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 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"
Tim Lovenguth and Jeff Green bring you the return of ‘Inside the River End’, Philly Sports Network’s premier Philadelphia Union podcast! The duo break down a long road ahead, what today’s game against the Red Bulls means for their playoff hopes, and how the Union can come away with maximum points from their next few […]Read more "LISTEN: We’re back and so are the Philadelphia Union"
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"
Philadelphia Union Sporting Director Ernst Tanner and Head Coach Jim Curtin sat together behind the podium inside the press conference room at Talen Energy Stadium Wednesday afternoon to announce a new multi-year contract extension for Curtin while Union remain atop the Eastern Conference table.\ “You may wonder why I’m sitting here next to Jim [Curtin],” […]Read more "Union Head Coach Jim Curtin signs a “deserved” multi-year contract extension"
The Union are in the midst of a very good run of form. Beating Chicago Fire at home on Wednesday night 3-1 gave Philadelphia Union their third win in four matches. In the middle of what seems to be one of the hardest stretch of the season for Philly, the Union have mustered up a […]Read more "Philly Sports Network Union Crew Preview: On the road to Atlanta for biggest road test of the season"
Philly come off of a huge 3-0 win and face a team who have yet to lose at home this season. Kansas City is 6-0-3 at home this season. The Union can end SKC’s longstanding home win streak. Both teams are belittled with absences due to the Gold Cup. The Union are without Alejandro Bedoya and Andre […]Read more "The Union can end SKC’s longstanding home win streak"
The Union play in Utah looking for their fifth straight win. Their opponent Real Salt Lake are slumping. RSL have lost three of their last four games, and have been a very inconsistent side in 2017. Salt Lake has only won twice at home this season, losing three times and drawing once. Philly goes to […]Read more "Philadelphia Union look for fifth straight win at Salt Lake"