Carlos Barros of Prestige Sports was generous enough to spend some of his Sunday evening chatting with PhillySportsNetwork.com about his client, Jamiro Monteiro, and his new multi-year Designated Player contract. Details of the multi-month long negotiation process, efforts from the Union’s Technical Staff, and Monteiro’s thought process along the way were all discussed. “It’s a […]Read more "Union endured multi-month negotiations to land their guy – story behind Jamiro Monteiro’s DP deal"
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.”"
Earlier this week Philadelphia Union supporters group Sons of Ben President Matt Gendaszek release a personal statement in an email blast reminding everyone why it’s great to be an SoB Most times when the President of the Sons of Ben is called upon to release an official statement to the supporters group, it revolves around […]Read more "Sons of Ben President says “It’s great to be an SoB,” as Union begin grueling road stretch"
The Philadelphia Union are flying high, and are facing an FC Dallas side that are also red hot. The two sides show promise through young attacking play makers. There’s no doubt a young player could be the difference in this match. The Philadelphia Union’s shift to a younger lineup has been the catalyst of their […]Read more "The Union need to continue to be tactically sound to beat FC Dallas"
Both Head Coach Jim Curtin and veteran midfielder Haris Medunjanin mentioned the importance of building on the positives as Philadelphia Union trek to Cincinnati to face MLS newcomers FC Cincinnati Saturday night. Despite not earning results in their first three matches of the 2019 MLS season, Haris Medunjanin was quick to mention their recent run […]Read more "Haris Medunjanin and Union look to continue improved form on the road at Cincinnati"
Union fans can breathe a short sigh of relief. The start to the 2019 season had been mostly a struggle until last Saturday. Shutting out Columbus 3-0 at Talen Energy Stadium, the floodgates opened and the Union faithful were treated to a rare blowout victory. Although both clubs were sporting depleted lineups due to injuries, […]Read more "Philadelphia Union take on MLS Newcomers FC Cincinnati Saturday Night"
The Philadelphia Union secured their first points of the 2019 season this past Sunday. The split points with defending champions Atlanta United FC and looked the better of the two teams in the process thanks to a shift in their tactical approach. Ernst Tanner’s tactics are starting to pay off: The Union turned to youngster […]Read more "A Tactical shift helped Philadelphia Union get a result in Atlanta"
After kicking off the 2019 USL Championship season in winning fashion in Alabama, Steel FC begin their home campaign in Chester Saturday as North Carolina FC come to town. Normally the head coach of a team who earned a hard fought three points away from home to begin the year would seem full of confidence. […]Read more "Steel FC look to snag second consecutive result in home opening match Saturday against North Carolina FC"
Bethlehem Steel FC were on the road for their first match of the USL Championship season. Steel FC faced of with expansion side Birmingham Legion FC, and won 2-0! Match recap: Steel FC went on the road and got the W in their first match of the 2019 season. A mixture of Steel FC player, […]Read more "Steel FC open USL Championship season with a 2-0 road win"