Philadelphia Union Sporting Director Ernst Tanner and Head Coach Jim Curtin sat together behind the podium inside the press conference room at Talen Energy Stadium Wednesday afternoon to announce a new multi-year contract extension for Curtin while Union remain atop the Eastern Conference table.\ “You may wonder why I’m sitting here next to Jim [Curtin],” […]Read more "Union Head Coach Jim Curtin signs a “deserved” multi-year contract extension"
The Philadelphia Union did not have the start to the MLS season that they wanted to have last weekend, losing to TFC. Now, they look to bounce back and channel last season’s road successes ahead of their first road match of the 2019 campaign. Union look to bounce back after opening loss: “Obviously, there’s things […]Read more "Philadelphia Union look to bounce back and channel last year’s road successes ahead of first road match of 2019"
If only the pre-season were an accurate picture of what mid-season form could be for Philadelphia Union. Instead, it is only a taste of what head coach Jim Curtin’s club could look like in 2019. Through four pre-season matches, Philadelphia have netted 10 goals – mostly against MLS clubs. Although, it’s important to keep things […]Read more "Offense is clicking early for Philadelphia Union, but how will they create width with new style?"
In 2018, the Philadelphia Union produced their most successful season ever! The problem was that their accomplishment was produced no play wins, or any trophies. When looking back on the Union’s ninth season, accomplishments are overshadowed by disappointing failures. 2018 in Review: “50 points in a season, clinching a playoff berth for this franchise is […]Read more "2018 in Review: Philadelphia Union see most successful season overshadowed by disappointing failures"
This past Monday, the Philadelphia Union announced that head coach Jim Curtin will return for the 2019 season. Sporting Director Ernst Tanner said that this will be a one year collaborative effort. While this may infuriate many fans, and seems like a continuation of the mediocrity that this team has been associated with, it was […]Read more "Jim Curtin kept as Philadelphia Union coach; collaboration with Tanner continues for one year"
CJ Sapong scored his fourth goal of the season while Fafa Picault netted his sixth goal on the year as Philadelphia Union earned a 2-0 clean sheet victory at DC United Wednesday night. The win makes it five straight for Philadelphia. They now have 39 points on the year and sit comfortably in fifth place, just one point behind Columbus Crew SC.Read more "Philadelphia Union make it five straight wins as they blank DC United 2-0 in their first trip to Audi Field"
Philadelphia Union blanked New England Revolution on their way to a crucial 1-0 home win Saturday night. The win extended the club’s winning streak to four straight. Below is a transcription of Union head coach Jim Curtn’s post-match press conference. Curtin was quick to mention the sloppiness of the match, but still remained positive as his team now have two road matches against Eastern Conference opponents this week.Read more "Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin’s post-match press conference: full transcript from Saturday night"
The Philadelphia Union are playing their best soccer of the season at the most opportune time. They welcome fellow Eastern Conference foe New England Revolution to Chester Saturday for yet another crucial chance at a win and three points. Currently in 5th place with 33 points, the Jim Curtin coached squad will look to defeat New England for the third time in 2018 as they continue their push for the playoffs.Read more "Saturday night is another big test for the Philadelphia Union as they look to beat New England for the third time in 2018"
Below is a full transcript of the post-match press conference from Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin following his team’s monumental 2-0 win against New York City FC Saturday night. Here’s Philly Sports Networks first installment of Coaches Corner. Opening statement First and foremost, thank you to the fans tonight. I thought that the atmosphere […]Read more "Coaches Corner: Head coach Jim Curtin pleased with team’s effort against one of league’s top clubs"
The Philadelphia Union cruised past NYCFC 2-0 Saturday night on their way to the biggest victory of the 2018 season to date.Read more "Two assists from Borek Docal on two late goals power Philadelphia Union past NYCFC 2-0"