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David Accam is a very strong start to the offseason

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David Accam instantly becomes one of the most talented players in Union history. What does his acquisition mean for the team on the field, the rest of the offseason, and the club's future plans.

Dreaming of greener pastures

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As the Union offseason follows a familiar pattern, fans' patience is wearing thin.

PSP Men’s Player of the Year: C.J. Sapong

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C.J. Sapong had a career year. What better way to celebrate it than to name him our Men's Player of the Year.

Player Ratings: Happy Holidays from the Philadelphia Union

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How did your favorite player perform in this festive holiday film?

Newcomer of the Year: Jack Elliott

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He deserved to win Rookie of the Year, but we didn't have a say in that matter.

Why do the Union need to wait for TAM numbers?

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Wanting to know their budget before going shopping sounds smart, but the Union need more than big-money players to succeed.

A Union holiday buying guide

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It's the holiday season. Should you be looking for Union gifts for your loved ones, this is the place to find them.

The continuing conundrum of C.J. Sapong

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C.J. Sapong had a career year and moved into first place for the Union's all-time season goals record. Yet somehow his position next year doesn't feel secure.

Assessing the Union departures

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PSP assesses the personnel departures announced by Philadelphia Union this week.

PSP roundtable: The state of the Union

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We asked PSP's writers the big questions about the state of the Union. Here's what they had to say.

PSP Union postgame show

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Jim Curtin addresses questions about job security, Brian Carroll on his final MLS game, C.J. Sapong on breaking the Union scoring record, a postgame wrap-up from PSP's Ryan Rose and Nick Fishman, and more.

Tactical analysis: Chicago Fire 3-2 Philadelphia Union

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The Union came from behind in the first half and gave up a lead late in the second half as Chicago's big attacking signing registered a hat trick and the Union's entered in the 90th minute.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 Seattle Sounders

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Goals from Marcus Epps and Roland Alberg gave the Union a 2-0 win over Seattle.

Player Ratings: Philadelphia Union 3 – 1 Chicago Fire

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The Union gave a standout performance in contrast with their recent run. Christian Sandler breaks down who the biggest contributors were.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-1 Chicago Fire

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Chris Pontius scored twice and C.J. Sapong added a goal as the Union defeated the Chicago Fire 3-1 in Chester on Saturday night. Pontius finally broke into the goals column with his first two of the season, nodding in a Keegan Rosenberry cross in the 10th minute and knocking home [...]

Player Ratings: New York Red Bulls 0 – 0 Philadelphia Union

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The good, the bad, and the concerningly disinterested.

Match report: Minnesota United 1-1 Philadelphia Union

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Goals by C.J. Sapong and Ethan Finlay canceled each other out as —with a little help from VAR — Philadelphia Union earned a 1-1 draw at Minnesota United.

Philadelphia football: Comparing Union players to Eagles players

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As the Union's season crawls to a disappointing conclusion, the Philadelphia Eagles kick off their season this Sunday in Washington D.C. PSP is here to offer the definitive comparison of the two teams. Some choices are simple (I wonder who Doug Pederson is), while Carson Wentz's counterpart may surprise you.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: JP Dellacamera

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Greg and Mike talk with Union play by play man JP Dellacamera.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-2 Atlanta United

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Tyrone Mears scored in stoppage time to earn Atlanta United a 2-2 draw in Philadelphia.

Player Ratings: Toronto FC 3 – 0 Philadelphia Union

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Poor performances from several players overshadowed a few bright spots on the Union's final trip to Canada this season.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Toronto FC

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With the playoffs an ever-narrowing point of light in the distance, the Philadelphia Union try and rebound from their weekend collapse on the road again against the best team in MLS, Toronto FC.

Player Ratings: San Jose Earthquakes 2-2 Philadelphia Union

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Philadelphia left points on the table at San Jose on Saturday night. Who's to blame for the late collapse?

Match report: Philadelphia Union 0-3 Montreal Impact

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Blerim Dzemaili scored twice and Ignacio Piatti added a PK as the Impact defeated the Union 3-0.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Jack Elliott

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Mike and Greg recap the win against Dallas, preview the match against Montreal, and talk with Union defender Jack Elliott.

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Montreal Impact

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Third time's a charm as the Union look to beat the Impact in their final meeting this season.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-1 FC Dallas

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The Union downed FC Dallas 3-1 behind two goals from C.J. Sapong and one from Ilsinho.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. FC Dallas

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In desperate need of three points, the Union will face off against one of MLS' best: FC Dallas. PSP gets you ready for what's to come this Saturday.

Andre Blake

Andre Blake is not the answer

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Andre Blake deserves the money, but it shouldn't be coming from the Union, writes Christian Sandler.

2017 Expansion Draft: Who the Union are protecting, and what that says about 2018

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Reading the tea leaves and trying to extrapolate that to what this team will look like next season.

Season review: Andre Blake

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The Union's No. 1 has been nominated for Goalkeeper of the Year again, so clearly his season went well. But it's less clear what lies ahead for the Jamaican international.

Some Union players still have much to fight for

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Hopes are low for the team finding success with what's left of the season, but there are still several players with things left to prove by the end of the year.

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Season review: Alejandro Bedoya’s year

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Photo by Earl Gardner Did the Philadelphia Union get the most out of Alejandro Bedoya this year? Did he provide what you'd expect a U.S. National team member to? Did he live up to expectations? I'd venture to guess that a lot of Union supporters would answer "no" to the [...]

Thoughts on coaching

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Of all the teams to choose to coach for, what makes so many Union players return as coaches?

Revolution

Technically Speaking: #NEvPHI

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Welcome back to another edition of "Technically Speaking," where our resident coach and former pro Rick Sewall dissects the Revolution's latest performance.

Have a question for Rick? Fire away in the comments section!

NESoccerToday: Now that the Revs offense has scored seven goals in its last 2 games, do you think the team has turned a corner on their struggles, or do you think there are tell-tale signs this run might be short-lived?

Kamara’s Brace Powers Revs

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Kei Kamara bagged a brace to steer the Revolution to a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday at Gillette Stadium.

Kamara, who snapped a five-game scoring drought in last week's win over LA, collected his first in the 38th minute when he thrust his foot into a Kelyn Rowe cross that spilled into the Union net.

The Rest

The Union’s later round draft picks

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The Union picked two midfielders and a forward at the back end of the 2018 SuperDraft

Season Review: The missteps

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The Union made more than a few mistakes this year, but a handful stand out as specific moments where things went wrong.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Minnesota United

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The Union are set to face Minnesota United in Minnesota. Their away record is abysmal and so are their chances of coming out with three points.

Who is Nicolás Martínez?

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The Union are rumored to be signing Nick Martinez on loan. We take a look at the attacking midfielder.