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Early 2023 hiccup shows how good the Union have been

PSP writer James Nalton explores how the Union’s defeat in the Concacaf semifinal second leg might be disappointing but is an indicator of the level of success fans expect from the team — a reflection of the level of success they’ve achieved in recent years.

Union match reports

Match report: Los Angeles FC 3-0 (4-1 aggregate) Philadelphia Union

For the second time in three seasons, the Union’s hopes of continental glory faded in the semifinals, this time in a passive loss to an MLS rival.


Newer thoughts about Philadelphia Union II’s 2021 competitive platform

Recent USL announcements cast doubt on a possible MLS U23 Reserve League in 2021, but hints are emerging that Union II will play a meaningful developmental schedule.

Analysis / Tactical Analysis / Union

Match analysis: LAFC 3-3 Philadelphia Union

One of the most entertaining Union matches of all time saw the visitors steal points in LA. Here’s how they did it.

Featured / Union

Night games and narratives

The opaque mathematics of television broadcast scheduling means some people may not have seen what happened on Sunday Night. But that’s no excuse for letting pre-conceived notions of “good” teams dictate how they talk about the game.

Photo by Earl Gardner
Commentary / Union

The battle for supremacy in the East

The Union remain at the top of the Eastern Conference standings. But there is a lot of work left to do if they want to stay there.

Photo by Earl Gardner
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union over Orlando, Mike Petke fined $10K, NJ Guv’s sweatshop of a soccer team

Plus: Bethlehem fall, Earnie talks, more.

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The MLS report: Matchday 3

It was a colorful weekend in MLS with a shade of sky blue and some reds sprinkled in. PSP’s MLS recap is here.

College Soccer

16 players to watch in the 2017 College Cup

Nick Fishman ranks 16 players to watch as the best four teams in men’s college soccer come to Philly.