Articles written by: James Nalton

James Nalton's work has appeared in the Morning Star, World Soccer, Forbes, The Guardian, and more. He is a regular contributor to PSP.

Featured / Tactical Analysis / Union

Narrow margins: The Union’s tactics and success in 2022

James Nalton looks at what’s made the Union so good this year, beginning with their defensive structure.

Analysis / Union

A perfect Union of tactics and recruitment

James Nalton examines how the Union have become one of the best squads in MLS.


Analyzing Mikael Uhre and Philadelphia Union’s forward line

James Nalton takes a close look at what new signings Mikael Uhre and Julian Carranza have brought to the Union’s attack in 2022.


A closer statistical look at the Union’s first half

James Nalton digs into the numbers and what they say, including a possible second-half breakout for a Union attacker.

Analysis / Union

What do the stats say about Philadelphia Union?

James Nalton looks at the numbers after a third of the season, seeing both quality play and room for improvement.


A British writer’s first visit to Subaru Park

PSP contributor James Nalton shares his experience crossing the pond for his first-ever Union match.


Examining Alejandro Bedoya’s role in the Union’s tactical setup

James Nalton looks at what the Union’s 35-year-old captain has brought to the midfield so far this year.


The next wave of Union homegrowns

Guest author James Nalton examines how the Union’s Homegrown midfield trio of Paxten Aaronson, Jack McGlynn, and Quinn Sullivan could make their mark this season.

Analysis / Guest Column

What can the Union expect from Stuart Findlay?

English soccer writer and reporter James Nalton provides a detailed look at the team’s newest signing, Stuart Findlay.