Articles written by: Chris Gibbons

Chris Gibbons is the captain of noted PSP feeder club West Philly FC, and the co-host of the All3Points podcast (@all3points). He writes columns and match analyses in addition to his editing duties, and his pieces are often full of Douglas Adams quotes or the kind of music that shows his nearly middle age.

Analysis / Tactics Talk / USMNT

All right and getting narrow: two thoughts on tactics

The Union changed their right-sided attack on Saturday, and gave one author flashbacks to the USMNT’s loss against Holland

Match Report

Match report: Philadelphia Union 4-0 Alianza FC

The Philadelphia Union dispatched Alianza FC 4-0 in the second leg of their Concacaf Champion’s League opening round tie.


Chris Donovan: The Union’s straw man

Sometimes all it takes to codify an opinion is a straw man. Enter Chris Donovan.

Commentary / Union

The direction is to rise

PSP’s season preview continues, with Chris Gibbons exploring what the Union can learn from last season.


Grief, loss, and the Philadelphia Union

There are five stages of grief and Union fans find themselves going through them this week


The Union should be hosting MLS Cup

It’s time to fix the metrics by which a team hosts MLS Cup, writes Chris Gibbons.


Match analysis: Philadelphia Union 3-1 New York City FC

The Union know thyself – and they showed it in a season-defining win on Sunday in Chester.


Living in a simulation

We’re living in a simulated universe and the Philadelphia Union are proof.

Union match reports

Match report: Philadelphia Union 4-0 Toronto FC

Decision Day 2022 saw the Philadelphia Union host and destroy an already-eliminated and partial-strength Toronto FC.


Yard sales, Supporter’s Shields, and the Endowment Effect

How a yard sale and the Supporter’s Shield were, for a brief moment, the same thing.