It’s almost been a full year since then Talen Energy Stadium was rocking after a deflected cross from Marco Fabian kissed the crossbar and went into the back of the net. The Union won their first-ever playoff match 4-3 against the New York Red Bulls. Now 310 days later, the Union will take to their […]Read more "310 days after the biggest win in team history; Union finally return home"
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"
Kai Wagner returned, Andrew Wooten made his first start with the club, and a pair of defensive-mind changes allowed Aurilien Colin and Warren Creavalle a chance in the starting XI as Philadelphia Union traveled south and earned a massively important win and three points in DC. Much had been made in the days leading up […]Read more "Tactical changes help Union dominate DC to remain in first place"
The Philadelphia Union will play five matches during the month of August and two of them are against bitter rivals DC United. Sunday night’s match-up is destined to be a physical affair and will provide a playoff preview as both teams sit atop the Eastern Conference table (PHI 1st – 39 pts // DC T-2nd […]Read more "Rivalry Night: Union hope to bounce back at DC United on Sunday"
The 19-year-old Homegrown midfielder from Newark, DE clinched a victory for Philadelphia Union last Saturday with an insurance goal in the 65th minute. Fontana, sitting behind veteran midfielders Marco Fabian and Alejandro Bedoya in the depth-chart, spoke with PSN about making the most of his playing time and what’s he been able to do to […]Read more "Union youngster Anthony Fontana opens up on what’s fueled his recent success"
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 2018 MLS season is upon us! For the Philadelphia Union, the first match can’t come soon enough. After an off-season of unrest for the club and the fans a new Union team is going to take the field Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium. Here’s Philly Sports Network’s MLS Matchday 1 preview of the Philadelphia […]Read more "MLS Matchday 1 Preview: Philadelphia Union vs New England Revolution"
Philly come off of a huge 3-0 win and face a team who have yet to lose at home this season. Kansas City is 6-0-3 at home this season. The Union can end SKC’s longstanding home win streak. Both teams are belittled with absences due to the Gold Cup. The Union are without Alejandro Bedoya and Andre […]Read more "The Union can end SKC’s longstanding home win streak"
The east has been the better of the two conferences this season. The gap from first to fourth is five points; the gap from sixth to eleventh is six points. The Union currently sit in tenth place, and could easily fall behind the rest of the east by not getting good results. The Union face […]Read more "To keep up in superior east, the Union need a win against Red Bulls"