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.

Tactical analysis: Columbus Crew 1-0 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Columbus Crew 1-0 Philadelphia Union

Neither team was good in the final third, but Columbus stuck to their gameplan and it paid off with a big win over the Union

Tactical notes: Montreal Impact 2-1 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical notes: Montreal Impact 2-1 Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union gave up two soft goals and failed to create their own in a 2-1 defeat to Montreal.

Anthony Fontana signs Homegrown contract with Philadelphia Union
Breaking News

Anthony Fontana signs Homegrown contract with Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union ink their sixth homegrown signing, but Anthony Fontana won’t join the active roster until 2018.

Tactics quick hits: Sporting Kansas City 1-1 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactics quick hits: Sporting Kansas City 1-1 Philadelphia Union

PSP’s Adam Cann fires off some quick hit observations about the tactical dynamics of Philadelphia Union’s road draw against Sporting Kansas City.

Tactical analysis: Union 3-0 New England Revolution
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Union 3-0 New England Revolution

Philadelphia Union were the better team on Sunday, and they are looking more and more organized on both sides of the ball.

Tactical analysis: Union 1-0 DC United
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Union 1-0 DC United

The Union got a big win over DC United at home, but controlling a match in the late moments remains a big issue.

Tactical analysis: Union 0-2 New York Red Bulls
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: Union 0-2 New York Red Bulls

The Union were never on the front foot, but still had two big chances to take points against a New York team that was disjointed in attack.

Tactical analysis: NYCFC 2-1 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: NYCFC 2-1 Philadelphia Union

NYC executed their tactical approach better than Philly and it paid off with a late win.

Post-match analysis: Real Salt Lake 1-0 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Post-match analysis: Real Salt Lake 1-0 Philadelphia Union

Real Salt Lake out-Union’d the Union last weekend.

Summary of Jim Curtin’s midweek presser
Press Conference

Summary of Jim Curtin’s midweek presser

Jim Curtin discussed the health of Josh Yaro, Roland Alberg, and Fabian Herbers in his midweek press conference.