It’s been almost two weeks since Union sporting director Ernst Tanner announced there would be new signings on the horizon. With no rumblings of a signing since Ernst mentioned one, it’s only appropriate to ask the question, will the Union announce a new signing anytime soon. Will we see a new signing anytime soon? It’s […]Read more "Will Union announce a new signing anytime soon?"
On Thursday (Jan. 7th, 2021) Ernst Tanner let slip in a press conference that the Union is close to singing a left-footed center back. With the preparation for the 2021 season just around the corner, this news got Union fans abuzz with a possible new player. Many Union fans play GM whenever during the offseason, […]Read more "Union fans play GM: look for new center back targets"
Early Thursday (Jan. 7, 2021) morning, Mark McKenzie’s long-rumored move to Belgian side KRC Genk was made official. First reported by Genk, and later confirmed by the Union, McKenkie’s multi-million-dollar move is official! McKenzie’s multi-million-dollar deal Mark has been with the Union for his entire professional career. He was another academy standout to go to […]Read more "Mark McKenzie’s multi-million-dollar move to Genk finalized"
On Tuesday, Jan. 5th, the USMNT announced their first rosters of an important 2021 campaign. Both the senior men’s national team and the under-23 national team announced rosters, and their intention to train together to start 2021. Who is in the squads, and why is important for both the senior team and U-23’s to train […]Read more "USMNT’s first rosters of important 2021 campaign"
While the year is only five days old, it is clear that 2021 is a year full of soccer! The European leagues continue to go on as they are in the middle of their 2020/2021 schedules, but there is much more on the horizon! 2021 is a year full of soccer 2021 presents a soccer […]Read more "2021 is a year full of soccer"
Just before the New Year, Major League Soccer (MLS) announced its intentions to invoke a force majeure clause that could render the current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the league and the MLS Players Association (MLSPA) null and void. This is very concerning and could be detrimental for both the players and the league. This […]Read more "Could MLS’ CBA be thrown out before the 2021 season?"
Even though 2021 is only two days old, the start of the 2021 season is quickly approaching for the Philadelphia Union. The MLS season is set to kick off in March, but CONCACAF Champions League will likely kick off as soon as February. This means the Philadelphia Union’s 2021 roster will need to be filled […]Read more "A look at Philadelphia Union’s 2021 roster build"
As the calendar turns to 2021, the Philadelphia Union are showing that they are the model of what an MLS club should look like. The Union persevered through the uncertainty and risks associated with the 2020 season and won their first-ever trophy. Their supporter’s shield win showed that they can hang with the best teams […]Read more "The Union’s formula is setting the standard in MLS"
2020 has been a crazy year for just about everyone and for Philly Sports Network, it’s been one of huge challenges. We feel so lucky to be in a position where our content is still thriving, our platform is growing, and our community is still as wholesome as ever. With this in mind, it feels […]Read more "Voting is now open: Have your say in the first ever PSN Awards show!"
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"