Archive for December, 2011

Featured / Season Reviews / Union

Season review: Carlos Ruiz

El Pescadito was a divisive figure but nobody can dispute his production. PSP looks back on the Guatemalan’s season with a single question in mind: Were we, the fans, fair to him?

Photo by Earl Gardner
Annual Awards / Featured

PSP’s Best of 2011 Awards

As we prepare to enter a new year, we present to you our Best of 2011 awards.

Featured / Match stats / Statistics

Visualizing Union passing statistics

The PSP is pleased to welcome Rolando de Aguiar and his work analyzing Union player and match statistics. In this post, Rolando looks at passing statistics.


Footy on the Telly: Dec. 30 – Jan. 3

The soccer listings for your TV and your computer for the extended New Year’s weekend, December 30 through January 3.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Ream v Union named Gaffe of the Year, Henry to Arsenal, more news

Tim Ream’s giveaway agaisnt the Union named Gaffe of the Year. More Adu news. Veronica Boquete agrees to terms with Independence. Henry loan to Arsenal needs only for insurance agreement to be done. Jack Warner bought WC TV rights for $1. More news.

Featured / Local / Season Reviews

Season review: Stefani Miglioranzi

A frustrating figure for most of the season, it looks like the veteran holding midfielder might have donned the blue and gold for the last time.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Is Adu training in Spain “first step” to Euro return? Henry to Arsenal deal, more

Following the news on Wednesday that Freddy Adu will train with Spanish club Rayo Vallecano, reports from Sports Illustrated and Spanish news outlet Marca suggest he is eying a return to Europe next summer. Arsenal offer Henry loan deal. Some American player in Germany creates Twitter storm. More news.

Philadelphia Soccer History / US Soccer History

Philly and the first USA international tour

The US played its first full international in Sweden during the the First World War. Philadelphia-area players were an important part of that team.

Featured / Local / Season Reviews / Union

Season review: Veljko Paunovic

Tough in the air and smart on the deck, the PSP reviews Veljko Paunovic’s season.

Daily news roundups

Adu to train in Spain, Nowak excited, more news

Adu to train in Spain. Nowak excited by offseason moves, more likely to come. McInerney on his U-23 prospects. FIFA ordered to release documents. More morning news.