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Union Waive Goalkeeper Brian Perk

CHESTER, Pa. (July 30, 2010) – Philadelphia Union announced today that the club has waived goalkeeper Brian Perk. The 21-year-old was drafted on January 14, 2010 through the MLS SuperDraft as the Union’s sixth pick, 49th overall.  

During his time with the Union, Perk earned two appearances with the expansion club in international friendlies, against Scottish Premier League side Celtic FC on July 14 and English Premier League side Manchester United on July 21.

Keystone Sports and Entertainment, LLC, is the ownership group of Philadelphia Union and is comprised of Chairman/Owner Jay Sugarman, CEO and Operating Partner Nick Sakiewicz, Christopher Buccini, Robert Buccini and David Pollin, founding partners of The Buccini/Pollin Group.  The group launched the Philadelphia Union's inaugural season on March 25, 2010 and opened PPL Park, the brand new $122 million soccer specific stadium on the Chester Waterfront, on June 27, 2010.  PPL Park, the home of Philadelphia Union, holds approximately 18,500 seats and will host various events throughout the year. For more information about Philadelphia Union, visit

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