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 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"
This Saturday, Philly’s boys in blue will try to beat their newest rivals from New York. NYCFC was an expansion team last year, and played the Union three times. The Union’s all time record against NYCFC is 1-1-1. But with a new season comes new challenges.This New York team is an interesting one. From the start, […]Read more "Philadelphia Union look to start three game home-stand with a big win over NYCFC"
The wind was howling, the rain was pouring and the night was looming, but that didn’t stop the Sons of Ben from cheering the Philadelphia Union on all night long, through the good, the bad and the ugly. A game that ultimately resulted in a solid point for the Union, but what looks like a […]Read more "A Treacherous tie: Philadelphia Union 2-2 Montreal Impact"
Sporting KC finally hit their first win of the season last week by halting NYCFC after an early goal. A game that very much resembled the battle of Helms Deep. New York had constant possession and were always on the attack. The Union are still searching for their first win and with a bare bones team, it […]Read more "Stepping up to the plate- Sporting Kansas vs Philadelphia Union match preview"