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"
Our Philadelphia Union team sit down to discuss the Union’s offseason that was in our brand new weekly Philadelphia Union podcast! Join John Zapata, Tim Lovenguth, Matt McLain, Jeff Green, and Liam Jenkins, for a roundtable show like no other! Arriving on Apple podcasts shortly. Liam JenkinsLiam is a 24-year old sports journalist from the […]Read more "LISTEN: Doop By the River EP1"
Tim Lovenguth, Matt McClain, Jeff Green, and Matt Nissenfeld break down the last seven days of Philadelphia Union news. From the team’s missed opportunity against Columbus, to what the future holds as a playoff berth looms. APPLE https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/inside-the-river-end/id1027471613 SPOTIFY GOOGLE https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMTQ4ODY0Ni9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Liam JenkinsLiam is a 24-year old sports journalist from the UK and founder of […]Read more "LISTEN: Every Philadelphia Union related cloud has a silver lining"
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"
The 19-year-old Homegrown midfielder from Newark, DE clinched a victory for Philadelphia Union last Saturday with an insurance goal in the 65th minute. Fontana, sitting behind veteran midfielders Marco Fabian and Alejandro Bedoya in the depth-chart, spoke with PSN about making the most of his playing time and what’s he been able to do to […]Read more "Union youngster Anthony Fontana opens up on what’s fueled his recent success"
The Union opened their 2018 MLS season with a huge win over the New England Revolution. On a bitter cold night, Union fans were warmed by their team taking the pitch for the first time in 2018. The result is exactly what Jim Curtin wanted from his side. Here’s Philly Sports Network’s MLS Matchday 1 […]Read more "MLS Matchday 1 Recap: Philadelphia Union 2 – 0 New England Revolution"