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 Union have had an interesting start to their 2018 campaign. Beating a short-handed New England side, drawing a scary Columbus team, and losing to Colorado out west doesn’t give much of a basis to go off of. However, there are some major parts to the Union’s play that have stood out. These things could […]Read more "Doop Roundup: Road Woes Continue, Snowy Showdown this Weekend"
Philadelphia Union face an interest bye this weekend as MLS favors teams in CONCACAF Champions League. The matchup originally slated to be Seattle is schedule for mid-September. Good for MLS in international competition, but bad for the Union.Read more "MLS caters to CONCACAF Champions League teams leaving Philadelphia Union on short end of stick"
The Philadelphia Union have done a lot in the last seven days. Check out this eventful beginning to the 2018 preseason in this edition of Doop roundup! 2018 MLS SuperDraft Philadelphia Unions natural 2018 first and second round picks were traded in 2016 leaving them with little to do for the first two rounds of […]Read more "Doop Roundup: Philadelphia Union conclude an eventful beginning to 2018 preseason"
Last Friday afternoon The Union made waves at the MLS Superdraft, but not by way of the draft. The Union pulled off a blockbuster trade for winger David Accam, as Jeff presented this past weekend. This is big money move where the Union used what is probably most of the allocation money they had from […]Read more "David Accam shifts the trajectory of the Union"
2017 was a record year for Philly Sports Network’s Union coverage. Back at the end of 2016 the goal was to expand our content. We did this by doubling our written content, by integrating the fan experience at Union home games on our Instagram page, Live-tweet every Union game in 2017 by gaining press access […]Read more "Philly Sports Network’s 2017 Union recap, and expanding coverage in 2018"
Union’s Home opener announced; Philly will kick of 2018 at home versus New England Revolution! MLS released all 23 home openers for each team this afternoon. The Union will face off against eastern conference opponent New England Revolution on March 3rd at Talen Energy Stadium. See you on March 3, @TalenEnergyStdm Our 2018 Home Opener […]Read more "Doop roundup: Philadelphia Union’s Home opener announced & more"
If you’ve eeen living under a rock, or just don’t pay attention to soccer, you wouldn’t know that USA will not play a part in the upcoming Men’s World Cup. The Yanks failed to qualify for the first time since 1986. After qualifying for seven straight World Cups, USA failed to make the tournament after […]Read more "Could Union standouts become leaders of USMNT rebuild after missing World Cup?"
The east is heating up in the final stretch MLS’ 2017. Now is the time where worth is shown. Teams have been trending up and down for a while now, and there has been a lot of parody in the league, especially in the east. The Union have had spurts of being a good eastern […]Read more "Are the Union done? Union falls short while rest of east thrives."
The Union are riding home highs. They have won seven of their last eight home matches. Last week getting three goals against Dallas shows that these players are clicking. There have been no new players added in the summer transfer window, so these current players will need to thrive if the playoffs are to be […]Read more "Union riding home highs, can they get another win at home vs Montreal?"