Articles written by: Ryan Pine

Featured / Raves / Season Reviews / Union

Raves: Brian Carroll

Our series of raves about some of our favorite Philly soccer players begins with Brian Carroll.

Barcelona / England / English Premier League / Europe / FIFA / La Liga / Liverpool FC / Manchester United / MLS / Spain / UEFA Champions League / World

It’s time to celebrate

Goal celebrations: PSP’s Ryan Pine rains on the parade of those raining on the parade.

Featured / Local

More inspiration, less perspiration (Piotr, we have gas in the tank)

PSP’s Ryan Pine wants to remind everyone that the Union are not running on empty

Featured / Local / Union

Give me fantasy or give me death!

PSP’s Ryan Pine bemoans his slowed pulse.

Featured / Raves / Union

Raves: Justin Mapp

We tip our cap to Mapp – the slightly underachieving, immensely talented, somewhat balding left wing Union sensation!

Featured / MLS / Union / US

How to fix a broken Union

Shape, width, personnel, possession, salaries: PSP’s Ryan Pine on the state of the Union and his plan for how to fix it.

Africa / Culture / Fan Culture / Featured / FIFA / USMNT / USWNT / World / World Cup / World Cup - International

My South Africa story

PSP’s Ryan Pine made the trip from Philly to South Africa for the World Cup. Now he’s back to share a story full of ostriches, electrocutions, great wine, mass hysteria, and dreaming the impossible dream.

Featured / MLS / Union / Union match reports / US

The Union wrap: 2-1 loss to New York Red Bulls

Same Le Toux + same Seitz + same brain cramp = same result.

Unfortunately for the hundreds of SoBs and other supporters making their way to the gleaming Red Bull Arena for the first leg of the newly minted I-95 derby, this formula was all too apparent.

Featured / MLS / Union

Seattle Sounders 2 – Philadelphia Union 0

The honeymoon lasted all of 33 seconds. That’s how long it took veteran centerback, Danny Califf, to get booked last night. PSP looks at the bookings, the game play, and things we learned from the Union’s first match.

Featured / Union

There’s a starman waiting in the sky, he’d like to come and meet us

Raul, Clarence Seedorf, Thierry Henry. All European stars at one point. All possible targets for the Union. PSP takes a look at the prospects for the Union signing a designated player from Europe.