Articles written by: Jim O'Leary

Jim started writing for PSP around the same time the Union announced they were looking to hire a Chief Tattoo Officer. Those two facts probably aren't related, but what if they were? He's on twitter @thejimoleary, but be warned it's only about 60% soccer.

Featured / Union

Night games and narratives

The opaque mathematics of television broadcast scheduling means some people may not have seen what happened on Sunday Night. But that’s no excuse for letting pre-conceived notions of “good” teams dictate how they talk about the game.

Featured / Union

It’s okay to feel good, but not too good

The Union have one a lot this off season, but it’s right to question if they have done enough.

Breaking News / Union

Breaking: Who is Jakob Glesnes?

A Norwegian first division club announced Philadelphia’s signing of a twenty-five year old centerback. The Union have declined to comment.

Featured / Union

Have the Union finally found a team willing to be their rival?

A well placed tweet may have finally given Union fans a team to focus their animosity on.

Breaking News / Union / USMNT

Brenden Aaronson added to USMNT roster for CONCACAF Nations League [Updated]

This is the teenager’s first senior national team call-up.

Featured / Union

Why the Union can’t get past page D6

This weekend the Union answered the question “why isn’t anyone paying attention to this team?”

Match previews / Union

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Portland Timbers

The Timbers road show comes to Pennsylvania for their final performance before returning to the friendly, and renovated, confines of Providence Park.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union draw, Steel lose, and Chicago tops NWSL

Plus: Kompany to Anderlecht, Robben and Ribery leave Bayern with goals, and kurwa!

Featured / Union

What are the Sons of Ben now?

As the Union’s fortunes turn, the supporters group is losing it’s identity.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union still in first, Steel draws the Atlanta, and the USWNT beats South Africa

Plus: Chester finally developing, coaching changes across MLS, and Bundesliga still up for grabs.