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"
Philadelphia Union face an interest bye this weekend as MLS favors teams in CONCACAF Champions League. The matchup originally slated to be Seattle is schedule for mid-September. Good for MLS in international competition, but bad for the Union.Read more "MLS caters to CONCACAF Champions League teams leaving Philadelphia Union on short end of stick"
Less than a week away from opening day and we are down to our final preview. As far as depth charts, it doesn’t get any easier than this. Let’s take a look at the 2018 goalkeepers for the Philadelphia Union. Andre Blake The best draft pick in club history was selected number one overall in […]Read more "Union Starting 11 Preview: 2018 Goalkeepers"
Where are the Union headed? A town hall meeting for season ticket holders was held Wednesday night. A longtime Union fan, reached out to share his thoughts about it all with Philly Sports Network. Disclaimer: this fan’s thoughts do not reflect all Son’s of Ben members/season ticket holders. This is more of an insight on […]Read more "Where are the Union headed? A season ticket holder’s prospective of their town hall meeting"
There were goals, saves and a lot more action in week 21. Who gained group and fell short? As the season progresses every game becomes more crucial. Teams who need to make run’s show what they’re made of ; teams who have had success show if they are real or not.Who gained ground and fell […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 21: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
MLS came back from it’s Gold Cup “break” and saw a lot of action. 18 games full of goals saves and all around action. Week 20 had it all. To get ready for the week 21’s games, take a look back at the scoreline’s and highlights from the past week. Here’s This week around MLS, […]Read more "This week around MLS, week 20: Recapping all the games, goals and glory"
The Union take on New York Red Bulls in the round of 16 in the US Open Cup tonight. This is the third straight year the Union meet New York in Open Cup play. As the Philadelphia’s MLS season is still rocky, the Union look to start a US Open Cup Run. Tonight we take on […]Read more "Union look to a start US Open Cup run vs Red Bulls"
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 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"