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A Philadelphia Union loss unlike any other leaves a bitter, bitter taste

"We had 11 guys that are healthy to play a soccer game that aren’t here because they have a version of the sniffles." -Jim Curtin

Jakob Glesnes and Andre Blake rising to legendary status for Philadelphia Union

Glesnes and Blake are a big reason why the Union are still alive in the MLS playoffs

A point earned that felt more like two points dropped

The Philadelphia Union pulled out a draw but it was a less than convincing performance against CF Montreal

CCL Rewind: They are who we thought they were

Many in the Union fanbase are frustrated after Thursday’s loss to Club América, but no one should be surprised

Concacaf Champions League semifinal an opportunity for Union fans to connect with Club América fanbase

Club América has had fans in Philadelphia longer than the Union has been a team; their first meeting in the two-leg semifinal can be a chance to build mutual appreciation

Amidst transfer talks, Jamiro Monteiro takes time to visit with kids from The SWAG program

It’s looking more and more like Monteiro may have played his last game with the Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union recent run of form increases need for youthful injection

While the Union continues to preach youth development, minutes for homegrown players have been noticeably down this season

Unchartered territory for Philadelphia Union increases need for reinforcements

The Union being in the Concacaf Champions League semifinals is as real as the team’s lack of depth

Changed my mind: Sergio Santos edition

Santos’s second half performance in Atlanta is a big reason why the Union are up 3-0 heading into the second leg of the CCL quarterfinal on Tuesday

The Union’s diamond midfield wore out Atlanta, capitalized on tactical hubris to snatch 3-0 win

Union win wasn’t pretty but the scoreboard doesn’t care

New Philadelphia Union jersey moving the brand in an exciting new direction

Doopy Brothers co-host Luke McClung, a graphic designer by trade, reflects on his experience with the Union Creators’ Collective and shares some thoughts on the new jersey

It wasn’t supposed to end this way

The sixth time was the charm for the New England Revolution

Where do the Philadelphia Union go from here, and how do they stay on top?

As the Union advance into the playoffs, they face a challenge to continue their dominance

‘I didn’t expect to cry’ when the Union won the Supporters’ Shield

Former Brotherly Game editor Eugene Rupinski reflects on yesterday’s big day

A newcomer’s guide to the Supporters’ Shield

Explaining all about the uniqueness of the MLS postseason

The Union rise above adversity once again to close in on hardware

Jose Martinez tests positive for Covid-19, Andre Blake and Ray Gaddis leave the game with injuries, but the Union still prevailed

Timing of Aaronson transfer illustrates the bond he’s built with the Philadelphia Union and its fans

When formal negotiations began for Aaronson’s transfer to Red Bull Salzburg in September, him finishing out the MLS season was non-negotiable

Lego Subaru Park and father-son bonding in a global pandemic

Playing Lego with my son has reached a new level thanks to the coronavirus pandemic

Empty stadiums, wistful memories and reasoning with a pandemic-disrupted MLS season

As the Philadelphia Union prepare to welcome a limited number of fans for the first time in 2020, Greg Oldfield looks back on a season unlike any other

A new era of the Philadelphia Union Academy begins this weekend

The academy has a new league and a new focus entering its eighth season

Three things we learned from the Philadelphia Union’s loss in Columbus

Three takeaways from the 1-0 loss Wednesday

Ted Lasso has no business coaching even a fictional Premier League club but you can’t help but root for him anyway

Apple+ comedy about an American gridiron coach taking over the fictional AFC Richmond comes at a perfect time

In the end, seven points and a cup semifinal a positive return for the Philadelphia Union

Union look ahead to resuming the regularly season after a laudable performance in Florida

Jim Curtin has not embraced the new substitution rules

Curtin’s substitution choices on Monday night seemed strange in retrospect

It’s okay to be nervous but still think the MLS is Back Tournament can go on

I’ve gone back and forth from excitement to dread in the run up to the MLS is Back Tournament

It’s not too late to cancel MLS is Back Tournament

Sending 26 teams to a coronavirus epicenter is the latest in a series of questionable decisions MLS has made over the years

The Union’s biggest rivals are any team that is not the Philadelphia Union

It’s rivalry week on SB Nation

When I was 8, my dad’s made up letter prophesied my only soccer success

Maybe lying to your kids isn’t always such a bad thing

Durant investment in the Philadelphia Union about more than hardware

The partnership between Durant, Thirty Five Ventures and the Union may produce more off than field to grow the club and impact the local community than on it for the Philadelphia Union

The Bundesliga is back, but a return to normal still a long way off

Reflections on the Bundesliga’s return

2018 was a year of ‘what ifs’ for Philly area soccer

The Philadelphia Union, Reading United, West Chester United, Lancaster Inferno and West Chester University all lost finals in 2018

Rooting for the Philadelphia Union became an outlet for this fan’s election angst

A reader recounts how the 2016 general election started him down the path of becoming the Philadelphia Union fan he is today