The Union came into Sunday’s Decision Day match-up with New York City FC needing some help to capture second place in Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference. A win and an Atlanta FC loss or tie, or a Union tie and Atlanta loss would lock up second place for the boys in blue. It wasn’t to […]Read more "Union Falter on Decision Day: Enter Playoffs as 3 Seed in East"
The Philadelphia Union began yesterday’s season finale match on the wrong foot and suffered mightily. Veteran midfielder Haris Medunjanin spoke honestly about the groups’ end to the season. He, like many Union fans, is bothered. Without their two most indispensable players in team captain Alejandro Bedoya and leading goal scorer Kaper Przybylko, Philadelphia lacked unity […]Read more "Medunjanin is ready to move forward from Union’s disappointing season finale"
The Philadelphia Union hosted the best team in MLS’ Eastern Conference in hopes of challenging for the second-seed to finish off the best season in franchise history. Instead, a star player limped off during pre-game warm-ups and NYCFC tallied two goals in the opening 25 minutes ultimately ending in NYCFC’s favor 2-1. Before the match […]Read more "Union struggle in season finale and end the year on losing skid"
After perhaps one of the toughest two-month stretches the Philadelphia Union has ever had late in the season, they escaped with a 5-3-1 record. They took on MLS powerhouses LAFC and Atlanta United FC along with notable Eastern Conference foes like NYRB and DC United followed with a midweek cross-country road trip to San Jose […]Read more "With just one game left, Union HC Jim Curtin wants to end season the ‘right way’ against NYCFC"
Tim Lovenguth, Matt McClain, Jeff Green, and Matt Nissenfeld break down the last seven days of Philadelphia Union news. From the team’s missed opportunity against Columbus, to what the future holds as a playoff berth looms. APPLE https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/inside-the-river-end/id1027471613 SPOTIFY GOOGLE https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMTQ4ODY0Ni9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Liam JenkinsLiam is a 24-year old sports journalist from the UK and founder of […]Read more "LISTEN: Every Philadelphia Union related cloud has a silver lining"
We have reached the final week of the MLS regular season. All seven playoff spots have been clinched, five teams have been eliminated, and the seeding of six of the seven teams is still up in the air! The East is set heading into Decision Day: The top three in the east did not fare […]Read more "The Road to MLS Playoffs: The east is set; Decision Day will determine seeding"
Wednesday morning, the USMNT released the final 26-man roster for this month’s Concacaf Nations League fixtures. Eight players currently based in Europe were selected along with 18 MLS standouts – the Philadelphia Union’s Homegrown midfielder Brenden Aaronson included. Flashback to the early stages of the 2018 Bethlehem Steel FC season. Union Academy youngster Brenden Aaronson […]Read more "USMNT call-up is a perfect ending to Medford native Brenden Aaronson’s Rookie year"
During the Philadelphia Union’s 2-0 loss at Columbus Crew SC, the New England Revolution miraculously defeated first-place NYCFC which clinched a 7th-seed for New England and opened the door for Philadelphia to battle for first place this Saturday against NYCFC at home. Instead, they lost 2-0 and will now need to scrape and claw for […]Read more "Are the Union faltering to end the season? “They’ll respond well,” says Curtin following 2-0 road loss"
Union center back Jack Elliott has logged 2,880 minutes of game time this year. That’s every minute of every game, 32 games to be exact. He is ready for more,with the Philadelphia Union set to play in the MLS Cup Playoffs for the second consecutive season. Elliott chatted with PhillySportsNetwork.com yesterday afternoon to discuss the […]Read more "Union’s Elliott hasn’t missed a minute this season and he’s hungry for more"
After a poor showing in the first half allowed a San Jose Earthquakes goal in the 35th minute, the Philadelphia Union scored twice in six minutes thanks to goals from captain Alejandro Bedoya in the 70th minute and Kacper Przybylko in the 76th minute. to win the 16th match of the season, a new franchise […]Read more "Out west and on short rest, Union’s halftime changes earn a 2-1 W and set new franchise win record"