Curtin and Union are ready for “big test”: news, notes, and quotes from the bubble

Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin, forward Kacper Przybylko, captain Ale Bedoya, and defender Mark McKenzie all spoke yesterday via zoom call from inside the bubble. There’s an impromptu ‘media hub’ inside the bubble in Orlando where Curtin and players rotated in and out to field questions from the media. Most were seeking answers regarding […]

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Union set to leave for Orlando tomorrow, but COVID remains a threat

With only a week remaining until Head Coach Jim Curtin and the Philadelphia Union travel south to Orlando, COVID concerns are still very prevalent. Yesterday, Major League Soccer released updated testing information. They will continue to release updated aggregate reporting – meaning names will not be released, only numbers – every two days  Over the […]

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Union’s Ray Gaddis and BPCMLS: “We want to advocate and spread cultural awareness”

Ray Gaddis, the nine-year MLS veteran and longest-tenured Union player on the roster, spoke with reporters yesterday via Zoom call to discuss his off-field efforts with the newly formed Black Players Coalition of MLS. “We’re advocating to break down barriers not only within the soccer world, but also educationally, also in the medical field, and […]

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