Union escape with win but “nowhere near good enough” says Curtin

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 […]

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Union fall flat in most important stretch of 2017, can they bounce back vs Dallas?

The Philadelphia Union have been a stereotypical Philadelphia team throughout their short seven years of existence. Two playoff appearances in their seven years; the rest of the time the Union have been outsiders looking in. In the rollercoaster ride that has been 2017, the Union entered a crucial stretch in need of points. July presented […]

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Philadelphia Union look to re-establish attack in second game vs Columbus

The Union dropped their second straight game, losing to Columbus 1-0 last Saturday. The two away matches agaisnt eastern conference opponents contained much-needed points for Union playoff hopes. Getting zero points out of a possible six makes things much more difficult for the Union moving forward. The problem with Philly lies where it has all […]

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Selfishness and bickering led to Union’s loss at Montreal, can they turn it around in Columbus?

This past Wednesday night, the Union traveled north of the border in search of points agaisnt a Montreal team that was decimated by injuries and Gold Cup absences. Philly fielded a strong lineup missing only three starters, and executed a pressing style of defense early. Fafa Picault turned Montreal over inside their own box. Ilsinho […]

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