Analyzing the offseason comings and goings

With the Union’s roster looking set, Blake Zuschnitt examines how the new pieces give Jim Curtin depth and flexibility.


Summarizing the Union’s first three preseason scrimmages

With the first leg of the Union’s preseason done, Tim Jones looks at what we can learn from the available data.


Expectations for Union II’s 2023 MLS NEXT Pro schedule and roster

Tim Jones forecasts that which can be responsibly guessed about the Philadelphia Union II and its 2023 season.


With more games ahead, the Union’s 2023 schedule will be packed

Tim Jones explores how playing three in-season tournaments within MLS’s 34-game’s schedule will create a sustained, Europe-like frequency of play the Union have never before faced.


What might Ernst Tanner do this offseason?

After the end-of-season press conference, Tim Jones analyzes how the sporting director might fill out next year’s roster.


2023’s contract status, expansion draft, and free agency

Tim Jones assesses how the Union might address the expansion draft, who the free agents are, and the first-team contract situations.

Analysis / Featured / Union

Match analysis: LAFC 3–3 Philadelphia Union (3–0 after penalties)

Jeremy Lane looks back on a thrilling game with a painful ending.


MLS Cup opponents couldn’t have been built more differently

The Union and LAFC exemplify vastly different approaches to roster building, as Tim Jones explores.


Match analysis: Philadelphia Union 3-1 New York City FC

The Union know thyself – and they showed it in a season-defining win on Sunday in Chester.

Analysis / Union

Match analysis: Philadelphia Union 1–0 FC Cincinnati

The Union beat their 2022 bogey team. Jeremy Lane breaks it down.