Articles written by: Chris Gibbons

Chris is the captain of noted PSP feeder club West Philly FC, and the co-host of the All 3 Points 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

Odd numbers: beating the Union in 2021

Sometimes formations don’t matter at all. Sometimes they matter a lot.

Analysis

Match analysis: NYRB and Columbus Crew

A point on the road and three at home is a formula for soccer success the world over. The Union employed over a 5-game stretch last week, here’s how.

Commentary

The argument for sterile supporters groups

PSP’s Chris Gibbons offers a counterpoint on the future role supporters play in the growth of Major League Soccer.

Analysis

Match analysis: David 0 (0) – Goliath 2 (4)

The Union bowed out of the CCL on a hot Wednesday night in Chester. The result wasn’t as bad or as good as fans think. It was neither, and both.

Analysis

Losing streaks and love triangles

The Union are flying headlong into the most important home game of their existence looking lost.

Analysis / Union

Match analyses: Union vs. NYC FC and CF Montreal

Soccer games can change in a moment’s time. The Union are paying for some brief lapses in crucial moments.

Match Report / Union match reports

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-1 CF Montreal

The Philadelphia Union played host to Club de Foot Montreal on a sweaty night in Chester on Saturday.

Commentary

The genius of Jay Sugarman

The Union’s recent valuation has one PSP author thinking.

Analysis / Union

Match analyses: Toronto FC and New England Revolution

The Union looked good in two matches last week, rounding into form again just in time.

Match previews

Match preview: Philadelphia Union v. Chicago Fire

The Union come home for only their third game in Chester since Memorial Day.