KYW Philly Soccer Show: SoBs 10th Anniversary, Union draft KYW Philly Soccer Show: SoBs 10th Anniversary, Union draft
A quick look at new Steel signing Matt Real A quick look at new Steel signing Matt Real
SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame nominations now being accepted SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame nominations now being accepted
A View from Afar Five thoughts on Philadelphia Union

Five thoughts on Philadelphia Union

Matt Polster is expendable, and so is Ray Gaddis. These and other Philadelphia Union-oriented observations, courtesy of PSP’s Dan Walsh.

Tactics Talk Tactical thinking: Options for the Union in 2017

Tactical thinking: Options for the Union in 2017

Philly will likely stick with their 4-2-3-1 in 2017 even though many have suggested utilizing a 4-4-2 or three-back system. What were the Union hoping to achieve with their particular system, and what are the pros and cons of the other options?

Analysis Tactical thinking: Three backs to rule them all?

Tactical thinking: Three backs to rule them all?

Three back systems are en vogue again. Might such a system work for the Union?

Feature Tactical thinking: Two tips on the spear

Tactical thinking: Two tips on the spear

Could the 4-2-3-1 Union use the 4-4-2?

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KYW Philly Soccer Show: SoBs 10th Anniversary, Union draft
KYW Philly Soccer Show

KYW Philly Soccer Show: SoBs 10th Anniversary, Union draft

Greg and Mike are joined by former Sons of Ben VP and social media director Jeffrey Mitchell to discuss the supporters group’s 10th anniversary. Then Greg and Mike talk about the Union’s draft picks.

A quick look at new Steel signing Matt Real
Commentary

A quick look at new Steel signing Matt Real

Tim Jones on new Bethlehem Steel signing, and Union Academy product, Matt Real.

SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame nominations now being accepted
SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame

SEPA Soccer Hall of Fame nominations now being accepted

Nominations for the 70th anniversary class of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Hall of Fame are now being accepted.

Gene Olaff: 1920-2017
US Soccer History

Gene Olaff: 1920-2017

National Soccer Hall of Fame historian Roger Allaway on ASL goalkeeping legend Gene Olaff, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 97.

Union preseason dates announced, three more drafted, Real signs with Steel, more
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Union preseason dates announced, three more drafted, Real signs with Steel, more

Union announce three preseason games, select three in final rounds of draft. Union Academy product Matthew Real signs with Bethlehem. League news. More.

Philadelphia Union draft small strikers, big defender in second phase of SuperDraft
Draft News

Philadelphia Union draft small strikers, big defender in second phase of SuperDraft

Syracuse attacker Chris Nanco, West Virginia’s big defender Jack Elliot, and Pfeiffer’s Santi Moar filled out the Union’s 2017 SuperDraft class when rounds 3 and 4 took place Tuesday.

Steel sign Union Academy product Matthew Real
Roster News

Steel sign Union Academy product Matthew Real

US youth international becomes third Union Academy product to sign with Bethlehem Steel.