Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya (11) celebrates after scoring a goal against the D.C. United during the first half at Audi Field.
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Tim Jimenez
August 05, 2019 - 7:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Philadelphia Union happened to be in our nation's capital for a match Sunday night, team captain Alejandro Bedoya took advantage of the national spotlight to address Congress on the issue of gun violence. After scoring the opening goal against D.C. United in...
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Battleship New Jersey
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Justin Udo
July 08, 2019 - 1:31 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Battleship New Jersey was an active force in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. But next month, the decommissioned ship will see a different kind of skirmish. As part of a special event with a focus on military appreciation, the floating museum will...
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Justin Udo
June 05, 2019 - 5:18 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — High school soccer is returning to the Chester Upland School District after a 30-year hiatus, thanks, in part, to a big kick-start from the Philadelphia Union. The team may be named after Philadelphia, but its stadium sits in the heart of Chester, Delaware...
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Starfinder Foundation
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Paul Kurtz
February 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A celebrity soccer match takes place Wednesday night to help raise funds for a sports-based youth development organization. Starfinder Foundation Executive Director Heidi Warren has recruited former Philadelphia Union players Sébastien Le Toux and Zach Pfeffer to take...
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For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month during September, the Philadelphia Union unveiled their awareness campaign for 2018: turn some pediatric cancer patients into superheroes. Local artists were commissioned to help turn the young patients' ideas into rea
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Dan Wing
September 13, 2018 - 7:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The streets of Philadelphia just got a lot safer, as a group of local pediatric cancer patients were turned into superheroes complete with their own soccer-playing sidekicks and comic book story. For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month during September, the Philadelphia...
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The Philadelphia Union have won four straight in MLS play.
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Matt Leon
August 31, 2018 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Union are playing some of their best soccer in recent memory at just the right time. Philadelphia brings a four-game MLS winning streak into Saturday night's road match with Orlando City. This surge has allowed the Union to move to within a point of...
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Union rookie defender Mark McKenzie
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Matt Leon
June 22, 2018 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Union will return to MLS action on Saturday night as they welcome the Vancouver Whitecaps FC to Chester. The Union have gotten good play as of late from rookie defender Mark McKenzie. A Homegrown Player who came through the Union Academy, McKenzie is...
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Kenney
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John McDevitt
June 15, 2018 - 2:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia's "Sister Cities" program links Philadelphia to the world by forming special relationships with 10 cities. One of those cities is Frankfurt, Germany. And a friendly soccer match between Philadelphia and the German city has been set up for next month. The...
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Philadelphia Union midfielder Ilsinho
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Matt Leon
May 04, 2018 - 2:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Union will be on the road tonight, visiting Toronto FC. This will be the first of three matches in nine days for the Union, all on the road. This matchup with Toronto will be followed by a Wednesday night game in Columbus and then on Saturday, May 12...
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