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 Union have their first preseason scrimmage of 2018 Saturday morning down in Florida. A 10 am start against the New York Red Bulls, will give the Union their first test of 2018. With the team still coming together, Philly will get a chance to face a familiar foe. Here’s a match preview of the […]Read more "Union’s first preseason scrimmage is a test of comfortability, confidence, energy and cohesion"
The Union had a rough end to 2016. The Union were winless in their last six games of the regular season. They did secure the last playoff spot thanks to a better goal difference than New England. This drop was concerning since they were first in the east after the first half of the season. […]Read more "Can the Union finish better than they did last season?"
The Philadelphia Union fell flat on their face against Orlando this past weekend. But as fait would have it, the Union will actually make the playoffs. They only have to not lose by TWELVE goals in the finale this Sunday against New York Red Bulls. While Philadelphia is winless in their last six games, they […]Read more "Resting Starters: A Union Finale with a Playoff Feel"
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"