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"
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"
After a thrilling contest and more chaotic conditions at PPL Park, the Union came from behind to triumph over D.C United and sail into the Quarter finals of the U.S Open Cup. Despite being short handed after a controversial red card, the Union fought bravely to come back and win over United. The team will […]Read more "Open Cup Conquer continues: Philadelphia Union 2-1 DC United Recap"
Tonight a tradition continues for fans of the beautiful game as the hero’s of PPL Park, the Philadelphia Union take the short trip to Berks County to face sister team Reading United A.C, in a match that marks the sixth between the two sides. The annual friendly marks a night of celebration and excitement for fans of both […]Read more "Breaking down the annual friendly between the Union and Reading United"