Former University of Tulsa keeper was drafted by the Houston Dynamo in January
The Philadelphia Union signed a third goalkeeper on Friday, inking a deal with former University of Tulsa standout Jake McGuire.
McGuire was drafted in the second round, 30th overall, by the Houston Dynamo in January's MLS SuperDraft but was released by the club to trial with the Union earlier this month.
Former Syracuse star inks a USL deal, becoming the fifth 2017 SuperDraft pick to sign with the organization
While the Philadelphia Union didn't have a first round pick in January's SuperDraft, Earnie Stewart and company still managed to put together a decent draft class while also acquiring one of the top college prospects via a trade with New York Red Bulls.
Mental quick study Derrick Jones may become the first product of the Union Academy and wholly-owned affiliate Bethlehem Steel FC to start for the Union as a complementary player to Haris Medunjanin and Alejandro Bedoya.
After an emotional 2016, Philadelphia Union embark on their eighth season. Second year Sporting Director Earnie Stewart has made a number of moves this offseason leaving fans anticipating a playoff run.
It was just one game, but Union fans can now dream about what Haris Medunjanin will mean to the team. PSP's Peter Andrews spotlights what the Bosnian showed in Saturday's preseason match.
Following a trade for his rights, the Union announced the signing of attacking midfielder Adam Najem.
PSP's Dan Walsh looks at how Earnie Stewart quickly turned a young team with a smattering of veterans into a veteran team with a smattering of youth.
Picault is a Union trialist no more.
The Union hit for a hat trick of signings this week. PSP's Dan Walsh takes a closer look at each signing, changes that Incomplete grade for the off-season, and considers if these moves could pave the way for Roland Alberg's departure.
More roster moves for the Union and other Union bits. League news. More.
The left-footed 31-year-old central midfielder has experience in both attacking and defensive midfield roles.
Union announce signing of two-time US World Cup veteran center back.
Union's Blake, Steel's Burke, called up by Jamaica. Bedoya on what's changed under Arena at USMNT. More.
Transcript of comments to the press from Jim Curtin and Earnie Stewart following the opening of the Union's preseason training.
Union open preseason training with trialists and Oguchi Onyewu. Stewart doesn't expect "a real long trajectory" in signing a No. 6 and experienced center back. League news. More.
Union draft a midfielder and defender. Trusty called up by US U-20s. League news. More.
Union schedule out. SuperDraft won't be as exciting as last year for Philly. League news. More.
A look at players who might be worth taking for the Philadelphia Union with their third and fourth round picks
By the time the Philadelphia Union pick for the first time at Friday's MLS SuperDraft, the pool of players will have already shrunk by 32 players.
That's not great news in a draft restricted to mostly 21 to 23-year-old college seniors.
The 2017 Union schedule will be released today. Union bits. USWNT host Germany at Talen Energy Stadium on March 1. Latest MLS signings. More news.
Earnie Stewart says Union still searching for new signings. Insight on Jay SImpson. Union second most popular MLS team among Combine participants. More news.
Jay Simpson scored 22 goals in 29 games last season in England until a managerial change wrecked that. As Philadelphia Union go bottom-feeding for overlooked bargains, did they just find a gem in Simpson? PSP's Dan Walsh takes a look.
Union sign English forward Jay Simpson. More Union bits. Searls and Burke on USL becoming D2. League news. Carli Lloyd named FIFA's Women's Player of the Year. FIFA approves World Cup expansion to 48 teams. More.
Peter Andrews and Dan Walsh wrap their week-long chat about Philadelphia Union by discussing whether the Union should try to sell Andre Blake and whether the pressure is on team chairman Jay Sugarman to start spending more money on players.
Union re-sign the forward to a one-year deal.
A remarkable rookie, a human highlight reel for a goalkeeper, and an amateur team that kept on winning. Here it is: The best of Philadelphia soccer in 2016.
Curtin wants the Union to be known for producing USMNT players, says team is looking for a striker and center back. More news.
Union pass on Stage 2 of Re-Entry Draft. Barnetta named Union's all-time best. Bethlehem sign Roberts. League news. More.
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Alas Kevin, we hardly knew ye.
Philadelphia Union tastes success in first year in the Earnie Stewart era
Earnie Stewart's one year anniversary with the Union just passed, let's see how his first year went.
Alas Kevin, we hardly knew ye.
The Philadelphia Union has officially sent Kevin Kratz to Atlanta United Atlanta's natural Fourth Round MLS SuperDraft pick in 2020. With Major League Soccer's half-day trade window open from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern today, the Union was able to officially go through with the trade which had been announced last month by Earnie Stewart in his end of the year press conference.
US U-20 call ups for Derrick Jones and Auston Trusty and other Union bits. MLS Cup final on Saturday. Garber quotes. NASL update. Blatter feels disrespected. More.
Alberg reflects on adjusting to MLS, looks ahead to 2017, and other Union news. New dimension to USA-Mexico game following Tuesday's presidential election. More.
Philadelphia Union sporting director Earnie Stewart made a definite impact on the club. Was it a good one? If so, how good? Grade him in this poll, and explain why in our Comments section.
There's a little over a month to go until the Philadelphia Union (and the rest of MLS) are opened to the Expansion Draft.
With the recent roster moves the Philadelphia Union have made, we felt it was time to revisit who the Union should protect in the upcoming Expansion Draft. Last time we asked, we went with the premise that Andre Blake would be left protected and that Tranquillo Barnetta would be back.
PSP's Dan Walsh runs down Philadelphia Union's likely off-season needs.
Roster moves, votes of confidence, and the benefits of formation consistency were some of the highlights from Wednesday's press conference. More news.
Transcript of the wide ranging press conference with the Union sporting director and head coach.
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It's hard to find any positives in the Philadelphia Union's performance to close out the 2016 regular season.
The Union fell, 3-1, to Toronto FC in the Eastern Conference knockout round on Wednesday night to end the year on an eight-game winless streak.
Union sign Dutch left back Giliano Wijnaldum. Bedoya, Pontius, Rosenberry called up by USMNT. Division 2 sanctioning vote expected today. More.
A week of transfer mechanisms begins today. Seattle win MLS Cup on PKs. Flurry of player moves. State of the league address highlights. More.
Given the Union's defensive struggles down the stretch, a veteran presence should be welcomed.
After a catastrophic collapse from first place in the Eastern Conference all the way to sixth and barely squeezing into the playoffs, the Union conceded goals at an alarming rate. As a matter of fact, they conceded 55 goals in 2016 with MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Andre Blake behind them.