Borek Dockal

Philadelphia Union

Match preview: FC Dallas vs. Philadelphia Union

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As the Union head to Texas to face FC Dallas, Nick Fishman takes a look at what to expect Saturday evening in Frisco. Is this the week Philly rights the ship?

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 0-2 Orlando City

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Spoiler alert: NOT GOOD!

In Pictures: Union 0- Orlando City 2

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Pretty pictures from an ugly loss.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 0-2 Orlando City SC

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Once again, the Union could not finish their chances as they fell to Orlando City SC at home 0-2.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Orlando City

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The fifth match of the Union's 2018 season has Orlando City in town. Friday night lights will be on, the weather will be nice, and the Union will win 3-0.

Fan’s View: Potential isn’t enough

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Booing a come-from-behind home tie? A bit harsh perhaps, but in the light of current Philly sports results....

In Pictures: Union 1-1 Earthquakes

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PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for Saturday night's chilly match, as the Philadelphia Union were unable to get a win and settled for a 1-1 tie with the San Jose Earthquakes.

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 1-1 San Jose Earthquakes

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It was a frustrating night as the Union drew with San Jose. It stemmed from a confounding problem reflected in these player ratings: The parts were good, but did not sum to a greater whole.

Focus on Fafa, building on positives at Curtin’s presser

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Jim Curtin spoke about controlling play with passing out of the back, Keegan Rosenberry's good form, and the impending return of Fafa Picault at his midweek presser.

Tactical analysis: Colorado Rapids 3-0 Philadelphia Union

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Philly can control a game with their defense, but the attack is a work in progress.

The focus is on defense during Curtin’s press conference

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Jim Curtin's weekly press conference included updated injury news and a lot of talk about the Union's teenaged defenders.

Borek Dockal gets taste of MLS in Union debut

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Many teams in Major League Soccer would love to have an international midfielder come in and start as their No. 10 immediately. However, the quest to try to find one that will last can be very tough.

The Philadelphia Union felt they got their man earlier this year, acquiring Czech Republic international Borek Dockal on loan from Henan Jianye of the Chinese Super League.

PSP Postgame Show: Union 0-0 Columbus Crew

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In case you missed it, here's the PSP Union Postgame Show, interviews with Union players from the locker room, head coach Jim Curtin, Union fans.

News roundup: Sapong signs contract, Open Cup dates, Vancouver/Chicago out from World Cup

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Plus notes from Curtin's press conference, Bethlehem Steel sign Union youth player, does MLS promote flashier clubs, and more.

Making the most of the Union’s time off

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It's weird to have two bye weeks so early and so close together, but if they're smart the Union could turn it into an advantage.

Lots to like in a low-difficulty opener

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Sure, the Revs aren't world-beaters. But the Union's talented youth and positive mentality fuel a justified optimism. PSP's Peter Andrews on what we learned from match 1 of 34.

Five games to watch in 2018

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You can't attend every game, but PSP's Nick Fishman gives you five games to circle on your calendar this season.

What the off-season revealed about Philadelphia Union

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PSP's Dan Walsh looks at what this off-season, culminating with Bořek Dočkal's unveiling on Wednesday, told us about Philadelphia Union's ability to financially compete in modern MLS.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution

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What to expect when the Revs come to Talen Energy Stadium for the first game of the 2018 season.

News roundup: Dockal signs, Union get $175k, green card derby, more

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More on Borek Dockal's signing, the Union acquire allocation money via trade, Union players get green cards, and more news in today's news roundup.

Curtin press conference: All about Dočkal

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During Jim Curtin's weekly press conference, the focus was rightfully on Bořek Dočkal. But the manager also touched on his opening day starting XI and the mood in the locker room.

It’s official: Philadelphia Union sign Bořek Dočkal

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It's official: The Union have their No. 10.

PSP roundtable chat on Philadelphia Union

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PSP writers weigh in on the big questions about Philadelphia Union as we head into the MLS regular season this week.

What to realistically expect from the Union in 2018

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Every new season brings new hope. For Union fans, it also brings a lot of cynicism this year. PSP's Dan Walsh gives the straight talk on what you can realistically expect for the Union this year.

News roundup: Curtin confirms Dočkal talks, Fontana to start opening day, more

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Curtin confirms Bořek Dočkal contract talks with Union, Anthony Fontana to start opening day, Brendan Burke gets a contract extension, MLS CCL action, and more news.

How the Bořek Dočkal signing changes the game

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A look at Philadelphia Union's pending signing of Czech international playmaker Bořek Dočkal. PSP's Dan Walsh looks at contract scenarios, how Dočkal fits in with the team, how he'll need to adjust, and what message it sends to Union fans.

News roundup: Union smash Montreal, all quiet on Czech front, Klinsmann’s salary

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Plus: Bethlehem Steel beat Penn FC, top 98 players born since '98, the keeper's gotta cell phone on the pitch, and more.

The rundown on the Union’s rumored No. 10: Bořek Dočkal

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Philadelphia seem to have finally found their No. 10: Borek Dockal. While we might not know the name, Nick Fishman spoke with three Czech reporters who've spent time covering the player. They told us all about the possible answer to the Union's biggest question.

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Player Ratings: Colorado Rapids 3 – 0 Philadelphia Union

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There isn't a whole lot to like about performances in the Union's most recent loss to Colorado, but is there a lot to hate either?

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Colorado Rapids

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Borek Dockal looks to take his game up a notch as the Union travel to Colorado for their first road match of the season.

On defense, no news is good news

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Sure, Saturday's match was pretty forgettable. But Jim Curtin will be happy with how his young defense is navigating a choppy March schedule, writes PSP's Peter Andrews.

After Fontana’s dream debut, how can Curtin hit snooze?

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Anthony Fontana was the story of the season opener, but how will Jim Curtin find him time? That and more from the coach's weekly press conference.

News roundup: #DočkalWatch2018, Steel win, Morris’ ACL, and Bundesliga protests

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Plus Burke returns to Bethlehem, LAFC's boring uniforms, Johannsson scores, and Sepp Blatter says the darndest things.

The Rest

ZoloTalk Podcast: Finding Chemistry, RW Depth, the Current State of Union Fan Culture and more…

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On this Episode of Zolo Talk, we'll discuss Union/Rapids, the return of Fafa Picault, building chemistry with Borek and the culture of the Union. For the first time, we're happy to be joined by Jesse MacBeth, longtime Union fan and a new friend of the podcast.