Posts in SoB News
Help Needed: SoB Website Project

We're starting the planning for the new SoB website and are looking for some volunteers with web design / development experience to assist in the project.

The new site will be much more robust and interactive than the current version so we need people with solid portfolios based around Wordpress, CSS3, HTML5, as well as deep social network integration.

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River Cup Update: Rosters announced for July 15 charity match

Philadelphia Union and the Sons of Ben, the club’s supporters group, released today their official rosters for the inaugural River Cup that will take place at PPL Park on July 15. The charity event will feature some of the Union’s ownership including Jay Sugarman (Chairman), Nick Sakiewicz (CEO & Operating Partner) and Rob Buccini (investor) as well as executives and technical staff including Peter Nowak (Team Manager/Executive Vice President of Soccer Operations), John Hackworth (Coach), Rob Vartughian (Assistant Coach/Goalkeeper Coordinator) and Brendan Burke (Reserve Team Head Coach and Assistant Youth Director).

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SoB Leadership Announcement

An update from the Elders, and a message from co-founder and first SoBPresident Bryan James  "After 4 plus years of leading the group from its creation to an internationally known supporters club, it is time for me to step aside. I want to thank you for your friendship and belief that somehow wearing light blue and showing up at league events would eventually lead to the team we now see play every week in a stadium we could have only dreamed of. Leading the Sons of Ben has been an experience of a lifetime for me and I appreciate where we have come from and that we need to push hard to continue to improve every week."

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Philadelphia Union Staff to Play the Sons of Ben in the Inaugural ‘River Cup’

Philadelphia Union’s staff will square off against the Sons of Ben, the team’s supporters club, in their inaugural River Cup charity match at PPL Park on July 15, the two organizations jointly announced today. The 6:30 p.m. game will benefit one of the Union’s community partners, Chester City United, with all proceeds going to the local youth soccer organization.

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