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City Life

Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin on His Unused Peloton and What He Thinks of IPA Drinkers

I was born at … Holy Redeemer, in 1979. Grew up in Oreland, which is basically just down the road from Glenside. I’ve lived in […]

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City Life

Here’s How to Watch the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Practice at the Linc

Guess what, Philly? You’ve got not just one, but two chances to see the U.S. women’s soccer team at the Linc this month. In July, we […]

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City Life

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Is Playing at the Linc in August

Football is coming to the Linc early this year. No, not that kind of football: The U.S. Women’s National Soccer team will bring its Victory Tour […]

Be Well Philly

This Local Youth Organization Is Trying to Get More Girls to Play Soccer

The U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team (USWNT) didn’t just announce its entrance onto this year’s World Cup stage. On June 11th, when the defending champions […]

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Be Well Philly

Here’s How a Professional Soccer Player Trains for Game Day

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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City Life

The Ridiculously Cute, Impossibly Adorable Love Story of Zach and Julie Ertz

Warning: If you’re allergic to stories about married couples who are ridiculously in love and blush or giggle when asked about each other, please contact […]


7 Places to Watch the World Cup Final in Philadelphia

The 2018 World Cup will end after Sunday’s 11 a.m. match between top contenders France and Croatia. (There’s a fight for third place between Belgium […]

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City Life

Philly Congressman Angers U.S. Soccer Fans — All 11 of Them

ICYMI, the U.S. soccer team suffered an embarrassing 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago last night, meaning we’ll miss out on playing in the World Cup for […]

City Life

Philly Could Host a World Cup Game In 2026

A unified committee representing the interests of the respective soccer federations for the United States, Mexico and Canada has officially bid to bring the 2026 World […]

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City Life

Fans Boo as Union Make Playoffs for Just Second Time in Team History

The Philadelphia Union have made the playoffs! Hey, a sports team in this town making the postseason is a big deal nowadays. The Phillies haven’t […]

City Life

What the Unity Cup Says About Philly Is Pretty Great

At its most basic, soccer doesn’t require much: A ball, something to mark the goal area, people to play with. I’ve seen rags artfully wound […]

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City Life

Union Sign National Team Player Alejandro Bedoya

The Philadelphia Union are in their seventh season, and have yet to win a playoff game. The team has actually only qualified for the playoffs […]

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City Life

WATCH: Chilean Fans Sing National Anthem at the Linc

Chile’s national anthem is long. It’s five verses and a chorus. It’s so long the country has a short version, which is what U.S. Soccer […]

City Life

Copa America Centenario Arrives in Philadelphia

The Copa America Centenario begins tonight in Philadelphia with Uruguay and Venezuela facing off at Lincoln Financial Field. This is the first of three matches […]

City Life

Player Signs with Union, Red-Carded Just Hours Later

Yesterday afternoon, the Philadelphia Union announced it had signed Ilsinho to a two-year contract using “Targeted Allocation Money” (I am not making this term up). […]