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"
The Philadelphia Union have been able to win games in the group stage of the MLS is Back Tournament by slim margins while not playing their best soccer. In their Round of 16 match against New England Revolution, Philadelphia played the best they have all tournament, and found a way to win another match 1-0! […]Read more "Union find another one-goal win in Round of 16 of the MLS is Back Tournament"
The Philadelphia Union were able to take seven points from three group stage matches in the MLS is Back Tournament. They did this all while not playing their best soccer. Two wins and a draw in their last three matches is a great haul, but there is still a major question looming over this club. […]Read more "Can Philadelphia Union play to their potential in Win-or-go-home match v.s. New England Revolution?"
The Union sealed their advancement to the knockout stage of MLS is back last week, but with Group A honors, regular season points, and a better seeding on the line, a clash with Orlando City was always going to be a fiery encounter. The match didn’t disappoint, with both sides giving it everything they had […]Read more "Grades & analysis: Union maintain unbeaten streak in tie with Orlando City SC"
The Philadelphia Union are back in action tonight, facing off against Orlando City SC. The two powerhouses of Group A will clash to decide who will get the better seeding for the knockout stage. This game is far from unimportant for both sides, with regular season points also being up for grabs. As far as […]Read more "PREVIEW: Do Union have enough steam to get past Orlando?"
On Thursday (July, 16th) afternoon, the MLS Disciplinary Committee announced the suspension and fine of the Philadelphia midfielder José “El Brujo” Martínez for violent conduct. The play in question occurred in the 41st minute of the Philadelphia Union’s match vs Inter Miami. Martínez was defending a ball played into the box, when he collided with […]Read more "Union’s tenacious “El Brujo” Martínez suspended for pivotal Orlando match"
Late last night, the Philadelphia Union played a physical match that wasn’t always pretty but resulted in a 2-1 win over Inter Miami FC. The win confirmed Philadelphia will make it to the knockout rounds of the MLS is Back Tournament, along with Group A counterpart Orlando City who beat NYCFC earlier in the night. […]Read more "Philadelphia Union secure spot in knockout rounds after 2-1 win over Inter Miami"
The Philadelphia Union take on Inter Miami tonight at 10:30 p.m. in their second match of Group A play in the MLS is Back Tournament. The Union are tied atop the group with Orlando City SC, as both won their first matches. For the Union they will have their eyes on their match with an […]Read more "Philadelphia Union could clinch their spot in the knockout rounds with win v.s. Inter Miami"
At just 18-years old and roughly 1,000 miles away from his hometown, Philadelphia Union midfielder and YSC Academy graduate Jack de Vries made his Major League Soccer debut Thursday morning during a 1-0 win against NYCFC. He entered the match in the 84th minute, relieving team captain Ale Bedoya. Bedoya logged a hearty shift on […]Read more "With MLS debut behind him, Jack de Vries is eager for more"