What the Union need to do in order to overthrow the Timbers

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 […]

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Union players honor black lives lost to Police Brutality in touching tribute

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 […]

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LISTEN: Every Philadelphia Union related cloud has a silver lining

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 […]

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Union escape with win but “nowhere near good enough” says Curtin

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 […]

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All I want from the Union this Holiday season is a fulfilled promise to spend that money

Earlier this month, Jay Sugarman vowed to spend more money this off-season to buy talented players. As the Philadelphia Union’s majority owner Sugarman ultimately has the final say on what or who the team sends his checks to. When backed into a corner by Union fans and reporters alike, Sugarman declared he would indeed open […]

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Would Promotion/Relegation Benefit the Philadelphia Union?

The MLS has a particularly long off-season, especially when your club is typically out of the post-season conversation by mid-September. The winter blues are approaching, and thinking honestly about the future of the Philadelphia Union doesn’t help.  So, I thought I’d fantasize. What if MLS became a promotion/relegation league? Would the Union flourish, fall deeper […]

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