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Philly Sports Fans So Crazy, They Made A Movie About Them

There’s a documentary being made about the Sons Of Ben, the supporter group for the Philadelphia Union.

05/03/2013

(Philadelphia Union fans cheers during a game last summer at PPL Park in Chester.  Credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Soccer Fan Club, Sons Of Ben, Are Subject Of New Movie

They’re known to be loud, sometimes rude. And that their initials are “SOB” is no accident.

02/26/2013

'Help Kick Hunger' T-Shirts (credit: http://www.barktees.com/Sons-of-Ben_c15.htm)

Philadelphia Union Supporters Hold Fundraiser To ‘Help Kick Hunger’ In Chester

The Sons of Ben is a non-profit that works to develop the soccer community here in the Delaware Valley. The sports fans are also working for a good cause.

03/16/2012

Faryd Mondragon

Report: Faryd Mondragon Will Leave Philadelpia Union For Colombia’s Deportivo Cali

The Union are losing their starting goalkeeper.

01/30/2012

(Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter and Chester mayor John Linder listen as Don Garber makes the announcement.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Major League Soccer’s All-Star Game Coming To Philadelphia This July

Fans of the Philadelphia Union, known as “Sons of Ben,” packed into the mayor’s reception room today to watch the announcement from Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber.

01/24/2012

(File photo.  Credit: Tim McLaughlin)

Soccer: Union Will Open Season March 12th

Peter Nowak’s squad will start things off on the road, visiting the Portland Timbers. The home opener will be March 18th.

12/06/2011

Hope Solo makes a brilliant save on a penalty kick from Brazilian player Daiane. (Credit: Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Soccer Fan Says Dramatic Win Raises Sport’s Profile In US

The USA is moving on to the semifinals after eliminating Brazil at the Women’s World Cup in Dresden, Germany. And one soccer enthusiast says it’s games like this that are making soccer more popular in America.

07/11/2011

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Soccer: Union Bringing In Two International Players

The Union is hoping that 39-year-old goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón and defender Carlos Valdés can help shore up a defense that struggled last season.

01/20/2011

(File photo provided)

Philly Pro Soccer Resumes March 19th

The Philadelphia Union are already waist-deep into preparations for their second season, and we now know when that season will begin.

12/21/2010