The fourth annual friendly between the Union and City Islanders takes place Tuesday at 7:30pm at the Skyline Sports Complex in Harrisburg. Tim Uhrich takes a look at some pregame storylines including the possibility of halftime jersey changes.
Photo: Earl Gardner Author's note: This post takes a big picture look at John Hackworth's performance during his first year as Union manager. For an evaluation of his on-field tactical management, read Adam Cann's accompanying post tomorrow. To say that John Hackworth inherited a troubled Philadelphia Union club one year [.
Philadelphia Union is now looking to add players to the roster after gaining draft picks, allocation money and salary cap space in recent trades. Union manager John Hackworth explained his plans Tuesday.
The Philadelphia Union's lineup stated it, but head coach John Hackworth wanted to explain: the U.S. Open Cup match Tuesday night against the Ocean City Nor'easters was not a time to try out new players or "play guys on the roster."
Video of John Hackworth's postgame press conference, locker room interviews with Leo Fernandes, Jack McInerney, and Brian Carroll, and post game quote sheet from the Union's US Open Cup third round win over Ocean City.
Despite head coach John Hackworth's public praise and confidence in his outside midfielders, specifically for Danny Cruz and Michael Farfan, the Philadelphia Union will look to a new winger for offensive help.
Multiple team sources have told the Brotherly Game that the Union have not only brought Abdul Kader Keita in on trial recently, but also were looking into signing the winger.
What's up with the Union's home form? Harrisburg, Ocean City, Reading, and Junior Lone Star in play this weekend. Klinsmann releases US roster for upcoming friendlies and qualifiers. Robots in Brazil. More news.
Recaps and reaction to the Union's ugly draw in Toronto. Harrisburg in second place after two-win weekend with Union loanees all over the score sheet. USA celebrates Centennial with two wins. More news.