The post-match mood inside the press conference room at Talen Energy Stadium didn’t quite match the atmosphere throughout the rest of the stadium following Philadelphia Union’s 2-1 victory over Houston Dynamo – a win which helped Philadelphia regain sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference. Why? Philly was sloppy and Head Coach Jim […]Read more "Union escape with win but “nowhere near good enough” says Curtin"
The starting XI remained unchanged Sunday night in Chester and Philadelphia Union earn second-straight win thanks to goals from Kacper Przybylko and Jack Elliott. Union Head Coach decided to withhold creative midfielder Jamiro Monterio out of the starting XI Sunday night, instead deciding to leave the same group who smoother DC United a week ago […]Read more "Union keep rolling with an impressive win over Dynamo"
Alejandro Bedoya scored the opening goal of the match for Philadelphia Union Sunday evening in Washington, DC and as part of a goal celebration picked up a live mic and shouted “Hey Congress… DO SOMETHING NOW, END GUN VIOLENCE…” which was heard loud and clear during Fox Sports 1 national TV broadcast. Post-match Bedoya reiterated […]Read more "“Fine me, I don’t care,” says Bedoya following political statement during 5-1 win"
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"
Homegrown signing, YSC Academy graduate and 20-year old Drexel Hill native Matt Real spoke with PSN Thursday afternoon about his progress in development, the intensity in training the past week, and the opportunity that could present itself to him tonight: a chance at the starting left back spot in Kai Wagner’s absence (suspension due to […]Read more "Matt Real poised to take advantage of possible starting role tonight for Philadelphia Union"
Union homegrown signing and Drexel Hill native Matt Real spoke with PSN’s Matt McClain Thursday afternoon about the possibility of earning just the fourth start in his young MLS career with usual starter Kai Wagner suspended due to yellow card accumulation. The full transcript is below. How do you feel this week after training? I […]Read more "Interview transcript: Matt Real on the possibility of starting tonight: “I’m looking forward to seeing what happens.”"
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"
A 26th minute goal from right back Walter Cortes propelled Bethlehem Steel FC to their first ever win at Louisville City FC Saturday night thanks to an outstanding performance from keeper Tomas Romero who sets new club record with 12 saves in a match. It was a historic night for Steel FC. Walter Cortes set […]Read more "Tomas Romero earns 2nd career clean sheet behind 12 saves, Steel FC win first ever match at Louisville"
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"