Jim Curtin and Chris Albright discuss a number of topics ahead of Thursday's draft. Report names Union's opponents at preseason IMG Tournament. Is Mix-NYCFC deal signed? Turf it is at Women's World Cup. More.
Jim Curtin and Chris Albright discussed the possibility of moving up in the SuperDraft, the future of Maurice Edu, and reports that the Union are interested in Sacha Klejstan with the media on Monday. Here's a transcript.
PSP looks at the 2013 efforts of the Philadelphia Union players who didn't get major minutes this season but spent most of the year with the Union: Aaron Wheeler, Chris Albright, Mike Lahoud, Leo Gonzales, Roger Torres, Oka Nikolov, and Gilberto Souza.
Editors Note: When I was a young man, that Albright kid from Juaniata (pronounced: june-e-at-ah) was spoken of in hushed and reverent tones.by those "in the know". He wasn't some rich kid from the suburbs claiming Philadelphia as home. He lived in the shadow of the Market Frankford Line, "the El" as we called it.
The off-season has begun for Philadelphia Union. PSP's Dan Walsh looks at the major issues facing the Union this off-season, assesses the team's needs, and evaluates which players will likely stay or depart.
Video and transcript of John Hackworth's weekly press conference. Topics include why no red card appeal, options at right back and left mid, the DC rivalry, Kleberson's role, what ticked Hack off, and more.
The Major League Soccer Player's Union released its second half salary numbers for the league yesterday. Philadelphia Union fans will be happy to learn of their three newest additions' (Fabinho, Oka Nikolov and Gilberto) salaries.
McInerney returns to the Union after being released from US Gold Cup squad. Hackworth suspended for Saturday's game. Le Toux happy to be playmaker, just wants to win. Blatter says Brazil hosting the World Cup may have been a mistake. More.
Brek Shea joins Geoff Cameron and Maurice Edu in Philly with Stoke. Hack plans to play "a bunch of guys." Gaber says not a question of if MLS expands but when and how much. Holden diagnosed with torn ACL. More.
Who exactly is the Union's new interim head coach. We did a little research to find out
Jim Curtin is a 34 year old Oreland, PA native who played youth soccer in Bucks and Montgomery Counties, even catching a few matches with Chris Albright. Curtin played at Villanova with distinction, was drafted by the Chicago Fire in 2001 and the big (6'4") defender plied his trade in MLS for the next 10 years, lifting the US Open Cup in 2003 and 2006.