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Roster Building: the Union’s two Sporting Directors

Tim Jones further develops what can be guessed about the Union’s roster asset valuations and the roster’s business prospects for the immediate future.

Featured / Union

Jamiro Monteiro’s journey from unemployment to MLS star

Six years ago Jamiro Monteiro was without a club and without prospects. Now, he’s starring for one of MLS’s best. PSP’s Nick Fishman tells Monteiro’s story of perseverance.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Lone Star joining USL 2, Earnie Stewart supports Berhalter, MLS Cup viewership numbers

Plus, Nashville SC’s two acquisitions, David Villa gets USL team, Phil Neville’s downfall, and more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Sounders going to MLS Cup, Chris Pontius retires, CJ Sapong is Fire’s MVP

Plus Doolsta goes to Nashville, Reign FC’s Bethany Balcer is Rookie of Year, Earnie Stewart on USWNT formation, more.

Transfer News

Union will extend Monteiro’s loan for year, full transfer not complete

Union sporting director Ernst Tanner and Monteiro’s agent spoke with PSP’s Nick Fishman to explain the extension of Monteiro’s loan, how the deal has gone down, and what it will take to secure a full transfer.

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A View from Afar / Season Previews

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.


A conversation with Earnie Stewart: On youth and homegrown talent

PSP spoke with the USMNT GM and former Philly frontman on the issues surrounding MLS’s Homegrown territories and how to compensate clubs when their prospects sign oversees. The conversation took place last year, but we thought it would still be interesting to share now.

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For Pete's Sake / Season Reviews

Season review: Earnie Stewart’s legacy

The Union’s biggest midseason move was Earnie Stewart’s departure to U.S. Soccer. With a new sporting director in charge, Peter Andrews tries to make sense of Stewart’s mixed legacy with the Union.

Season Reviews / Union

Season review: David Accam, bust or bad luck?

David Accam didn’t live up to expectations. In our latest Season Review piece, Christian Sandler takes a look at why and what to look for in the future.

Season Reviews / Union

Season review: It’s over. Now what? (2018 edition)

PSP’s Season Review series kicks off today and will run for the next two weeks: For Philadelphia Union, it’s nine years and counting without a playoff win, but those Union fans got an exciting season with often beautiful soccer that could provide the sort of optimism they haven’t had in years.