Philadelphia Union earn a crucial road point at New York Red Bulls Saturday night during a hot and humid matchup at Red Bull Arena in North Jersey. New York fans were ready to roll from the opening kick-off. They, just like Philly fans, know the importance behind the rivalry. A booming chorus of thousands announced […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Philadelphia Union earn a crucial road point at New York Red Bulls"
The World Cup is fast approaching! This tournament that happens every four years, is the biggest sporting event in the world! In comparison to the Super Bowl the World Cup draws over 800 million more viewers. Granted the World Cup is a tournament spanning a month, and 64 games, while the Super Bowl is a […]Read more "The World Cup is fast approaching: A first look at the tournament that mesmerizes the entire world"
In the next three weeks the Union play five games. Four are against eastern conference opponents in MLS play. The other match is their first match in the US Open Cup. Their fourth round match against USL’s Richmond Kickers. All these matches precede The World Cup week break. Depending on the results of these five matches, […]Read more "The next five games are crucial for Philadelphia Union’s 2018 hopes"
The Union have won two in a row in dominating fashion. Next up for the Union is their rivals from New York… er, New Jersey. The Red Bulls have been very impressive as of late. The team from New Jersey has moved past Atlanta, after beating them last week, to the number one spot in […]Read more "Philly Sports Network’s Union Crew preview: Will the Union be knocked down a peg by high-flying Red Bulls?"
As the 2018 season is now a third of the way over, it’s important to look at the table and see those thriving, and who could fill in the rest of the pack. There seem to be only a handful of consistently good teams. The rest are either consistently bad or flip-flop from looking like […]Read more "This week around MLS Week 12: Highlighting all the games, goals and glory"
Thursday afternoon’s midweek press conference with Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin revealed little about Sporting Director Earnie Stewart’s ongoing negotiations with the USSF. However, Curtin revealed how his team have prepared for a crucial rivalry match against New York Red Bulls on Saturday night. Plus, two Union midfielders have become good friends on and off the pitch. Read more.Read more "“Philly vs. New York is a real thing.” Jim Curtin and Union focused on Red Bulls despite Earnie Stewart, USSF talks"
Earnie Stewart has been in the press recently. The Union’s sporting director has emerged as the front-runner for the US Soccer General Manager position. His interest in this position has been previously stated. However, his departure from Philadelphia would leave many asking, what legacy does he leave? I've read what everyone else has read about […]Read more "If Earnie Stewart departs, what legacy does he leave in Philadelphia?"
Bethlehem Steel FC finished Week 10 with six points after beating New York Red Bulls II Wednesday and Indy Eleven Saturday. Philadelphia Union midfielder Fabian Herbers played key roles in both victories and was named to USL’s Team of the Week. Fellow Union midfielder Adam Najem earned an honorary bench spot this week as well. Read more about their impacts in Week 10.Read more "Fabian Herbers named to USL Team of the Week; Adam Najem earns bench spot"
Bethlehem Steel FC announced Tuesday afternoon that goal scoring forward Brandon Allen was transferred to USL counterpart Nashville SC for an undisclosed amount, per league and club policies. After appearing in just seven matches, Allen failed to overtake the number one striker position from youngster Aidan Apodaca.Read more "Brandon Allen transferred to Nashville SC for undisclosed transfer fee"
Bethlehem Steel FC finished March and April with disappointing performances, a lack of goals, and too many dropped points in the standings. Fast forward to present day, Steel FC sit tied for 5th in the Eastern Conference and ranked 11th in the week 10 USL Power Rankings. A May hot streak has provided Steel FC with a jolt of good form and confidence. Read more about how they turned things around.Read more "Steel FC continue May hot streak, earn ninth point on nine goals this month"