Wonderkid – a young player who has elite potential and is already playing at a level way higher than you’d expect of someone their age. Philadelphia sports is filled with bright talents, but just how exciting does the future look? I decided to rank the top-10 wonderkids playing in the City right now, but since […]Read more "Ranking the top 10 wonderkids in Philadelphia sports"
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"
On Thursday morning, the Philadelphia Union walked out onto the field to face NYCFC in the first game of the ‘MLS is back’ tournament. What surprised just about everyone though were the jerseys. The players weren’t wearing their regular names. Goalkeeper Andre Blake, for instance, donned “Floyd’. Ray Gaddis wore ‘Taylor’. It became very clear […]Read more "Union players honor black lives lost to Police Brutality in touching tribute"
Our Philadelphia Union team sit down to discuss the Union’s offseason that was in our brand new weekly Philadelphia Union podcast! Join John Zapata, Tim Lovenguth, Matt McLain, Jeff Green, and Liam Jenkins, for a roundtable show like no other! Arriving on Apple podcasts shortly. Liam JenkinsLiam is a 24-year old sports journalist from the […]Read more "LISTEN: Doop By the River EP1"
You see what had happened was… Where to begin? The gamut of emotions experienced by fans on both sides Sunday afternoon is hard to describe. Highs and lows all over but Philadelphia Union fans ended on the high side, while those of the New York Red Bulls had to settle for the low. Things did […]Read more "Playoffs, Pandemonium & Penso – Union Advance to Eastern Semifinals"
The rain and the absence of Kacper Przybylko from the matchday 18 for the Philadelphia Union hampered the excitement surrounding the first home playoff game for Philadelphia since 2011. Early goals from New York Red Bulls further dampened the mood, but Philadelphia never quit and found a way to win in extra time 4-3. The […]Read more "Fabian’s late magic spurs Union to first franchise playoff win"
Union center back Jack Elliott has logged 2,880 minutes of game time this year. That’s every minute of every game, 32 games to be exact. He is ready for more,with the Philadelphia Union set to play in the MLS Cup Playoffs for the second consecutive season. Elliott chatted with PhillySportsNetwork.com yesterday afternoon to discuss the […]Read more "Union’s Elliott hasn’t missed a minute this season and he’s hungry for more"
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"