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.

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José Martínez, asset or liability?

It’s always hard to come back from conceding an early goal. It’s essentially impossible when your star d-mid books a completely unnecessary red card ten minutes later.

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The waiting is the hardest part

Jim O’Leary preaches patience as we learn more about the Union after a long winter break.


CONCACAF Champions League, explained

Whether this is the first time you’re noticing the competition, or explaining it to someone new to soccer, Jim O’Leary tells you everything you need to know ahead of Wednesdays’ historic match.

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A job well done, but far from finished

The Union deserve every ounce of credit they’re getting for their Supporter’s Shield-winning 2020 season. But the post season awaits, and that’s what really matters.

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Jim Curtin named 2020 Sigi Schmid MLS Coach of the Year

After votes from MLS players, clubs, and the media were counted Jim Curtin has been recognized as the best coach in MLS for the 2020 season.

Photo by Earl Gardner
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It doesn’t have to be all or nothing

Jim O’Leary suggests the Union take the path of least resistance on their way to the MLS Cup Playoffs.

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Breaking News: Fans to be allowed to return to Subaru Park this season

Up to 2,775 fans may be allowed to watch the Union in-person for upcoming home games.

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The Union are good now, but for how long?

That’s probably not The Cliff of Union Despair in the distance, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other hazards to navigation to be aware of.

Daily news roundups

News Roundup: McKenzie gets more attention, Yedlin to Miami?, and Luis Suárez is leaving Barcelona. Maybe.

Plus: #StrikerMuffin makes team of the week, Henry is in deep merde, and Abramovich catches some unwanted attention.

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We are waiting for the Union

Not quite excitement and not quite panic, patience is the Union’s new mood for 2020.