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"
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 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"
Less than a week away from opening day and we are down to our final preview. As far as depth charts, it doesn’t get any easier than this. Let’s take a look at the 2018 goalkeepers for the Philadelphia Union. Andre Blake The best draft pick in club history was selected number one overall in […]Read more "Union Starting 11 Preview: 2018 Goalkeepers"
It’s been an eventful few days for the Philadelphia Union. Tuesday, the home opener and new TV partner deal was announced. yesterday, three players were resigned, and today a Bethlehem Steel player has been promoted/signed by the Union. Philly has a clear off-season plan. December is time for in-house acquisitions; January and February is time […]Read more "Union making in-house acquisitions before bringing in new blood"