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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 […]

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 […]

What’s Next for Philadelphia Union’s Zac MacMath??

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What’s Next for Philadelphia Union’s Zac MacMath??

The Philadelphia Union have made some noise in the world of soccer this season, and it has left fans wondering what is next for the Union and Goalkeeper Zac MacMath.  MacMath came into the season as the Union’s starter and was pulled mid-season in favor of Algerian Goalkeeper Rais M’bohli.  Now fans of the team and MacMath […]

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 […]

Philadelphia Union Gain Momentum for Playoffs in Exciting Win at PPL Park

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Philadelphia Union Gain Momentum for Playoffs in Exciting Win at PPL Park

In an exciting inter-conference match PPL Park which saw Rais M’Bohli make his MLS debut, the Philadelphia Union came out in dominating fashion to go home with the three points they desperately needed to keep them in the hunt for a playoff spot in the extremely tight Eastern Conference.  The San Jose Earthquakes have dealt with injuries […]

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 […]