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Photo essays

The 2020 season in photos

PSP’s photographers share their shots from the unique 2020 Union campaign.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Crew win MLS Cup, Arsenal in crisis, Leverkusen go top of Bundesliga

Plus, a look at big games across Europe from the weekend.


The meaning of two Best XI Homegrowns

Tim Jones iconoclastically unpacks what it meant for Brenden Aaronson and Mark McKenzie to make the 2020 MLS Bext XI.

Commentary / Season Review

The Union and how they fit into the Philadelphia sports narrative

Philadelphia is a unique sports town with its own tics and rhythms. Andrew Speizman looks at how the Union fit in.

Roundtable / Season Reviews / Union

Season review: 2020 Philadelphia Union roundtable

The PSP staff examines the year that was and the offseason ahead in our annual post-season roundtable discussion.

MLS / MLS Rules / Season Review / Union

Rethinking MLS Cup

Ben O’Brien thinks it’s time for MLS to rethink the playoff format.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Weston McKennie’s gonzo goal, ManU exit Champions League, Don Garber’s MLS address

Plus, looking at the Union’s moves last offseason and their 2021 needs, USMNT vs. El Salvador today, PSG and Basaksehir players walked off field over alleged racism, more.

For Pete's Sake / Season Review

A look back at Ernst Tanner’s offseason moves

PSP’s Peter Andrews examines the moves made by Ernst Tanner last offseason that built a Supporters’ Shield champion.

Commentary / Union

The five new Homegrowns

Tim Jones discusses realistic expectations for 2021’s five new Union home grown players.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: McKenzie transfer rumors, Seattle advances to MLS Cup, Champions League final group games

The Union’s two homegrowns are enjoying one of their last times playing together, while Mark McKenzie is being linked with moves to Europe. The Champions League returns to action, with Messi and Ronaldo meeting again on the last day of group play.