Articles written by: Adam Cann

Adam played soccer for Haverford College and now writes about Philadelphia Union with the kind of tactical analysis rarely seen in the US. He believes soccer bars that don't open for the early game are not soccer bars. Follow him on Twitter @PSPadam. Email him at acann@phillysoccerpage.com.

Analysis and Player Ratings: Toronto FC 1-1 Philadelphia Union
Player ratings

Analysis and Player Ratings: Toronto FC 1-1 Philadelphia Union

The Union showed they can compete with the best of the east, then held on for an important road point

Match report: Toronto FC 1-1 Philadelphia Union
Match reports

Match report: Toronto FC 1-1 Philadelphia Union

Alejandro Bedoya’s glorious chipped goal was canceled out by Justin Morrow’s second half strike as the Union and Toronto split points in an exciting contest at BMO Field Saturday afternoon.

Preview: Union at Toronto FC
Match previews

Preview: Union at Toronto FC

Toronto has added tactical flexibility to an arsenal that includes two of MLS’ best strikers. How can Philly compete this weekend?

Jim Curtin’s midweek presser: Tribbett, Edu, Ilsinho, Kratz updates; can Jozy be stopped?
Press Conference

Jim Curtin’s midweek presser: Tribbett, Edu, Ilsinho, Kratz updates; can Jozy be stopped?

Jim Curtin gave updates on Ken Tribbett, Joshua Yaro, Maurice Edu, Ilsinho, and new signing Kevin Kratz ahead of this weekend’s showdown with first place Toronto FC.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Breaking Down Philadelphia Union’s Strengths And Weaknesses
KYW Philly Soccer Show

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Breaking Down Philadelphia Union’s Strengths And Weaknesses

Greg Orlandini and Adam Cann discuss tactical issues and how the Union can make adjustments to get back on track before the playoffs.

Analysis and Player Ratings: Timbers 2-1 Union
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Analysis and Player Ratings: Timbers 2-1 Union

Philadelphia Union became too narrow and too stretched, but they still had chances to take points in a difficult environment in Portland.

Preview: Union at Portland Timbers
Match previews

Preview: Union at Portland Timbers

Portland is very good at home, and both teams will feel a win will give them much needed breathing space in the playoff race. Can Philly shut down the Timbers’ dynamic attacking trio of Valeri, Adi, and Nagbe?

Philadelphia Union acquire German midfielder Kevin Kratz
Signing News

Philadelphia Union acquire German midfielder Kevin Kratz

Philadelphia Union signed utility midfielder Kevin Kratz ahead of the MLS roster freeze deadline.