Articles written by: George Diamond

South Jersey native, proud to say that me and my family are founding members of the Philadelphia Union. Enjoys watching any and all kinds of soccer. Can be found playing pickup at Penn Park or in Heyday Athletic leagues.

Match previews / Union

Match Preview: Charlotte FC vs Philadelphia Union

George Diamond gives the low-down on Charlotte and assesses how things are in Union-land ahead of Saturday’s match in North Carolina.

Player ratings

Player Ratings: Philadelphia Union 1 – New York City 2

George Diamond assesses player performance following Wednesday’s disappointing result against the Pigeons.

Press Conference / Union

Post-Game Presser: Curtin talks early goals, silly mistakes, and summer tournaments

Curtin addresses a disappointing loss in a bad run of form as well as looking ahead to the summer when multiple starters will be away for national team duty.

Union II

Match Report: Philadelphia Union II 2 – 0 Huntsville City FC

George Diamond recaps the result and atmosphere of Union II’s latest home match against Huntsville City FC.

Match previews / MLS / Union

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs Seattle Sounders

The Union will host the Seattle Sounders in a recommenced match from the originally postponed date.

Press Conference / Union

Curtin assesses opportunities, performance, and milestones following home loss to RSL

Curtin muses after the loss versus Real Salt Lake. Notes, quotes, and thoughts from the post-game conference.

Player ratings / Union

Player Ratings: Philadelphia Union 1 – 2 Real Salt Lake

George Diamond hands out ratings to the Union after a disappointing home loss against RSL.

MLS / Player ratings / Union

Player Ratings: Atlanta United 2 – 2 Philadelphia Union

George Diamond grades the Boys in Blue after an exciting, and somewhat controversial, comeback effort in the ‘A’.

Postgame / Press Conference / Union

Curtin talks VAR, player performances, and remaining undefeated following comeback draw in Atlanta

Jim Curtin’s post-game presser in which he fields questions from the press regarding VAR and the team’s performance among other things.

Union II

Match report: Philadelphia Union II 2-1 New England Revolution II

Despite a thin squad, Union II manage to come back and beat New England Revolution II, 2-1.