12:34 AM EST, Tue February 09, 2016
Philadelphia Union Rumors & News
The U.S. women's national team's players union has launched a broadside of its own after the United States Soccer Federation threatened legal action to block the team from striking.
Kickoff at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz., is set for 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
The Union take the field for their first preseason game of the year tonight. It could be the first chance to see some of the team's new signings, including Roland Alberg, Walter Restrepo and draft picks Joshua Yaro and Keegan Rosenberry.
philly.com Feb 4, 2016
Looking to boost their attack, the Union have acquired 25-year-old Dutch midfielder Roland Alberg on a two- year deal. Albert won't be a designated player. The Union used targeted allocation money to sign the midfielder from ADO Den Haag of the Dutch Eredivise, the top division in the Netherlands.
Kickoff in Championsgate, Fla., is set for 10:30 a.m. Eastern time.
Exactly a week before the start of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament for this summer's Olympics, a labor dispute between the U.S. Soccer Federation and the women's national team has exploded into the public domain.
The reigning champions take the field tonight for their first preseason game against Major League Soccer opposition. Union fans looking for something to watch tonight might be interested in checking the Dynamo out, as Andrew Wenger and Cristian Maidana could make their debuts tonight. Kickoff at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz., is set for 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Even in preseason, matchups between Cascadia rivals have some extra spice. It will be particularly interesting in this game to see whether Vancouver's marquee new signings - Japanese striker Masato Kudo, Costa Rican winger Christian Bolaños and Canadian defender Fraser Aird - take the field. Kickoff at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz., is set for 7 p.m. Eastern Time.
It would probably be more appropriate if the weather today was bitterly cold, instead of in the 60's. But here we are with an opportunity to think ahead to when it will be warm out for more than one day in a month. At 1:30 p.m., Chris Wondolowski's San Jose Earthquakes face Diego Fagundez's New England Revolution at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz. You can watch live video of the preseason matchup right here.
Venezuelan striker Fernando Aristeguieta will not return to the Union for the 2016 season. A source with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the news to me Monday night.
philly.com Feb 1, 2016
Tim McDermott is excited to be taking over as the Union's chief business officer, but there is some immediate business he will take care of before delving into his new job: attending the Super Bowl.
philly.com Jan 28, 2016
Maurice Edu is in a hurry but doesn't want to rush things along. The Union's veteran designated player is eager to get back to the field, play a familiar position, and even strengthen his old place with the U.S. national team.
philly.com Jan 27, 2016
The Union made a major executive hire when they named Tim McDermott the club's new chief business officer on Wednesday. McDermott will have responsibility for overseeing the team's business operation, including working closely with the new USL team, Bethlehem Steel FC, along with the Philadelphia Union Academy.
philly.com Jan 20, 2016
There was speculation after the 2015 Major League Soccer season that Union midfielder Brian Carroll might delve into coaching.
philly.com Jan 20, 2016
The Union completed their defensive-oriented Major League Soccer SuperDraft by selecting a defender and a midfielder in the closing two rounds. The first two rounds took place Thursday in Baltimore, and the final two rounds were conducted by teams over the telephone.