It’s been almost two weeks since Union sporting director Ernst Tanner announced there would be new signings on the horizon. With no rumblings of a signing since Ernst mentioned one, it’s only appropriate to ask the question, will the Union announce a new signing anytime soon. Will we see a new signing anytime soon? It’s […]Read more "Will Union announce a new signing anytime soon?"
Early Thursday (Jan. 7, 2021) morning, Mark McKenzie’s long-rumored move to Belgian side KRC Genk was made official. First reported by Genk, and later confirmed by the Union, McKenkie’s multi-million-dollar move is official! McKenzie’s multi-million-dollar deal Mark has been with the Union for his entire professional career. He was another academy standout to go to […]Read more "Mark McKenzie’s multi-million-dollar move to Genk finalized"
Just before the New Year, Major League Soccer (MLS) announced its intentions to invoke a force majeure clause that could render the current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the league and the MLS Players Association (MLSPA) null and void. This is very concerning and could be detrimental for both the players and the league. This […]Read more "Could MLS’ CBA be thrown out before the 2021 season?"
Even though 2021 is only two days old, the start of the 2021 season is quickly approaching for the Philadelphia Union. The MLS season is set to kick off in March, but CONCACAF Champions League will likely kick off as soon as February. This means the Philadelphia Union’s 2021 roster will need to be filled […]Read more "A look at Philadelphia Union’s 2021 roster build"
As the calendar turns to 2021, the Philadelphia Union are showing that they are the model of what an MLS club should look like. The Union persevered through the uncertainty and risks associated with the 2020 season and won their first-ever trophy. Their supporter’s shield win showed that they can hang with the best teams […]Read more "The Union’s formula is setting the standard in MLS"
Having reached the semi-finals of the one-off MLS Is Back Tournament, the Philadelphia Union stand on the precipice of making history with their first-ever piece of silverware, having impressively dismantled Sporting Kansas City in the previous round. Standing between Union and the final are the equally impressive Portland Timbers, so what better time to take […]Read more "What the Union need to do in order to overthrow the Timbers"
On February 28th 2008, it was finally announced that after years of thwarted attempts and significant opposition from a franchise that would later be bought out by a reasonably successful energy drink company, an MLS franchise was coming to Philly. Just over two years later, the first Philadelphia Union team took to the field in […]Read more "Where are they now? Looking back at the Union’s first-ever starting XI"
Group F looked to be the group of death when the teams were drawn into it. The likes of Portland and LAFC coupled with the scrappy Houston and LA Galaxy sides made this group very intriguing. Who made it out of the group and who will be going home? Portland Timbers: 7 Points Portland was […]Read more "Reviewing Group F of the MLS is Back Tournament"
Group D showed four teams who were competitive with one-another. In the end this team produced three teams to make it to the knockout rounds of the MLS is Back Tournament. Who are those three teams, and who missed their chance to advance? Sporting Kansas City: 6 Points Sporting Kansas City ended up winning Group […]Read more "Reviewing Group D of the MLS is Back Tournament"
Group B was one of the more interesting groups in the MLS is Back Tournament. Changes were made that saw eastern conference team Chicago Fire FC added to to the western conference group. After all of the shuffling, Seattle and San Jose had played a match, while Chicago and Vancouver had not. This meant that […]Read more "Reviewing Group B of the MLS is Back Tournament"