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2019 SoB Board Elections

As you may know, Election season is upon us and it’s time to get ready to elect members to the Board of Directors. Nominations for the below positions are still open and will be through October 2nd. If you are interested in any of these positions, please email VP Tim Sosar at or

Open positions are Vice President, Tifo, Philanthropy, Travel, and Tailgates. Read more about the roles and responsibilities by clicking here!

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A Note from SoB President Matt Ansbro

“A Ginger in Dallas” or “Please Pass the Sunblock”

It’s hard to believe it has been 6 years. 6 years with Sons of Ben. 6 years of my life spent with all of you. 6 years of work, of great times, of pain, of unbelievably memorable moments. 6 years. And now? Now, my run comes to an end....sort of.

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2013 SoB Season Kickoff

Beginning Anew

Optimism for 2013, Stache Bash, Bigger/Better Tailgates, and more...

In just a few short days, our boys in blue will return to our home, PPL Park. And just as they will return, so shall we. Returning with a renewed focus and optimism that the doldrums that were our collective 2012 are long since passed.

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2012 River Cup Recap

Chester, PA – Philadelphia Union front office staff squared off against the Union’s supporters club the Son’s of Ben Sunday night at PPL Park for the 2nd Annual River Cup. The origin of the match started with the Sons of Ben asking to play on the pitch at PPL Park, it then turned into a challenge of supporters verses coaches and staff of the Union. Last year’s River Cup helped raise over $25,000 for local youth soccer club Chester City United. This year’s charity was the Philadelphia Union Foundation.

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2013 Help Kick Hunger Recap

Saturday’s Sons of Ben-organized Help Kick Hunger charity at McFaddens at Citizen’s Bank Park was a huge success. $8,300 was raised at the event, which featured appearances from the Philadelphia Union’s Brian Carroll, Zach Pfeffer and Jimmy McLaughlin. The recently retired Veljko Paunovic was also on hand.. Here’s a look at the fun, courtesy of Philly Soccer Page photographer Earl Gardner.

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