Archive for November, 2013

Season Reviews

Season review: The other guys

PSP looks at the 2013 efforts of the Philadelphia Union players who didn’t get major minutes this season but spent most of the year with the Union: Aaron Wheeler, Chris Albright, Mike Lahoud, Leo Gonzales, Roger Torres, Oka Nikolov, and Gilberto Souza.

Fan Culture

Let’s go shopping!

It’s that time of the year again. Here’s PSP’s guide to shopping for that special Union fan during the holiday season.

Daily news roundups

Newsie bits & bobs including US Soccer’s Athletes of the Year, WC stadium crane collapse update, more

Knighton and Hertzog released by Vancouver. Eastern Pa. US Open Cup qualification update. Altidore and Wambach lead US Soccer AOY awards. News from crane collapse at Sao Paolo WC stadium. More.

Soccer on TV

Footy on the Telly, Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Your weekly listings of live soccer on TV, online, and on satellite radio.

Season Reviews

Season review: The Harrisburg contingent

PSP reviews the seasons for the Union’s Harrisburg contingent: Don Anding, Cristhian Hernandez, Jimmy McLaughlin, Greg Jordan, and Yann Ekra.


2014 MLS schedule shows promise on TV front

MLS has a TV ratings problem. Earl Reed looks at the just released 2014 TV schedule and sees positive change, though challenges remain.

Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly Soccer 100: Thanksgiving soccer, 1913

Continuing a tradition that stretched back to at least 1889, the Philadelphia soccer scene came together for a massive slate of 26 games on Thanksgiving Day in 1913.

Daily news roundups

SoBs to host national supporters summit, HKH info, Defoe to TFC rumors renewed, more

SoBs to host national supporters summit during January’s NSCAA convention in Philly. News of the 2014 Help Kick Hunger charity event. Brit papers renew Jermaine Defoe to TFC rumors. More news.

Sons of Ben

Sons of Ben to host supporters summit during 2014 NSCAA convention in Philadelphia

The Sons of Ben will be hosting a supporters summit with representatives of supporters groups from around the country during the NSCAA convention in January that also includes the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.

Photo By Earl Gardner

What’s the Union worth? (and other thoughts)

PSP’s Dan Walsh looks at a few bits of recent news, including the Union’s team value and what it means for the club, the waiving of Don Anding, why the MLS Cup final is a great matchup, and other bits from around MLS. UPDATED.