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Philly Soccer Show: Danny Cruz (!), Carlos Valdes (?)

(Danny Cruz, in 2013 file photo.  Photo by Jamie Sabau/ Getty Images)

(Danny Cruz, in 2013 file photo. Photo by Jamie Sabau/ Getty Images)

(Eli Pearlman-Storch, left, and Greg Orlandini. Photo by Tom Rickert) Eli Pearlman-Storch & Greg Orlandini
Eli Pearlman-Storch, left, and Greg Orlandini are hosts of the...
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By Greg Orlandini

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (CBS) – Danny Cruz’s hard-nosed play has both delighted and frustrated the Philadelphia Union faithful, but the winger says he will always give his all for the team.

Cruz stopped by the KYW Philly Soccer Show this week.  KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch talk with Cruz (who has two goals and one assist on the year) about the team’s recent strong play since interim coach Jim Curtin took over for the fired John Hackworth (see previous show).

Cruz also discusses the positive feeling among his team as they inch closer to a playoff spot.

Then, Kevin Kinkead of CBS3 and soccer.ly joins the program.   Kevin has been following the Carlos Valdes transfer saga.

Valdes, the former Union captain, had been out on loan from the Philadelphia team to teams in South America to improve his chances to play for Colombia in the World Cup.

Now, with that tournament over, reports are swirling that the defender was set to return to PPL Park.  Kevin comes in to break all the rumors down for us.

 

Listen to or download the full Philly Soccer Show podcast (runs 50:31)…


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