News in the MLS category

Fourth Annual Unified Sports All-Star soccer match
August 4, 2017

On Monday, July 31, 2017, athlete, Jeremiah Ellis, partner, Robert Esquilin, and coach Susie Reece from Universal Audenried Charter High School left for the fourth annual Unified Sports All-Star soccer match. This year, the festivities and game took place in Chicago, Illinois. Jeremiah and Robert represented Philadelphia Union during the week. Below is the roster […]

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2017 All-Star Exchange Game features two Audenried Students
July 18, 2017

The 2017 All-Star Exchange Game features two Audenried Students, Jeremiah Ellis and Robert Esquilin. This is the 4th Annual All-Star Exchange game held through a partnership between MLS, ESPN and Special Olympics, the Unified All-Star Exchange match is scheduled in conjunction with the MLS All-Star Game, providing MLS fans with an opportunity to witness first-hand the talents and abilities of Special […]

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Media Day with the Philadelphia Union
June 30, 2017

On Thursday, June 29th, Abraham Lincoln High School‘s Unified Soccer team was invited to a Media Day with the Philadelphia Union in preparation for their Unified Exchange game on Saturday, August 5th against FC Dallas. In an ever-growing partnership with ESPN and MLS Works, Special Olympics participates in a Unified Exchange program which provides opportunities for Unified […]

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Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake
August 2, 2016

It was a hot and muggy evening for a soccer game, but that did not slow down our Unified Team or the Philadelphia Union. On July 31, 2016 prior to the Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake match, our George Washington High School Unified Soccer Team was honored for their win against the Colorado Rapids earlier […]

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3rd Annual Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star Match
July 29, 2016

ESPN and MLS WORKS hosted the 3rd Annual Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star Match on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, CA at 5:30 PM PT, just two days before the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game. Justin Sherlock and Tariq Fontroy, two students from School of the Future represented the Philadelphia Union as they […]

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Three-peat MLS Exchange Game Winners
May 30, 2016

Our Unified Soccer Team from George Washington High School came back from Denver Colorado as the winners of the Philadelphia Union vs. Colorado Rapids Exchange Game. This makes our Philadelphia team the three-peat MLS Exchange Game Winners!  Our George Washington team left Philadelphia on Friday, May 27th. When they arrived at the hotel, they were […]

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2016 MLS Works Exchange Game
May 20, 2016

A Unified Soccer Team from George Washington High School will be participating in the 2016 MLS Works Exchange Game as the Philadelphia Union! On Saturday, May 28th, our athletes will face off a Unified Colorado Rapids team at 9:00pm at Dicks Sporting Goods Park. Major League Soccer (MLS) started a relationship with Special Olympics and together created […]

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Myra Ausberry named Hometown Hero
August 4, 2015

On August 1st, before kickoff of the highly anticipated  Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls match at PPL Park, Myra Ausberry named Hometown Hero. The Hometown Hero award recognize those men and women who have made a difference in the lives of others. These heroes are ordinary people that have had an extraordinary impact through their service, […]

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Philly Unified Team Wins 2nd MLS Exchange Game
August 3, 2015

On Saturday, August 1, 2015 members of our Martin Luther King High School Unified along with two students from Chester team played against players from Rowan University’s ‘SO College’ Unified group. a Unified New Jersey team at PPL Park prior to the Philadelphia Union game against the New York Red Bulls. Our athletes and partners […]

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