Xfinity and the Philadelphia Union: at the forefront of Philly sports

Our Union team at Philly Sports Network recently received a special invitation. Alexandra Wachman, Public Relations Manager at Comcast, asked if we’d like to attend an Xfinity event hosted by the Philadelphia Union. There would be only a handful of season ticket holders in attendance, would include viewing a team practice, lunch on the deck […]

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Union square off against a short-handed San Jose team tonight, can they capitalize on the road?

The Philadelphia Union failed to score a goal Sunday night on the road at NYRB, but will hope to bounce back on short rest across the country against the San Jose Earthquakes – who are missing two major offensive weapons in Cristian Espinoza and Chris Wondolowski (both suspended). Can Philadelphia find a way to grab […]

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7 Union Youth Academy players invited to U-16 National Team ID Camp

The Philadelphia Union Youth Academy continues to be the most promising aspect of the organization, now sending seven players from its ranks off to a National Team Talent Identification camp starting today and running through September 23rd in Chula Vista, California. Defenders Dante Huckaby and Anthony Sorensen, midfielders Paxten Aaronson, Jack McGlynn, and Nicholas Pariano, […]

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On Kid’s Night, Union defender Mark McKenzie reflects on his path to the pros

Mark McKenzie left training Wednesday afternoon just like any other day. But yesterday, the 20-year old center back from Bear, Delaware was due to return to Chester for a media appearance set to take place before Bethlehem Steel FC’s home match vs Loudoun United FC. McKenzie arrived back down to the stadium around 6:20 PM […]

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Local article on Union and charter flights creates Twitter discussion

Yesterday, the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jonathan Tannenwald dropped a story challenging the Philadelphia Union ownership group in a call for charter flights to be used during the Union’s stretch of three road matches in eight days. Soon enough, Twitter was buzzing. Three road matches in eight days. One of which is across the country in San […]

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