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"
Let’s take a look at how the rest of the Philadelphia Union roster has been performing so far in 2018. Just a reminder that this will only include those who’ve played in MLS regular season action for the big club. Sorry, no Adam Najem or Eric Ayuk. David Accam Player Grade: D I remember 14 […]Read more "Philadelphia Union Mid-Season Report Cards – Midfielders and Strikers"
The results were not in the Union’s favor this past weekend. A 3-2 loss to Red Bull, and every other contending Eastern Conference team winning saw the Union drop two spots to sixth place. Now with two games remaining, Philadelphia sit just three points ahead of seventh place New England. The redline is now closer to the Union […]Read more "What just happened?! Union drop to sixth place"
In the historic words of Jim Mora, “Playoffs! Are you kidding me? Playoffs!?” I’m not kidding you Union fans, there is a way the Philadelphia Union can clinch a playoff berth this weekend. Recently Philadelphia has been in lackluster form, getting just two points from their last four games. This team has given away points […]Read more "Playoffs?! Don’t write off the Philadelphia Union just yet"
The Union come off of a disappointing draw in DC to play at New England. New England is currently holding the final playoff spot in the East, and earlier this week advanced to the final of the US Open Cup. New England beat the Union in a penalty shoot out in the quarter-final of the […]Read more "Revenge against Revs could end Union’s slump"
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"
The Union are 7 points out of first in the eastern conference. They currently sit in fourth place behind New York City FC, Toronto FC, and New York Red Bulls. The Union are only four points above the redline, and if they continue to drop, they could wind up below the line. This conference is […]Read more "Can the Union reclaim first place in the Eastern Conference?"
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"
Wednesday night at 9:30 PM EST, The Philadelphia Union traded Sebastien Le Toux to the Colorado Rapids for Allocation money. This deal appeared happened real fast for Union fans, on a day that had previously been filled with the joy of welcoming US mens national team player Alejandro Bedoya. At 9:00 PM EST, there were […]Read more "Merci beaucoup Sebastien Le Toux"