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.

Match preview: Union vs Toronto FC
Match previews

Match preview: Union vs Toronto FC

The defending Eastern Conference champions come to Chester looking for their first win of the season as the Union try to show they can compete with the team that exposed them last season.

Post-match analysis: Whitecaps 0-0 Union
Tactical Analysis

Post-match analysis: Whitecaps 0-0 Union

The Union put in a strong performance that indicates they can find success on the road, but their lack of big chances leaves questions about the attack unanswered. Adam Cann dives in with about as thorough an analysis as you’re ever going to read.

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Vancouver Whitecaps
Match previews

Preview: Philadelphia Union at Vancouver Whitecaps

PSP’s Adam Cann talked with reporter Patrick Johnston of the Vancouver Sun to get a sense of just what to expect from the Whitecaps, and he produced this somewhat unorthodox match preview.

Tactical season preview: New and … improved?
Analysis

Tactical season preview: New and … improved?

Philadelphia Union’s roster changes necessitate a different tactical approach in 2017.

Preseason match report: Philadelphia Union 2-3 DC United
Union match reports

Preseason match report: Philadelphia Union 2-3 DC United

Philadelphia Union gave up three early goals and only pulled two back in the second half as they finished out an uneven preseason with a loss to DC United.

Preseason match report: Tampa Bay Rowdies 0-1 Philadelphia Union
Union match reports

Preseason match report: Tampa Bay Rowdies 0-1 Philadelphia Union

Derrick Jones scored the lone goal of the match as Philadelphia Union defeated Tampa Bay Rowdies in their opening Suncoast Invitational match.

PSP’s midweek bits ‘n bobs
Daily news roundups

PSP’s midweek bits ‘n bobs

Notes from Jay Simpson’s presser, insight into the academic side of the Union academy, and lots of Gulati quotes.

Transcript: Oguchi Onyewu on signing for Philadelphia Union
Transcript

Transcript: Oguchi Onyewu on signing for Philadelphia Union

Oguchi Onyewu discussed the role he would like to play for Philadelphia Union and how he recovered from injury to earn a chance in MLS in 2017.

Bedoya, Pontius selected for 23-man roster for USMNT friendly vs Serbia
USMNT

Bedoya, Pontius selected for 23-man roster for USMNT friendly vs Serbia

Chris Pontius and Alejandro Bedoya were named to Bruce Arena’s 23-man roster to face Serbia on January 29.

Transcript: Earnie Stewart, Jim Curtin speak to media as preseason opens
Transcript

Transcript: Earnie Stewart, Jim Curtin speak to media as preseason opens

Transcript of comments to the press from Jim Curtin and Earnie Stewart following the opening of the Union’s preseason training.