10:47 PM EDT, Sun August 02, 2015
Philadelphia Union Rumors & News
philly.com Aug 1, 2015
Tranquillo Barnetta didn't have a memorable debut for the Union, and his team continued a pattern of creating chances and failing to finish. It added up to the Union's 3-1 loss to the New York Red Bulls in Saturday's Major League Soccer game before an animated sellout crowd of 18,883 at PPL Park.
philly.com Jul 31, 2015
The Union introduced their newest player, Swiss international midfielder-forward Tranquillo Barnetta and aren't expected to waste any time incorporating him into the lineup.
philly.com Jul 30, 2015
Union coach Jim Curtin was directly critical of his team before the home stretch of its season.
philly.com Jul 29, 2015
Union midfielder Vincent Nogueira will miss the foreseeable future with a right quad injury, coach Jim Curtin said at his weekly news conference Wednesday.
Even though Union goalkeeper Andre Blake didn't play for Jamaica at the Gold Cup, he made it clear after Sunday's final that he learned a lot from the experience of being part of the team.
philly.com Jul 27, 2015
The Union jumped out to a two-goal lead but lost, 3-2.
philly.com Jul 26, 2015
WASHINGTON - The Union had tired legs. That wasn't apparent early, but became much clearer as the game wore on.
Jurgen Klinsmann has said many times during his four years as U.S. men's soccer team coach that criticism of the program is a good thing, because it shows progress in the sport's growth. By that standard, there must have been a lot of progress over the last few days.
philly.com Jul 24, 2015
The Union are making no secret of their desire to acquire midfielder-forward Tranquillo Barnetta, who has been on Switzerland's roster for the last three World Cups.
philly.com Jul 23, 2015
Defender Sheanon Williams, a fan favorite who joined the Union late in their inaugural Major League Soccer season in 2010, was emotional after learning he was traded along with an international spot to the Houston Dynamo for general allocation money and future considerations.
philly.com Jul 22, 2015
A federal judge in Philadelphia dismissed former Union manager Peter Nowak's lawsuit against Major League Soccer, in which he alleged that the league office caused his firing. The court ruled Monday that it did not have the correct jurisdiction to make a ruling in the matter.
philly.com Jul 21, 2015
HARRISON, NJ - The New York Red Bulls' pressure was relentless, both at even strength and especially with the man advantage. The Union's strategy was simple - keep clearing the ball away, earn an occasional counterattack, and take their chances on penalty kicks.
According to documents recently filed as part of Peter Nowak's lawsuit against the Philadelphia Union, Peter Nowak "may have improperly profited from player transactions" involving "negotiating contracts for players in South America" while manager of the team.
Peter Nowak, who was dismissed as manager of the Philadelphia Union on June 13, has sued the team claiming that it did not act in good faith when claiming to fire Nowak for cause.
On Thursday, team counsel David E. Landau submitted a filing to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, arguing that a federal courtroom is the wrong place to settle the issue.