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"
In this Edition of Doop Roundup: Philadelphia move into the last stage of their preseason. After three preseason scrimmages over the past week concluded Philadelphia Union’s first of two training camp sessions in sunny Clearwater, Florida. Bethlehem Steel FC gear up for the beginning of their 2018 USL preseason this afternoon. Preseason games mean most […]Read more "Doop Roundup: Philadelphia Union conclude first preseason session in Florida while Steel FC kickoff their preseason against FC Motown"
Oh Consistency thou art a wicked witch with a B. The Union tied DC United 2-2, after doing enough to win the game for 94 minutes. Alas, there were 95 minutes in this one, and DC found a late equalizer. This tie is one of those ones that feels like a loss. It’s a result […]Read more "Consistency is a B!%$#: Union continue to give up leads"
It’s been an emotional few days for not just fans of the Philadelphia Union, but anyone associated with the team. Sebastien Le Toux has been traded to the Rapids and a new era is unfolding. But it’s going to seem very strange watching the Union walk out of the tunnel at Talen Energy Stadium and […]Read more "#MerciSebastien: A video tribute to Sebastien Le Toux"
The Union Lost last Saturday night, and it was their worst beating of the season. Montreal scored five goals; Philly only found one goal after the game was already out of hand. Usually, we go through the match and dissect and analyze the game. But, this game was so poor, that if I go through every […]Read more "The Impact of Union’s loss in Montreal"
They always say that it’s good to support the future of your club. To cheer on the academy teams and if you’re a Football Manager player, scout out the wonderkids and tell your friends about them for years to come until they blossom into the player you always knew he would be. Well, whatever your […]Read more "Union Academy sails to USSDA Semi FInals"