Tobin Heath, Morgan Brian, Carli Lloyd, and Allie Long scored the goals for the USWNT while fans piled into Lincoln Financial Field seats in what ended up being an impressive 4-0 win over Portugal in the second of five matches on their 2019 Victory Tour. The announcement came just passed the hour mark. An announced […]Read more "Philly makes USWNT proud with record-setting crowd during 4-0 win"
Homegrown signing, YSC Academy graduate and 20-year old Drexel Hill native Matt Real spoke with PSN Thursday afternoon about his progress in development, the intensity in training the past week, and the opportunity that could present itself to him tonight: a chance at the starting left back spot in Kai Wagner’s absence (suspension due to […]Read more "Matt Real poised to take advantage of possible starting role tonight for Philadelphia Union"
Union homegrown signing and Drexel Hill native Matt Real spoke with PSN’s Matt McClain Thursday afternoon about the possibility of earning just the fourth start in his young MLS career with usual starter Kai Wagner suspended due to yellow card accumulation. The full transcript is below. How do you feel this week after training? I […]Read more "Interview transcript: Matt Real on the possibility of starting tonight: “I’m looking forward to seeing what happens.”"
As someone who likes to take the time and appreciate the hard working athletes at the pinnacle of their career, the United States Women’s National Team in the 2019 World Cup may be one of the best teams I’ve watched in the past decade. Now sure, in the past decade, I’ve had the opportunity to […]Read more "The 2019 USWNT Was The Team the United States Needed"
While many of us in the United States are starting to become giddy about the upcoming National Football League season, the women’s United States soccer team is scorching their way through the tournament play in the World Cup. In Philadelphia, this means that our starting Philadelphia Eagles tight, Zach Ertz, is taking time in the […]Read more "Eagles TE finishes Minicamp to watch Wife Julie Ertz In World Cup"
Steel FC traveled to North Carolina FC Saturday night and left with a 2-1 come from behind victory. Late goals from Union Academy member Ben Ofeimu and Steel FC winger Michee Ngalina propelled Bethlehem past North Carolina. Santi Moar contributed the assists on each goal. James Chambers returned and played 90+ minutes.Read more "Steel FC remain disciplined and compact in route to a late 2-1 comeback win at North Carolina FC"
This weekend Seattle and Toronto play for the MLS Cup for the second year in a row up in the six. With the 2017 season officially coming to a close, this is the appropriate time to reflect on Philadelphia’s 2017. It’s time to assess the Philadelphia Union’s inconsistent 2017 campaign. 2017 was a total roller […]Read more "Assessing Philadelphia Union’s inconsistent 2017 campaign"
If you’re like many US Men’s National team supporters, you know that this team has had many lackluster performances in this cycle ow World Cup qualifying. This has created a major rift among the American soccer fans. There are many criticizing the way this team has dropped points against countries they normally beat. Losing crucial […]Read more "Believe: an open letter to US Men’s National team supporters"
The final of the Gold Cup is set! USA beat Costa Rica 2-0 in dominating fashion. Jamaica stunned Mexico, beating them 1-0. These teams have taken very different positions in this tournament. USA has tried to dominate matches, using possession and passing to break down opponents. Jamaica has sat back, and defended to create counter […]Read more "Gold Cup Final: Can USA’s unstoppable force beat Jamaica’s immovable object?"
The Semi-finals of the Gold Cup are set. USA takes on Costa Rica, and Mexico take on Jamaica. One is a matchup of two teams still competing for Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying, the other is a rematch of the 2015 final. Each team left standing has looked good and bad. Now is the time […]Read more "And then there were four: Gold Cup Semi-Final preview"