The east is heating up in the final stretch MLS’ 2017. Now is the time where worth is shown. Teams have been trending up and down for a while now, and there has been a lot of parody in the league, especially in the east. The Union have had spurts of being a good eastern […]Read more "Are the Union done? Union falls short while rest of east thrives."
The Union are riding home highs. They have won seven of their last eight home matches. Last week getting three goals against Dallas shows that these players are clicking. There have been no new players added in the summer transfer window, so these current players will need to thrive if the playoffs are to be […]Read more "Union riding home highs, can they get another win at home vs Montreal?"
It’s crunch time in MLS. Teams high up the table struggle. The west tightens up. A battle for sixth in the east has begun. let’s take a look back. This week around MLS, week 22. Eastern Confernece games: D.C. United 1Toronto FC 1 Highlights DC United’s place after week 22: 11th in east. Toronto […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 22: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
Where are the Union headed? A town hall meeting for season ticket holders was held Wednesday night. A longtime Union fan, reached out to share his thoughts about it all with Philly Sports Network. Disclaimer: this fan’s thoughts do not reflect all Son’s of Ben members/season ticket holders. This is more of an insight on […]Read more "Where are the Union headed? A season ticket holder’s prospective of their town hall meeting"
It’s the end of the summer transfer window. In past years the Union have been quiet until the last week of the window. That’s when they’d announce signings. The past two years players like Tranquillo Barnetta (in 2015) and Alejandro Bedoya (in 2016) were summer acquisitions. This season, It’s been radio silence from the Union. […]Read more "Will Union add or drop anyone in the Summer transfer window?"
There were goals, saves and a lot more action in week 21. Who gained group and fell short? As the season progresses every game becomes more crucial. Teams who need to make run’s show what they’re made of ; teams who have had success show if they are real or not.Who gained ground and fell […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 21: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
The Philadelphia Union have been a stereotypical Philadelphia team throughout their short seven years of existence. Two playoff appearances in their seven years; the rest of the time the Union have been outsiders looking in. In the rollercoaster ride that has been 2017, the Union entered a crucial stretch in need of points. July presented […]Read more "Union fall flat in most important stretch of 2017, can they bounce back vs Dallas?"
MLS came back from it’s Gold Cup “break” and saw a lot of action. 18 games full of goals saves and all around action. Week 20 had it all. To get ready for the week 21’s games, take a look back at the scoreline’s and highlights from the past week. Here’s This week around MLS, […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 20: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
The final of the Gold Cup is set! USA beat Costa Rica 2-0 in dominating fashion. Jamaica stunned Mexico, beating them 1-0. These teams have taken very different positions in this tournament. USA has tried to dominate matches, using possession and passing to break down opponents. Jamaica has sat back, and defended to create counter […]Read more "Gold Cup Final: Can USA’s unstoppable force beat Jamaica’s immovable object?"
The Union dropped their second straight game, losing to Columbus 1-0 last Saturday. The two away matches agaisnt eastern conference opponents contained much-needed points for Union playoff hopes. Getting zero points out of a possible six makes things much more difficult for the Union moving forward. The problem with Philly lies where it has all […]Read more "Philadelphia Union look to re-establish attack in second game vs Columbus"