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  1. Philadelphia Union 2017 MLS season preview: Roster, schedule, national TV info and moreRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Goal.com

    ... Fabian Herbers are battling for the right wing role, while Jay Simpson and Charlie Davies are pushing incumbent C.J. Sapong for the lead striker spot. Simpson's arrival, and Davies' improved form, could give the Union the option to play a ...


  2. D.C. United, Philadelphia Union finish tied in preseason matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Black And Red United

    Three days after an easy win of the USA under-17s, D.C. United faced stiffer competition in their second preseason game, resulting in a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union . After falling behind to a first half goal from CJ Sapong, offseason signing Jose Guillermo Ortiz netted the equalizer for United in the second half, finishing off an assist from trialist Maxim Tissot .


  3. Onyewu Adds Final Piece of Chemistry Puzzle for UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Double G Sports

    The Philadelphia Union officially announced the signing of US International defender Oguchi Onyewu yesterday. He had been on trial with the team during the first week of preseason.


  4. Phialdelphia Union linked with 2. Bundesliga striker Fafa PicaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Brotherly Game

    German outlet Bild.de is reporting that former St. Pauli striker Fafa Picault is interested in a move to the Philadelphia Union . The outlet quotes agent Alessio Secco as saying that while several MLS clubs are interested in the 25 year old center forward, "Philadelphia is the biggest" in terms of interest.


  5. Reactions to the Jay Simpson signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Brotherly Game

    When the Philadelphia Union announced that they had signed forward Jay Simpson from English fourth division side Leyton Orient, my first reaction was "Who?" I don't follow the English game at all, and I only know of Leyton Orient's existence from playing Football Manager. Jay Simpson might as well be Homer Simpson to me, so I asked some folks what they thought of him.


  6. Three MLS players the Union could targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Brotherly Game

    ... miles left in his legs to be effective in the league. Whether Davies returns or not, adding Barrett would allow C.J. Sapong to get more rest and hopefully stay consistent over the case of a full season. Much like the previously mentioned Barrett, ...


  7. MLS Awards: Morris claims prize as top rookieRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Soccer America

    ... Akindele (FC Dallas). 2013 -- Dillon Powers (Colorado Rapids). 2012 -- Austin Berry (Chicago Fire). 2011 -- C.J. Sapong (Sporting Kansas City). 2010 -- Andy Najar (D.C. United). 2009 -- Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy). 2008 -- Sean Franklin (LA Galaxy). ...


  8. Early rise, late fall for UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Philly.com

    ... than one goal just once, in a 3-2 loss at the New York Red Bulls. The biggest reason was the decline of forward C.J. Sapong (pictured). A physical forward who is known for playing a strong two-way game, Sapong isn't skilled enough to break down ...


  9. Philadephia Toronto SoccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Philadelphia Union's C.J. Sapong, left, and Toronto FC's Drew Moor battles for the ball as Toronto's Eriq Zavaleta and Philadelphia's Richie Marquez watch during the first half of an MLS soccer playoff match in Toronto, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016.


  10. MLS Playoff Talking Points: Union and RSL hoping to be rare bottom seeds to win MLS CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Goal.com

    ... Enter Barnetta, who must find a way to get around the irrepressible Bradley to create chances for the likes of C.J. Sapong and Fabian Herbers. WILD CARDS : Andre Blake was one of the best goalkeepers in MLS this year, and is capable of getting hot ...


  11. MLS Countdown: Pending Barnetta exit adds incentive for UnionRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | Soccer America

    One of the key figures in Philadelphia's quest to upset Toronto FC in the Knockout Round needs a victory to extend his MLS career. Swiss international Tranquillo Barnetta announced last month that he's leaving once the season ends to rejoin St. Gallen in his native country, and given the opposition and location the Union will face, Wednesday could be it.


  12. D.C. United MLS playoffs rooting guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Black And Red United

    D.C. United's four-game winning streak has people throwing the word "contender" around , and has seen them jump from the playoff bubble to potentially hosting a knockout round game. A win tomorrow over Orlando City SC will do the job, but that's only part of the equation.


  13. Player rating results: Union mistakes doom home lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Brotherly Game

    The Philadelphia Union had a chance to thrill the home crowd and end a five year playoff drought with an emphatic win, and instead came up very short. With two weeks off, the rested team looked as though they had forgotten how to play together.


  14. Union Lose to Orlando City But Remain Likely To Make PlayoffsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | Double G Sports

    On Breast Cancer Awareness Day, Talen Energy was packed with 18,007 fans, the Sons of Ben, and almost perfect weather surrounding the field. The setting and atmosphere couldn't be more perfect for the biggest game in the Philadelphia Unions' season, a win-and-in game versus the already eliminated Orlando City SC.


  15. MLS Talking Points: Union look to end playoff drought, Timbers fight for survival, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Sporting News

    ... matches, which might suggest they can give the Union some problems. The Union will need more out of lead striker C.J. Sapong, who hasn't scored in eight matches. They have relied more on rookie forward Fabian Hebers in recent weeks. The 2016 ...


  16. Orlando City eager to upset Philadelphia side pushing for playoff spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... nine, but it's the No. 3 scorer that Lions centerback Tommy Redding said Orlando City needs to keep an eye on. "C.J. Sapong is just a beast up top," said Redding, who recently returned from a stint with the U.S. under-20 national team. "He's very ...


  17. "Philadelphia Free-Veron" - New York Red Bulls predicted XI: vs Philadelphia UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Once A Metro

    Few teams have been as frustrating for the Red Bulls to play against than the Philadelphia Union this season. The Chester residents first eliminated RBNY from the U.S. Open Cup after Mike Grella gave the team a 1-0 lead.


  18. Three things from the Dynamo's win over RSLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Dynamo Theory

    ... for second in the league. That's a serious decline, and one that can't be blamed on less scorers to pass to. C.J. Sapong led Philadelphia with nine goals, but less than three of them were assisted by Maidana. He simply hasn't produced as many goals, ...


  19. MLS Team of the Week: Altidore, BWP, Rowe Stand Out with Week 28 BracesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... Fabian Herbers in the 21st minute. Twelve minutes later, the New Zealander made his top stop of the night on C.J. Sapong at the right post. The seven-save performance marked the most productive night in goal for Gleeson since he made nine stops ...


  20. Portland Timbers Beat Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Two Darren Mattocks AssistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | Stumptown Footy

    The Portland Timbers ground out a close first half against the Philadelphia Union before scoring a pair of quick goals off assists from Darren Mattocks in the second to earn a 2-1 win. In a back and forth first half, both sides created chances and it was the Timbers who looked to have the better of the match but the Union who came closer to opening the scoring, nearly getting the better of the Timbers on two occasions early on.