Trusty scores in U-20 USMNT victory against New Zealand
Philadelphia Union’s Auston Trusty scored in the U-20 US Men’s National Team's Round of 16 match, helping its team’s 6-0 victory against New Zealand. Not only was it Trusty’s first goal of the tournament, it was the first goal in a World Cup at any level scored by a Union player.
Yaro returns to the pitch
Josh Yaro was cleared by doctors to play in his first match of the 2017 season this weekend after suffering a torn labrum during the Union’s preseason. Head Coach Jim Curtin said Yaro will be available for selection but is still undecided if he’ll play for Bethlehem Steel FC or the first-team up in New York City.
Looking forward to an exciting weekend https://t.co/xJFxmnldzH— Joshua Yaro (@JoshYaro) June 1, 2017
Eight Union players named to All-Star Game fan ballot
Alejandro Bedoya, Andre Blake, Fabinho, Derrick Jones, Haris Medunjanin, Oguchi Onyewu, Chris Pontius and CJ Sapong were named to the 2017 MLS All-Star Game Fan XI ballot presented by Target. Fans can now cast their vote for free through the MLS app, EA SPORTS “More Than a Vote” Challenge and on MLSsoccer.com starting June 3. Voting will end on June 30.
Kits with camo numbers up for auction
The Union are auctioning off game-worn autographed kits for charity after the team’s military appreciation night match against Colorado Rapids. One military member from each branch received a game worn jersey from a Union player after the game, and fans can now bid on a select player’s kit by clicking here.
Marcus Epps makes his MLS debut
Marcus Epps, the Union’s first pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, made his MLS debut Saturday against Real Salt Lake, playing the final seven minutes of the match. Epps started all seven games at the beginning of the season with Bethlehem Steel FC.
Creavalle ready to play his first match of the season
Warren Creavalle looks to make his first 2017 appearance in this weekend’s match against NYCFC. Creavalle has been with the Union for three seasons with a majority of his time playing in the 2016 season.