Jay Simpson

Philadelphia Union

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 2 – 1 Colorado Rapids

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Four wins! But there is still work to be done for some players to reach their full potential.

Player ratings: Galaxy 0-0 Union

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Despite collecting their second clean sheet of the season, the Union settled for a 0-0 draw in Los Angeles. Some players shone brightly, while others were mere shadows on the pitch.

GAME THREAD: LA Galaxy vs. Philadelphia Union

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Game Info

  • Date: April 29, 2017
  • Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • Place: StubHub Center, Carson, CA
  • Television: The Comcast Network - Mike Watts and Tommy Smyth
  • Stream: MLS Live
  • All-Time Record: The Philadelphia Union are an abysmal 1-6-2 against LA Galaxy
  • Know Thy Enemy: LAG Confidential

Starting XI

  • Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Fabinho, Richie Marquez, Jack Elliott, Ray Gaddis; Haris Medunjanin, Alejandro Bedoya; Fabrice-Jean Picault, Roland Alberg, Chris Pontius; C.

Tactics matter more when you make bad investments

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Yes, tactics matter. Particularly when you invest in players the way the Union have. PSP's Dan Walsh examines the Union's transfer strategy in light of new MLS salary data, as well as Jim Curtin's approach to tactics.

Union 2017 salaries: Jay Simpson got paid

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Two new players are making more than the max budget charge.

As they do almost every year around this time, the MLS Players' Union has released player salary information for the current season. Below is the salary of every Philadelphia Union player as of a week and a half ago. Click here for the salaries of every player in MLS.

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Montreal Impact – THURSDAY

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The two worst teams in the Eastern conference square off this Saturday. Montreal is looking to build on their first victory of 2017. The winless streak is significant for the Union, but so is their four game losing streak. Is this the week Jim Curtin's men change their fortune?

Match analysis: DC United 2-1 Philadelphia Union

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A poor first half gave way to a more energetic second frame, but Philly's self-inflicted wounds were too much to overcome against DC United. PSP's Adam Cann explains and, among other things, highlights why Alejandro Bedoya and Jay Simpson were non-factors.

Player of the week: C.J. Sapong

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For the Union, it was a game without many positives. One player, however, shone brightly. C.J. Sapong is PSP's player of the week.

Sapong, Simpson and the road

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C.J. Sapong brought the Union to life on Saturday. After a rough opening travel schedule, the Union get an extended home stretch to sort out their offensive problems and figure out what lineup makes them hum. PSP's Dan Walsh explains.

Player ratings: D.C. United 2-1 Union

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The winless streak continues, as the Union turn in a poor performance. For the most part, they played as individuals. Let's evaluate them as such.

Have the Union answered our questions?

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Jim O'Leary asks if we know more about this team after three games than we did in preseason?

News roundup: Simpson returns to training, Creavalle on national duty, and more – FRIDAY

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... and the rest of the day's news.

News roundup: Simpson returns to training, Creavalle on national duty, and more

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Simpson back to training, Creavalle off to Guyana, and the rest of the day's news.

Where the Union stand

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We are three weeks into the MLS season. What fate lays in store for the Philadelphia Union?

Orlando City 2, Philadelphia Union 1: Instant recap and player ratings survey

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The Union dropped their first game of the season on Saturday night.

The Philadelphia Union suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday night, falling to Orlando City SC, 2-1.

The away side nearly escaped a first half that saw OCSC control every facet of the game, but Cyle Larin finally managed to translate his team's dominance to the scoreboard.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Orlando City SC-THURSDAY

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We take a look at the upcoming Philadelphia-Orlando match. Here is a few things to watch when the teams take the field in central Florida.

News roundup: Strike force, expected goals, WCQ call-ups, more

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A further review of weekend action and an incisive look at the numbers behind the scorelines.

Player ratings: Union 2-2 Toronto

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PSP's weekly player report card. Please sign and return.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-2 Toronto FC

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Alejandro Bedoya missed a penalty, but Philadelphia Union rode goals from Jay Simpson and C.J. Sapong to a 2-2 draw in their 2017 home opener against Toronto FC.

Philadelphia Union 2 , Toronto FC 2: Recap and player ratings

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The Union gain their second point of the season after an exciting match with Toronto.

The Philadelphia Union and Toronto FC split the points tonight, as they were both able to score two goals a piece. The Union opened the scoring in the 11th minute of this one, as new striker Jay Simpson opened his Union scoring account with a low header after a cross into the box from Fabian Herbers was nodded on by Chris Pontius.

Halftime report: Philadelphia Union 1, Toronto FC 1

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Mark Geiger didn't disappoint.

A great half by the Philadelphia Union was marred by a call that went Toronto FC's way at the half, and the sides went in to the locker room at 1-1.

The Union had a good chance early when Alejandro Bedoya hit a great cross from the right over to Chris Pontius, whose header went just wide of the goal.

Player ratings: Whitecaps 0-0 Union

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Who impressed? Who didn't? PSP hands out player ratings for the Union's opener.

Tactical Analysis: Philadelphia Union boosted by Derrick Jones’s stellar play

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All aboard the Derrick Jones hype train

The Philadelphia Union opened up their 2017 Major League Soccer season with a scoreless draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place. After a very busy offseason, Philadelphia revealed a brand new lineup featuring Academy standout Derrick Jones, Bosnia and Herzegovina international Haris Medunjanin, and English striker Jay Simpson.

Vancouver Whitecaps 0, Philadelphia Union 0: Recap and player ratings

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The Union come away with a point from the Pacific Northwest

The Philadelphia Union opened up the 2017 season with a 0-0 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps. Fans got a good look at many of the Union's offseason additions with Jay Simpson, Oguchi Onyewu, Haris Medunjanin, and Derrick Jones making the starting XI, with Fafa Picault being substituted into the game in the 71st minute for Chris Pontius.

Player to watch: Alejandro Bedoya

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We look at Alejandro Bedoya, the final player in the season preview's "Players to watch" series. The U.S. international will be asked to do many things. Where will he excel, where will he struggle, and is he the face of the Philadelphia Union?

Union questions: Who will score the goals?

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Who will score the goals for a Union side seeking an offensive identity?

Stock rising/falling: Union-Impact 2-2

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Who helped their case for the season opener, who looks bench-bound following the Union's 2-2 draw with Montreal?

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Jay Simpson

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Matt DeGeorge joins Greg and Mike to talk Union signings and preseason excitement.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 0-1 Chicago Fire

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Michael de Leeuw scored the lone goal to drop the Union in a closed door scrimmage in Bradenton, Florida.

PSP’s midweek bits ‘n bobs

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Notes from Jay Simpson's presser, insight into the academic side of the Union academy, and lots of Gulati quotes.

Onyewu signed, Union bits, MLSPU statement on travel ban, Expansion Bid Deadline Day, more

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Reaction to Onyewu signing and other Union news as the team heads to Florida. Steel signs Moar, transfers Akinyode. Players Union "deeply concerned" by Trump travel ban. Expansion bid submission deadline today. More news.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: New signings and SuperDraft talk

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Reading United's Sean Doyle joins Greg and Mike to preview Friday's SuperDraft. Then the guys talk about the Union's new signings.

Stewart says Union looking for “controlling midfielder,” Simpson notes, league news, more

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Earnie Stewart says Union still searching for new signings. Insight on Jay SImpson. Union second most popular MLS team among Combine participants. More news.

The Union go bottom-feeding, but did they find a gem?

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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 forward, Steel looking forward to D2, league news, Lloyd voted world’s best, more

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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.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 1/10/17

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Philadelphia Union News

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Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-3 Orlando City

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C.J. Sapong equalized for the Union and Ilson, Jr. produced a brilliant goal as the Union played to a 3-3 draw in a 135-minute scrimmage that was not available for viewing by the public.

Five Union preseason battles to watch

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As Phase Two of preseason heats up, PSP's Peter Andrews breaks down five key positional battles on what might be the deepest Philadelphia Union team ever.

The Rest

Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-1 Bethlehem Steel

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C.J. Sapong scored twice, but Bethlehem held their own for much of the match in their final USL season tuneup. PSP has a match report.

Bradley Wright-Phillips gets his green card, Dom Dwyer gets U.S. citizenship: Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/17/17

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Philadelphia Union News

Union's Jay Simpson 'coughing up blood' after scoring debut MLS goal
Don't be surprised to see C.J. Sapong in Saturday's starting lineup.

Oguchi Onyewu more than holding his own on the back line
When Josh Yaro went down with his torn labrum and underwent should surgery, there were questions about who would fill his void.