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A View from Afar

Union fans want Sakiewicz out — here’s why

Union fans want Nick Sakiewicz out, according to a PSP poll. PSP’s Dan Walsh addresses that and cuts through the drama to explain why.

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The end: A substitution that didn’t happen

Each effect has a cause. The Union’s epic collapse against Columbus may have had a few, but one very clear one stands out. PSP’s Dan Walsh explains.

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So this is what it feels like to be a Philadelphia fan

Ah. So this is it. Thank you, Rais Mbolhi and Nick Sakiewicz, for making it so clear what it really feels like to be a Philadelphia fan. PSP’s Dan Walsh offers an analogy.

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The arc of momentum

Where has the Union’s positive momentum gone, and how do they get it back? PSP’s Dan Walsh dives in.

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Right call, wrong time

It’s too early to take the “interim” tag off Jim Curtin’s title. He still has something to prove. PSP’s Dan Walsh explains.

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How will the Union respond?

The Union came up second best in the U.S. Open Cup. Now, the question is: Will they pout about it and collapse, or will they keep up their great play and drive into the playoffs? PSP’s Dan Walsh explores.

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They are who we thought they were, 2014 edition

This is the Philadelphia Union team we thought we’d see this year. Finally. PSP’s Dan Walsh lays it out.

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Le Toux’s return, Wenger’s rise, Curtin’s future

Sebastien Le Toux and rocket science, Andrew Wenger and pressure alleviation, the Union’s coaching search, an Austin Berry trade — PSP’s Dan Walsh has a few thoughts on his mind.

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The Mbolhi mess: Union roster mismanagement returns

After Andre Blake’s impressive start and Zac MacMath’s U.S. Open Cup heroics, it seems the last thing the Union need is another goalkeeper. Alas … PSP’s Dan Walsh weighs in.

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The moments that create traditions

The best goal celebration ever involving Philadelphia Union illustrates everything good about the club, its players, and its fans. Maybe it says a little something about creating Philly soccer traditions as well. PSP explains.