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SPORTING MOVE
Union plans new hire, brings in Meulensteen as consultant
The Philadelphia Union's big announcement on Friday morning was that there will be an announcement sometime in the future that the club has hired a sporting director. In the meantime, the team has hired former Manchester United assistant René Meulensteen as a consultant who will advise Union ownership on all soccer operations, a move that will steer the direction of the club for the next five years.
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PHILADELPHIA UNION RECENT NEWS

UNION TO PLAY IN JACKSONVILLE
Friendly will be Armada's first match

Chester, Pa. – The Union will play Jacksonville Armada FC in a friendly at EverBank Field on Saturday, Feb. 7.

UNION TO HOST PRO COMBINE
Technical staff will evaluate young players

Chester, Pa. – The Union will host its inaugural Pro Combine at YSC Sports in Wayne, Pa. on Dec. 16-17.

NEW INVESTOR
Seltzer family joins Union ownership

CHESTER, Pa. – Philadelphia Union announced Monday David Seltzer and other family members have joined the club as investors. David Seltzer is a principal and co-founder of Mercator Advisors, a Philadelphia-based financial advisory firm formed in 2001.

A LONG WAIT
Union down at 17th pick for Chivas players

NEW YORK – The official selection order for the 2014 MLS Dispersal Draft of former Chivas USA players has been determined.

NO TIMETABLE
Sporting Director search will be ongoing

The Philadelphia Union plans to hire a sporting director sometime in the future, but there is no definite timetable of when that hire will occur. In the interim consultant Rene Meulensteen will handle the role.

"A RESOURCE THAT WE HAVE"
Curtin pleased with Meulensteen role

With his interim tag removed just a week ago, Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin sees bringing in a sporting director and in the interim Rene Meulensteen as a consultant as a way to build his own coaching portfolio.

SPORTING MOVE
Union plans new hire, brings in Meulensteen as consultant

The Philadelphia Union's big announcement on Friday morning was that there will be an announcement sometime in the future that the club has hired a sporting director. In the meantime, the team has hired former Manchester United assistant René Meulensteen as a consultant who will advise Union ownership on all soccer operations, a move that will steer the direction of the club for the next five years.

NO SURPRISE
Curtin gets the interim tag removed

To the surprise on no one, Jim Curtin is no longer the interim head coach of the Union.

And just as unsurprising, he is now the full-time head coach of the MLS club.

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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