The Philadelphia Union began yesterday’s season finale match on the wrong foot and suffered mightily. Veteran midfielder Haris Medunjanin spoke honestly about the groups’ end to the season. He, like many Union fans, is bothered. Without their two most indispensable players in team captain Alejandro Bedoya and leading goal scorer Kaper Przybylko, Philadelphia lacked unity […]Read more "Medunjanin is ready to move forward from Union’s disappointing season finale"
Alejandro Bedoya scored the opening goal of the match for Philadelphia Union Sunday evening in Washington, DC and as part of a goal celebration picked up a live mic and shouted “Hey Congress… DO SOMETHING NOW, END GUN VIOLENCE…” which was heard loud and clear during Fox Sports 1 national TV broadcast. Post-match Bedoya reiterated […]Read more "“Fine me, I don’t care,” says Bedoya following political statement during 5-1 win"
The Philadelphia Union will play five matches during the month of August and two of them are against bitter rivals DC United. Sunday night’s match-up is destined to be a physical affair and will provide a playoff preview as both teams sit atop the Eastern Conference table (PHI 1st – 39 pts // DC T-2nd […]Read more "Rivalry Night: Union hope to bounce back at DC United on Sunday"
The east has been the better of the two conferences this season. The gap from first to fourth is five points; the gap from sixth to eleventh is six points. The Union currently sit in tenth place, and could easily fall behind the rest of the east by not getting good results. The Union face […]Read more "To keep up in superior east, the Union need a win against Red Bulls"
The Lamar Hunt US Open Cup is a unique soccer tradition. The open tournament sees amateur teams, PDL teams, USL teams NASL teams and MLS teams duke it out for a trophy. MLS teams enter in the fourth round, which takes place this week. With the regional set up of the tournament, many teams face […]Read more "Union start US Open Cup journey: Does familiarity hinder the experience?"
The Union are entering its 9th month without a win. The fans are fed up at this point, and the road ahead doesn’t look so pretty. After last weeks 0-0 tie in LA, where the Union had little actual chances to win the game, they face their “rival” Red Bulls. A tough match up, that gives […]Read more "Union’s struggles continue as team reaches its ninth month without a win"
The end result from this past match was less than ideal. A 2-0 loss has this Union team searching for what the right answer is. As the contenders from the east are pulling away, the Union will have to adapt to compete with them. There’s a lot that could happen to the Union to impose […]Read more "Change came, but so did another loss: Union lose 2-0 to NYCFC."
Week two of MLS was jam-packed with action. Postponed games, comebacks, and blowouts populated the action. It’s time for this week around MLS: week two. New England vs Orlando: PPD This game was supposed to be played this past weekend but snow halted the game before it even started the game has been moved to […]Read more "This week around MLS: Recapping all the games, goals and glory from week two"
The first game at Talen Energy Stadium is today! A difficult opponent in Toronto FC come to town; this match has a lot at stake early in the season. The first of the two matches between these teams comes at a time that could really benefit the Union. Only two teams in the east have more […]Read more "Union home opener preview: The east is for the taking vs Toronto FC"
This is something I’ve been waiting to write for almost 6 months. An idea popped into my head in September. The NFL was in full swing, NHL and NBA were about to start-up, and the Phillies were all but finished. The Union’s season was winding down, and they were backing into the final playoff spot in the eastern […]Read more "Could The Union be Philadelphia’s next championship winning team?"