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Andre Blake and Kai Wagner Selected to All-Star Game

On Tuesday, July 12 the 2022 MLS All-Star lineups were announced with Carlos Vela, Taty Castellanos, and Walker Zimmerman highlighting the roster. Two Philadelphia Union players were voted in and will represent the MLS team against the best of LIGA MX for the second consecutive season on August 10 at Allianz Field in Minnesota and nationally broadcasted on ESPN. The two players that will be showcasing the Union badge in the match are goalkeeper Andre Blake and defender Kai Wagner.
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Andre Blake opens up on mental strain of goalkeeping

Goalkeeper Andre Blake has been revolutionary since kicking off his career in 2014. He made history from the start as the first ever goalkeeper to be chosen as the number one overall pick in any MLS SuperDraft. Blake held his own during his first two years in the American league,...
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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Andre Blake makes MLS Team of the Week

Union are back at it this Friday against rivals D.C. United, let’s see how their last game went. Some Union favorites that will be signing autograph include Ring of Honor member Sebastien Le Toux, World Cup winner Kleberson, Union original Fred. Sunday’s 0-0 draw in Columbus was as defensively...

Rate the U: Andre Blake salvages a point against stingy Columbus

While it’s not surprising that the Philadelphia Union and Columbus Crew played to another scoreless draw in Columbus on Sunday, it was a point the Union can fully credit to their most valuable player. Andre Blake saved a penalty and was his usual brick wall in a match where...

Andre Blake makes five saves as Union and Crew draw

Andre Blake stopped a penalty kick among his five saves as the Philadelphia Union continued their defensive mastery over the host Columbus Crew in a 0-0 draw on Sunday. The Union (7-2-9, 30 points) have not allowed a goal against the Crew (5-5-7, 22 points) in five games. The Crew...

Watch: Andre Blake saves a PK for Jamaica

Andre Blake continued his incredible run of form on penalty kicks in Jamaica’s World Cup qualifying match Sunday, saving a PK in the first half against Panama. Blake guessed wrong on the Eric Davis penalty in the 18th minute diving to his left but he still kept the attempt out with a foot save.

2021 Season Review: Andre Blake

It’s been a little over eight years since the Philadelphia Union selected UConn All-American Andre Blake as the first pick in the MLS SuperDraft. In most American sports, the weight of being the top pick carries extra weight and responsibility: the face of the franchise, the worst-to-first engine, the wind blowing in a new direction.

Brotherly Game Daily Links: Andre Blake named 2021 Union MVP

Philadelphia Union today announced their club award winners for the 2021 season. Goalkeeper Andre Blake as Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row, midfielder Jamiro Monteiro as Offensive Player of the Year, Defenders Jack Elliott and Jakob Glesnes as Defensive Players of the Year, forward Kacper Przybylko as the Golden Boot winner, and midfielder Leon Flach as Newcomer of the Year.

Andre Blake is the hero the Union can rely on to make MLS Cup

The Philadelphia Union is in the midst of their deepest playoff run in franchise history. They’re now one win away from playing for, and possibly hosting the 2021 MLS Cup Final. Philly doesn’t have a flashy star or always plays the best soccer on the pitch, but their belief is what has carried them to the eastern conference final. One of the main reasons that this team has this belief is because Philadelphia has Andre Blake. Blake could just be the hero that the Union can rely on to make it MLS Cup.

Brotherly Game Daily Links: Tough year fuels Andre Blake to new heights in 2021

Ahead of the Eastern Conference Semifinal battle on Sunday evening Head Coach Jim Curtin discussed how he plans to break down a defensively sound Nashville squad and the importance home field advantage will have. Blake has excelled again in MLS, but Jamaica’s national team has struggled. Off the field, he...