Analysis / Breaking News / Commentary / USMNT / USMNT

Flo in the States

Blake Zuschnitt explores the journey of Folarin Balogun committing to US Men’s National Team and what it could mean for the squad’s 2026 World Cup hopes.

Commentary / Local / Local Leagues / Youth Soccer

The bottom of the soccer pyramid: An update

An update from one the lowest rungs of the American soccer pyramid, the U9 boys travel team C team


The Union ship of Theseus: Revisited

Revisiting an old paradox about what it means to support a team.


Early 2023 hiccup shows how good the Union have been

PSP writer James Nalton explores how the Union’s defeat in the Concacaf semifinal second leg might be disappointing but is an indicator of the level of success fans expect from the team — a reflection of the level of success they’ve achieved in recent years.

Commentary / Philadelphia Union II

Five new Union II professionals

It is time to introduce and discuss Philadelphia Union II’s professional players who are new for 2023.


Update: 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup

There have been last minute changes to the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in which Union homegrowns Brandan Craig, Jack McGlynn, and Quinn Sullivan are expected to play.

Commentary / The Overlap / Union

The Overlap: Where do we go from here?

Jeremy Lane wonders how fans are supposed to calibrate their expectations for Wednesday’s game against LAFC.


A financial crisis in Chester

Tim Jones looks at the precarious financial status of the City of Chester and the possibility of disincorporation.


Darned lies and statistics

Is this the end of the show, or just the end of an act? Chris Gibbons explores the Union’s early season.


Stopping and looking around, romanticizing the state of MLS

Thomas Hill examines the current state of Major League Soccer, and why it may be worth stopping to enjoy.