Articles written by: Christian Sandler

Christian has a degree in journalism but now sells golf clubs for a living. Funny how that works. He grew up in Tampa, but has roots in Bucks County, where he now lives. Find him on a golf course or in movie theater.

Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Atlanta United 2-0 Philadelphia Union

Who did poorly and who did worse in a disappointing home performance.

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Commentary / Union / USL - Philadelphia Union II

What’s with the sophomore slump?

Why do so many Bethlehem Steel and Philadelphia Union players struggle in year two?

Report / USL - Philadelphia Union II

Match report: Bethlehem Steel F.C. 2 – 2 New York Red Bulls II

Chris Nanco makes some noise as Bethlehem salvages a late point

Commentary / USL / USL - Philadelphia Union II

How much does the USL actually matter?

The USL matters on very different levels for clubs in the league. In some cases, it may not matter at all.

Match previews / Uncategorized / Union

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Toronto FC

The Union host the struggling Reds in the last match before a World Cup break.

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Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 4-1 Real Salt Lake

The Union offense dismantles Real Salt Lake, 4-1

Report / USL - Philadelphia Union II

Match report: Bethlehem Steel 3-0 New York Red Bulls ll

Goals from Michee Ngalina, Fabian Herbers, and Adam Najem powered Bethlehem Steel past New York Red Bulls II in a damp midweek match at Goodman Stadium.

Photo by Earl Gardner
USL - Philadelphia Union II

A look at the Steel roster: depth or disappointment?

What can we take so far this season from the players who’ve spent time with both the Steel and the Union? PSP’s Christian Sandler on the difficulty of evaluating Bethlehem’s Union loanees.

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Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Columbus Crew 1-0 Philadelphia Union

It was another disappointing and deflating night for the Union on the road.

Opinion / Union

A long season is looming for the Union

After a rough start to the season, things look bleak for a Union team struggling with old problems. PSP’s Christian Sandler on the frustration and apathy setting in among the fan base.