Report says partnership between Union and Deltona "appears likely" to be ending. Drexel and Penn claim conference championship. Area high schools are state champs. AI releases damning report on working conditions in Qatar. More.
Union manager John Hackworth laid out his offseason plan to PSP, breaking down his team's offseason needs, which players are returning (or not), designated player prospects, recent scouting trips to Europe and South America, and plans to fix the midfield.
Roger Torres tweets farewell, what does it mean? McInerney not satisfied with 2013 season. One local has assist, the other is captain, as US cruises to another win in CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championships. More.
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.
In an open letter to season ticket holders, Sakiewicz and Hackworth say resources have been allocated to bring in "final key pieces." Slight drop in Union attendance average. Playoff schedule change? More news.
John Hackworth's decision to bench Jack McInerney and play a new formation in the season finale failed to produce the desired result in the Union's season-ending loss. PSP has analysis and player ratings.
When your friend is struggling, you help him out. Conor Casey and Jack McInerney haven't played as typical strike partners, but they've both done the hard work to make sure the other could succeed. Along the way, they've both proven they still have a lot more to offer.
Every cloud has a silver lining. That’s what I keep telling myself. The Philadelphia Union desperately needed a win over last place D.C. United and came up with a loss tie. It could have been worse, but it also should have been better. The silver lining to this rain cloud comes in the form of Jack McInerney getting off the schneid.
Well it was fun while it lasted. For 89 minutes on Saturday night, D.C. United managed to outplay the visiting Philadelphia Union and hold a 1-0 lead even as the DOOP-crew subbed off defenders for attackers and threw numbers forward with abandon. But the Black-and-Red couldn't find a follow-up to Nick DeLeon's 36th minute long-range blast, and, thanks to a Jack McInerney header in the dying moments of regular time, they were forced to settle for a draw.
A gritty defensive performance, a well taken Conor Casey goal, and some heroic goalkeeping from Zac MacMath, pushed the Union to their first win ever in Kansas City, ending a five game winless streak and putting their playoff campaign back on track..
Statistics can speak truth and at the same time misguide the masses. They can provide understanding to the greater story and support impressive claims. However, in soccer simply reviewing the leader board at the end of the season does not convey the whole story. And in the case of the 2013 MLS MVP race the goal tally alone fails to give life to one of the most fascinating narratives in years.