Articles written by: The Philly Soccer Page

PSP has been covering soccer in the Philadelphia area since 2009. Our contributors are players, coaches, league organizers, and fans of the sport.

Breaking News / Independence

Players accuse former Philadelphia Independence manager Paul Riley of sexual misconduct

The allegations, reported by The Athletic, paint a picture of a coach who abused his players at practice, took them out drinking on a regular basis, and used his power to pressure them into unwanted sexual activity.

Breaking News / Roster News

Union sign midfielder Jesus Bueno

The 22-year-old Venezuelan is headed to Philadelphia in exchange for an undisclosed transfer fee.

Roundtable / Union

PSP Pre-Season Roundtable

As the Union look to kick off their 2021 season, a collection of PSP writers gather to discuss the team an their expectations for the year.


Ernst Tanner’s MLS blind spot

In a guest column, Rene Turner suggests that the Union should turn to MLS veterans to fill out the roster.

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.

Roster News

Union make first signing of the offseason in center back Stuart Findlay

The Scottish center back will compete to fill a Mark McKenzie-shaped hole in Philadelphia’s defense.

Roundtable / Season Reviews / Union

Season review: 2020 Philadelphia Union roundtable

The PSP staff examines the year that was and the offseason ahead in our annual post-season roundtable discussion.


Roundtable: Union win the Supporters’ Shield

The PSP staff reacts to the first trophy in Philadelphia Union history.


PSP roundtable: MLS is Back Tournament

PSP writers kick around some of the storylines surrounding the MLS is Back Tournament.

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Philly Soccer Page Info

PSP view: Black lives matter

Yes, there will be soccer again soon. More importantly, things must be set right. PSP believes in liberty and justice for all, which includes the belief that black lives matter. Read PSP’s statement.