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OTD 2010: Union play first match in club history

10 years ago today, Philadelphia Union played its inaugural match on the road at Seattle Sounders. Below you'll find the club's first match recap.

SEATTLE, Wa. (March 25, 2010) - On a rainy night in Seattle, the Sounders and Philadelphia Union officially kicked off the 2010 MLS season with an exciting affair from Qwest Field.

Starting out with a very aggressive set-up, the Union fielded a young squad in their first-ever match that came out of the blocks pressing the Sounders for the ball. Captained by Danny Califf, who saw a yellow card under a minute into the match, Team Manager Peter Nowak didn’t shackle his players’ style early on.