After the Philadelphia Soul clinched their ArenaBowl 32 berth against the Albany Empire in Albany, New York on August 11th, 2019, defensive back James Romain was named 2019 AFL Defensive Back of the Year and 2019 AFL Defensive Player of the Year. This is the fifth year that a Soul player has received been AFL […]Read more "James Romain: A 2019 Season Retrospective"
August 11th, 2019 is a day that impacts the AFL foundation to its core. The big game feels from the crowd attendance at the Times Union Center, the former and current AFL players in attendance, and the presentation on ESPN 2 for Arena Bowl 32 certainly made everything feel larger than life. Truly, Arena Bowl […]Read more "Philadelphia Soul vs Albany Empire: Arena Bowl 32 Recap"
Just one day away from ArenaBowl 32, Philadelphia Soul head coach Clint Dolezel has been named AFL Coach of the Year. Winning the award this year makes Dolezel the second three-time winner in AFL history. In winning the Moss-Marcum Head Coach of the Year award, Dolezel joins fellow AFL Hall of Famer Perry Moss, who […]Read more "Clint Dolezel: 2019 AFL Coach of the Year"
After winning the first game by thirty-six points and carrying a +36 advantage in the AFL playoff aggregate scoring system, the Philadelphia Soul at the minimum just had to keep this game competitive. The Washington Valor had to keep the offensive momentum going to win by thirty-seven to upset the Soul and clinch their ArenaBowl […]Read more "Washington Valor at Philadelphia Soul: Game 2 of the AFL Playoffs Recap"
A total of seven Philadelphia Soul players have made the AFL All-Arena team, three of which are first-team selections. The three players that are first-team selections are DB James Romain, OL Neal Tivis, and WR Darius Prince. The second-team selections from the Soul are FB Adrian Ferns, C PK Manley, DE Sean Daniels, and DB […]Read more "Seven Philadelphia Soul Players Represented on the AFL All-Arena Team"
Coming off the heels of the biggest team loss of 2019 to close out the regular season, the Philadelphia Soul had to jump start their post-season with a win. It was the first game of two against the Washington Valor, a team that the Soul had yet to beat in 2019. In the Arena Football […]Read more "Philadelphia Soul at Washington Valor: Game 1 of the AFL Playoffs Recap"
The slate is wiped clean and the reason athletes perform at their highest level has finally arrived. In the Arena Football League, the entire regular season is a job interview of sorts to make it to the playoffs. The Philadelphia Soul passed the right tests to take the third seed in the playoffs this season […]Read more "Philadelphia Soul at Washington Valor: Game 1 of the AFL Playoffs"
To close out the Arena Football League 2019 regular season, the Philadelphia Soul are back to business, and the road, against the Albany Empire. The Empire ran away with a win against the Columbus Destroyers and secured the top seed in the AFL playoffs. The Soul is coming off of a bye week, well-rested and […]Read more "Philadelphia Soul at Albany Empire: Week 13 Preview"
The Philadelphia Soul took a ride down the shore this weekend to visit the Atlantic City Blackjacks in what was the first road game of two to finish the Arena Football League regular season. The Soul already clinched a playoff spot after their win against the Albany Empire last week and the Blackjacks still had […]Read more "Philadelphia Soul at Atlantic City Blackjacks: Week 11 Recap"
On the road this week, the Philadelphia Soul traveled to Ohio to face the Columbus Destroyers. For the Soul, this was the newest challenge to continue their quest to make the playoffs and regain a winning record. For the Destroyers, this was an opportunity to get back into the win column and play spoiler to […]Read more "Philadelphia Soul at Columbus Destroyers: Week 9 Recap"