Union swap SuperDraft pick for Homegrown rights to Nathan Harriel

Friday afternoon, Nathan Harriel inked his first professional contract with the Philadelphia Union. The 19-year Oldsmar, Florida native plays primarily right back. The Homegrown Player Contract is effective January 1, 2021. In the meantime, Harriel will play with Union II on a USL Championship contract. In order to successfully sign Harriel, Philadelphia swapped a 2021 […]

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Aaronson, Monteiro, Przybylko create bright spot in sloppy Union win

As a 10-year-old training in the Philadelphia Union Juniors program, Brenden Aaronson made his first impressions on Union Youth Academy coaches. Fast forward nine years, and now he’s making major impacts for Philadelphia, gaining praise and recognition throughout Major League Soccer, earning USMNT call-ups, and quietly becoming Philadelphia’s most important player. “I think that from […]

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Curtin and Union are ready for “big test”: news, notes, and quotes from the bubble

Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin, forward Kacper Przybylko, captain Ale Bedoya, and defender Mark McKenzie all spoke yesterday via zoom call from inside the bubble. There’s an impromptu ‘media hub’ inside the bubble in Orlando where Curtin and players rotated in and out to field questions from the media. Most were seeking answers regarding […]

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