Philly Soccer Show

iTunes_subBadge_US-UK_110x40_0824KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch bring you the latest news and interviews from the fast-paced world of professional soccer.

(Pedro Ribiero.  Photo by Earl Gardner, Philly Soccer Page.  Used with permission)

Philly Soccer Show: Rookies Pedro Ribeiro and Andre Blake Steppin’ Out

A pair of rookies get their first start of the year for the Philadelphia Union, and we have one of them as our guest today on the KYW Philly Soccer Show.

08/20/2014

(Photo provided by Phila. Union)

Philly Soccer Show: Union Strengthening Amid Search For Manager

The Union have made to the final of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup and are holding onto the last playoff spot in the MLS Eastern Conference.

08/15/2014

(Zac MacMath of Philadelphia Union reacts to a shot during a 4-1 loss to the LA Galaxy on May 25th.  Photo by Harry How/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Twilight For Zac MacMath?

Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Zac MacMath is seeing his starting job slip away, with the signing of Algerian netminder Raïs M’Bohli.

08/06/2014

(Raïs M'Bolhi of PFC CSKA Sofia on May 19, 2012.   Photo by Nikolay Doychinov/ EuroFootball/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: New Keeper For Union, Lunging Toward Playoffs?

The winds of change could be swirling around the Philadelphia Union once again, and the KYW Philly Soccer Show tries to make sense of it all.

07/30/2014

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

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

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.

07/23/2014

Amobi Okugo (photo by Mitchell Leff/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Philadelphia Union Entering Must-Win Territory

Midfielder Amobi Okugo talks about the couple of tough games coming up for the Philadelphia Union as they try and get back into the playoff picture.

07/16/2014

Then-assistant coach Jim Curtin of the Philadelphia Union directs play with midfielder Danny Cruz #44 against Orlando City February 9, 2013 in the first round of the Disney Pro Soccer Classic in Orlando, Florida. (Credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Curtin Discusses Union’s Recent Good Form

He’s a Philly-area native and now he is in charge of his hometown club. Interim Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin is the guest on this week’s KYW Philly Soccer Show.

07/11/2014

(Jermaine Jones of USA batles for the ball with Mats Hummels of Germany during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil group G match between the United States and Germany.  Photo by Laurence Griffiths/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Team USA Presses on to Round of 16

Despite a 1-0 loss to Germany in the final group game, the Yanks make it to the Round of 16 in the World Cup for the second straight tournament.

06/27/2014

(US soccer fans celebrate after their team beat Ghana 2-1 in their first match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 16th.  Photo by Carl De Souza/ AFP/Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: The 2014 World Cup

The World Cup is in full swing, and the “KYW Philly Soccer Show” is here to get you up to speed.

06/20/2014

(Photo provided by Philly Soccer Page)

Philly Soccer Show: Hackworth Canned By Union

The John Hackworth era has ended at PPL Park, and the KYW Philly Soccer Show breaks it all down for you.

06/11/2014

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Philly Soccer Show: Union Shuts Out Chivas

KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch are joined by Philly.com’s Jonathan Tannenwald to break down the Union’s 3-0 win, on the road, last Saturday against Chivas USA.

06/03/2014

(Eric Avila of Chivas USA makes a tackle on March 2, 2013.  Photo by Jeff Gross/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Hoping For Better Against Chivas USA

Chivas USA, like the Union, are toward the bottom of the standings and struggling for points. Chivas defender Eric Avila is our guest.

05/30/2014

(Vincent Nogueira of the Philadelphia Union battles  Paulo Nagamura of Sporting KC for the ball during the game at Sporting Park on May 14, 2014.   Photo by Jamie Squire/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Charting the Union’s Ups and Downs, With Ray Gaddis

The Philadelphia Union incited the gamut of emotions this past week, and Ray Gaddis is the guest on the KYW Philly Soccer Show.

05/21/2014

(File photo of Lincoln Financial Field, which could be the site of Copa América Centenario matches in 2016, by WCBS 880 chopper pilot Tom Kaminsky.)

Philly Soccer Show: Copa América Centenario Matches Here?

A major soccer tournament is coming to the USA in a couple of years, and Philadelphia could be a host city for it.

05/09/2014

(The Union celebrates its first goal of the match against the Seattle Sounders on May 4th, 2014.  Philadelphia lost the match, 2-1.   Image from Philly Soccer Page)

Philly Soccer Show:   Not For Lack of Effort

While the Union played some very good soccer in the first half, it just wasn’t enough against the high-flying Seattle Sounders.

05/07/2014

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