Articles written by: Tim Jones

Still learning soccer after nearly five decades. A southwestern Ohio buckeye transplanted to Chester County. Used to teach history, enjoys new ideas, sometimes bakes bread, is a sports fan, and loves apparently unconnected connections.

Commentary / Philadelphia Union II

Looking at the Union’s developmental pipeline

With Union II’s season over, Tim Jones lays the foundation for a detailed examination of the developmental side’s roster.

Analysis / Philadelphia Union II

Saturday’s roster conundrum

Tim Jones guesses at the Union and Union II lineups for Saturday night in Chester and Toronto.

MLS NEXT Pro Match Report / Philadelphia Union II

Match report: New England Revolution II 1-3 Philadelphia Union II

Philadelphia Union II won their season finale in Foxboro against Revs II 3-1 and will face Toronto FC II next Saturday night in York, Ontario, Canada as the third seed in the Eastern conference playoffs.

MLS NEXT Pro Match Report

Match report: Philadelphia Union II 6 – 1 Orlando City B

Philadelphia Union II used heavy reinforcements from the first-team’s bench to defeat Orlando City B 6-1 Sunday afternoon in the drizzle, mist, and rain at Subaru park in Chester.

MLS NEXT Pro Match Report / Philadelphia Union II

Match report: Philadelphia Union II 1-2 Rochester NY FC

A stoppage-time winner from the visitors dashed an otherwise impressive performance by Union II.

Analysis / Philadelphia Union II

Union II’s path to the playoffs

Tim Jones takes a look at where the second team stands in MLS NEXT Pro.

MLS NEXT Pro Match Report

Match report: Columbus Crew 2 2-0 Philadelphia Union II

Ten-man Philadelphia Union II saw their unbeaten run come to an end against the current conference leaders.

MLS NEXT Pro Match Report

Match report: New York City FC II 1-2 Philadelphia Union II

With only three first-team players present, Union II came from behind to record an important road victory.

Roster News / Union

Union sign former Academy midfielder Jeremy Rafanello

Rafanello, 22, rejoins the Union organization as a Homegrown signing.

MLS NEXT Pro Match Report

Match report: Philadelphia Union II 5-1 New England Revolution II

Union II’s 5-1 win over New England puts them above the playoff line.