Archive for October, 2013

Philadelphia Union v Sporting KC by Daniel Gajdamowicz
Analysis / Union

It’s over. Now what? (2013 edition)

The off-season has begun for Philadelphia Union. PSP’s Dan Walsh looks at the major issues facing the Union this off-season, assesses the team’s needs, and evaluates which players will likely stay or depart.

Fans’ View: Time for a new shirt sponsor
Fans' View

Fans’ View: Time for a new shirt sponsor

With the Union entering the last year of their contract with Bimbo, one Union fan thinks it’s time for a new shirt sponsor, whose name doesn’t evoke images of empty-headed but attractive women.

Union bits, Seattle wins, MLS clubs clean house, more morning news
Daily news roundups

Union bits, Seattle wins, MLS clubs clean house, more morning news

Dave Zeitlin has five ways the Union can improve. Seattle tops Colorado in Western Conference knockout game. Clubs firing, hiring. Panama protests Mexico. More news.

End of season review: Castrol Index vs. PSP Player Ratings
Season Reviews

End of season review: Castrol Index vs. PSP Player Ratings

With the end of the 2013 season, we compare how Union players ranked in the Castrol Index and PSP’s player ratings.

Cascadia rivalry should inform expansion
MLS

Cascadia rivalry should inform expansion

The Cascadia rivalry could potentially serve as a template for future expansion. PSP’s Earl Reed lays out his plan.

District 12 boys’ high school soccer: Central claims Public League title, Judge crowned Catholic League champs
High School Soccer

District 12 boys’ high school soccer: Central claims Public League title, Judge crowned Catholic League champs

Father Judge knocked off Lansdale Catholic to claim the Catholic League title while Central defeated Northeast for its first Public League title in 12 years. Also District 12 Class Championships preview.

Philadelphians Abroad: Only two make the playoffs, Warshaw scores again
Philadelphians Abroad

Philadelphians Abroad: Only two make the playoffs, Warshaw scores again

Greg Cochrane and Andrew Wenger are the only locals to reach the MLS playoffs. Bobby Warshaw remains hot in Sweden.

Philadelphia Union v Sporting KC by Daniel Gajdamowicz
Daily news roundups

Hack and Sak promise more resources allocated to bring in “final key pieces,” attendance numbers, more

In an open letter to season ticket holders, Sakiewicz and Hackworth say resources have been allocated to bring in “final key pieces.” Slight drop in Union attendance average. Playoff schedule change? More news.