Articles written by: Conor O'Grady

Conor O'Grady is a proud Irish American, Son of Ben, and Philadelphia Union Founding Member. He prefers the company of women, but has a thing for Cristiano Ronaldo that borders on inappropriateness.

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When Worlds Collide

What’s a Manchester United fan to do when they come to play his new beloved team, Philadelphia Union?


The silver lining:Jack McInerney

Let’s take a moment to appreciate the bright side of Saturday’s shock-to-no-one loss to the LA Galaxy. You may have sworn that if you hear one more writer praise the Union’s “resolve” after another loss, you’re gonna punch the nearest Girl Scout. But the resolve in this case actually led to something both impressive […]

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The Pep Talk

Alright, Union. Saturday you’re playing LA. Yes, that LA, the best team in the MLS right now. Yes, the ones who get their goals from league-leading scoremeister Edson Buddle, and their swagger from gracefully aging bendmeister Dave Beckham AND Premier League-worthy Landon Donovan. They’re kinda good.

But that’s no reason to approach them humbly. Here’s your pep talk.

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Where does Philly fit in the world of soccer?

Every soccer-playing nation has its style, and some could say that even regions have their own style. So what does Philadelphia soccer look like? New contributor Conor O’Grady ponders.