PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Union are suffering a dip in form, but one of their top players says there is no panic in the locker room.

Union defender Richie Marquez sits down this week with the KYW Philly Soccer Show. The California-native tells KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page’s Mike Servedio that despite having only one win since beating DC United on July 9, the team is still confident.

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Marquez also discusses the positive impact of Earnie Stewart coming in to run the soccer operations has filtered do to the players.

He says Stewart’s presence has helped focus the team as they push for the playoffs.

We then discuss the possibility of a new signing for the team. Rumors broke late Monday that the Union were in the running to sign US National team member Alejandro Bedoya. The New Jersey-native has been playing for FC Nantes in the French Ligue 1. There were reports last year that Bedoya was close to joining the team, but talks with Nantes fell through.

 

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Listen to the full Philly Soccer Show podcast (runs 31:38)…

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