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Steven Whisler is a somewhat-talented freelance copywriter living in South Philadelphia. He enjoys geeking out on literature, film, and soccer. You can see what he's up to at swwhisler.com.

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Analysis / Commentary / Feature / Featured

Meet the 4-4-2 Diamond: A deep tactical analysis of the Union’s new formation

Philadelphia Union have thrown out the ol’ familiar 4-2-3-1 in favor of a high-pressing 4-4-2 diamond. What does that mean and can it work for Jim Curtin’s team?

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Roster droppings, Curtin back, playoff ch-ch-ch-changes, more

The Union reveal their plans for 2019 in a sweeping press conference.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Steel in Chester, Cinci crest, playoff previews, more

The Queen City’s new franchise loses the plot with their rebranded crest.

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Season Reviews / Union

Season review: The Union were who we thought they were

Did the Union over- or underperform expectations in 2018?

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Baird wins RoY, USL Cup set, U-20’s romp, more

Plus, the Union Academy dazzles at home over the red side of New York.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Can Burke & Borek make peace, Decision Day fallout, McKenzie to U-20s, more

Plus, a look at all the early MLS Knockout Round action.

Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 0-1 New York Red Bulls

Sometimes beautiful soccer does not yield beautiful results.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Greener pastures, Chambers chats, Flynn bows out, more

Plus, get excited for a raucous Decision Day!

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Playoff pitfalls, awards season, Rapinoe calls out FIFA, and more

The Union’s best ever finish could bring them face-to-face with the Scouse striker himself

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union’s home chances, Almeyda-oh-my, ‘Pinoe d’Or, more

Can a top manager hire in San Jose shake things up in MLS’ pecking order?

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