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MLS Philadelphia Liberty: A New Wait Begins

Published by on May 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLS

After two years of waiting, the Sons of Ben have achieved what they set out to do.

Around noon today at Philadelphia's City Hall, the name and colors of Major League Soccer's 16th team became official. Aptly named the Philadelphia Union, the real work now begins for the league's newest addition. The new team has much to do between now and March 2010, when they begin league play, but the ingredients of success are beginning to fall in place.

Expansion teams, no matter what league you are in, have a tall task before the first whistle. Things like getting to know coaches, teammates, and even the league itself make success elusive for most teams in their freshman season. T

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