Philadelphia Union Sporting Director Ernst Tanner and Chief Business Officer (CBO) Tim McDermott answered questions from fans and spoke openly for over an hour last night inside the Union club at Talen Energy Stadium during a team-sponsored Town Hall style event. Below are 5 main takeaways from an informational-packed night. Before we get to the […]Read more "Union Town Hall jam-packed with info: 5 main takeaways"
The East-leading Philadelphia Union are currently in a mini-slump, including an underwhelming win against a mediocre Houston Dynamo team at home last week, and a poor-as-can-be performance and loss at the Chicago Fire on Saturday night. The MLS Playoffs begin exactly two months from now. Atlanta United FC has taken over first place, NYCFC is […]Read more "Forecasting the Philadelphia Union Playoff 18"
In a match that could have effectively ended Chicago Fire’s season, Philadelphia Union came out flat and allowed two first-half goals on their way to a deflating 2-0 road loss Sunday night. “We just need to be better,” Union captain Alejandro Bedoya said post-game following a 2-0 loss at the hands of Chicago Fire Sunday […]Read more "Union fail on road despite man advantage in second half"
Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin mentioned his group is fully healthy, competition is on the rise in training, and his team remains hungry to stay atop the Eastern Conference table during his midweek press conference with the media. Tonight, Philadelphia takes on 10th place Chicago Fire at SeatGeek Stadium. Take a quick look at […]Read more "Union are fully healthy ahead of tonight’s clash at Chicago, can they extend their win streak?"
The post-match mood inside the press conference room at Talen Energy Stadium didn’t quite match the atmosphere throughout the rest of the stadium following Philadelphia Union’s 2-1 victory over Houston Dynamo – a win which helped Philadelphia regain sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference. Why? Philly was sloppy and Head Coach Jim […]Read more "Union escape with win but “nowhere near good enough” says Curtin"
The starting XI remained unchanged Sunday night in Chester and Philadelphia Union earn second-straight win thanks to goals from Kacper Przybylko and Jack Elliott. Union Head Coach decided to withhold creative midfielder Jamiro Monterio out of the starting XI Sunday night, instead deciding to leave the same group who smoother DC United a week ago […]Read more "Union keep rolling with an impressive win over Dynamo"
At this point in the season, Philadelphia Union and MLS fans alike have not only come to know the name Jamiro Monteiro, but many have boasted him as perhaps one of the league’s most effective players. Here’s a look into what Monteiro provides for Philadelphia with just nine games left before playoffs. Back in March, […]Read more "Union have Monteiro back at 100% Health ahead of final stretch – 3 Key reasons why his return is vital"
Alejandro Bedoya scored the opening goal of the match for Philadelphia Union Sunday evening in Washington, DC and as part of a goal celebration picked up a live mic and shouted “Hey Congress… DO SOMETHING NOW, END GUN VIOLENCE…” which was heard loud and clear during Fox Sports 1 national TV broadcast. Post-match Bedoya reiterated […]Read more "“Fine me, I don’t care,” says Bedoya following political statement during 5-1 win"
Kai Wagner returned, Andrew Wooten made his first start with the club, and a pair of defensive-mind changes allowed Aurilien Colin and Warren Creavalle a chance in the starting XI as Philadelphia Union traveled south and earned a massively important win and three points in DC. Much had been made in the days leading up […]Read more "Tactical changes help Union dominate DC to remain in first place"
The Philadelphia Union will play five matches during the month of August and two of them are against bitter rivals DC United. Sunday night’s match-up is destined to be a physical affair and will provide a playoff preview as both teams sit atop the Eastern Conference table (PHI 1st – 39 pts // DC T-2nd […]Read more "Rivalry Night: Union hope to bounce back at DC United on Sunday"