Three-time NCAA Champion and former Philadelphia Union U17 Generation Adidas Cup winner Drew Skundrich reunites with Jim Curtin and Brendan Burke as Bethlehem Steel FC prepare for their 2018 USL home opener Sunday. Skundrich signed with Steel FC after LA Galaxy decided to wave their 40th pick in 2018 MLS SuperDraft.Read more "Jim Curtin and Brendan Burke reunite with former Philadelphia Union U17 Generation Adidas cup winner Drew Skundrich"
Bethlehem Steel FC invited 2018 season ticket holders for a meet & greet with coaches and players and a new kit unveiling Tuesday night. A post with photos from Tuesday night’s event will follow shortly. BETHLEHEM, PA. – Following a semi-crowded drive up the blue route and PA turnpike, you will arrive in Bethlehem – […]Read more "Bethlehem Steel FC host season ticket holders for meet & greet after busy day in town"
Over the past few years, there has been one consistency on the Union’s front line. CJ Sapong has been the lone striker in the Union’s 4-2-3-1 formation, and his efforts have now been rewarded. After breaking his own personal and club records for goals scored in 2017, the union secure striker Sapong with a new […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Union secure striker Sapong with a new contract"
The Boys in Blue were off last weekend but there was still plenty of action around the league. Let’s take a look at the results and the stand-out performances. Here’s what went down this week around MLS Week two! Week Two: Columbus Crew SC: 3 (2-0-0) Montreal Impact: 2 (0-2-0) Who knows how much longer […]Read more "This week around MLS Week two: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
The 2018 calendar year began with a bit of bad news for the Philadelphia Union organization. January 2nd, Penn State announced Jeff Cook as their new men’s soccer coach. The Union were now without goalkeeper coach Oka Nikolov, first team assistant coach Mike Sorber, and their reliable U19 coach, Cook, for Philadelphia’s Academy. Since, Philadelphia […]Read more "Union fill Jeff Cook’s coaching shoes in Academy ranks ahead of 2018 campaign"
Philadelphia Union face an interest bye this weekend as MLS favors teams in CONCACAF Champions League. The matchup originally slated to be Seattle is schedule for mid-September. Good for MLS in international competition, but bad for the Union.Read more "MLS caters to CONCACAF Champions League teams leaving Philadelphia Union on short end of stick"
Head Coach of the Philadelphia Union Jim Curtin climbed the small platform and sat behind the mic dressed in a puffy winter jacket and knit hat with gloves Thursday afternoon for a weekly press conference with the media. Here’s what he had to say in his Week two press conference. Opening remarks “Before we get started… […]Read more "Weekly press conference with Head Coach Jim Curtin: big W Saturday, bye this week, Fafa’s suspension update"
It’s back! The 2018 MLS season kicked off this past weekend. All the hype from the off-season is over; now is the time where the teams get to show their worth in this new season. If you missed any of the action, we here at Philly Sports Network have you covered with our “This week […]Read more "This week around MLS Week one: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
The Union opened their 2018 MLS season with a huge win over the New England Revolution. On a bitter cold night, Union fans were warmed by their team taking the pitch for the first time in 2018. The result is exactly what Jim Curtin wanted from his side. Here’s Philly Sports Network’s MLS Matchday 1 […]Read more "MLS Matchday 1 Recap: Philadelphia Union 2 – 0 New England Revolution"
Opening day throughout the MLS is upon us. Philadelphia Union are set to begin their 2018 campaign against Eastern conference foe New England Revolution tonight at 7PM. Here are 10 things to watch for as the Union begin anew. 1) David Accam – far and away the best attacking weapon Jim Curtin has fielded as […]Read more "Philadelphia Union 2018 home opener: 10 things to watch for tonight against New England Revolution"