It’s almost been a full year since then Talen Energy Stadium was rocking after a deflected cross from Marco Fabian kissed the crossbar and went into the back of the net. The Union won their first-ever playoff match 4-3 against the New York Red Bulls. Now 310 days later, the Union will take to their […]Read more "310 days after the biggest win in team history; Union finally return home"
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"
On Thursday morning, the Philadelphia Union walked out onto the field to face NYCFC in the first game of the ‘MLS is back’ tournament. What surprised just about everyone though were the jerseys. The players weren’t wearing their regular names. Goalkeeper Andre Blake, for instance, donned “Floyd’. Ray Gaddis wore ‘Taylor’. It became very clear […]Read more "Union players honor black lives lost to Police Brutality in touching tribute"
The PSN Union team take a trip down memory lane and discuss their fondest soccer memories. APPLE https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/doop-by-the-river/id1499273320 Liam JenkinsLiam is a 25-year old sports journalist from the UK and founder of the Philly Sports Network. In just five years he turned a hobby into one of the fastest-growing Philadelphia sports sites in the world, […]Read more "LISTEN: A trip down Soccer’s memory lane"
The PSN Union team sit down to discuss last week’s upsetting loss to FC Dallas as well as previewing this weekend’s matchup against LAFC with a very special guest! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/doop-by-the-river/id1499273320 Liam JenkinsLiam is a 25-year old sports journalist from the UK and founder of the Philly Sports Network. In just five years he turned a […]Read more "LISTEN: Previewing the Union’s week 2 clash vs LAFC"
The Philadelphia Union began yesterday’s season finale match on the wrong foot and suffered mightily. Veteran midfielder Haris Medunjanin spoke honestly about the groups’ end to the season. He, like many Union fans, is bothered. Without their two most indispensable players in team captain Alejandro Bedoya and leading goal scorer Kaper Przybylko, Philadelphia lacked unity […]Read more "Medunjanin is ready to move forward from Union’s disappointing season finale"
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"
Kai Wagner returned, Andrew Wooten made his first start with the club, and a pair of defensive-mind changes allowed Aurilien Colin and Warren Creavalle a chance in the starting XI as Philadelphia Union traveled south and earned a massively important win and three points in DC. Much had been made in the days leading up […]Read more "Tactical changes help Union dominate DC to remain in first place"