The 2020 Supporters’ Shield winning Philadelphia Union traveled to the 2020 MLS Cup champions Columbus Crew SC to open up the 2021 MLS season. A match that was deemed by many as the game of the week kicks off a season that will be very conference-heavy for every MLS team. For the Union, they knew […]Read more "Union gets gritty road point and clean sheet at Columbus to open 2021 season"
It that time of year again Union fans! It’s time for you to predict the Union’s 2021 results. If you can get the most number of results correct, then you will be able to win some Philly Sports Network/Doop by the River swag! We tried to to this last year but the pandemic put a […]Read more "You pick’em: predict the Union’s 2021 results for a chance to win PSN swag!"
The MLS Cup Champions Columbus Crew host our Supporters’ Shield winners Philadelphia Union tomorrow at 5:30 PM EST. This is only one in a handful of times that the Supporters Shield winner (most points during the regular season) has played the MLS Cup winner to start the season. I think should be a tradition that […]Read more "Reigning Supporters’ Shield winners Union take on reigning MLS Cup champs Crew in MLS Season kickoff"
It’s almost time for the MLS season to kick off and our Doop by the River gang has come together to make predictions on how the Union will do in 2021, and how the teams in the eastern conference will place. John Zapata (El Parcero Philly), Justin Friedberg, Zach LoBasso, and yours truly (Tim Lovenguth) […]Read more "“The Doop by the River Gang makes Union predictions”"
The Philadelphia Union took care of business in Costa Rica in the first leg of the Concacaf Champions League (CCL) beating Saprissa 1-0. Now the attention shifts to the second leg in Philadelphia tonight. While Philly may have the advantage, head coach Jim Curtin has stressed the fact that winning the first match of a […]Read more "Three things the Union must do to advance to CCL quarterfinals"
The MLS season kicks off this Friday! To prepare for the season we at Philly Sports Network have researched all 34 teams to give some insight on how they look heading into the 2021 season. Here is part two of that preview: A guide to MLS’s western conference teams! MLS’s western conference teams The Western […]Read more "A guide to MLS’s western conference teams ahead of 2021 season"
The MLS Season kicks off this coming Friday! To prepare for the season we at Philly Sports Network have you covered with different previews all week! We have researched all 27 teams to give some insight on how they look and have prepared for the 2021 season. It’ll be broken down into two separate previews! […]Read more "A guide to MLS’s eastern conference teams ahead of 2021 season"
In one week, the Philadelphia Union will look to defend their Supporters Shield victory when they kick off their 2021 MLS regular season. After a season that was totally changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 MLS season will pivot back to a 34 games season. 32 of Philly’s games will be against teams in […]Read more "An in-depth look at Philadelphia Union’s 2021 MLS Season schedule"
The Philadelphia Union took the field in their historic first-ever Concacaf Champions League (CCL) match against Costa Rica Giant’s Deportivo Saprissa. This first leg of the round of 16 was played in San Jose Costa Rica. Saprissa is in midseason form, while this was Philly’s first competitive match of 2021. You wouldn’t have known that […]Read more "Union outlast Saprissa; win their first-ever CCL match 1-0"
The Union has finished its first phase to the 2021 preseason. Today, they traveled to Clearwater Florida to start phase two. Now that phase one has come to a close, we can see how this team has begun its preparations for the 2021 season. As it turns out, there are more questions popping up than […]Read more "There are more questions than answers after Union’s phase one of 2021 preseason"