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Breaking News

Union sign Jim Curtin to three-year contract extension

Philadelphia’s longtime manager signs through 2026.

For Pete's Sake

It could be much worse

Monday’s manager firings are a good reminder of how it’s still good to be the Union, writes Peter Andrews.

A View from Afar / Union

After 13 long years, the Union reach the summit of American soccer

You were there at the start, and so were we. Now, after 13 (very) long years, the Union stand at the summit of American pro soccer. PSP’s Dan Walsh recalls the difficult journey and sets the scene leading into an extraordinary MLS Cup.


Opportunity cost, offensive tactics, and roster planning

Tim Jones thinks through why the Union have regressed towards an attack reliant on crosses into the box.

A View from Afar / Union

Five simmering questions for the Union

Will Bedoya get run into the ground? Do the Union have enough depth? Will Glesnes give us all heart attacks? Is time to trade Fontana? And did you hear what Charlie Davies said? PSP’s Dan Walsh pops up to answer these questions.


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.


Ernst Tanner’s MLS blind spot

In a guest column, Rene Turner suggests that the Union should turn to MLS veterans to fill out the roster.

Roster News

Union make first signing of the offseason in center back Stuart Findlay

The Scottish center back will compete to fill a Mark McKenzie-shaped hole in Philadelphia’s defense.


With a lockout averted and a Champions League draw complete, the Union’s 2021 campaign takes shape

The Union will face Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League before the 2021 MLS season kicks off on April 17.


Thinking about a possible MLS Reserve League

In the absence if any official announcements or much other evidence, Tim Jones thinks about some details that might characterize the rumored and widely assumed future MLS Reserve League.