Two Philadelphia Union players may be on the move to MLS expansion side FC Cincinnati. Reports this morning say that David Accam and CJ Sapong could be on their way out of Philadelphia. This off-season seems to be one of the more active in Philadelphia Union history. Over the past few weeks there have been […]Read more "Key Philadelphia Union players could be on the move; Accam and Sapong linked to FC Cincinnati"
Tuesday night in a fourth round US Open Cup matchup, the Philadelphia Union showcased an offensive clinic on their way to a 5-0 home victory against USL’s Richmond Kickers. Goals from David Accam, Marcus Epps, and Jay Simpson solidified the monumental win for Jim Curtin’s side.Read more "Philadelphia find scoring boots, crush Richmond 5-0 in Fourth Round US Open Cup victory"
Philadelphia Union traveled north of the border to take on Toronto FC Friday night but failed to come away with a result of note. They lost 3-0 after failing to score a goal for the fifth time in eight matches to start the 2018 campaign. Head coach Jim Curtin continues to struggle finding ways to make his offense more dynamic in the attacking third while his young backline is repeatedly exposed as a result. Here are three takeaways from last night’s loss.Read more "Philadelphia Union 0 – Toronto FC 3: Three takeaways from the latest road loss"
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?"
The Union cruised to a huge 5-0 win against Montreal Impact in Game two of Suncoast Invitational.Montreal used this preseason friendly as an exercise to play their new/young players, and trialists to see how they would fare. Philadelphia took the opposite approach playing 9/11ths of what could be their starting 11. There was a lot […]Read more "Preseason Match Recap: Philadelphia Union 5 – 0 Montreal Impact In Game two of Suncoast Invitational"
Four weeks away from the 2018 season opener and the Union roster has pretty much been finalized, sans for a new number 10 if we’re lucky. The Union are deeper at winger this season than they’ve been in quite a while and their starting duo could be the best combo they’ve ever fielded to start […]Read more "Union Starting 11 Preview: 2018 Wingers"
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"
The Philadelphia Union have done a lot in the last seven days. Check out this eventful beginning to the 2018 preseason in this edition of Doop roundup! 2018 MLS SuperDraft Philadelphia Unions natural 2018 first and second round picks were traded in 2016 leaving them with little to do for the first two rounds of […]Read more "Doop Roundup: Philadelphia Union conclude an eventful beginning to 2018 preseason"
Last Friday afternoon The Union made waves at the MLS Superdraft, but not by way of the draft. The Union pulled off a blockbuster trade for winger David Accam, as Jeff presented this past weekend. This is big money move where the Union used what is probably most of the allocation money they had from […]Read more "David Accam shifts the trajectory of the Union"
Philadelphia Union fans are a tested bunch. The inaugural season began with promise and excitement. Things were building until the egomaniacal coach started sitting and parting with quality players out of spite. The next regime saw supporters forced into carrying a coffin labeled “Franchise Killer”, referring to then Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz. The next chapter […]Read more "Out of the Blue: Union Land David Accam in Draft-day Blockbuster"