The Union played in a closed door scrimmage vs Orlando City this past Wednesday. The scrimmage consisted of three 45 minute periods of play. As to be expected in any preseason match, there were ups and downs. The 135 minute exercise ended in a three-three draw. Let’s look at the good and the bad from […]Read more "closed door scrimmage vs Orlando City: The first test of phase three for Philadelhia Union"
The final phase of Union preseason is now underway. The first two phases brought depth at the positions that needed it. It also gave us a first look at how this team will play in 2017. What does this final phase have in store? With only 21 days until the Union kick off their regular season […]Read more "The final phase of the Philadelphia Union’s preseason starts now!"
Union homegrown Austin Trusty made the USA’s roster for the U-20 World Cup. The young defender has been a regular with the youth national team for years now. His play has been good enough to sign a homegrown contract with the Union, after less than a full year with Bethlehem Steel. This young player will be […]Read more "Homegrown star Austin Trusty could see more playing time for the Union"
Adam Najem is the newest Union signing. The 22-year-old midfielder offers another great piece of depth for Philly. The product of Akron University, and former New York Red Bull homegrown product, has a great opportunity to grow with Philadelphia. He is a playmaker who is great in the number ten role. This addition will prove […]Read more "Union’s “process” of signing Adam Najem is an exciting one"
The Union had a busy week of preseason this week! A player singing, a concerning injury have been the highlights and two games were the highlights of this weeks action. Take a look back with this weeks Union preseason recap! The week started off with a scrimmage against the US U-17 team. With no live […]Read more "Philadelphia Union preseason recap: The games, the signings and more"
The Union’s first preseason game was a closed-door affair against DC United. It was the first competitive chance for players to prove themselves to the coaches. This match produced some fireworks, and a lot of talking points presented themselves on players, as the Union move forward with preseason! because of the closed-door affair, there was no […]Read more "Recapping Philadelphia Union’s preseason opener against DC United"
Philadelphia signed winger Fabrice “Fafa” Picault thursday evening. While you might not know his name now, you’ll know it soon. The 23-year-old winger has blazing speed, and is an incredible athlete. Earnie has praised the Young winger attacking abilities; saying, “He provides depth for us and brings a lot of excitement with his speed and ability to […]Read more "Fafa Picault signed: speedy winger adds depth to Union"
USMNT won their first game of 2017 vs Jamaica. The game had some good back and forth, but this goal from Jordan Morris won the game for USA. Another look at @JmoSmooth13's game-winning goal? Yes please. 👀 @DaxMcCarty11 threading the needle to @b_feilhaber22.#USAvJAM pic.twitter.com/fB4fvhtrtt — U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) February 4, 2017 This game was one […]Read more "USMNT won their first game of 2017 vs Jamaica"
USMNT takes on Jamaica Friday night at 7pm on FS1. The friendly is crucial for USA, but Union fans will find it fun to watch teammates play each other! This game is Bedoya and Pontius vs Blake! The two Union attacking americans square off against MLS’ goal keeper of the year Andre Blake. This should […]Read more "Bedoya and Pontius face Andre Blake in tomorrow’s USMNT clash with Jamaica"
The Union signed Bosnian international Haris Medunjanin Tuesday. Medunjanin is a tall center midfielder who can play the ball to any spot he wants on the field. The union haven’t had anyone like this since Vincent Nogueira left the team last summer. The Union have found the number eight they needed! The 6′ 1″ 31-year-old […]Read more "Haris Medunjanin: The number eight the Union needed"