Season Previews

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Jim Curtin’s biggest test

This season will present Union Head Coach Jim Curtin’s biggest test yet. PSP’s Chris Gibbons explains.

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Five Union games to watch this season

Mark these five Union matches on your calendars this season.

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Season preview: 2019 Philadephia Union roundtable

PSP’s contributors discuss the new-look Union heading into the 2019 season.

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The Negadelphian’s Guide to the Union in 2019

Have the Union traded one European GM’s tactical dogmatism for another’s? Can their fullbacks pull off a 4-4-2 diamond? Where do Picault, Accam and Ilsinho fit in? And what’s with the guys from Germanic lower divisions? PSP’s Dan Walsh poses eight key questions, plus a theory about how the Union ripped off Chicago in the Sapong trade.

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Is the Union’s back line as young as we think?

They’re short on years, but with the experience under their belts they can be held to a higher standard.

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The Union and the Steel’s relationship in 2019

Ernst Tanner’s arrival changes the relationship between Philadelphia Union and Bethlehem Steel. Sara Griswold breaks down the why and how.

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2019 Eastern Conference Preview

Can a team not named Atlanta or Red Bull become King of the East in 2019?

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Grading Ernst Tanner’s offseason moves

Ernst Tanner’s first offseason in Philadelphia is complete. PSP’s Peter Andrews issues a report card for the German’s major transactions.

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Did the offseason address the Union’s concerns?

The Union faced big questions entering the offseason. Rob Simmons breaks down how the club answered those questions.

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Five Philadelphia Union players to watch in 2019

With unexpected players stepping into starting roles last season, and a diverse mix of new players joining the Union in the offseason, there will be a lot of individuals to look out for on the pitch in 2019.