The Union signed two homegrown players last night to first team contracts. Matt Real and Mark McKenzie are both 18 years old and are getting a shot in MLS. The Union add to their young defensive core adding with these two signings, but if you aren’t familiar with Bethlehem Steel FC then you may not […]Read more "Union sign two homegrown players: Meet Matt Real and Mark McKenzie"
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"
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"
The Union are doing what they have always done under Earnie Stewart, that is, not much at all in the month of December. MLS Offseason is now in full swing. Teams are adding pieces left and right, spending money like it’s burning a hole in their pockets. The Union a much tamer approach. Stewart built […]Read more "How will Earnie Stewart rebuild the Union again?"
Earlier this month, Jay Sugarman vowed to spend more money this off-season to buy talented players. As the Philadelphia Union’s majority owner Sugarman ultimately has the final say on what or who the team sends his checks to. When backed into a corner by Union fans and reporters alike, Sugarman declared he would indeed open […]Read more "All I want from the Union this Holiday season is a fulfilled promise to spend that money"