Carlos Barros of Prestige Sports was generous enough to spend some of his Sunday evening chatting with PhillySportsNetwork.com about his client, Jamiro Monteiro, and his new multi-year Designated Player contract. Details of the multi-month long negotiation process, efforts from the Union’s Technical Staff, and Monteiro’s thought process along the way were all discussed. “It’s a […]Read more "Union endured multi-month negotiations to land their guy – story behind Jamiro Monteiro’s DP deal"
In a slightly surprising announcement, former Eagles running back and Super Bowl 52 champion Jay Ajayi has decided to take his talents in a different direction. The Brit has been unveiled as the Philadelphia Union’s eMLS competitior. The Union are the current eMLS Cup champions and will have some surprise talent to help defend their […]Read more "Former Eagles RB Jay Ajayi has switched up his career path"
Union center back Jack Elliott has logged 2,880 minutes of game time this year. That’s every minute of every game, 32 games to be exact. He is ready for more,with the Philadelphia Union set to play in the MLS Cup Playoffs for the second consecutive season. Elliott chatted with PhillySportsNetwork.com yesterday afternoon to discuss the […]Read more "Union’s Elliott hasn’t missed a minute this season and he’s hungry for more"
The Philadelphia Union is entering the home-stretch of their 2019 season. They are tied on points for 1st place in the eastern conference. With only six weeks left, the Union has their work cut out for them as they try to exceed expectations. Before the season started, the club set its main goal as hosting […]Read more "The road to MLS Playoffs; with 6 weeks left, can the Union exceed expectations?"
Homegrown signing, YSC Academy graduate and 20-year old Drexel Hill native Matt Real spoke with PSN Thursday afternoon about his progress in development, the intensity in training the past week, and the opportunity that could present itself to him tonight: a chance at the starting left back spot in Kai Wagner’s absence (suspension due to […]Read more "Matt Real poised to take advantage of possible starting role tonight for Philadelphia Union"
Union homegrown signing and Drexel Hill native Matt Real spoke with PSN’s Matt McClain Thursday afternoon about the possibility of earning just the fourth start in his young MLS career with usual starter Kai Wagner suspended due to yellow card accumulation. The full transcript is below. How do you feel this week after training? I […]Read more "Interview transcript: Matt Real on the possibility of starting tonight: “I’m looking forward to seeing what happens.”"
Earlier this week Philadelphia Union supporters group Sons of Ben President Matt Gendaszek release a personal statement in an email blast reminding everyone why it’s great to be an SoB Most times when the President of the Sons of Ben is called upon to release an official statement to the supporters group, it revolves around […]Read more "Sons of Ben President says “It’s great to be an SoB,” as Union begin grueling road stretch"
The year was 2008, and the Philadelphia Union were just hatching out the same egg that new Union mascot Phang came from. Aside from announcing that Philadelphia finally got an MLS team, an announcement came out stating that the city of Chester will be the hometown of this Philadelphia soccer club. Many die-hard soccer fans […]Read more "Should more be developed on the land around Talen Energy Stadium?"
The Philadelphia Union are riding a two-game winning streak and will be going for three straight when they host FC Dallas this weekend. Nationally, not many were giving the Union a chance to even draw in Cincinnati. Well, they pretty much handed FC Cincinnati a beat-down in their own house. Granted, the Nippert Stadium crowd […]Read more "Philadelphia Union Aim to Defend Home Turf vs. FC Dallas"
The Philadelphia Union won their first road match of 2019 at FC Cincinnati. Philly scored two goals, kept a clean sheet and secured the clubs 100th win in franchise history! The Union get the W in their first ever match at Cincinnati. Here’s a look at what went down, and some major takeaways from a […]Read more "Marco Fabián and David “Titi” Accam power the Union to 100th win in franchise history in 2-0 win at FC Cincinnati"