Moving on….Sort of. “A Ginger in Dallas” or “Please Pass the Sunblock” It’s hard to believe it has been 6 years. 6 years with Sons of Ben. 6 years of my life spent with all of you. 6 years of work, of great times, of pain, of unbelievably memorable moments. 6 years. And now? Now, [...]
Beginning Anew Optimism for 2013, Stache Bash, Bigger/Better Tailgates, and more… In just a few short days, our boys in blue will return to our home, PPL Park. And just as they will return, so shall we. Returning with a renewed focus and optimism that the doldrums that were our collective 2012 are long since [...]
As I take some time to reflect back over the last few months, I would like to take a moment to share with everyone what this group has meant to me personally over the past 6 years. It has been an absolutely incredible journey, filled with many ups and downs. I remember not too long [...]
New alliance will include interleague play between USL PRO and MLS Reserve League teams and MLS clubs partnering with USL PRO clubs as the Union has done since 2010. UPDATED
(via Philly Soccer Page) Featured — By Dan Walsh on January 18, 2013 12:00 pm Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Union Bet you didn’t see that coming. Two draft picks that surprised many, and the winding down of Freddy Adu’s tenure with Philadelphia Union — all in one day. Since everyone wants to talk about it, [...]
The surprising Don Anding pick and Freddy Adu drama overshadowed a great piece of draft work by the Union with Stephen Okai. One PSP contributor reacts to each move and is far more reluctant to lose Adu than you’d think.
News of Freddy Adu’s possible departure from the Union overshadows the club’s SuperDraft. Five Reading United alumni picked in the draft. Loads of MLS news including continuing Cascadia Cup controversy. Much more news.
KYW’s Greg Orlandinin is joined by PSPs Eli Pearlman-Storch and Dan Walsh to discuss the Union’s draft. Coach John Hackworth also discusses the Union’s approach to the draft and Freddy Adu’s status.
Hackworth on Adu: “Freddy is not coming into our preseason. He is not in our plans.” PSP has the story.
The Union surprised when they selected the forward Don Anding with their first pick of the draft. After trading the 29th pick overall to RSL for Supplemental Draft picks, the Union then selected Reading United alumni and midfielder Stephen Okai.