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"
Philadelphia Union traveled north of the border to take on Toronto FC Friday night but failed to come away with a result of note. They lost 3-0 after failing to score a goal for the fifth time in eight matches to start the 2018 campaign. Head coach Jim Curtin continues to struggle finding ways to make his offense more dynamic in the attacking third while his young backline is repeatedly exposed as a result. Here are three takeaways from last night’s loss.Read more "Philadelphia Union 0 – Toronto FC 3: Three takeaways from the latest road loss"
We are going to structure this Midfield preview, as well as the upcoming Back Four preview, a little differently than the Striker and Winger previews. The reason for this are the separate depth charts for attacking, central and defensive midfield positions. Although the most glaring need of a better #10 is still unfulfilled, there is […]Read more "Union Starting 11 Preview: 2018 Midfielders"
The US Men’s National team has been through a lot since October. Missing out on qualifying for the World Cup has left a bad taste in the mouths of Americans everywhere. Now that the calendar has turned to a new year, the USMNT have an opportunity to let the past die. The annual January camp […]Read more "The first game of 2018 could shape the USMNT’s future"
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"