The Philadelphia Union Youth Academy continues to be the most promising aspect of the organization, now sending seven players from its ranks off to a National Team Talent Identification camp starting today and running through September 23rd in Chula Vista, California. Defenders Dante Huckaby and Anthony Sorensen, midfielders Paxten Aaronson, Jack McGlynn, and Nicholas Pariano, […]Read more "7 Union Youth Academy players invited to U-16 National Team ID Camp"
Mark McKenzie left training Wednesday afternoon just like any other day. But yesterday, the 20-year old center back from Bear, Delaware was due to return to Chester for a media appearance set to take place before Bethlehem Steel FC’s home match vs Loudoun United FC. McKenzie arrived back down to the stadium around 6:20 PM […]Read more "On Kid’s Night, Union defender Mark McKenzie reflects on his path to the pros"
An exciting 5-2 win at home for Bethlehem Steel FC allowed them to leap-frog Loudon United FC, beating them on the pitch and in the Eastern Conference playoff race in the process. Goals from James Chambers, Zach Zandi, Issa Rayyan, Michee Ngalina, and Axel Picazo powered the W. Steel FC could not have started last […]Read more "Four 2nd half goals lift Steel FC over Loudoun United FC on the pitch and in table"
After starting the month of September with back-to-back positive results – a 2-0 home W and a 3-3 road draw – Steel FC suffered their 14th loss on the year in a 2-1 loss at Indy Eleven. Now with just seven matches remaining and just two at home, they’ll fight for every point. “Two home […]Read more "Steel FC hope to make most of remaining home matches tonight v Loudon United FC"
Yesterday, the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jonathan Tannenwald dropped a story challenging the Philadelphia Union ownership group in a call for charter flights to be used during the Union’s stretch of three road matches in eight days. Soon enough, Twitter was buzzing. Three road matches in eight days. One of which is across the country in San […]Read more "Local article on Union and charter flights creates Twitter discussion"
A headed goal from Philadelphia Union’s leading goal scorer, Kacper Przybylko, in the third minute pleased the largest home crowd since 2011 (attendance: 19,145) early on, but LAFC managed to equalize before half in a match that ended 1-1 at Talen Energy Stadium Saturday night. One major question mark arose from the Philadelphia Union locker […]Read more "Union extend home unbeaten streak to 8 straight: Tie 1-1 vs LAFC despite Fabian’s absence"
Saturday night provides yet another crucial test for the Philadelphia Union as MLS’s best team visits Chester. Head Coach Jim Curtin and standout midfielder Jamiro Monteiro understand the big challenge ahead but stressed throughout the week, it’s just another game. How will they fare? Two weeks ago, the Philadelphia Union hosted Eastern Conference elites Atlanta […]Read more "For Union and Monteiro, they’ll keep “fighting for each other” in hopes of 3 points vs LAFC"
With eight games remaining, four of those still to play in September, Bethlehem Steel FC began the busiest month of the season with four points and five goals scored through two matches. At 12th place in the Eastern Conference table and eight points below the playoff line, is it too late for Head Coach Brendan […]Read more "Steel FC starts a busy September slate with a two-match unbeaten streak; is it too little too late?"
Each season, the Philadelphia Union host a friendly (exhibition) against a pro team from leagues outside the country in an attempt to not only grow connections between leagues but to also provide opportunities for younger players in the organization to shine. But should you care? Maybe. Maybe not. Jim Curtin, Head Coach of your first […]Read more "Union’s friendly vs Liga MX side Pumas: Should you care? In short, yes"
Philadelphia Union Head Coach was all smiles following his team’s impressive 3-1 home win against fellow Eastern Conference elites Atlanta United FC. Curtin has now coached the Union to the MLS Cup Playoffs in three of the past four seasons. Last night, Curtin was a proud coach. In front of a third consecutive sell-out crowd […]Read more "“As far as the first big test, we get an A+,” says Curtin following monumental night for Union"