Articles written by: Dan Walsh

Dan Walsh started the Philly Soccer Page in 2009. He spent over a decade as an award-winning newspaper and magazine reporter and continues freelance writing on the side. He moved to Italy in 2014. See more at http://www.danielwalsh.net. Email him at dwalsh@phillysoccerpage.com.

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A View from Afar / Union

Mark McKenzie’s missed opportunity

This could have been the year Mark McKenzie broke out on an international stage. Instead, the U.S. U-20 captain faces one of the biggest challenges of his young career.

A View from Afar / Union

Taking stock: The Union at midseason

PSP’s Dan Walsh takes stock of Philadelphia Union at midseason after a first half of the season that, despite Saturday’s loss, went better than any in Union history.

Roster News

Striker Andrew Wooten signs with Philadelphia Union

The German-American striker joins from Bundesliga 2 side Sandhausen, where his torrid springtime goal streak drew a lot of attention.

Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Ilsinho

After his performance Saturday, who else could it be?

Ilsinho
A View from Afar / Union

The best damn Union game we’ve ever seen

The Union’s 3-2 comeback win over the New York Red Bulls was as memorable a game as there has been in the Union’s history, PSP’s Dan Walsh writes.

A View from Afar / Union

The scenic route: Finding time for the beautiful game

Time waits for no one, which caused PSP’s Dan Walsh to miss Saturday’s Union game while visiting family in New Jersey. He writes about finding time to follow the game — and everything else in life.

A View from Afar / Union

Five thoughts on the Union

Ernst Tanner aces the player personnel scene, examining how good the Union really are, and more, courtesy of PSP’s Dan Walsh.

Breaking News / Union

Union trade Derrick Jones to Nashville SC

The Union collect $175,000 in general allocation money and a sell-on fee for the former Philadelphia Lone Star player from south Philly.

A View from Afar / Analysis / Union

Evaluating the David Accam trade

PSP’s Dan Walsh breaks down the Accam trade and explains why it’s a win for everyone involved, including the Union.

Player of the Week / Union

Player of the Week: Kacper Przybylko

Hustle, opportunism, and finishing: The Union striker showed it all in his first MLS start.