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The Philadelphia Union and the always present “sophomore slump”

Sean Griswold explores why second year players have struggled with Union, who despite recent struggles have been trusted and given opportunities to help the team win now and to further their development.

Culture / Front Office

Are college students the answer to Union attendance woes?

Sean Griswold conducted a survey to find out if college students would help Union attendance. Here’s what he found.

Fan Culture / Union

PSP’s Design-a-Kit Contest: The final results

The winner of PSP’s design-a-kit context is in, with a prize for the title.

Interview / Sons of Ben

Meet Matt Gendaszek, president of the Sons of Ben

PSP’s Ryan Rose sits down with Matt Gendaszek, the Sons of Ben’s newest president, to talk about his time in the group, what his goals are, and why the Union’s largest supporter’s group is “not a cult.”

Soccer Books

Book review: Keep Possession by Drew Leiden

If you’re looking to be entertained this soccer-themed thriller could surprise you.

A View from Afar / Culture / England

A Philadelphian abroad: An exchange of football in London

PSP’s Dan Walsh had a surreal football experience while in London several weeks ago. The Eagles were in town to play the Jaguars, and all he wanted was to catch an English soccer match. A strange and enlightening series of encounters ensued.

Fan Culture

Your 2018 holiday shopping guide

Gift ideas for Union fans of all ages, courtesy of PSP’s Chris Gibbons.

Satire / Union

In defense of Phang

Someone has to stand up for the Union’s Boy in Blue. That someone has arrived.

Fan Culture / Satire / Union

WtPh? The new Union mascot

Philadelphia Union’s new mascot has arrived, and the reactions are, well … yeah. As you might have guessed. PSP’s Dan Walsh has a little fun with it.

Soccer Books

Putting the book in: American soccer literature to read this winter

Steve Holroyd gives you some of the best American soccer books to read this winter.