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Philadelphia Union Trade Sheanon Williams to Dynamo

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Philadelphia Union Trade Sheanon Williams to Dynamo

In a move that surprised just about everyone, the Philadelphia Union announced they had traded defender Sheanon Williams to the Houston Dynamo Thursday afternoon for allocation money and future considerations.  Houston also received an international roster spot in the deal.  Williams is the Union’s all-time leader in games and minutes played and had been with […]

Philadelphia Union, Houston Dynamo Squander Opportunity In Draw

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Philadelphia Union, Houston Dynamo Squander Opportunity In Draw

A beautiful night for soccer at PPL Park saw two teams desperate for points to stay in the playoff race battle to a sloppy, goalless draw.  The host Philadelphia Union, in sixth place on goal differential at the start of the match, were coming off an emotional Open Cup final loss on Tuesday and were playing […]

Philadelphia Union Host Dynamo In Crucial Eastern Conference Clash

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Philadelphia Union Host Dynamo In Crucial Eastern Conference Clash

The late season playoff push has begun in earnest.  Tonight at PPL Park in Chester, PA two clubs fighting desperately to reach the Eastern Conference playoffs will face off in a huge clash.  The Houston Dynamo are making their annual late season run to the playoffs but injuries and the big hole they dug for […]

Seattle Sounders WIn Fourth Lamar US Open Cup Title

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Seattle Sounders WIn Fourth Lamar US Open Cup Title

A cup final is always a tense, dramatic affair and the 101st edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup was no different.  In an exciting affair, the red-hot Seattle Sounders won their fourth title in six years, defeating the host Philadelphia Union 3-1 in extra time.  The hard fought match saw both teams have […]

Why Philadelphia Union Will Win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

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Why Philadelphia Union Will Win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

Why will the Philadelphia Union win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup? Many reasons, that’s why.  First of all, the Union will host the final tomorrow against an opponent that is traveling from the west coast to play.  The Seattle Sounders played Friday night but still had to travel across three time zones for […]

Philadelphia Union Get Vital Point against New York Red Bulls

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Philadelphia Union Get Vital Point against New York Red Bulls

The weather played a major part of this major Eastern Conference showdown between rivals Philadelphia Union and New York Red Bulls.  The game, which was on national television, was delayed for an hour due to rain and standing water on PPL Park’s field.  The rain ended just before kickoff but that left almost no time […]

Rumors:  Philadelphia Union Closing in on New Coach

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Rumors: Philadelphia Union Closing in on New Coach

Reports over the last couple of days suggest that the Philadelphia Union are getting closer to finding a permanent replacement for the fired John Hackworth, who was relieved of his coaching duties on June 10th.  He was replaced by assistant Jim Curtin, who has done a tremendous job in turning around the season for the […]

Recap: Philadelphia Union Beat Toronto FC; Sweep Two-Game Series

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Recap: Philadelphia Union Beat Toronto FC; Sweep Two-Game Series

The match between host Toronto FC and the streaking Philadelphia Union was a matchup of teams going in the opposite direction.  The Union have now won three straight, including both games played in four days against struggling Toronto.  First half goals from Conor Casey and Andrew Wenger gave the Union the 2-0 shutout and are […]

Philadelphia Union Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Toronto FC Win

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Philadelphia Union Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Toronto FC Win

Two Major League Soccer coaches have been fired this season so far;  those two teams met last night at PPL Park in Chester, PA on a beautiful night for soccer. The Philadelphia Union, who sit in seventh place in the ever-tightening Eastern Conference, hosted Toronto FC, who saw former US International Greg Vanney make his […]

MLS Expansion: Where Does the League Go Next?

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MLS Expansion: Where Does the League Go Next?

Now that the next three expansion clubs have been discussed, let’s talk about the contenders for the final two spots that would bring Major League Soccer to 24 teams by 2020. There are some very strong contenders for these two spots, but a wildcard could be what happens with a re-branded Chivas USA under new […]

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