Season Reviews

Season Reviews

Midseason review: Philadelphia Union

A roundtable panel of PSP contributors reviews the first half of Philadelphia Union’s season.

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Season Reviews: The goalkeepers

Davis Russell evaluates the Union’s 2014 goalkeeping corps and wonders what will be ahead in 2015.

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Season Reviews: The sillier moments of the year

Chaco’s kids, Mo’s kicks, and a horde of goalkeepers: Peter Andrews on some of 2014’s sillier situations.

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Season review: The limits of a good system

Jim Curtin’s counterattacking system was the success story of 2014 in Philadelphia. But its limitations were also the team’s downfall. By combining Curtin’s tactics with a possession-based approach, the Union can be in the 2015 playoff picture.

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Season review: The defense

New contributor Davis Russell considers what worked defensively, and what did not, for the Union in 2014.

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Season Review: Antoine Hoppenot’s ups and downs in 2014

Unable to find the back of the net, or even many minutes with the Union, Antoine Hoppenot took his loan opportunity with Harrisburg City Islanders to become a better, more confident player. His next step is to again prove himself in MLS in 2015.

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Season review: The resurgence of Sébastien Le Toux

Sébastien Le Toux became a star in Philly. Then he went away and his star faded. Then he came back, but his star was just flickering. In 2014, it burst back into life.

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Season review: Re-evaluating those early season assumptions

PSP reevaluates those early assumptions about the things we thought we knew about Philadelphia Union in early 2014 and how they played out over time.

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Season Reviews: Behind the Curtin — What we have seen and what to expect

What do we know about Jim Curtin as a manager? The truth is: It’s hard to tell.

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Season Review: Reevaluating John Hackworth’s firing

PSP’s look back at the 2014 Union season moves on to a reevaluation of John Hackworth’s firing and considers the factors that led to it.