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COSTA DO SAUIPE, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 06: FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke holds up the name of Colombia during the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at Costa do Sauipe Resort on December 6, 2013 in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Breaking Down The World Cup Draw

It will not be easy for the Americans next year in Brazil.

12/06/2013

(Alejandro Moreno.  Image from CSN Philly)

Philly Soccer Show: Alejandro Moreno, and Union’s Big Win

He was a Philadelphia Union original, and now he sits in the broadcasters’ booth at PPL Park.

06/27/2013

(Oka Nikolov makes a save while playing for Eintracht Frankfurt in April.  Credit: Simon Hofmann/ Bongarts/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Oka Nikolov Joins Union, US Men’s National Team Wins 3

A perfect three-for-three for the US National Team, and the Philadelphia Union gets a new goalkeeper.

06/20/2013

(Jozy Altidore of USA dribbles against Leonel Parris and Roman Torres of Panama during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier on June 11th in Seattle, Wash. Credit: Otto Greule Jr./ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: US Men’s National Team on a Roll

The USA are at the top of the qualifying group and are very close to booking their trip to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

06/14/2013

(Jack McInerney looks on in the final minutes of play of a Union game on March 2nd. Credit: Brian Garfinkel/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Jack McInerney

McInerney talks about his strong start in the 2013 campaign and his partnership with fellow forward Sébastien Le Toux.

03/22/2013

Amobi Okugo, with Greg (left) and Eli (right) at the KYW Newsradio studios.

Philly Soccer Show: Amobi Okugo

He was named MLS “Peformer of the Week,” and voted by online fans onto the EA Sports FIFA 13 Ultimate Team of the Week.

03/15/2013

(Roger Torres of the Philadelphia Union and AJ Soares of the New England Revolution fight for the ball at PPL Park on September 7th.  Credit:  Drew Hallowell/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Union Fights Its Way Back

The KYW Philly Soccer Show this week comes on the heels of an exciting match at PPL Park, which saw the Union come back from a 4-1 deficit at the half to achieve a draw.

09/09/2011

(Former player Alexi Lalas during the MLS All-Star - Legends Game on July 25th in Harrison, NJ.  Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)

Philly Soccer Show: Commentator Alexi Lalas

Former US National Team player and ESPN commentator Alexi Lalas is on the show to discuss new USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann, the Union’s tough week, and the Independence clinching a playoff berth.

08/02/2011

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Soccer: Havertown’s Sinead Farrelly Fitting In With Independence

Havertown native Sinead Farrelly was the #2 overall pick in this year’s WPS draft, taken by the Independence. The midfielder has played in 12 of 13 games for Philadelphia in this her first season, making 11 starts.

07/18/2011

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Area Soccer Fans Cheer USA Women’s World Cup Semifinal Win

Local soccer fans gathered around TVs over lunch today to watch the US women’s World Cup team beat France and head to Sunday’s championship match.

07/13/2011

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Philly Soccer Show: SI Senior Writer Grant Wahl

Grant is one of the top soccer writers in America (and a onetime FIFA presidential candidate), and he shares his insight into the game.

06/09/2011

(Philadelphia Union coach John Hackworth.  File photo)

Philly Soccer Show: Coach Hackworth and the Union’s Rebound

Philadelphia Union coach John Hackworth joins KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch.

05/24/2011

(Credit: Getty Images)

Team Up With Soccer Player Tim Howard To Raise Money For Tourette Syndrome In New Jersey

A group that helps New Jersey residents who have Tourette Syndrome is holding a fundraising raffle that organizers hope will be a big hit with soccer fans.

05/15/2011

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Swimmer Crippen Remembered For His Olympic Dream

Fran Crippen was remembered as a swimmer whose “passion and dream” was to represent the United States in the Olympics.

10/30/2010

Fans in Phila. Watch Spain Capture World Cup Title

by KYW’s Mike Dougherty Eyes throughout the world were glued to the TV on Sunday as Spain needed extra time to beat the Netherlands 1-0 in soccer’s biggest game (see related story).

07/11/2010

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