Originally written on Philly Sports Live  |  Last updated 10/28/12
As many of you have probably heard by now, it would seem as if Freddy Adu has played his final match as a Philadelphia Union player.  After being left out of the 18 man roster for both the match against Sporting Kansas City and the last match of the season against the Red Bulls yesterday afternoon, it is pretty clear that Manager John Hackworth is making a statement saying something along the lines of, ‘you have no place with this team.’  Dealing with consistency issues as well as being a disruptive force in the locker room, Adu has apparently run out of any form of faith the Union may have had left in him.  The question is, are the Union better off without him?  I don’t think so. While the numbers may not show it; the Union have 12 goals for and 18 against when he starts, while they are an even 13 and 13 when he doesn’t, Freddy Adu is tremendous at one thing, creating chances.  As an attacking midfielder who has played at right wing for most of the season, Adu has been a constant t...
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