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2024’s new rules, and possibly new referees

MLS has changed some rules, and their enforcers may go on strike for the opening of 2024.

Injury Update / Offseason Issues / Preseason / Press Conference / Union

Curtin talks injury updates and depth strategy in preseason press conference

A few injuries have hit the Union camp as preseason preparations continue.

Analysis

Tanner 2.0 Taking Shape for Transitions

First gleanings about the transition towards the Union’s next five-year cycle.

Commentary / Daily news roundups / Preseason / Union

Wheels Up

The Union return to sunny Clearwater for part two of their preseason. Blake Zuschnitt shares some exciting news regarding a new face included on the team plane for the trip.

Soccer on TV

MLS SEASON PASS IS BACK! A Preview of What to Expect for the 2024 MLS Season

Gregory Schoen checks out Apple’s MLS Season Pass for 2024.

Analysis / Union

Bedoya signing completes roster build

An unofficial estimate of what the first team’s roster will be at the beginning of its various regular seasons.

Breaking News / CONCACAF Champions League / Roster News / Union

Clues from the Union Roster for CONCACAF Champions Cup

Observations on the Union’s current Concacaf Champions Cup roster.

Breaking News / Roster News / Union

Tanner Adds Semmle to Goalie Lineup

Photo courtesy Philadelphia Union Communications In another example of the scouting department finding roster candidates in less traditional places, the Philadelphia Union signed USL Championship Louisville City FC goalkeeper Oliver Semmle on Wednesday, January 31, the first day MLS’s primary 2024 transfer window was officially open. Semmle is a German citizen […]

Offseason Issues / Philadelphia Union II

Updating MLS Next Pro and Philadelphia Union II

Tim Jones looks into PSP’s cracked, cloudy, inaccurate crystal ball and speculates on Union II’s 2024 season.

For Pete's Sake / Union

Examining the Union’s underwhelming offseason

The Union have signed five young players this offseason, but no one who looks ready to contribute to the first team. Peter Andrews explores the Union’s transfer strategy.