The Union did it! They won their first piece of silverware! Philadelphia won the 2020 Supporters Shield the trophy given to the best team throughout the MLS regular season. In European soccer leagues, this would be considered a championship; in MLS, this is one of the three major trophies up for grabs every season. Some […]Read more "Reliving the Union’s historic Decision Day that lead to their first trophy"
2020 has been one hell of a year. Amidst a pandemic, civil unrest, and a crazed presidential election, Major League Soccer (MLS) and the Philadelphia Union have rolled on! Not only have the Union been playing through this pandemic, but they have been the best team throughout this crazy condensed season. With a record of […]Read more "All eyes need to be on the Union this evening in Philadelphia"
It’s almost been a full year since then Talen Energy Stadium was rocking after a deflected cross from Marco Fabian kissed the crossbar and went into the back of the net. The Union won their first-ever playoff match 4-3 against the New York Red Bulls. Now 310 days later, the Union will take to their […]Read more "310 days after the biggest win in team history; Union finally return home"
The Philadelphia Union opened up their phase one restart of the MLS regular season on the road against the New England Revolution. The fourth-place Union (8 points) were in for a physical match against the ninth-place Revs (6 points), which resulted in a split of the points. Starting Lineups: The Union came out in their […]Read more "Union earn a clean sheet in nil-nil draw v.s. Revolution"
The New England Revolution play host to the Philadelphia Union for their second-consecutive game, seeking vengeance after the boys in blue dealt them an early exit from the MLS is back tournament. For the Union, this game is all about rebounding, but will they be able to beat one of the biggest names in MLS […]Read more "What to watch as the Philadelphia Union return to regular-season action"
Friday’s 6-5 victory against the New York Mets marked the one-quarter mark of the 60-game regular season sprint for the Philadelphia Phillies. Following their sweep of the Mets (and given one of the few off days remaining on the Phillies’ calendar, we believe now is a good time to look back and see just how […]Read more "What have we learned in the opening quarter of Phillies’ 2020 season?"
In the Quarterfinal round of the MLS is Back Tournament underdogs with something to prove ruled the day. The four matches over three days showed that the teams moving to the semifinals are teams who may have not predicted to make it far in the knockout rounds. Philadelphia Union v.s. Sporting Kansas City The first […]Read more "Reviewing the Quarterfinals of the MLS is Back Tournament"
Having reached the semi-finals of the one-off MLS Is Back Tournament, the Philadelphia Union stand on the precipice of making history with their first-ever piece of silverware, having impressively dismantled Sporting Kansas City in the previous round. Standing between Union and the final are the equally impressive Portland Timbers, so what better time to take […]Read more "What the Union need to do in order to overthrow the Timbers"
On February 28th 2008, it was finally announced that after years of thwarted attempts and significant opposition from a franchise that would later be bought out by a reasonably successful energy drink company, an MLS franchise was coming to Philly. Just over two years later, the first Philadelphia Union team took to the field in […]Read more "Where are they now? Looking back at the Union’s first-ever starting XI"
16 Teams made it out of their groups to the knockout stage of the MLS is Back Tournament. The single elimination matches started in the Round of 16, and produced some great games. Here’s a look back at who advanced and who went home! Orlando City SC v.s. Montreal Impact Orlando looked like one of […]Read more "Reviewing the Round of 16 at the MLS is Back Tournament"