Discipline has been one of the very few weaknesses in German left back Kai Wagner’s game so far in his first MLS season with Philadelphia Union. Wagner has missed four games to date and only one of those absences was due to injury while the other three were due to a red card, a ‘supplemental […]Read more "“We know we can play much better” says Wagner before return to lineup Sunday night in DC"
The Union was blasted by the Montreal Impact last week and is looking to get back on track Sunday as they travel the D.C. United. A battle between not only rivals but the 1st and 3rd place teams in the conference should be quite the matchup. We have not seen D.C. United yet this season […]Read more "Philadelphia Union Show the Foe: D.C. United"
Dating back to June 26th, following an international break due to Gold Cup play, the Philadelphia Union have won just twice in seven games and lost three times – allowing four goals in each loss. Changes are needed, but will there be any roster rotation at DC United Sunday evening? Before June 29th, when Jim […]Read more "Changes along Philadelphia Union backline are needed, but will Curtin see it that way?"
Homegrown signing, YSC Academy graduate and 20-year old Drexel Hill native Matt Real spoke with PSN Thursday afternoon about his progress in development, the intensity in training the past week, and the opportunity that could present itself to him tonight: a chance at the starting left back spot in Kai Wagner’s absence (suspension due to […]Read more "Matt Real poised to take advantage of possible starting role tonight for Philadelphia Union"
Union homegrown signing and Drexel Hill native Matt Real spoke with PSN’s Matt McClain Thursday afternoon about the possibility of earning just the fourth start in his young MLS career with usual starter Kai Wagner suspended due to yellow card accumulation. The full transcript is below. How do you feel this week after training? I […]Read more "Interview transcript: Matt Real on the possibility of starting tonight: “I’m looking forward to seeing what happens.”"
The 19-year-old Homegrown midfielder from Newark, DE clinched a victory for Philadelphia Union last Saturday with an insurance goal in the 65th minute. Fontana, sitting behind veteran midfielders Marco Fabian and Alejandro Bedoya in the depth-chart, spoke with PSN about making the most of his playing time and what’s he been able to do to […]Read more "Union youngster Anthony Fontana opens up on what’s fueled his recent success"
After 20 weeks of MLS play, the Philadelphia Union sits atop the standings. They have played the most games out of any team in the East, and the proverbial big boys are rising to the top of the eastern conference to challenge for the top spot. Will Philadelphia be able to keep their place at […]Read more "Philadelphia Union are in 1st place after 20 weeks of MLS play, can they stay there?"
Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin spoke honestly with the media following his team’s 2-0 win against Chicago Fire Saturday night and hinted at what it means to be atop the table while looking ahead towards the playoffs. “We’ve never been in this position as a club and we have to continue to be brave […]Read more "“After losses, great teams respond” said Curtin following Union’s gritty 2-0 home win Saturday"
Sitting near the bottom of the MLS Eastern Conference standings, the Chicago Fire came in limping to Talen Energy Stadium Saturday night. They had won only two contests since May 11th and had won only once in their previous ten matches, albeit dominating Atlanta United FC 5-1 in that victory. The fact that they hadn’t […]Read more "Fabián, Wagner help Philadelphia Union Smolder Fire"
A 26th minute goal from right back Walter Cortes propelled Bethlehem Steel FC to their first ever win at Louisville City FC Saturday night thanks to an outstanding performance from keeper Tomas Romero who sets new club record with 12 saves in a match. It was a historic night for Steel FC. Walter Cortes set […]Read more "Tomas Romero earns 2nd career clean sheet behind 12 saves, Steel FC win first ever match at Louisville"