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Nov 5, 2018

MLS Rookie of Year Corey Baird benefited from RSL’s belief in Homegrown players, time at Stanford

When Real Salt Lake rookie forward Corey Baird first entered the team’s preseason training, he was expecting to fight for Major League Soccer minutes while perfecting his craft with the team’s United Soccer League affiliate, Real Monarchs. But Baird quickly impressed RSL manager Mike Petke with a few qualities he values in young players. He […] The post MLS Rookie of Year Corey Baird benefited from RSL’s belief in Homegrown players, time at Stanford appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Nov 2, 2018

Philadelphia Union leaders express praise for Jim Curtin as uncertainty lingers around manager’s future

Changes are going to occur within the Philadelphia Union over the offseason with sporting director Ernst Tanner at the helm. To what degree changes are made is yet to be known, and the biggest question hovering around the franchise is whether head coach Jim Curtin, who is out of contract, will return for the 2019 […] The post Philadelphia Union leaders express praise for Jim Curtin as uncertainty lingers around manager’s future appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Oct 31, 2018

End of season struggles show Philadelphia Union still have plenty to do to challenge MLS’ elite

NEW YORK — As the minutes ticked down on the Philadelphia Union’s season, the frustration grew louder through demonstrative hand motions.  As the final whistle blew, Jim Curtin’s men were eliminated from the postseason following a 3-1 loss to New York City FC, the club and its fans were once again left questioning how things […] The post End of season struggles show Philadelphia Union still have plenty to do to challenge MLS’ elite appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Oct 31, 2018

Adjustments required for Philadelphia Union to win knockout-round game over New York City FC

The Philadelphia Union need to make adjustments against New York City FC in order to keep their season alive. After falling flat at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, the Union are headed back up to the Bronx on Wednesday to play their Eastern Conference rival in the knockout round.  In the Union’s 3-1 Decision Day defeat, […] The post Adjustments required for Philadelphia Union to win knockout-round game over New York City FC appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Oct 30, 2018

Philadelphia Union fall flat in season finale, but emotions run high

NEW YORK — An early concession, an own goal, a disagreement at the end of the first half and a freefall from fourth to sixth place in the Eastern Conference.  That was the latest bizarre and disappointing concoction the Philadelphia Union mustered in their regular-season finale, a 3-1 loss to New York City FC.   Similar […] The post Philadelphia Union fall flat in season finale, but emotions run high appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Oct 26, 2018

Assessing MVP credentials of Philadelphia Union midfielder Borek Dockal

Philadelphia Union midfielder Borek Dockal must be included in the Major League Soccer Most Valuable Player discussion. The Czech Republic international may not be the sexiest name in the MVP conversation, but he’s made as much of an impact for the Union as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney have for the LA Galaxy and D.C. […] The post Assessing MVP credentials of Philadelphia Union midfielder Borek Dockal appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Oct 22, 2018

Three things we learned from Philadelphia Union’s loss to New York Red Bulls

CHESTER, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union used Sunday’s clash with the New York Red Bulls as a measuring stick for the postseason.  Although they came out on the wrong end of the result, the Union believed they put in a respectable performance against one of the two contenders for the Supporters’ Shield.  The loss didn’t […] The post Three things we learned from Philadelphia Union’s loss to New York Red Bulls appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Oct 21, 2018

Kaku penalty pushes New York Red Bulls past Philadelphia Union

CHESTER, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union’s final home game of the regular season didn’t go as expected, but there’s still a good chance they return to Talen Energy Stadium in the postseason. The Union fell 1-0 to the New York Red Bulls on Sunday afternoon, but because of results elsewhere in the Eastern Conference, they […] The post Kaku penalty pushes New York Red Bulls past Philadelphia Union appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Oct 20, 2018

USMNT needs to mesh full team together after bringing along young players

EAST HARTFORD, Conn.– When United States men’s national team interim manager Dave Sarachan was asked about his future Tuesday night, he smiled and let out a sly response.  “I’m in until they tell me I’m not,” Sarachan said. “I’m full bore man, this is too much fun.”  The 64-year-old has been in charge for a […] The post USMNT needs to mesh full team together after bringing along young players appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Oct 17, 2018

USMNT’s tactical changes produce goal, Amon shines in debut and more

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — The United States men’s national team didn’t end up with the result it wanted Tuesday night, but there were plenty of positives to build on from the 1-1 draw with Peru, especially the developments in the final 45 minutes.  A slight tactical change by interim manager Dave Sarachan allowed the USMNT […] The post USMNT’s tactical changes produce goal, Amon shines in debut and more appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Oct 16, 2018

USMNT concedes late for 1-1 draw with Peru

EAST HARTFORD, Conn.– The young players with the United States men’s national team held up well against Peru, but one of the program’s veterans cost the Americans a victory Tuesday night.  The USMNT tied Peru 1-1 at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field due to a defensive lapse by DeAndre Yedlin that allowed Peru’s […] The post USMNT concedes late for 1-1 draw with Peru appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.

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