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

The myth of the striker savior

The Union are in search of another striker? Do they really need one? How would someone figure that out for sure?

Union match reports

Match report: Orlando City 2 – 1 Philadelphia Union

The Union fell to Orlando City in the sweltering Florida heat on Thursday night.

Match previews

Match preview: DC United v. Philadelphia Union

The Union are back home (finally) for their only in-state match in the month of July. DC United comes to town, fresh off a thumping of Toronto FC.

Analysis

Match analyses: Nashville SC and New York Red Bulls

Two matches in five days, one point from six. Not the team’s best stretch, but one where some important themes emerged.

Player ratings

Player ratings: Nashville SC 1 – 0 Philadelphia Union

The Union’s 8 game unbeaten streak was snapped on Saturday night. It wasn’t pretty, and the ratings are in.

Commentary

A midsummer gauntlet: life on the road

The Union are about to hit the R-O-A-D. Here’s what lies ahead of them on that journey.

Analysis

Match analysis: Atlanta United 2 – 2 Philadelphia Union

Jim Curtin out-coached Gabriel Heinze again on Sunday, but an own goal nearly undid the team’s effort. Jakob Glesnes made sure the Union left with at least a point.

Analysis

Squad rotation doesn’t matter

Outside observers of Unionville constantly fret over the team’s relatively nonexistent squad rotation. The data says fret not.

Commentary

Four thoughts for Friday

None of these ideas is worth an article. Each of them is worth talking about.

Analysis

Match analysis: DC United 0 – 1 Philadelphia Union

Are the Union the greatest boxer of all time? It seems so.