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Midfielder Maurice Edu quits Stoke to become a Union man

Maurice Edu has completed a permanent move from Stoke to Major League Soccer side Philadelphia Union. The 28-year-old United States international midfielder spent the recent MLS season on loan to Philadelphia, making 31 appearances. With the guarantee of regular football, Edu has wasted no time in signing a full-time contract with Union. It brings to an end his nightmare time with...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS All-Star: Maurice Edu, Bobby Boswell and Sean Franklin added to the roster

Philadelphia Union midfielder Maurice Edu. Caleb Porter has added three players to the MLS All-Star roster to replace the players that withdrew from the game against Bayern Munich. The league announced on Saturday that Seattle Sounders center back Chad Marshall and LA Galaxy’s Robbie Keane and Omar Gonzalez have withdrawn from the roster. Porter selected D.C. United’s Bobby...
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS: US Open Cup fifth round recap

Chicago Fire The fifth round of the US Open Cup didn’t disappoint with several teams giving it their all and two lower tier teams upsetting two MLS sides. Twelve MLS teams competed in the round, but only six ‒ New England Revolution, Chicago Fire, Seattle Sounders, Portland Timbers, FC Dallas and Philadelphia Union – advanced to the quarterfinal. Philadelphia’s all-time leading...
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Major League Soccer: Week 11 talking points

The entertaining Major League Soccer 2014 season enters week 11 with a host of important and riveting match-ups lined up. Multiple teams around the league are set to lose their star players to international duties, which makes this clashes a little more intriguing. Real Salt Lake can move up to first place in the Western Conference with a win and a Seattle Sounder loss or tie, but...
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Union Continue Strong Play in Home Opener

The Union continued the 2014 season undefeated in their home opener this past saturday as they beat the New England Revolution 1-0. Lone goal by midfielder Sebastien Le Toux early in the first half was able to keep the Union in the lead and earn the team a whole three points.      The Union played a 4-3-3 lineup similar to last week, the only difference being...
Via Total MLS
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Improved Style of Play Earns Union a Draw in Opener

On Saturday the Union traveled to the newly named Providence Park to face the Portland Timbers for their first game of the 2014 season. The game ended in a 1-1 draw but the final score does not reflect the Union’s performance.     Throughout the game the Union displayed a new and different style of play; one with consistent perseverance, creativity, and sensational...
Via Total MLS
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Timbers Face Union in 2014 Home Opener

The Portland Timbers host the Philadelphia Union at Providence Park this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with every intention of earning three points. Expectations are high in the stands and the locker room after the team’s most successful year in Major League Soccer. March 8th also marks the regular season debut of Gaston Fernandez and Norberto Paparatto. If the two new Argentines can live...
Via Total MLS
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 MLS Eastern Conference Preview

With the season scheduled to kick off this Saturday, World Soccer Talk brings you the 2014 MLS Eastern Conference preview. There might be a shift in powers in the East after a few clubs made some huge offseason splashes, but one thing is for sure, Sporting Kansas City is still one of the favorites to repeat as MLS Cup Champions. Below is a preview for each team in the East, in no...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mission Accomplished: Union sign Edu

After two weeks of trades, allocation drafts, negotiations and a trip to England the Union finally sign Maurice Edu. US international Maurice Edu, joins the Union on a season long loan from the EPL side Stoke City. The Edu signing is the Union’s highest profile signing since Freddy Adu two years ago. This is the Union’s second designated player signing this off season. This day...
Via Total Sports Live
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Union acquire Edu on loan from Stoke

Maurice Edu is following Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey back to Major League Soccer. The Philadelphia Union said Monday they had acquired the 27-year-old American midfielder from Stoke of England's Premier League on loan and have an option to purchase his rights. A member of the 2010 U.S. World Cup team who has 45 international appearances, Edu will be a designated player whose...
Via Fox Soccer
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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