We finally know when the 2021 Season will take place! Late Monday (Jan. 25) afternoon, Major League Soccer announced when things will kick-off for the next season. Now that the 2021 season dates have been released, fans are looking to April! 2021 season dates MLS announced its plans for the 2021 season with preseason kicking […]Read more "MLS finalize 2021 season dates; Fans now yearn for April 3"
It’s been almost two weeks since Union sporting director Ernst Tanner announced there would be new signings on the horizon. With no rumblings of a signing since Ernst mentioned one, it’s only appropriate to ask the question, will the Union announce a new signing anytime soon. Will we see a new signing anytime soon? It’s […]Read more "Will Union announce a new signing anytime soon?"
Early Thursday (Jan. 7, 2021) morning, Mark McKenzie’s long-rumored move to Belgian side KRC Genk was made official. First reported by Genk, and later confirmed by the Union, McKenkie’s multi-million-dollar move is official! McKenzie’s multi-million-dollar deal Mark has been with the Union for his entire professional career. He was another academy standout to go to […]Read more "Mark McKenzie’s multi-million-dollar move to Genk finalized"
Just before the New Year, Major League Soccer (MLS) announced its intentions to invoke a force majeure clause that could render the current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the league and the MLS Players Association (MLSPA) null and void. This is very concerning and could be detrimental for both the players and the league. This […]Read more "Could MLS’ CBA be thrown out before the 2021 season?"
As the calendar turns to 2021, the Philadelphia Union are showing that they are the model of what an MLS club should look like. The Union persevered through the uncertainty and risks associated with the 2020 season and won their first-ever trophy. Their supporter’s shield win showed that they can hang with the best teams […]Read more "The Union’s formula is setting the standard in MLS"
It’s almost been a full year since then Talen Energy Stadium was rocking after a deflected cross from Marco Fabian kissed the crossbar and went into the back of the net. The Union won their first-ever playoff match 4-3 against the New York Red Bulls. Now 310 days later, the Union will take to their […]Read more "310 days after the biggest win in team history; Union finally return home"
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 […]Read more "What the Union need to do in order to overthrow the Timbers"
On February 28th 2008, it was finally announced that after years of thwarted attempts and significant opposition from a franchise that would later be bought out by a reasonably successful energy drink company, an MLS franchise was coming to Philly. Just over two years later, the first Philadelphia Union team took to the field in […]Read more "Where are they now? Looking back at the Union’s first-ever starting XI"
The Philadelphia Union have been able to win games in the group stage of the MLS is Back Tournament by slim margins while not playing their best soccer. In their Round of 16 match against New England Revolution, Philadelphia played the best they have all tournament, and found a way to win another match 1-0! […]Read more "Union find another one-goal win in Round of 16 of the MLS is Back Tournament"
The Philadelphia Union were able to take seven points from three group stage matches in the MLS is Back Tournament. They did this all while not playing their best soccer. Two wins and a draw in their last three matches is a great haul, but there is still a major question looming over this club. […]Read more "Can Philadelphia Union play to their potential in Win-or-go-home match v.s. New England Revolution?"