Union lock up McKenzie through 2022; yet another positive for their Youth Academy system

Union center back and YSC Youth Acadamy graduate, Mark McKenzie, agreed to terms on a new long-term contract extension that is guaranteed through the 2022 season. The contract has club options that could keep McKenzie in town through 2024. While many Union fans are anxiously awaiting the announcement of a new signing that both Sporting […]

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Union endured multi-month negotiations to land their guy – story behind Jamiro Monteiro’s DP deal

Carlos Barros of Prestige Sports was generous enough to spend some of his Sunday evening chatting with PhillySportsNetwork.com about his client, Jamiro Monteiro, and his new multi-year Designated Player contract. Details of the multi-month long negotiation process, efforts from the Union’s Technical Staff, and Monteiro’s thought process along the way were all discussed. “It’s a […]

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Union mark significant shift in franchise narrative with purchase of top player Monteiro

The Philadelphia Union announced a club-record transfer fee of $1.7 million to secure the services of their top player, Jamiro Monteiro while agreeing to terms on a new three-year contract with an option on a fourth year and in doing so, proved to their fans they’ve learned from their past. Many, if not all Union […]

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Jamiro’s Back! Union sign the versatile midfielder to a three-year DP contract

The Philadelphia Union announced Friday evening that they had paid a $2 million dollar transfer fee to FC Metz to permanently sign midfielder Jamiro Monteiro. The versatile midfielder will be in Philadelphia for at least the next three years as he signed a three-year contract with a club option for a fourth year! This is […]

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Union make 1st offseason signing ahead of 2020 season in defensive midfielder José Andrés Martínez

Merry early Christmas Union fans! On Monday morning the Union announced the signing José “el Brujo” Andrés Martínez from Venezuelan club Zulia FC. The 25-year-old defensive midfielder will take up an international player slot. Here’s a first look at the newest Union player. José Andrés Martínez José Andrés Martínez scored two goals and notched four […]

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