The Philadelphia Union gladly embraced Jack Elliott as he rejoined the club recently after a multi-week absence due to green card paperwork and processing. Elliott is entering his fourth season with the club and now is a proud recipient of a US Green Card. Jack Elliott played every single minute of every single match in […]Read more "Union welcomed back iron-man Jack Elliott with green card in hand"
We’re under two weeks to the start of the 2020 MLS season! In this edition of Doop Roundup, we look at the Union’s new deal with stadium sponsor Subaru, the last week of preseason play, and also the reminder that we have a new podcast! Subaru Park On Tuesday, the Union held a press conference […]Read more "Doop Roundup: Subaru new sponsor for Stadium; Preseason play is showing the 2020 starters"
Mark McKenzie recently rejoined the Philadelphia Union for pre-season camp last week after making his USMNT senior team debut in a 1-0 clean sheet victory against Costa Rica. “It was incredible and a surreal moment to be able to step on the field with the Senior Team,” said McKenzie during a brief phone call with […]Read more "Mark McKenzie is back with the Union and eager to compete for a starting spot"
The Union is now three weeks out from the start of its 2020 MLS campaign! The club is back in Clearwater Florida for the last leg of preseason training, and a major piece to the club’s success is back training with the team! Jamiro Monteiro is finally back in training! Jamiro’s back training with the […]Read more "Doop Roundup: Jamiro Monteiro is back; Union set for last leg of preseason"
It’s been an eventful week for the Philadelphia Union. They have completed the first leg of their training in Clearwater Florida, won two-out-of-three preseason matches, and now head home to celebrate the release of their new home Jersey with the fans on Friday night. We take a look at it all in this latest edition […]Read more "Doop Roundup: MLS releases Forward 25 Kits; Union find winning ways in preseason play"
Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin revealed some worrisome news during yesterday’s weekly conference call with the media. Several players have picked up injuries while others have not yet joined camp due to immigration paperwork issues. But maybe some depth players can take hold of the unfortunate circumstances. First and foremost, Jamiro Monteiro has yet […]Read more "Union without key players so far in camp; depth players can shine"
The Philadelphia Union acquired Norweigian centerback Jakob Glesnes on Friday afternoon. He’ll be a Union player for the next two seasons (2020 & 2021,) with club options for 2022 and 2023. The 25-year-old was brought in using Targeted Allocation Money (TAM). Jakob Glesnes has a strong demeanor and qualities. His leadership and ability to play […]Read more "Philadelphia Union lockdown centerback Jakob Glesnes; could he be heir-apparent to fan favorites McKenzie or Elliot?"
Anthony Fontana, the 20-year old Philadelphia Union Homegrown midfielder from Newark, DE, spoke with PhillySportsNetwork.com last Friday after the club’s first full week of preseason camp. Yesterday, Head Coach Jim Curtin mentioned Fontana may be a large piece of the team’s overall puzzle in 2020. Fontana senses that and aims to earn a starting spot, […]Read more "“I want to win a starting spot.” – Fontana is motivated and ready to make an impact with Philadelphia Union in 2020"
The 2020 season is right around the corner and with that, the Union is getting into the thick of their preseason! The Union plays their first preseason game this morning against Atlanta United; Philly has also been in the middle of squad building, and with that has come some pretty fun formation talk. We’ll go […]Read more "Doop Roundup: First Preseason game of 2020, squad building & formation talk"
After a lengthy negotiation process, the Union announced that their Brazilian Super-Sub Ilsinho would be back with the Philadelphia Union for the 2020 season! His addition will give the Union the added skill, and a different dimension in the way they attack opponents in 2020. Ilsinho will be a welcome addition to the Union’s 2020 […]Read more "Super-Sub Ilsinho Re-Signs for Philadelphia Union for 2020 season"