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.
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.
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.
Union will appeal Fabinho's red card, who will play fullback absent both Fabinho and Sheanon Williams, River Cup raises over $35,000 for charity, 3 local colleges in national top 25, anti-FIFA protests in Brazil, and more in today's news roundup.
The DP from Argentina should be the starting left winger, either in a 4-4-2 or 4-3-3 formation. Lots of skill and aggression in his play should make him a fan favorite in the River End. The DP status may put a lot of pressure on his shoulders, especially after having unsuccessful previous attempts at going outside South American soccer.
As with most people, we here at the Brotherly Game made our New Year's Resolutions. Although they don't have to do with us losing 5 pounds or quitting smoking (although some of us could benefit from one, the other, or both), they are what we as fans and writers will try to do in 2014.
As with most people, we here at the Brotherly Game made our New Year's Resolutions.
In our first post - promptly at 12:01 am (We're nothing if not on-time here in the nation's capital) - Black and Red United founder and editor emeritus Martin Shatzer explains what the hell we're doing here.
It was a cold and windy morning in January 2011. It was the day that the lives of guys like Omar Salgado and Darlington Nagbe would be changed forever, the day of the 2011 MLS Draft.