Articles written by: Chris Gibbons

Father of two, husband of one, co-host of the All 3 Points podcast, largely right footed one-who-misses-sitters, enjoys all manner of bourbon and red wine, as well as the no-longer-available Talen Energy Stadium concession, "El Golazo."

Match preview: Philadelphia Union – New England Revolution
Match previews

Match preview: Philadelphia Union – New England Revolution

A match preview complete with Union-theme band names, Return of the Jedi references, and more.

One player away
Featured / Union

One player away

The Union are one player away. Are the Union really one player away? A novella.

Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union 1-3 LA Galaxy
Tactical Analysis / Uncategorized / Union

Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union 1-3 LA Galaxy

Union coach Jim Curtin often talks about his team bringing a knife to a gun fight. The juxtaposition of those two weapons was never more on display than it was the pouring rain in Chester, PA on Saturday night.

Analyzing the analyst
Union

Analyzing the analyst

The Philly Soccer Page is not alone in thinking the Union have underachieved this season. One writer decides to dive into another commentator’s assessment, as well as the numbers behind narrative.

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2018 World Cup

World Cup predictions: Best kit edition

With a final eight decided in truly entertaining fashion, it’s time to pick your winners. What better way than by the best kit?

Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union 4-0 Vancouver Whitecaps
Analysis / Union

Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union 4-0 Vancouver Whitecaps

Breaking down how the Union broke Vancouver down

C.J. and BWP get their own look at the VAR.
Union

The curious case of C.J. Sapong

Jim Curtin is often a man of few words. Something he said in this week’s press conference got one writer thinking.

A strange streak for the Union
Union

A strange streak for the Union

What if the Union are a good team? It’s too soon to tell, but the team are starting to do enough to make that question more palatable.

Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union at Atlanta United
Analysis

Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union at Atlanta United

It’s not about what happens to you, but your reaction to it that matters.
— Epictetus

Curtin’s starting 11.
Player of the Week / Union

Players of the week: Austin Trusty and Mark McKenzie

Last week saw two players share PSP’s Player of the week honors. This week is the second act, but the defense’s turn to shine.