11:12 AM EST, Wed January 28, 2015

Defender Valdes sits out Union's first workout

The Union hoped to open preseason training without the drama that has clouded past winters. And they almost got away with it.
philly.com Jan 27, 2015

Philly roots run deep for Union's top technical staffers

Jim Curtin, Chris Albright know how demanding Philly fans are, and offer that same passion running the Union.
philly.com Jan 26, 2015

Union's Open Cup links to '66 Ukranian Nationals

When the Union take the field at PPL Park on Tuesday to play in the 101st U.S. Open Cup final, they will be following in the footsteps of some American soccer legends.

Union release preseason training camp roster

Ahead of the Union's first full practice of the year, the team published its preseason roster on Sunday
philly.com Jan 22, 2015

The Week in Soccer

THE WEEK IN SOCCER Ghana vs. Algeria 10:55 a.m. Friday (beIN Sports, beIN Sports Español) Union fans have a particular interest in this African Cup of Nations game, as the team's goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi leads Algeria's attempt to win the tournament for the first time since
philly.com Jan 21, 2015

Union draft picks could add depth to defense

In the late rounds of the MLS SuperDraft Thursday, the Union reeled in two players who could bolster their defensive depth.

Union add defensive depth in late rounds of SuperDraft

After the first two rounds of the Major League Soccer SuperDraft took place last week amid glitz and glamour of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the final two rounds were confined to a conference call. By the time the rapid-fire half-hour of selections was over, the Union had reeled in two players who they hope will bolster their defensive depth.

Three local college prospects hope to make it to MLS

Three products of local universities are contenders to be selected in this year’s Major League Soccer SuperDraft.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup schedule and draw

Whether you're planning to travel to Canada next summer or just interesteted in watching the Women's World Cup on TV, the countdown to kickoff is officially on.

Rene Meulensteen opens up about his role with the Union

Rene Meulensteen was in town this week, and spent quite a bit of that time in the spotlight. On Thursday, he joined Union owner Jay Sugarman, CEO Nick Sakiewicz, techinical director Chris Albright, head coach Jim Curtin and assistant coach Mike Sorber at the Union's draft table. Then, on Friday, he gave a seminar to convention attendees about his coaching methods.

Union to spend preseason in Clearwater

The Philadelphia Union will have a "spring training" trip of their own in 2015, and it will be right next door to the Phillies' longtime home in Clearwater.

Bayern Munich legend Paul Breitner analyzes Jurgen Klinsmann's effect on American soccer

He talked at length about the growth of German soccer domestically and globally, and also shared some frank thoughts on a fellow Bayern and Nationalmannschaft legend: U.S. national team manager Jurgen Klinsmann.

MLS commissioner Don Garber holds forth on Landon Donovan, Frank Lampard and other matters

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber always meets the press for a Q&A session between rounds of the SuperDraft, and he always gets a grilling.
philly.com Jan 15, 2015

Catic a good score for Union

Union manager Jim Curtin says draft pick Dzenan Catic is 'battle-tested.'
philly.com Jan 15, 2015

Union take forward Catic with their top draft pick

Dzenan Catic scored an astounding 39 goals and assisted on 11 others in 25 games last season. The reason you've never heard of him if you're a soccer fan is because he played for Davenport University, a private school in Grand Rapids, Mich., that competes in the NAIA.

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