Editorials

Saying Goodbye to Keon Daniel

Super-fan Ed Welsh laments the fall from grace (or Chester) of the man, the myth, the legend - Keon Daniel.

Is the match against Montreal a must-win game?

While it's early in the season, JC asks the question that has been on the lips of many Union fans - "Is the match this weekend against Montreal a must-win game?"

Top 5 Philadelphia Union home moments........ EVER

Everyone has their top moments supporting their MLS team. This is my top 5 Union home game moments, from Torres scoring against NY to the first ever Union goal. Read on and share my happy memories.

2014 Home Shirt Thoughts

Don't like the shirt? I blame the bear.

From the Editor's Blotter

We look forward, outlining TBG's plan and letting you know how to get involved and win FREE stuff

PRO confirms Okugo was onside for Daniel goal.

PRO confirms Okugo was onside for Daniel goal, but did it matter?

Another Fine Mess

NBC Sports article reinforces what many Philadelphia fans have worried about for a while now - poor money management and lack of decent midfield that are killing the Union on and off the field.

Upcoming Series: Fixing The Cap

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

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.

Soccer Doesn't Need Matt Zencey

The Philadelphia Inquirer chose to publish an editorial by a former editor about soccer. It was bad. I respond.

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2013 Philadelphia Union Preview: Changes, Again

The Eastern Conference's final playoff spot, no. 5, is where Philadelphia is headed. The Union have plenty of talent, once again, but that didn't stop them from failing to do much of anything memorable last season.

Answering NBC PST's Questions About The Union

Noah Davis, of Pro Soccer Talk, asked three questions of the Philadelphia Union for 2013. I answer them.

Fan Editorial: Bring Danny Home

One fan's thoughts about Danny Califf and his possible return to the Philadelphia Union. Jersha says "bring Danny home."

Adu Should Take Cues from Saer Sene's Performance Against the Union

Saer Sene proved last weekend that a winger doesn't have to emulate a player like Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery, Nani or Cristiano Ronaldo to successfully influence the flow of the game.

VIDEO: Sixers' Elton Brand Is Bad At Soccer, Very Bad

At last night's Steve Nash Soccer Showdown, Brand showed off his less than stellar soccer skills. At one point Chelsea winger Solomon Kalou fed the former All-Star and Brand wiffed on the pass, quickly turning around and acknowledging that he messed up. Then he hit Mike Dunleavy in the face with a shot.

Injury First Person POV: Broken Big Toes Aren't Fun For Soccer Players

The Brotherly Game talked to a former high school and college soccer player, who asked not to be named in this article, about her experiences with playing with a broken big toe due to the news that both Sheanon Williams and Chandler Hoffman each have broken big toes.

A Stand For Hope: My Personal Story And A Plea To Donate To Alex's Lemonade Stand

The Brotherly Game is a soccer site, but it is also where I spend a lot of time throughout the week. Due to the fact that I see this as an extension of myself, I feel it's prudent to post the following. It is a long post about myself a someone I was lucky to spend almost a decade around.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

MacMath*, Harrison Out, Leaving Konopka As One Of A Few Questions Today

Chris Konopka appears to be today's Philadelphia Union starter at goalkeeper. What that means and other questions surrounding the Union in their game against Toronto FC.

Adu Once Again Finds International Form, Can He Translate It Into Success With The Union?

Adu's impact on the Union this season may rest solely upon his ability to either expand his no. 7 role, move forward to a false no. 9 or move back into what has long been believed to be his natural central attacking midfielder role.

The Brotherly Game's Projected 2012 Philadelphia Union Salary Cap

The Philadelphia Union have had plenty of cap room to work with in their first two seasons, but this year is significantly different. Based upon projections by the Brotherly Game, Philadelphia will have a little over $100,000 to spend in excess cap and two roster spots to use it for, if the team chooses to add more players.

The Brotherly Game Q&A: Live At 12:45 PM, Ask Anything About The Union

The Brotherly Game is hosting a live question and answer session with its readers at 12:45 pm today (about an hour from now). Instead of utilizing Cover It Live's feed like in the past, we'll be hosting the question and answer session below in the comments section.

Nowak Goes All In... And The Consequences That Come With It

A take on the Philadelphia Union's youth movement and the consequences that potentially come from it.

#tBGshirt And #tBGscarf: Updates, How To Buy And A Package Deal

The Brotherly Game is proud, and happy, to introduce its first ever scarf, designed by Kreider Designs (see above). Shaun Kreider, of Kreider Designs, and I have worked for months on putting together a design that properly represents this blog, while also being enticing to our readers.

The Aftermath: Has The Union's Free Kick Situation Improved? Yes And No

Perception is not always reality. Looking at tBG collected data on free kicks in 2011, the opinions on Sebastien Le Toux and Kyle Nakazawa may have to be changed. Also, who may step up for free kicks in 2012?

The Case for Zac MacMath

MacMath has the potential to be one of the next young greats in the MLS. With Mondragon out, MacMath goes into 2012 as the Union's man in net.

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