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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 […]

Ray Gaddis Rewarded by Philadelphia With Contract Extension Through 2016

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Ray Gaddis Rewarded by Philadelphia With Contract Extension Through 2016

Today the Philadelphia Union announced that they have signed Defender Ray Gaddis to a new contract through 2016.  Gaddis was chosen in the second round of the MLS SuperDraft in 2012 as the 35th overall pick, and has emerged as one of the Union’s most important defensive players.  He has started all 27 games for the Union […]

Erick Torres Delivers In Mexican National Team Debut

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Erick Torres Delivers In Mexican National Team Debut

There is not much to say, takeaway, or analyze from Mexico beating Bolivia 1-0 other than that it was a game that Mexicoshould have won by a wider margin given their dominance especially in the first half. When Mexican National Team coach Miguel Herrera released the first part of his call-up list for the team’s […]

Preview: San Jose Earthquakes Continue Late Playoff Push Against Vancouver Whitecaps

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Preview: San Jose Earthquakes Continue Late Playoff Push Against Vancouver Whitecaps

After playing to a 3-3 tie with the Portland Timbers, the San Jose Earthquakes play a midweek turn around game north of the border against the Vancouver Whitecaps. This match will prove to be interesting as both teams are trying to pick up points which could prove pivotal as they get closer to needing to qualify for the […]

Mexican National Team: Takeaways From The Chile Friendly

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Mexican National Team: Takeaways From The Chile Friendly

Saturday night represented the start of the same old hopes and dreams for the Mexican National Team and the millions of its faithful legion of fans as the team began the 2018 World Cup cycle vs. a strong and tough Chile team who want to prepare themselves with an eye towards winning the 2015 Copa […]

Ronaldinho: Signing Worth It For Queretaro

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Ronaldinho: Signing Worth It For Queretaro

Given that he went to Mexico to be a part of a symposium/conference being held in Mexico City, Ronaldinho was going to garner some attention for his trip. Upon his arrival to the country, some wondered if this meant that the Brazilian star was on the verge of signing with Club America, who were still […]

San Jose Earthquakes Look to Rebound Against Portland Timbers Despite Injury Proneness

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San Jose Earthquakes Look to Rebound Against Portland Timbers Despite Injury Proneness

Despite all of the injuries that the San Jose Earthquakes have been dealing with, they are still trying to win games and see if they have a chance to make the playoffs.  With teams like the Seattle Sounders and LA Galaxy having been on fire lately and currently sitting atop the Western Conference standings, the Earthquakes could potentially still […]

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 Look to Keep Up Winning Despite National Team Absences

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Philadelphia Union Look to Keep Up Winning Despite National Team Absences

With eight matches remaining before the postseason and after a 1-0 win on a goal from Conor Casey, the Philadelphia Union (8-9-9, 33 points) will look to keep their winning ways up as they play a rematch of Wednesday’s game at PPL Park against a Toronto FC (9-10-6, 33 points) side which is dealing with their own coaching issues and injuries. Among […]

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 […]