The 2020 Supporters’ Shield winning Philadelphia Union traveled to the 2020 MLS Cup champions Columbus Crew SC to open up the 2021 MLS season. A match that was deemed by many as the game of the week kicks off a season that will be very conference-heavy for every MLS team. For the Union, they knew […]Read more "Union gets gritty road point and clean sheet at Columbus to open 2021 season"
It that time of year again Union fans! It’s time for you to predict the Union’s 2021 results. If you can get the most number of results correct, then you will be able to win some Philly Sports Network/Doop by the River swag! We tried to to this last year but the pandemic put a […]Read more "You pick’em: predict the Union’s 2021 results for a chance to win PSN swag!"
It’s almost time for the MLS season to kick off and our Doop by the River gang has come together to make predictions on how the Union will do in 2021, and how the teams in the eastern conference will place. John Zapata (El Parcero Philly), Justin Friedberg, Zach LoBasso, and yours truly (Tim Lovenguth) […]Read more "“The Doop by the River Gang makes Union predictions”"
The Philadelphia Union took care of business in Costa Rica in the first leg of the Concacaf Champions League (CCL) beating Saprissa 1-0. Now the attention shifts to the second leg in Philadelphia tonight. While Philly may have the advantage, head coach Jim Curtin has stressed the fact that winning the first match of a […]Read more "Three things the Union must do to advance to CCL quarterfinals"
The MLS season kicks off this Friday! To prepare for the season we at Philly Sports Network have researched all 34 teams to give some insight on how they look heading into the 2021 season. Here is part two of that preview: A guide to MLS’s western conference teams! MLS’s western conference teams The Western […]Read more "A guide to MLS’s western conference teams ahead of 2021 season"
The MLS Season kicks off this coming Friday! To prepare for the season we at Philly Sports Network have you covered with different previews all week! We have researched all 27 teams to give some insight on how they look and have prepared for the 2021 season. It’ll be broken down into two separate previews! […]Read more "A guide to MLS’s eastern conference teams ahead of 2021 season"
In one week, the Philadelphia Union will look to defend their Supporters Shield victory when they kick off their 2021 MLS regular season. After a season that was totally changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 MLS season will pivot back to a 34 games season. 32 of Philly’s games will be against teams in […]Read more "An in-depth look at Philadelphia Union’s 2021 MLS Season schedule"
The Philadelphia Union took the field in their historic first-ever Concacaf Champions League (CCL) match against Costa Rica Giant’s Deportivo Saprissa. This first leg of the round of 16 was played in San Jose Costa Rica. Saprissa is in midseason form, while this was Philly’s first competitive match of 2021. You wouldn’t have known that […]Read more "Union outlast Saprissa; win their first-ever CCL match 1-0"
It’s been 13 years since the US Men’s National Team qualified for the Olympic Games. Will the USMNT make it back to the Summer Olympics? Now is when they’ll have a chance to get back to this summer’s tournament. The U-23 side will need to be one of the top two in Concacaf to advance. […]Read more "Will the USMNT make it back to the Summer Olympics?"
On Monday, March 15th Philadelphia plays its first 2021 season tune-up. The Union takes on Orlando City at 11:00 am at the Joe DiMaggio Field for a scrimmage. This will be the first time the Union takes on an MLS opponent ahead of their 2021 season. With only about three weeks until Philly starts their […]Read more "Union take on Orlando in first 2021 season tune-up"