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

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.

Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 6 – 1 New England Revolution

See who made the grade after the Union’s five-goal second half against the hapless Revolution.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union dominate, Steel scores a lot but still draws, and USWNT roster announced

Plus: the plot thickens in Vancouver, Royals stay perfect, and Christian Pulisic has a great weekend.

Opinion / Union

Enough potential, the “young” back line needs to grow up

A millenial shouts at Jack Elliott and Auston Trusty to get off his lawn.

Photo by Earl Gardner
Daily news roundups

News roundup: a road draw for the Union, a weekend off for Bethlehem, and the NC Courage continues to dominate

Plus: MLS charter flights, Seattle can’t hold a lead, and de Gea struggles

Match previews / Union

Match preview: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Philadelphia Union

What the Union can expect as they travel a little north and a lot west to British Columbia