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"
We are at double digits! Week 10 brought some great drama, comebacks, and saw the last winless team get their first W! Let’s look at the week that was. Here’s This week around MLS, week 10 edition. Toronto FC 2 Orlando City 1 Toronto started their difficult week with a huge match agaisnt east leading Orlando City. […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 10: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
Week nine was high-flying. There were blowouts, blown leads and everything in between. Here’s a look at how everyone did this week around MLS, week nine edition. Toronto FC 2 Houston Dynamo 0 Toronto defended the 6 versus a tough Houston team to start off week nine. The home team made sure to get […]Read more "This week around MLS, week nine: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
Week eight of MLS saw the first double week for some teams. There were blowouts, blown leads, and a lot of action. See a recap of it all before the week nine action kicks off with this week around MLS, week eight. New England Revolution 0 San Jose Earthquakes 0 The first two teams […]Read more "This week around MLS, week eight: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
The Union have had a very poor last four games. Four straight losses, with a goal difference of -6 from those games give little hope for the Union’s young season. This weekend Montreal comes to town. The Union look to make an impact in the last game of a three-week hame stand. Montreal just got […]Read more "Philadelphia Union look to make an Impact at end of three game home stand"
The Union take on DC United tomorrow. This match is unique; it is not only a rivalry game, it’s also a battle at the bottom of the east. The Union have had a lot of time off. Let’s take a look at what kind of challenge DC will pose, and what the Union are doing […]Read more "A battle at the bottom of the MLS Eastern Conference: Union at DC United preview"
The Union lost their first match of 2017 in Orlando 2-1. As I pointed out in the preview for this match, there was a blueprint for success against Orlando. One, put bodies around Cyle Larin to take him out of the game; two, attack Orlando in the pocket of space between their D-mids and back […]Read more "2-1 loss at Orlando shows the Philadelphia Union’s fatal flaws"