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PHILADELPHIA UNION

ON ALL CYLINDERS
Wenger brace leads 4-2 win over Quakes
Andrew Wenger paced the Union with two goals against San Jose on Sunday.
Andrew Wenger paced the Union with two goals against San Jose on Sunday.
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CHESTER, Pa – The debut of Rais M’Bolhi in goal, a brace from Andrew Wenger, and a terrific Sheanon Williams header were just some of the bright spots on Sunday night as the Philadelphia Union defeated the San Jose Earthquakes at PPL Park, 4-2.
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PHILADELPHIA UNION RECENT NEWS

WORLD TRAVELERS
6 Union players to represent 5 countries

CHESTER, Pa. - Six Union players, Brian Brown, Andre Blake, Michael Lahoud, Rais Mbolhi, Zach Pfeffer and Carlos Valdes, have received calls to represent their countries

IT'S ALL GOOD
Union offense firing on all cylinders against San Jose

Even defender Sheanon Williams got into the act as the Union reeled off four goals against San Jose on Sunday. CHESTER, Pa – “ANDREW WENGER.” “ANDREW WENGER.” As the Philadelphia Union midfielder exited the pitch in the 82nd minute of Sunday’s 4-2 win over San Jose, he got some love from defender Ethan White, a high five and thumbs up from fellow midfielder Sebastien Le Toux, and his loudest cheers of the season from the Sons of Ben.

ON ALL CYLINDERS
Wenger brace leads 4-2 win over Quakes

Andrew Wenger paced the Union with two goals against San Jose on Sunday. CHESTER, Pa – The debut of Rais M’Bolhi in goal, a brace from Andrew Wenger, and a terrific Sheanon Williams header were just some of the bright spots on Sunday night as the Philadelphia Union defeated the San Jose Earthquakes at PPL Park, 4-2.

CROWDED NET
Union have depth to spare in goal

Zac MacMath will get the start in goal for the Union Sunday against San Jose while M’Bolhi works on fitness. Jim Curtin called the Philadelphia Union’s current goalkeeping situation “unique.” After what seems like a whirlwind this past month, the Interim Manager probably isn’t too far off.

ENERGY CRISIS
Union run out of gas against Houston

Andre Blake got his first MLS start in Friday's 2-0 Houston loss to Houston. HOUSTON—Defensive miscues cost the Philadelphia Union dearly on Friday, as they fell 2-0 to the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.

BACK IN THE MIX
White emerging as a key man in the Union defense

Ethan White got his chance with the Union under interim coach Jim Curtin, and has rewarded the new coach's confidence. One of the first things Interim Manager Jim Curtin did when he took over the helm of the Philadelphia Union was to put Ethan White on the field. The center back, who also has featured in the Union’s U.S. Open Cup matches, will look to make it six straight Major League soccer starts on Friday, when Philadelphia faces off against Houston ( 9 p.m. NBC Sports).


BONE SENT TO HAMMERHEADS
Little-used midfielder loaned to USL PRO side

CHESTER, Pa. - The Union has loaned midfielder Corben Bone to USL PRO side Wilmington Hammerheads for the remainder of the 2014 season.

SEMI-TOUGH
Union outlast FC Dallas to advance to Open Cup Final

Amobi Okugo scored in regulation, and goalkeeper Zac MacMath stopped two penalty kicks, as the Union topped FC Dallas in Tuesday’s US Open Cup semifinal. FRISCO, TX – The Philadelphia Union have made the most of their U.S. Open Cup matches. Late game heroics, results that needed extra time to be resolved, and a mid-game storm stoppage have all occurred during the Union’s Open Cup competitions. With the excitement of the contests that preceded, it was only fitting that Tuesday’s semifinal game against FC Dallas needed penalties for Philadelphia to earn the right to move on in the tournament, 1-1 (4-3).

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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