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Aug 18, 2018

Cory Burke, Ilsinho carry Philadelphia Union past New York City FC

CHESTER, Pa– The Philadelphia Union answered their biggest test of the 2018 season to date by dispatching New York City FC 2-0 at Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday night.  Cory Burke and Ilsinho produced a goal each to keep the Union in fifth place in the Eastern Conference. The win was the Union’s first over […] The post Cory Burke, Ilsinho carry Philadelphia Union past New York City FC appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Aug 14, 2018

Philadelphia Union’s Adam Najem earns first call-up to Afghanistan national team

Adam Najem was admittedly skeptical about a Facebook message he received from an Afghan coach based in California.  After taking the chance of responding to the message about his game, the Philadelphia Union midfielder was put in touch with the technical staff of the Afghanistan national team.  On Monday, Najem left Philadelphia to meet up […] The post Philadelphia Union’s Adam Najem earns first call-up to Afghanistan national team appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Aug 9, 2018

New Philadelphia Union sporting director Ernst Tanner appears to be great fit

CHESTER, Pa– During one of Ernst Tanner’s final games with Red Bull Salzburg, a familiar face to Major League Soccer fans was eager to congratulate him on his appointment as Philadelphia Union sporting director.  Tanner was officially named Earnie Stewart’s replacement on Thursday, but negotiations for the job were ongoing beforehand, which led to former […] The post New Philadelphia Union sporting director Ernst Tanner appears to be great fit appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Aug 9, 2018

Three Takeaways from the Philadelphia Union’s U.S. Open Cup semifinal win

The Philadelphia Union advanced to the U.S. Open Cup final with a 3-0 win over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night.  The victory was the third for Jim Curtin’s club over the Fire this season, with the other two coming in league play.  Philadelphia faces the Houston Dynamo in the championship match on September 26 […] The post Three Takeaways from the Philadelphia Union’s U.S. Open Cup semifinal win appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Aug 8, 2018

Cory Burke’s brace sends Philadelphia Union to U.S. Open Cup final

CHESTER, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union are headed to their third U.S. Open Cup final in five years.  Jim Curtin’s men knocked out the Chicago Fire, 3-0, behind a pair of second-half goals from Cory Burke, both of which were assisted by Alejandro Bedoya, as well as a late insurance tally by CJ Sapong Wednesday night […] The post Cory Burke’s brace sends Philadelphia Union to U.S. Open Cup final appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Aug 8, 2018

Philadelphia Union to announce new sporting director Ernst Tanner on Thursday

The Philadelphia Union will introduce new sporting director Ernst Tanner on Thursday, multiple sources tell ProSoccerUSA.  The Athletic’s Kristian Dyer initially reported the club hired Tanner to replace Earnie Stewart, who started as general manager of the U.S. Men’s National Team on August 1.  The Union declined comment through a team spokesman and no contract […] The post Philadelphia Union to announce new sporting director Ernst Tanner on Thursday appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Aug 5, 2018

Portland Timbers sink Philadelphia Union behind three second-half goals

The Portland Timbers weren’t sharp in the final third Saturday, but they took advantage of a few clear-cut opportunities to beat the Philadelphia Union 3-0.  Diego Valeri and Dairon Asprilla both scored penalties and David Guzman finished off the victory with a headed effort late in the second half.  Valeri scored the first spot kick, […] The post Portland Timbers sink Philadelphia Union behind three second-half goals appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Jul 31, 2018

MLS Homegrown Game: Mark McKenzie, Auston Trusty excited to lead Philadelphia Union delegation

Three years ago, Philadelphia Union centerbacks Auston Trusty and Mark McKenzie were part of a talented academy team that went to the semifinals of the development academy playoffs.  On Tuesday, Trusty and McKenzie headline a four-player delegation of Union players participating in the Major League Soccer Homegrown Game against Tigres UANL’s under-20 side.  “I think […] The post MLS Homegrown Game: Mark McKenzie, Auston Trusty excited to lead Philadelphia Union delegation appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Jul 25, 2018

FC Dallas Homegrown Chris Richards transitioning well on loan at Bayern Munich

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — When Chris Richards received a call about interest from Bayern Munich, his excitement was through the roof.  The interest from the German champions turned into a loan move from FC Dallas, and with some of Bayern’s top stars still away after the World Cup, the 18-year-old is back in the United States […] The post FC Dallas Homegrown Chris Richards transitioning well on loan at Bayern Munich appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Jul 22, 2018

Philadelphia Union still a step away from contending with top teams

CHESTER, Pa. — The Philadelphia Union suffered another frustrating loss on Saturday night to the LA Galaxy.  Saturday’s game marked the first time this season the Union lost after scoring first, and it extended their poor run of league form to five losses in seven games.  Although mistakes were made once again by the Union […] The post Philadelphia Union still a step away from contending with top teams  appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Jul 21, 2018

Philadelphia Union fail to adapt in second half, fall 3-1 to LA Galaxy

CHESTER, Pa. –The Philadelphia Union failed to deal with the second-half adjustments made by the LA Galaxy and fell 3-1 to the Western Conference side Saturday night at Talen Energy Stadium. The Union went into halftime up a goal, but they were unable to contain the Galaxy attack once LA manager Sigi Schmid inserted Romain […] The post Philadelphia Union fail to adapt in second half, fall 3-1 to LA Galaxy appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.
Jul 21, 2018

Chris Pontius grateful for time with Philadelphia Union as he returns with LA Galaxy

PHILADELPHIA — When Chris Pontius joined the Philadelphia Union in 2016, he was at a point in his career when he needed a team to take a chance on him. Before scoring 12 goals that year, Pontius dealt with injuries during the back end of his tenure with D.C. United, which kept some teams away from […] The post Chris Pontius grateful for time with Philadelphia Union as he returns with LA Galaxy appeared first on Pro Soccer USA.

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