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Daily news roundups

News roundup: YSC Academy graduation, Deila leaves NYCFC, Australia reach World Cup

Nation’s League action is heating up as the USMNT is back in action tonight, as the Union prepare for a return on June 18th

Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Jeremy Rafanello

Reading United and YSC Graduate Jeremy Rafanello is PSP’s Player of the Week!

Season Reviews

Season review: The Union’s youth at center back

Sometimes the Union’s youth at center back impressed. Sometimes it faltered. A look back at how the young center backs played this season and a look at what it means going forward.


Five possible Union signings from Academy, Steel

The Union tend to make youth signings this time of year. Who’s next up from the Academy or Steel?

Union / USMNT

Breaking: Earnie Stewart announced as USMNT general manager

Earnie Stewart’s time in Philadelphia has come to an end. The Union’s former sporting director is now the first general manager of the U.S.M.N.T.

Photo by Earl Gardner
Feature / Union

Homegrown alone: Has Derrick Jones been left behind?

The success of the Union’s teenage talent has masked the disappearance of Derrick Jones. Is he still a key part of the future? Nick Fishman spoke with Jones and Jim Curtin to find the answer.

Philadelphia Union II / YSC Academy

Bethlehem Steel’s “character” players

PSP takes a look at some lesser known players for Bethlehem Steel who are making an impact. Also, some Steel players now face a choice in the coming weeks on whether to play college ball or sign pro deals to play in USL.


The Union Academy’s future

The academic portion of the Philadelphia Union’s Academy is of necessity undergoing a transition, as it explores a cutting edge in educational technique while still displaying mainstream, rock-solid, independent school values. PSP’s Tim Jones, a retired teacher, explains.

Photo by Earl Gardner
Match previews / Union

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Red Bull New York

What and who to look for when the Union face Red Bull this Saturday

Philadelphia Union II

Young women at the Union Academy, and other Steel points

Three practical realities indicate YSC Academy will remain an all boys school for the immediate future. And other Steely tidbits.