With six home and six away contests left for Philadelphia Union, a match like Saturday against the third-worst team in the Eastern Conference can become a chance to bounce back after the most disappointing performance of the season a week ago. “We know it’s unacceptable to our fans and we will have a positive response […]Read more "Union need to bounce back against a struggling Chicago Fire Saturday night"
Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin received a multi-year contract extension earlier this week, and now he’ll finally be able to use new signing Andrew Wooten Saturday at Real Salt Lake. Wooten, a German-American was made officially available for selection July 9th when the summer transfer window officially opened. “I’ve been following [MLS] for the […]Read more "Union will have Andrew Wooten in matchday 18 Saturday; first summer acquisition in 3 years"
Philadelphia Union Sporting Director Ernst Tanner and Head Coach Jim Curtin sat together behind the podium inside the press conference room at Talen Energy Stadium Wednesday afternoon to announce a new multi-year contract extension for Curtin while Union remain atop the Eastern Conference table.\ “You may wonder why I’m sitting here next to Jim [Curtin],” […]Read more "Union Head Coach Jim Curtin signs a “deserved” multi-year contract extension"
Megan Rapinoe struck once more from the penalty spot in the 61st minute after Alex Morgan was kicked up high on her arm by Stefanie van der Gragt. Rose Lavelle cruised through the Dutch backline eight minutes later for the insurance goal as USWNT completed dominant World Cup title run. After a scoreless opening half […]Read more "#USWNT win back-to-back World Cup titles with 2-0 win over Netherlands"
The USWNT will take on the Netherlands, aka the reigning champions of Europe, at 11 AM for a shot at back-to-back FIFA Women’s World Cup Titles. The below fact sheet was compiled thanks to ussoccer.com and USWNT’s website. A more detailed list of quick-hitters can be found here, also courtesy of USWNT. FACTS USWNT are […]Read more "2019 Women’s World Cup Final fact sheet and preview: #USWNT vs. Netherlands"
The USWNT take on the Netherlands at 11AM in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup while USMNT battle Mexico in the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup at 9 PM. However, perhaps scheduling it all on the same day was an oversight. On February 27th, Talen Energy Stadium opened its doors to thousands of screaming soccer fans […]Read more "USWNT and USMNT competing for Cup titles on same day: “ridiculous” or perfect coincidence?"
After humiliating Orlando City SC throughout the second half of Wednesday night’s 3-1 victory, Philadelphia will play host in the second straight match thanks to a unique MLS schedule hiccup. When MLS announced the 2019 schedules, Philadelphia Union fans may have immediately, noted the first week of July being a bit ‘odd.’ Philadelphia became destined […]Read more "Union return home after month away tonight, Andre Blake returns as well; Monteiro out injured"
The Philadelphia Union finished a three-match road trip with a bang Wednesday night defeating Orlando City SC 3-1 in what turned out to be an easy victory. Kacper Przybylko and Fafa Picault continued their offensive production as a striker duo by scoring all three goals in the first of two straight against Orlando City SC. […]Read more "Freese earns 1st career MLS win on road thanks to 3 Union goals and 2 Orlando red cards"
Darren Mattocks entered the match in the 73rd minute, earned a Jamaican penalty kick two minutes later, and converted the chance scoring the lone goal of the match and spurring Andre Blake, Jamoi Topey, and the rest of the Reggae Boyz onto the semi-finals of the Gold Cup for the third straight year. Outshot and […]Read more "Emotional night in Philly for Andre Blake as Jamaica earn third-straight semi-final appearance in Gold Cup"
Fafa Picault and Kacper Przybylko notched first half goals created by Jamiro Monteiro, but ultimately a lack of solid team defending in their own half became the downfall for Philadelphia at Yankee Stadium Saturday night. Much has been made of the field conditions at Yankee Stadium in the days ahead of Saturday night’s clash with […]Read more "Ugly second half defending from Philadelphia spoils first half lead at NYCFC as Union lose 4-2"