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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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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.

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Union look to win eMLS Cup next month as venture in eSports begins

PSP’s Matt McClain was on the scene for the Union’s eSports event. Read his account here.

Feature / For Pete's Sake

Every player in Union history, ranked

The Union have signed 126 players to first-team contracts in their history. Let’s remember some guys. Peter Andrews walks us through the good, the bad, the ugly, and the Mbolhi.

Feature / Players to watch

Player to Watch: Derrick Jones

Mental quick study Derrick Jones may become the first product of the Union Academy and wholly-owned affiliate Bethlehem Steel FC to start for the Union as a complementary player to Haris Medunjanin and Alejandro Bedoya.

Feature / Players to watch

Player to watch: Oguchi Onyewu

What can we expect from Oguchi Onyewu in 2017?

Feature / Players to watch

Player to watch: Haris Medunjanin

Our Philadelphia Union season preview kicks off with the first of a weeklong series, Players to Watch. PSP’s Dan Walsh looks at the deep-lying playmaker expected to key the Union’s attack this season.

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Tactical thinking: Two tips on the spear

Could the 4-2-3-1 Union use the 4-4-2?