Philadelphia list naming options for fans vote

The new Philadelphia MLS franchise that will join the league next year have announced name voting options for the team.

The new Philadelphia MLS franchise that will join the league next year have announced name voting options for the team.

With recent new additions Seattle adding the name of their originating team The Sounders and FC as well as Toronto recently adding FC to their name, Philadelphia are taking another approach.

These are the following options announced today by the club:

SC : As a soccer club in America, we play and love the beautiful game of soccer.

AC: Stands for the athletic nature of our team and sport. We’re a club that is only as strong as our members.

City: Representing Philadelphia, the core city of our region, as well as Chester and all of the great cities in the Delaware Valley.

Union: Rooted in the blue-collar tradition of our region and the unity that has defined us since the time of the Thirteen Colonies.

Don't like the options we've offered? Don't complain - here's your chance to give us something better!

Voting ends on February 6th 2009.

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