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"
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"
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"
Earnie Stewart is a very smart business man, which is why he is the teams first ever sporting director. He is known for getting the most bang for a teams buck, or playing Moneyball, and he did just that in this summer transfer window. Albeit, Stewart did wait for the last day of the window […]Read more "Moneyball: how Bedoya and Davies were added to the Union"
The Union had a very good weekend and a good mid-week international friendly. First, goalkeeper Andre Blake and defender Keegan Rosenberry were named to the MLS all-star fan XI, and dominated rivals DC United 3-0 last Saturday evening. Then, they played the English Premier League’s Crystal Palace to a 0-0 draw. Philadelphia saw the majority […]Read more "Union head into showdown with NYRB filled with confidence"
The Union have had an interesting two-week stretch, playing four games in 11 days..consisting of three league games and one US Open cup fixture. Philadelphia split the games; winning two and losing two. The team are in an interesting run of form. They have lost three out of the last four league games, but are still a […]Read more "The good, bad & ugly from the Union’s past two weeks"
Sad News was announced Thursday afternoon as the Philadelphia Union and Vincent Nogueira mutually agreed to part ways. Health reasons are the cause of this parting and both sides remain on good terms. This is the first time the Union and a fan favorite player have parted ways. The announcement came as a shock, as Nogueira […]Read more "We bid you adieu, Vincent Nogueira!"