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"
As MLS starts back up after the short Gold Cup break, MLS teams are preparing to start the second half of the season on the good foot. Before they do that, let’s take a look back at the last few weeks of the first half of the season. Since there were so many games from […]Read more "This week around MLS, weeks 17, 18 & 19: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
Philly welcomes DC United to Talen Energy Stadium for the third, and final, regular season meeting between the two clubs. These bottom dwellers are looking to be dark horses in the super competitive eastern conference. Before either can get to that level, they will need wins and have other results go their way. The Union […]Read more "Bottom dwellers Union & DC meet for the third and final time in 2017"
Week 16 saw most MLS teams getting back to action after the “international break”. A full weekend of action ensued. Lets take a look at all the action. This week around MLS, week 16: NYCFC 2 Seattle Sounders 1 A rainy afternoon in New York City was the back drop for this clash. Seattle […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 16: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
MLS had an interesting last two weeks. Week 14 was full of action; week 15 had just a few games. The international break was again not observed by MLS, so the few teams that did have to play, played without some key components who were representing their countries. Let’s look at all of the games […]Read more "This week around MLS, weeks 14 & 15: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
Week 13 had plenty of action. All of the games were contests, all but four of them were one goal games. Lets take a look at all the action. This week around MLS, week 13! Toronto FC 5 Columbus Crew 0 Toronto put on a clinic against Columbus, solidifying them as the top team in […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 13: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
We are officially one-third of the way through the MLS season! There were many games in week 12. Five midweek matches; as well as, the normal amount of weekend contests. Let’s take a look at how all the games played out This week around MLS, week 12! Philadelphia Union 2 Houston Dynamo 0 The Union […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 12: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
Union face off against struggling Colorado Rapids. The emphasis is on completing the two win week. So how can the Union do this? They can do this by feeding off their momentum; keep possession to create chances and keep up the stellar team defense. These may seem obvious, but it’s worth mentioning and looking into. […]Read more "Here come the Union part 2: completing the two win week"
Week 11 saw some great competitions, and some blowouts in week 11! Lets take a look at all the action This week around MLS, week 11! Columbus Crew SC 1 Toronto FC 2 Columbus looked to take down Toronto mighty Toronto in a mid-week battle, and almost did. The Crew went up 1-0 in […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 11: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"