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My Trek to New York (Jersey)

It had been almost two years since my last journey to the tin can that is Red Bull Arena. I traveled there filled with optimism of a victory, would I leave satisfied?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: When is a Draw Acceptable?

The most recent draw at the weekend against Real Salt Lake hit home a little differently after playing well against the best MLS has to offer. When is a draw acceptable?

At The Beautiful Game

A tribute to the Union game experience

My Trip to Columbus - A Travelogue

Our very own Nick Youngstein went to Columbus for the match and shares his experience.

A year in Review: Zac MacMath

Zac MacMath started the season needing to prove he could be relied on to be the Union's inarguable number one goalkeeper. After some tough times, he ended up passed the test with flying colors.

Carroll to hand over the armband, but to who?

With Brian Carroll suspended due to yellow card accumilation. The captains armband will be worn by someone else for the final regular season match at PPL. Who deserves to lead the Union into either the post season or the off season?

Opposite View: Toronto FC at Philadelphia Union

Waking The Red's Duncan Fletcher gives Union fans a look at the upcoming match between Toronto and Philadelphia from a Reds perspective.

Upcoming Series: Fixing The Cap

We'll have some in depth suggestions on transparency, solutions to salary cap inefficiency and more

Optimism In A Rough Patch For Philly Sports

Tired of feeling down on Philadelphia sports in general and the Union in particular? Take a few moments to see how the current boys in blue stack up against the league and some of its all-time greats.

Oka Nikolov – 22 Years Of Battles And Loyalty

A guest profile post on Oka Nikolov, the newest Union player, from Aleix Gwilliam, of Bundesliga Fanatic.

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Tactics/Analysis: Not Born to Follow

The Philadelphia Union finally returned to winning ways against the New York Red Bulls--in convincing, encouraging fashion. A tactical breakdown of the match and the key players and adjustments involved.

Guest Post: First Half Analysis Of Sounders Game

Some analysis of the first half of the Union-Sounders game on Saturday.

Boston Strong Proves To Be Too Much For The Union

The Union run up against the weekend's team of destiny.

Hackworth And The Midfield Woes

Poor midfield play was one of the main reasons that the Philadelphia Union fell 2-0 to New England on Saturday night. It's time for John Hackworth to shake things up a bit in the center of the field.

Transfer Targets: Strikers Are On The Union's List

Some notable names have appeared on the Philadelphia Union's transfer target list. Discussions have commenced with multiple players, most overseas, in advance of the January opening of the international transfer window.

Why A 'Coach's Decision' Is Not Enough On Adu

Progressive transparency is great, until a team decides to cut if off when more is needed, not less.

Suenos Disappear: What Happened to Birnis Adames?

The Camden, NJ resident won the 2011 Major League Soccer Sueno competition, beating out over a thousand of his opponents, but hasn't appeared anywhere since despite (possibly) joining the Philadelphia Union's academy. What happened to him?

Possible Debut Against Former Team Fitting for Soumare

Despite his words to reporters, Soumare's history with the Fire and their supporters make it appear to be a possibly emotional day for the defender. It most certainly will be an emotional day for any Chicago fans that travel to PPL Park on Saturday.

The Time Is Now, Freddy Adu

It is not a secret that the 23 year old Freddy Adu has had a checkered career. He's taken a zig-zagging path all over the globe, finally ending up at the friendly confines of PPL Park. The time for him to show up for the Philadelphia Union is now.

MLS Weekend Wrap-Up: Dallas Demolishes Portland, New York Remains Undefeated at Home and Houston Takes Down Portland

In the weekend leading up to the MLS All-Star Game, some teams showed their dominance, while others took steps in the wrong direction. Saturday saw Dallas FC make a complete mockery of the...

Are The Playoffs Possible For The Philadelphia Union?

With the recent run of good form under interim head coach John Hackworth, talks have re-emerged of the possibility of the Philadelphia Union making the playoffs. Are these talks realistic?

MLS Weekend Wrap-Up: Galaxy Get Back On Track, Salt Lake Routes Portland and New England Shocks New York

Union pick up big win over Toronto while Seattle snaps a nine game winless streak.

Euro 2012 Knockout Stage Wrap-Up: Germany Demolishes Greece While Italy Shocks England

Spain will take on Portugal on Wednesday, followed by Italy against Germany on Thursday.

A Crazy Week of Football: Greece Shocks Russia, Montreal Re-opens Stade Saputo With a Bang, USWNT Pick Up Huge Win over Japan, and More...

Greece Advances, LA finally get a win, and the John Hackworth era starts with Controversy.

Timeline of a Revolving Door

What happened to the Philadelphia Union's roster under Peter Nowak? A timeline of the former manager's ever-changing player pool.

Life After Nowak

Firing Peter Nowak might have been necessary, but in the midst of an extremely rocky year, it leaves the Union without an identity or a direction.

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