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July 14, 2011

The Philly Connection: The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team To Face Off Against Japan In The World Cup Final This Sunday, July 17

Yesterday, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team defeated France 3-1 in the Women’s World Cup semifinals, sending the American team to their first World Cup final since they won it all at the Rose Bowl in 1999. Even more exciting for Philly soccer fans, the team has strong local connections to the Philadelphia area. Nine [...]

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December 1, 2010

Philadelphia Still #1 In World Cup Voting Among U.S. Bid Cities As FIFA Prepares To Announce 2022 World Cup Host Nation Tomorrow

After almost two years of preparations, the USA Bid Committee will find out on Thursday, December 2 if the 2022 FIFA World Cup will indeed be played in the United States. Pot of gold at the end of the rainbow: Philadelphia leads all 18 U.S. bid cities in public voting. Philadelphia is the only city [...]

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October 12, 2010

U.S. Men’s National Team Takes on Colombia Tonight at PPL Park; Philadelphia Still #1 In Voting For U.S. Cities To Host The World Cup

The US Men’s National Team is in town tonight to take on the Colombia National Team in a friendly match at the Philadelphia Union’s PPL Park at 8 pm along the Chester Waterfront. Last-minute tickets are still available and start at just $28. The game will be nationally televised on ESPN2 if you can’t make [...]

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September 29, 2010

Philadelphia Now In First Place in World Cup Voting, Plus U.S. Men’s National Team Coming to PPL Park to Play Colombia on Oct. 12

Philadelphia is now in first place in the public voting among U.S. cities for the United States’ bid to host the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cups™. Philadelphia took a commanding 9,000-vote lead, knocking Houston out of the top spot. However, plenty of time remains before FIFA makes their decision about the host country on [...]

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August 23, 2010

Iron Chef Jose Garces Wants to Help Bring the World Cup to Philadelphia; Help Him Help You

World-renowned chef and restauranteur Jose Garces is lending his support to help bring the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup™ to Philadelphia. Philly’s own Iron Chef has endorsed the city’s bid to bring the FIFA World Cup™ to the U.S. and Philadelphia in 2018 or 2022. “The World Cup is one of the biggest sporting [...]

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June 24, 2010

World Cup Wine Tasting @ Devon: Sample Six South African Wines & Appetizers

The Devon Seafood Grill in Rittenhouse Square is hosting a unique event this Tuesday in honor of the World Cup. Entitled Wines of the World Cup, for $35 a person, from 6pm to 8pm, guests will learn about and taste six South African wines while nibbling on appetizers inspired by the cuisine of the region. [...]

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June 16, 2010

London Grill Celebrates the World Cup, Now Through July

Now through Sunday, July 11th, Fairmount’s London Grill is serving up a number of specials in honor of the World Cup. While watching the World Cup on the restaurant’s numerous HD televisions, you can enjoy $3 Carlsberg beers and $6 wines from South Africa, including Brampton Sauvignon Blanc and Indaba Merlot. For Saturday morning games, [...]

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June 11, 2010

Distrito Features World Cup Specials: 3 for $12

This just in, Chef Jose Garces’ Distrito is featuring an awesome 3 for $12 special this weekend for the World Cup. The menu includes nibbles like Salsa Mexicana, Chicken Alambres, and Nacho Igancio. As for drinks, you can look forward to Distrito’s Frozen Margarita, Cantina Margarita, Red & White Sangria and Tequilla-Chelada. The special is [...]

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October 1, 2009

Sign the Petition to Bring the FIFA World Cup to Philadelphia

Help bring the world’s largest sporting event to the world’s greatest city! The 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup is looking for a home and Philly is among the U.S. cities vying for a bid. You’ve probably noticed, but soccer is rapidly picking up steam in the region with the success of the two-time Indoor [...]

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