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Philadelphia Union ready for well-rounded midfield challenge from Portland Timbers

CHESTER, Pa. — Philadelphia Union midfielder Brenden Aaronson has taken his fair share of lumps during the first two months of his Major League Soccer career.  The 18-year-old Homegrown midfielder faces one of his toughest tests yet in the midfield on Saturday, when he goes up against Diego Chara of the Portland Timbers.  While the […] The post Philadelphia Union ready for well-rounded midfield challenge from Portland Timbers appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 22, 2019

Philadelphia Union sign Jack Elliott to new contract

The Philadelphia Union have rewarded one of their top defenders with a new contract.  The club announced on Wednesday it signed center back Jack Elliott to a contract extension that keeps him under contract until the 2021 season. There is a club option for the 2022 season.  Elliott’s extension was first reported by The Athletic […] The post Philadelphia Union sign Jack Elliott to new contract appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 20, 2019

Philadelphia Union needs to be more efficient breaking down bunkered defenses at home

CHESTER, Pa. — R-E-S-P-E-C-T. In just two short months, the Philadelphia Union have earned respect across Major League Soccer for their new style of play. With that new-found respect comes an adaptation in how opponents approach games at Talen Energy Stadium. The Seattle Sounders sat back for the majority of Saturday’s 0-0 draw and dared the Union […] The post Philadelphia Union needs to be more efficient breaking down bunkered defenses at home appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 18, 2019

Philadelphia Union held to scoreless draw by Seattle Sounders

Twenty shots, 635 total passes and 67.8 percent possession did not equate to a Union goal. The post Philadelphia Union held to scoreless draw by Seattle Sounders appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 17, 2019

Philadelphia Union using high volume of shots on target to produce more scoring chances

CHESTER, Pa. — One of the biggest differences in the Philadelphia Union’s play between March and May is their ability to get more shots on target.  During their three-game winning streak, the Union have put 28 of their 48 shots on target, with forward Kacper Przybylko leading the way with eight of his 12 shots […] The post Philadelphia Union using high volume of shots on target to produce more scoring chances appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 11, 2019

Jamiro Monteiro leads Philadelphia Union 2-1 over Toronto FC

TORONTO (AP) — Jamiro Monteiro broke a tie in the 68th minute and the Philadelphia Union beat host Toronto FC 2-1 Saturday. Monteiro took a pass from Kacper Przybylko and beat goalkeeper Quentin Westberg with a right-footed shot. Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia (7-3-2, 23 points) is 4-0-1 in its last five games, outscoring the opposition 14-3. […] The post Jamiro Monteiro leads Philadelphia Union 2-1 over Toronto FC appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 10, 2019

Philadelphia Union’s Mark McKenzie, Matt Real hoping to inspire next generation of talent at U20 World Cup

CHESTER, Pa. — Philadelphia Union defenders Mark McKenzie and Matt Real had plenty of motivation to push to make the U.S. U20 National Team roster for the FIFA U20 World Cup.  One of the main driving forces was the appearances of fellow academy products Auston Trusty and Derrick Jones at the 2017 World Cup for […] The post Philadelphia Union’s Mark McKenzie, Matt Real hoping to inspire next generation of talent at U20 World Cup appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 9, 2019

Philadelphia Union trade Derrick Jones to Nashville SC for GAM

The Philadelphia Union parted ways with one of their promising Homegrown players on Thursday night. The club announced it traded midfielder Derrick Jones to USL Championship side Nashville SC in exchange for $175,000 in General Allocation Money for the 2020 Major League Soccer season.  Jones will spend the rest of the 2019 campaign on loan […] The post Philadelphia Union trade Derrick Jones to Nashville SC for GAM appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 8, 2019

David Accam trade benefits Philadelphia Union and Columbus Crew

CHESTER, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union made yet another tough, but sensible move at the end of the MLS transfer window late on Tuesday night.  By trading  David Accam to the Columbus Crew, the Union freed up more roster flexibility for the future and allowed Accam to receive more playing time in a system that […] The post David Accam trade benefits Philadelphia Union and Columbus Crew appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 8, 2019

Philadelphia Union sign Michee Ngalina to first-team contract

CHESTER, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union have rewarded another one of their top young prospects with a first-team contract.  Michee Ngalina, who has played for the club’s USL Championship affiliate Bethlehem Steel, signed with the Union on Wednesday.  “I feel so happy to sign my MLS contract,” Ngalina said on Wednesday. “Thanks to the Union […] The post Philadelphia Union sign Michee Ngalina to first-team contract appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 8, 2019

Philadelphia Union trade David Accam to Columbus Crew

CHESTER, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union parted ways with one of their top forwards before the transfer window closed on Tuesday night.  On Wednesday, the club announced it shipped David Accam to the Columbus Crew for $500,000 in allocation money and an international roster spot.  The Union are set to receive $400,000 in General Allocation […] The post Philadelphia Union trade David Accam to Columbus Crew appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 5, 2019

Halftime talk led by Philadelphia Union’s veterans spurs five-goal second half

CHESTER, Pa. — Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya stormed into the locker room at halftime on Saturday night after a frustrating end to the first half against the New England Revolution.  The midfielder knew his team could play much better than it did in the opening 45 minutes, and he wanted to make sure no […] The post Halftime talk led by Philadelphia Union’s veterans spurs five-goal second half appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 4, 2019

Philadelphia Union rout New England Revolution to remain in first place in Eastern Conference

The Philadelphia Union looked every bit of a first-place team, beating up on last-place side in the second half on Saturday night.  The post Philadelphia Union rout New England Revolution to remain in first place in Eastern Conference appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 4, 2019

Carlos Miguel Coronel and Charlie Lyon next up in Philadelphia Union goalkeeping carousel

CHESTER, Pa. — The second Matt Freese was taken out of the Philadelphia Union’s Wednesday game with an injury, the club had to find a backup goalkeeper to Carlos Miguel Coronel.  That meant sporting director Ernst Tanner had to be briefed on another unique element of Major League Soccer: the pool goalkeeper. “When I heard […] The post Carlos Miguel Coronel and Charlie Lyon next up in Philadelphia Union goalkeeping carousel appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Pro Soccer USA May 3, 2019

Philadelphia Union forward Cory Burke expected to be out 3 months due to visa issues

CHESTER, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union will be without one of their top goal scorers for quite some time.  Sporting director Ernst Tanner announced at training on Friday that Cory Burke is expected to miss three months due to visa issues.  “Cory is down in Jamaica to do his visa and the green card process,” […] The post Philadelphia Union forward Cory Burke expected to be out 3 months due to visa issues appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.

Union Player News

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    Brenden Aaronson

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  • Kacper Przybylko

    Kacper Przybylko

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  • David Accam

    David Accam

    David Accam trade benefits Philadelphia Union and Columbus Crew

  • Alejandro Bedoya

    Alejandro Bedoya

    Halftime talk led by Philadelphia Union’s veterans spurs five-goal second half

  • Derrick Jones

    Derrick Jones

    Philadelphia Union’s Mark McKenzie, Matt Real hoping to inspire next generation of talent at U20 World Cup

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