Frankie Amaya, the first overall pick from the 2019 MLS SuperDraft has recently stated his discontent with his club FC Cincinnati and their goals moving forward. He stated, “During this offseason, I’ve realized that the club doesn’t have the same level of commitment to me, so I have asked the club to trade me as […]Read more "What Frankie Amaya’s Unrest Could Mean for the Philadelphia Union"
Shortly after the newly ratified MLS CBA went through, there was talk about potentially shifting the start to the 2021 MLS season. At the end of last week, MLS did announce that their preseason and season would be pushed back. After MLS revisits 2021 season dates; will this be good or bad for the 27 […]Read more "MLS revisits 2021 season dates, will this be helpful or hurtful?"
The Philadelphia Union lost two of their brightest young talents this offseason after a pair of remarkable campaigns helped lead the team to their first-ever piece of silverware. Replacing them is no way task, but the simple answer to this question is replace Brendan Aaronson and Mark McKenzie in-house. The issue with simple statements however […]Read more "How the Union can replace the losses of Aaronson and McKenzie in-house"
If you’ve paid attention to any of the latest Doop By the River podcasts, you’ve heard our new segment Doop across the pond, where we go into detail about the Union’s homegrown’s Brenden Aaronson and Mark McKenzie. As a way to amplify this, we are introducing this new weekly edition style of article titled: Doop’in […]Read more "Doop’in around the world: former Union players thriving in Europe"
The Philadelphia Union are in the Concacaf Champions League (CCL) in 2021! Last night (Feb. 10, 2021) we learned who Philly would they would play in the Round of 16! Philadelphia Union face strong Deportivo Saprissa, a giant from Costa Rica! Philadelphia Union face strong Deportivo Saprissa Philadelphia will play Deportivo Saprissa in a two-leg […]Read more "CCL Draw Results: Philadelphia Union face strong Deportivo Saprissa"
The 2021 Concacaf Champions League (CCL) field is all but set. Your town, your team, your Philadelphia Union are among the 16 teams from North America, Central America and the Caribbean to be included in the 2021 tournament. The draw to set the first round opponents will take place tonight (Feb. 10, 2021) at 7:00 […]Read more "With CCL draw looming, Philadelphia Union will know opponent tonight"
In this latest edition of Union Update, we’ll take a look at how close preseason is, green card issues, and the new away jersey! Here’s a look at the week that was for the Philadelphia Union; Union update 2/9/21! Union Update 2/9/2021 In a week that had only a few bits of news, it could […]Read more "Union Update 2/9/21: Preseason Soon, Green Cards & New Electric kit"
Jim Curtin sat down with the Coaches Voice YouTube channel at the end of last month to answer questions from their subscribers. In that 36 minute video, he painted a clear picture of the identity he has helped to instill. It’s not just an identity, it’s a proven club culture at Philadelphia Union. Proven club […]Read more "Jim Curtin is instilling a proven club culture at Philadelphia Union"
After a month of crazy negotiations, Major League Soccer (MLS) and the MLS Players Association (MLSPA) have officially come to an agreement on an extension to the collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The MLS and MLSPA found the breakthrough, which means the avoidance of a lockout, and that the 2021 season will begin as scheduled! This […]Read more "How MLS and MLSPA found the breakthrough to ensure 2021 season is played"
In an interview with MLS Italia, Ernst Tanner mentioned difficulties with the process of signing foreign players in this transfer window. Tanner shares Union’s struggle, citing the pandemic as a hindrance to the process of signing new players. As the Union is barreling toward preseason, it looks as though there may not be any foreign […]Read more "Tanner shares Union’s struggle signing new players amid pandemic"