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.

CONCACAF Champions League / Match previews / Union

Match preview: Atlas FC vs. Philadelphia Union

The scoreboard is on the Union’s side in their Concacaf Champions League tie, but there’s still work to do as they head to Mexico on Wednesday night.

Commentary / Union

The brave new world of American soccer broadcasting

Jim O’Leary considers how the Apple TV+ MLS Season Pass, and Fox’s decision to bury this week’s CCL game in a deep cable package, isn’t that much to worry about.

Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Inter Miami CF 2-0 Philadelphia Union

The Union were adrift in South Florida on Saturday night, with plenty of blame to go around for an underwhelming performance.

Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 4-1 Columbus Crew

A complete team performance like the Union turned in on Saturday night makes individual player ratings a little abstract. But there were still things to notice from individual performances, and these player ratings reflect hat.

Breaking News / Union

Breaking: Union acquire Orlando City midfielder Andrés Perea

Allocation monies go to Florida for the USMNT midfielder in exchange for a three year contract with a team option in 2026.

Commentary / Union

Was the Charlotte loss a blessing in disguise?

Jim O’Leary tries to turn nothing into something.

Union / Union match reports

Match report: Atlanta United 0-0 Philadelphia Union

Despite play that got extremely heated at times and nearly one hundred minutes on the field, neither team was able to pull ahead Saturday afternoon as the Philadelphia Union traveled to Georgia to face Atlanta United.


The Union are in control, probably

For what might be the first time in team history, the Union are in the driver’s seat and choosing their own destiny heading into the season’s final stretch. Unless …

Match previews / Uncategorized / Union

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Orlando City SC

The Union host the newly-crowned US Open Cup champions this Saturday, while keeping an eye on the Supporters Shield standings.

Match previews / Union

Match preview: New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia Union

Another clash between I-95 foes will have Supporters Shield and MLS Cup Playoff implications.