The primary supporter’s group following the Philadelphia Union has endured an enormous struggle to not only bring soccer to Philadelphia but to also stick with the group through some awfully painful years. But now the Sons of Ben and their President Matt Gendaszek have a home playoff match Sunday to prep for (the first since […]Read more "Q&A with Sons of Ben President Matt Gendaszek: It’s great to be a Union fan right now"
The Philadelphia Union are on the verge of hosting their first home MLS Cup Playoff match since 2011, and could finally claim the first playoff victory in franchise history. But will they do it? Head Coach Jim Curtin is confident his group has what it takes. Yesterday afternoon, Union Head Coach Jim Curtin fielded questions […]Read more "After 10 years, will the Union get that coveted playoff W?"
The utility man of the Philadelphia Union’s offensive grouping is hoping to earn some meaningful minutes on Sunday afternoon. Fafa Picault spoke with PhillySportsNetwork.com this past Friday afternoon about the match-up with NYRB, his season as a whole, and a look back on his three-year stint with Philly and what the future might be like. […]Read more "Picault, in final year of contract, poised to make impact Sunday for Union"
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"