Scott Kessler


As a seven year old, Scott managed to read an entire baseball encyclopedia. Raised by an Eagles ticket holding father and a Philly mother (and fed nothing but Ed Wade, Ray Rhodes and Terry Francona nonsense), he became a four-for-four fan during the barren Philly landscape for sports of the post ’93 era. Since deciding that writing was his future – his only talent - he has chosen to write about his passion: sports. Three years ago, he became enamored with international football (soccer) and has been loving the sport ever since. Writes the column “Heard the Footsteps” on BleedingGreenNation and can be found on the other Philly area SBnation blogs. Scott is currently a student at Rutgers New Brunswick studying Journalism & Media Studies.


Philadelphia Union Vs Houston Dynamo: Mondragon's Time In Germany Shows He's Ready For First Ever MLS Playoff Game

Philadelphia Union starting goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon is starting his first ever MLS playoff game, but it isn't the first high pressure, playoff level game of his career. After playing for nearly...

Philadelphia Union Seek Six Point Swing As Columbus Crew Come To Town

Another three points would bring Philadelphia within one point of the second place Sporting Kansas City, and two of the Crew in the standings, with a game-in-hand on Columbus.

Real Madrid Comes To Philadelphia To Play The Union In A Friendly

The Philadelphia Union return to Lincoln Financial Field for the first time since the beginning of their inaugural 2010 Major League Soccer season to take on La Liga powerhouse Real Madrid.

Philadelphia Union And DC United Face Off In 2011's First I-95 Rivalry Game

The Philadelphia Union head down I-95 to RFK Stadium to take on Eastern Conference rivals DC United.

Kansas City Comes To Philadelphia For The First Time As Sporting

Looking to rebound from a disappointing 1-0 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps, the Union welcome Sporting Kansas City to PPL Park.

RECAP: Union Get Manhandled By Whitecaps, Fall 1-0

The Philadelphia Union were expecting to continue a run of strong games with good results, but instead some questionable coaching moves lead toward a 1-0 loss against the Vancouver Whitecaps. Head...

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