Season Previews

For Pete's Sake / Season Previews

Questions we’ve already answered

With the winter behind us, Peter Andrews looks back at PSP’s 2017 season in review to see what questions the Union answered this offseason.

Season Previews

What to realistically expect from the Union in 2018

Every new season brings new hope. For Union fans, it also brings a lot of cynicism this year. PSP’s Dan Walsh gives the straight talk on what you can realistically expect for the Union this year.

Polls / Season Previews

Readers poll: Philadelphia Union predictions & opinions

How will the Union do this year? How would you grade their off-season? How are you feeling about the team right now? Vote on these questions and more in our preseason readers poll. Updated.

Season Previews

Why you should follow the Union this year

The Suncoast Invitational is over. The Union found their No. 10 (probably). And no matter what, here is why you should follow the team in 2018.

A View from Afar / The search for a No. 10

How the Bořek Dočkal signing changes the game

A look at Philadelphia Union’s pending signing of Czech international playmaker Bořek Dočkal. PSP’s Dan Walsh looks at contract scenarios, how Dočkal fits in with the team, how he’ll need to adjust, and what message it sends to Union fans.

The search for a No. 10 / Transfer News

The rundown on the Union’s rumored No. 10: Bořek Dočkal

Philadelphia seem to have finally found their No. 10: Borek Dockal. While we might not know the name, Nick Fishman spoke with three Czech reporters who’ve spent time covering the player. They told us all about the possible answer to the Union’s biggest question.

The search for a No. 10 / Union

An unattractive answer: The truth about Ilsinho

Nick Fishman continues PSP’s offseason series, “The search for a No. 10,” with a microscopic look at a divisive player. With no new signing in sight, is Ilsinho the right answer to the Union’s biggest question?

Commentary / The search for a No. 10 / Union

Hang (up the) 10: Forget a signing and let the kids play

The addition of David Accam to the Union changes how the Union will play in 2018 – and eliminates the need for a fancy attacking midfielder. Instead, it’s time the Union play their young central midfielders.

Commentary / The search for a No. 10 / Union

Is Lee Nguyen the Union’s missing piece?

Lee Nguyen failed to report to New England’s training camp and has requested a trade. PSP’s Ryan Rose writes about why Nguyen is the player the Union should target to fill the No. 10 role.

Players to watch

Player to watch: Jay Simpson

Jay Simpson’s future is cloudy as the Union embark on another season outside of the playoffs.