Feature

A View from Afar / Feature / World

Scenes from a soccer life in Italy, England, and Philly

Ahead of a clash between his former adopted country Italy and his current one, England, PSP editor-at-large Dan Walsh shares his thoughts on both countries’ soccer cultures, dual national players, the Union, the Euros, and more.

Commentary / Feature

The Change Strip: Kit Craziness

It’s normal to be thinking about brackets this time of year, but Thomas Hill’s brackets are a little different than what you might expect.

Feature / Offseason Issues / Season Review / Union

Finding a game-changer: A Union wishlist

Ernst Tanner has some money in his pocket entering the offseason. PSP’s Paul Catrino Jr. lists ten potential targets that would make sense for the Union this winter.

Casa Soccer League / Coronavirus / Feature / Local / Local Leagues

Kicking it through COVID: The CASA Soccer League’s return to play

What does it take to restart amateur soccer during a pandemic? PSP’s Paul Catrino Jr. examines how the CASA Soccer League has answered that question.

Culture / Feature / History / World

A guide to foreign kit brands for local soccer supporters

PSP contributor Will Boehmer explores the impact of some lesser-known kitmakers on the soccer world.

Coronavirus / Fan Culture / Feature / Sons of Ben / Union

Keeping Philly’s soccer community together: The story of Union Happy Hour

PSP contributor Paul Catrino Jr. explores a new way the Union fan community has found to stay connected in the midst of a global pandemic.

Feature / Season Review / Union Academy

Season review: The “Play Your Kids” movement

The Union have some rising stars in their homegrown ranks, but how has the overall development of the Union’s youngest players gone this season? PSP’s Sean Griswold takes a look.

Analysis / Feature / Opinion / Union Academy

The current state of Philadelphia Union’s homegrown players

The Union traded away Derrick Jones, the club’s first Academy product, last month. Who might be next to go? PSP’s Sean Griswold evaluates the Academy products in or near the first team.

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Feature / Union

Homegrown alone: Has Derrick Jones been left behind?

The success of the Union’s teenage talent has masked the disappearance of Derrick Jones. Is he still a key part of the future? Nick Fishman spoke with Jones and Jim Curtin to find the answer.

Feature / Junior Lone Star FC

New Junior Lone Star head coach Fatoma Turay continues his soccer journey

As Junior Lone Star heads into preseason next week, new coach Fatoma Turay speaks to PSP about opportunity and mentoring young players on the field and in life.