudly and consistently stated his case for why he should be on the field over the course of Thursday night.

GIVING IT AWAY
Union squander points with draw against Fire

Amobi Okugo shuts down Chicago forward Florent Sinama-Pongolie in the second half of Thursday's 1-1 draw between the Union and Fire at PPL Park. CHESTER, Pa. – Late game heroics by Amobi Okugo weren’t enough to put the Philadelphia Union over the Chicago Fire, as the two Eastern Conference opponents played to a 1-1 draw Thursday night at PPL Park.

Union News Archive
Philadelphia Union
03/08 @Portland Timbers - 10:30 pm
03/15 New England Revolution - 4:00 pm
03/22 @Columbus Crew - 4:00 pm
03/29 Montreal Impact - 4:00 pm
04/05 @Chicago Fire - 5:00 pm
04/12 Real Salt Lake - 4:00 pm
04/16 @New York Red Bulls - 7:30 pm
04/19 Houston Dynamo - 4:00 pm
04/26 @Montreal Impact - 2:00 pm
05/03 @Seattle Sounders FC - 10:00 pm
05/10 D.C. United - 4:00
05/14 @Sporting Kansas City - 8:30 pm
05/17 New England Revolution - 7:00 pm
05/25 @Los Angeles Galaxy - 8:00 pm
05/31 @Chivas USA - 10:30 pm
06/07 Vancouver Whitecaps - 7:00 PM
06/28 @New England Revolution - 7:30 pm
07/04 @FC Dallas - 9:00 pm
07/12 Colorado Rapids - 7:00 pm
07/16 New York Red Bulls - 7:00 pm
07/19 @Chicago Fire - 8:30 pm
07/25 Crystal Palace - 7:00 pm
08/01 @Sporting Kansas City - 8:00 pm
08/09 Montreal Impact - 7:00 pm
08/15 @Houston Dynamo - 9:00 pm
08/24 San Jose Earthquakes - 8:00 pm
09/03 Toronto FC - 7:00 pm
09/06 @Toronto FC - TBD
09/13 New York Red Bulls - 2:00 pm
09/20 Houston Dynamo - 7:00 pm
09/27 @D.C. United - 2:00 pm
10/02 Chicago Fire - 8:00 pm
10/11 Columbus Crew - 7:00 pm
10/18 Sporting Kansas City - 7:00 pm
10/26 @Columbus Crew - 6:00 pm
Philadelphia Union
Philadelphia Union
Stadium: PPL Park
Colors: Union Navy, Union Signal Blue, Metalic Gold
CEO: Nick Sakiewicz
Team Manager: John Hackworth
League:Major League Soccer
Team Founded: 2008 started play 2010
Team Web Site: www.philadelphiaunion.com
 
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