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MLS Expansion: A Quick Look at the Next Clubs

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MLS Expansion: A Quick Look at the Next Clubs

As the 2014 Major League Soccer season winds down, the hunt for the playoffs is intensifying. But so is another battle. The battle for the next few MLS expansion places. Orlando City SC and NYC FC will join the league next season, giving the league 21 clubs. Atlanta will join in 2017 as the 22nd […]

Philadelphia Union Seek Key Win Against Banged-Up San Jose Earthquakes

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Philadelphia Union Seek Key Win Against Banged-Up San Jose Earthquakes

The Philadelphia Union host injury-riddled San Jose Earthquakes Sunday night in a key match for both playoff hopefuls.  The Union are coming off a nine day break after three games in seven days, including two in a four day period in hot and humid Texas.  They will host the Earthquakes, who are coming off a […]

Tired Philadelphia Union Lose to Houston Dynamo 2-0

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Tired Philadelphia Union Lose to Houston Dynamo 2-0

Playing three games in seven days, especially back-to-back games in very hot and humid Texas, is bound to take a toll on a team.  The Philadelphia Union found that out tonight at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas as the blue and gold struggled to get going, losing 2-0.  Houston Dynamo controlled possession, as is typical in a Union […]

Philadelphia Union Defeat Dallas to Host Open Cup Final

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Philadelphia Union Defeat Dallas to Host Open Cup Final

It took 120 minutes of soccer plus penalty kicks to set up the Philadelphia Union for their first ever trophy. In just their fifth season the Union will host the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final on September 16th at PPL Park. The opponent will be determined Wednesday night when the Seattle Sounders host Chicago […]

The Philadelphia Union Win Behind LeToux’s Brace Against Montreal Impact

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The Philadelphia Union Win Behind LeToux’s Brace Against Montreal Impact

The unofficial theme of last night’s match between the host Philadelphia Union and league-worst Montreal Impact was homecoming, or “old home week.” The match saw the return of Montreal forward Jack McInerney to PPL Park for the first time since the Union traded him for Andrew Wenger.  Justin Mapp is also a former Union player […]

MLS All Stars Prepare to Face Bayern Munich

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MLS All Stars Prepare to Face Bayern Munich

The excitement has been building for a while.  It became greater after the opponent was announced and greater still after the World Cup.  Tomorrow night, at Providence Park in Portland, Major League Soccer will send out its’ All Stars, including American national team stars Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley, to play German champions Bayern Munich. Bayern […]

Carlos Valdes Reportedly Returning to Philadelphia Union

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Carlos Valdes Reportedly Returning to Philadelphia Union

The on-again, off-again saga that is the relationship between Carlos Valdes and the Philadelphia Union appears to be finally ending.  It has been rumored and reported for several weeks that his return was imminent.  Earlier today multiple reports stated that his return would be announced in the next 24-48 hours.  The Union put out a […]

Philadelphia Union’s Maurice Edu Named to MLS All-Star Roster

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Philadelphia Union’s Maurice Edu Named to MLS All-Star Roster

Major League Soccer and the Philadelphia Union announced this morning that midfielder/defender Maurice Edu has been added to the roster for the All Star game.  The game will be played Wednesday night, August 6th, in Portland against German powerhouse and current champions Bayern Munich.  Edu was named as an injury replacement for Seattle Sounders defender […]

Philadelphia Union Play to Exciting 1-1 Draw in Kansas City

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Philadelphia Union Play to Exciting 1-1 Draw in Kansas City

Playing in front of a hostile crowd in a packed stadium and on national television, the Philadelphia Union earned a hard fought point Friday night with a 1-1 draw in Kansas City.  The Union held MLS Champion Sporting Kansas City in check most of the night, especially leading scorer Dom Dwyer.  Dwyer was held in […]

Preview: Philadelphia Union Takes on Sporting Kansas City

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Preview: Philadelphia Union Takes on Sporting Kansas City

Starting off a very exciting weekend of Major League Soccer, the Philadelphia Union will play Sporting Kansas City in an Eastern Conference rivalry game with potential playoff implications for both teams. The Philadelphia Union (5-8-8; 7th place) have had a rocky year. However, under interim team manager Jim Curtin have made a few changes, most […]

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