Archive for July, 2012

A View from Afar / Union

The moments that create traditions

The best goal celebration ever involving Philadelphia Union illustrates everything good about the club, its players, and its fans. Maybe it says a little something about creating Philly soccer traditions as well. PSP explains.

Featured / Player of the Week

Player of the week: Jack “McLeap” McInerney

Jack “McLeap” McInerney is your PSP Player of the Week.

Featured / Player ratings / Union

Analysis & player ratings: Union 2-1 Revolution

The three points have been secured. Now PSP takes a look at the messy midfield that nearly cost the Union during Sunday night’s 2-1 victory over New England.

Featured / Philadelphians Abroad

Philadelphians Abroad: Langley lights it up

Former Union and Swarthmore midfielder Morgan Langley comes through big for Harrisburg City Islanders.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Adu on PK, power rankings, USA v North Korea, more

Freddy Adu and John Hackworth on taking Sunday’s penalty kick. Union moves up in power rankings. USA face North Korea today. Colombian Lady banned for punching Abby. Locals receive PDL All-Conference honors. Man U stock and Chevy. More news.

Featured / Photo essays

In pictures: Union 2-1 Revolution

PSP photographer Daniel Gajdamowicz’s look at the Philadelphia Union’s 2-1 comeback win over New England Revolution on Sunday night.

2012 Summer Olympics / Featured

Men’s Olympic soccer: Matchday 2

Spain is out, dos Santos and Neymar shine in Matchday 2 of the men’s tournament at the Olympics

Daily news roundups

“It was awesome”: Recaps & reaction to Union comeback win, more news

Recaps and reaction to Union’s comeback win. Wambach on being sucker-punched. Another Hope Solo controversy, hurray! Califf scores gamewinner. Lehigh Valley’s FC Sonic NPSL national champions. More news

Featured / Union / Union match reports

Match Report: Union 2-1 New England

Jack McInerney completed the first Union comeback of 2012 when his header in the final minute of regulation handed the home side a 2-1 victory over the visiting Revolution.

Photo by Earl Gardner
Featured / Photo essays

The fans’ view of the MLS All-Star Game

The action at the All-Star Game took place on and off the pitch. PSP photographer Earl Gardner takes a look.