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Why the Seattle Sounders Will Win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

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Why the Seattle Sounders Will Win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

The 101st edition of the 2014 Lamar Hunt Open Cup ends Tuesday night in Chester, Pa. Here is why the Seattle Sounders will win the trophy over the Philadelphia Union. Obafemi Martins and Clint Dempsey When these two are on the pitch together, they give defenses fits all night. Martins is always looking for the right run to make […]

2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Final: Philadelphia Union vs Seattle Sounders FC

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2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Final: Philadelphia Union vs Seattle Sounders FC

The 101st edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup will come to an end Tuesday night in Chester, PA at PPL Park when the Philadelphia Union welcome Seattle Sounders FC. The match will be televised live on GolTV and The Comcast Network in the Philadelphia area. This will be the Union’s first ever final appearance in their brief five […]

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 […]

Philadelphia Union Could Be Most Dangerous MLS Eastern Conference Team

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Philadelphia Union Could Be Most Dangerous MLS Eastern Conference Team

At first glance, the title of this article sounds absolutely crazy. The Philadelphia Union sit tied for seventh in Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference, fired their coach mid-season, haven’t hired a replacement or taken the interim tag off Jim Curtin, played a game more than most teams in the East, and all but two of […]

Philadelphia Union: Jim Curtin Should Have Interim Tag Removed

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Philadelphia Union: Jim Curtin Should Have Interim Tag Removed

Jim Curtin was named the interim coach of the Philadelphia Union after former coach John Hackworth was relieved of his duties on June 10, 2014. Since Curtin took over managerial duties, the Union have lost only two matches in over two months. The Union are 4-2-3 (win-loss-tie) since Curtin took over and have found themselves deep […]

MLS Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs Montreal Impact

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MLS Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs Montreal Impact

Tonight is another pivotal “six point” swing game as two Eastern Conference rivals face off. This is a match that sees Jack McInerney returning to PPL Park to face the Philadelphia Union for the first time since then Head Coach John Hackworth struck the deal that sent him to Montreal Impact for Andrew Wenger, who has been in and out of Interim Head Coach Jim Curtin‘s lineup […]

MLS: Eastern Conference Midseason Recap

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MLS: Eastern Conference Midseason Recap

Now with every team having played seventeen games, I figured now would be a good time to give a little mid-season recap for the league. Now keep in mind this recap with only pertain to league games. This will not include any US Open Cup or CONCACAF Champions League matches. For some teams it has been a great first […]

MLS Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls

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MLS Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls

On Wednesday, July 16th the Philadelphia Union welcomes the New York Red Bulls to PPL Park in Chester, PA for a mid-week match. The Union enter this match sitting in seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings with a record of 4-8-7 (win-loss-tie) while the Red Bulls enter sitting in fifth in the Eastern Conference with a record of 5-5-8 and just four […]

MLS Notebook: Sporting Kansas City Goalkeeper Eric Kronberg to Miss 8 Weeks

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MLS Notebook: Sporting Kansas City Goalkeeper Eric Kronberg to Miss 8 Weeks

It has been a very difficult season on the defensive side of the ball for Sporting Kansas City to this point; Manager Peter Vermes had been forced to use 11 different players in starting roles on the back-line this season due to various injuries and international call-ups. The club is anticipated to see the return […]

MLS Match Preview: New England Revolution vs. Philadelphia Union

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MLS Match Preview: New England Revolution vs. Philadelphia Union

The World Cup break is officially over for the clubs of Major League Soccer with nearly every club getting back into league match-ups this weekend. One of the more intriguing matches take place at Gillette Stadium as the New England Revolution hosts the Philadelphia Union at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Revolution come into the match […]