CHESTER PA - AUGUST 14: Matt Pickens #18 of the Colorado Rapids punches the ball away from Sebastien Le Toux #9 of the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park on August 14 2010 in Chester Pennsylvania. The match ended in a 1-1 tie. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
So, how do you follow up a six-goal explosion? You go on the road to play the league champs in their house, a year after they handed you a beating there last year.
Section133: The IllegitimateS & The Beta Phase are PROUD to present the first ever Philadelphia Union : Rock & Doop Viewing Party at Kildare’s in Manayunk. The UNION will be taking on the Colorado Rapids. The Game Will Be Shown On a 8 Foot Projection Screen and multiple flat screen televisions.
So Toronto was excellent, but it WAS Toronto-eh?. It was nice to see the confidence of the players. We needed three, we deserved three, we took three. Never a doubt. Well done.
Union are coming off their most impressive display of the season, that 6-2 thrashing of Toronto FC that we all enjoyed watching so much (save for the first 15 minutes of the 2nd half). Union largely avoid being effected by the Gold Cup, as only Carlos Ruiz is away serving national team duty. Should Union continue to score in droves sans Ruiz, then I will be rooting for Guatemala to make a long run in the tournament.
Forward Chris Agorsor was released by the Union today. This opening of a roster spot, combined with the lack of interest in Benny Feilhaber has led some to believe that the Union have plans for a new addition this summer.
The Union bid farewell to a player the club’s fans never got to know.
Sometimes statistics can be misleading, and while we're not sure that's the case with the Union, there is still some question about the recent proficiency of the offense.
After sifting through article after article from the British tabloids, reading firsthand accounts from ex-officials and even talking to a couple of people close to the situation, I have ascertained only one thing about those involved in the current FIFA/CONCACAF scandal:
For the second year in a row an international soccer power has decided to showcase its skills against the Union in Philadelphia while making a limited U.S. tour.
Fresh off a two game win streak and two consecutive multiple goal games, the Union head to Colorado for a big test against an injury plagued Colorado...
Alone atop the Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia Union travel to Colorado on Saturday for what promises to be a marquee matchup. Peter Nowak's squad...
The Philadelphia Union currently sit in first place in the Eastern Conference and roll into this weekend’s action coming off the most convincing victory...
READING, Pa. — Through the first 10 games of the season, the Philadelphia Union midfield accounted for a mere two goals. This past Saturday in Toronto...