MATTHEW DEGEORGE

Fans aware of Chester crime issue

The shadow of recent violence in Chester did little to darken the opening of PPL Park, though security around the stadium was on the minds of fans who came from out of town. The 9 p.m. curfew in some of the city’s most violent neighborhoods was extended by one month earlier this week after a recent...

Monday, June 28, 2010, 9:45 AM

Union make most of home-field advantage

The day began with chants aplenty from the fans. The players made sure they continued long into the night. The Union baptized PPL Park before a sellout crowd (18,755) with a 3-1 victory over Seattle on goals by Sebastien Le Toux, Fred and Danny Mwanga.“This is a very special group,” said Union...

Monday, June 28, 2010, 9:26 AM