Philadelphia Union fans are a tested bunch. The inaugural season began with promise and excitement. Things were building until the egomaniacal coach started sitting and parting with quality players out of spite. The next regime saw supporters forced into carrying a coffin labeled “Franchise Killer”, referring to then Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz. The next chapter […]Read more "Out of the Blue: Union Land David Accam in Draft-day Blockbuster"
Andre Blake is staying in Philly! He signed a multi-year deal to be with the union for years to come. The Union also solidified their coaching staff by adding two new coaches. All this and more in this edition of Doop Roundup! Dre stays: NEWS: We've signed @andreblake29 to a new multi-year contract. 📝: https://t.co/vDNF8YxBfM […]Read more "Doop roundup: Andre Blake is staying in Philly, Union sign two new coaches, & match times released"
This week has been an eventful one for the Philadelphia Union organization. Bethlehem Steel have added three quality pieces with USL experience. Brandon Allen, Omar Holness and Brandon Aubrey were all coveted prospects for the New York Red Bulls, Real Salt Lake and Toronto FC respectively, but the Union were able to sign them away […]Read more "Are Philadelphia Union interested in underrated/undervalued MLS players?"
The United States Men’s Soccer January camp roster was announced this Monday. It is clear the transition to a younger and more MLS-based group is well underway. Let’s take a look at the invitees and do some speculation as to who might stand out and what it could mean for big name veterans who weren’t […]Read more "USMNT and New Beginnings: A look at how the transition to the next generation has started"
It was announced Friday that the key players for the Columbus Crew are looking to be moved this Winter. Those players are striker Ola Kamara, and winger Justin Meram. Both of these players are playmakers, and one of them fills a huge need for Philadelphia. The Union are looking to replace Chris Pontius on their […]Read more "Justin Meram would be a perfect fit for the Philadelphia Union"
This off-season has been a quiet one for the Union. In years past the Union’s coaching staff has been solidified, and they usually have already made one new signing. That’s not the case in 2018. The Union have yet to add a new piece to their team, and have seen two coaching vacancies go unfilled. […]Read more "Pat Noonan to join Union as new assistant coach"
MLS released the regular season schedules for all 23 teams this afternoon. With many teams already revamped for 2018, it was a time for fans to sure up the competition. That’s not the case for the Union at this moment in time. For now, Union fans have to look at the fixtures with caution knowing […]Read more "A first look at the Philadelphia Union’s 2018 league opponents"
2017 was a record year for Philly Sports Network’s Union coverage. Back at the end of 2016 the goal was to expand our content. We did this by doubling our written content, by integrating the fan experience at Union home games on our Instagram page, Live-tweet every Union game in 2017 by gaining press access […]Read more "Philly Sports Network’s 2017 Union recap, and expanding coverage in 2018"
The Union’s off season is in full swing, even if it seems like the club is doing nothing. As 2018 is just a few days away, the Union know that now is the time to start reviewing players who could help solidify their squad. More money is at the disposal of the front office this […]Read more "A first look at possible offseason targets for the Philadelphia Union"
Union’s Home opener announced; Philly will kick of 2018 at home versus New England Revolution! MLS released all 23 home openers for each team this afternoon. The Union will face off against eastern conference opponent New England Revolution on March 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium. See you on March 3, @TalenEnergyStdm Our 2018 Home Opener […]Read more "Doop roundup: Philadelphia Union’s Home opener announced & more"