Thursday afternoon’s midweek press conference with Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin revealed little about Sporting Director Earnie Stewart’s ongoing negotiations with the USSF. However, Curtin revealed how his team have prepared for a crucial rivalry match against New York Red Bulls on Saturday night. Plus, two Union midfielders have become good friends on and off the pitch. Read more.Read more "“Philly vs. New York is a real thing.” Jim Curtin and Union focused on Red Bulls despite Earnie Stewart, USSF talks"
Simply put Yes. The Philadelphia Union have undergone a roster overhaul of sorts. This overhaul has everyone thinking, have the Union improved enough? The answer is, yes! Let me explain my reasoning before you immediately object. Roster is younger and quicker In 2017, the Union featured a few speedsters on their roster but overall as […]Read more "As the 2018 MLS season opener looms large this week, have the Union improved enough?"
Saturday morning along the Delaware River a crowd of Union fans, media, and organizational staff alike gathered to watch what turned out to be an intense practice session at power training complex in Chester, PA. This fan friendly training session showed us a lot about this team! David Accam is fast Philadelphia’s newest addition, David […]Read more "Union hold fan friendly training session prior to their trip to Clearwater, FL"
Andre Blake is staying in Philly! He signed a multi-year deal to be with the union for years to come. The Union also solidified their coaching staff by adding two new coaches. All this and more in this edition of Doop Roundup! Dre stays: NEWS: We've signed @andreblake29 to a new multi-year contract. ?: https://t.co/vDNF8YxBfM […]Read more "Doop roundup: Andre Blake is staying in Philly, Union sign two new coaches, & match times released"
The final of the Gold Cup is set! USA beat Costa Rica 2-0 in dominating fashion. Jamaica stunned Mexico, beating them 1-0. These teams have taken very different positions in this tournament. USA has tried to dominate matches, using possession and passing to break down opponents. Jamaica has sat back, and defended to create counter […]Read more "Gold Cup Final: Can USA’s unstoppable force beat Jamaica’s immovable object?"
The Gold Cup is in full swing, and is the midst of the second games of the group stage. Here’s a look at how all the teams are doing. Gold Cup Review: Canada draw Costa Rica, USA needs a W to top the group, & Mexico take on Jamaica. Group A: Position Team Played W D […]Read more "Gold Cup Review: Canada draw Costa Rica, USA needs a W to top the group, & Mexico take on Jamaica"
USMNT won their first game of 2017 vs Jamaica. The game had some good back and forth, but this goal from Jordan Morris won the game for USA. Another look at @JmoSmooth13's game-winning goal? Yes please. ? @DaxMcCarty11 threading the needle to @b_feilhaber22.#USAvJAM pic.twitter.com/fB4fvhtrtt — U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) February 4, 2017 This game was one […]Read more "USMNT won their first game of 2017 vs Jamaica"
Since Jim Curtin has finally given a number one SuperDraft pick some starts in net, he has done nothing but impress. In just his third start, Andre Blake led what was essentially a Philadelphia Union reserves team to a 1-1 draw against New England Revolution. The only reason it was a point? A penalty. The […]Read more "Should Andre Blake start in US Open Cup Final"