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"
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 end result from this past match was less than ideal. A 2-0 loss has this Union team searching for what the right answer is. As the contenders from the east are pulling away, the Union will have to adapt to compete with them. There’s a lot that could happen to the Union to impose […]Read more "Change came, but so did another loss: Union lose 2-0 to NYCFC."
The Union went into Vancouver know they were going to play a team who was already in form. Their win over New York Red Bulls in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions league showed their power. 16-year-old, Alphonso Davies, added to the list of prominent attackers Vancouver had from last season. Adding ex-Sounder Freddy Montero, […]Read more "Union’s point on the road in frigid Vancouver was an important one"
It’s opening week! Time for speculation into the teams starting 11. We’re going to project starters position by position! Here’s the Starting 11 for 2017 opener. Starting with the most important spot Keeper. This is a no brainer. The keeper position belongs to Andre Blake. The Jamaican international, and the reigning MLS keeper of the […]Read more "Previewing the Union’s starting 11 for 2017 season opener: Goalkeeper"
The Philadelphia Eagles meet the New York Giants for a Thursday Night Football clash on December 22nd and with the Color Rush uniforms making a return, many wondered how the Eagles will look when they host the Giants. #Eagles will be #BackInBlack for #TNF against the Giants. #ColorRush #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/dYF11D2ko0 — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) September […]Read more "Eagles reveal Color Rush uniforms for Thursday Night Football clash with Giants"
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"