MLS's Philadelphia Union has confirmed eight clubs from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and California as Youth Development Affiliates in its
coaching education and player development program for 2013-14 season.
1776 United FC
Cape Fear Soccer Club
Continental FC (FC DELCO/Spirit United)
Real New Jersey Soccer
Philadelphia Soccer Club
San Diego Soccer Club
West Chester United/Penn Fusion
“Philadelphia Union are committed to youth development,”
said Richie Graham
, the Union youth development managing director, "and we believe it’s critical for the evolution of the American game for all of us in
youth soccer to collaborate and share best practices to help push the game forward. We are eager to share and learn alongside our YDA partners who have all shown a strong desire to never stop
learning, which we believe is a critical component to success."