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."

Deja vu all over again
Union

Deja vu all over again

Union fans are restless, so much so that shades of 2015 are beginning to creep into their minds. Does it feel the same as it did then?

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Orlando City
Match previews

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Orlando City

The fifth match of the Union’s 2018 season has Orlando City in town. Friday night lights will be on, the weather will be nice, and the Union will win 3-0.

Three thoughts for Thursday
Union

Three thoughts for Thursday

As a supplement to this week’s All 3 Points podcast, the Union have an identity to find with a full month of matches ahead of them. From the front line to the back line and everything in between, it’s time for the Union to get it together.

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Commentary / MLS

Offseason grades: New kit edition

There were winners and losers in this offseason’s batch of new kits. As always, Philly Soccer Page is here for your fashion critiques.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew
Match previews

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew

This week the Union host conference leaders, Columbus Crew. Get all the details here!

Maybe Union fans got what they asked for
Union

Maybe Union fans got what they asked for

With the season opener just two days away, it’s worth considering that, perhaps for the first time in team history, the Union front office did exactly what was asked of them by Union fans. Seriously.

Why you should follow the Union this year
Season Previews

Why you should follow the Union this year

The Suncoast Invitational is over. The Union found their No. 10 (probably). And no matter what, here is why you should follow the team in 2018.

An offseason stream of consciousness
Offseason Issues / Union

An offseason stream of consciousness

PSP columnist Chris Gibbons offers this stream of consciousness about the Union’s search for a No. 10, because there isn’t really anything concrete about that search other than it’s failure thus far.

Thursday prior to the big weekend. Field was perfect and photogenic.
Commentary / Union

Revisiting the Four Agreements

The Union were quiet for months after the 2017 season ended. Though they broke the silence in a big way last week, this silence created anxiety, anger, and resent among their most ardent fans. To repair this relationship, let’s revisit the lessons learned from The Four Agreements, originally posted in April of last year.

An ode to the life of a Union fan
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An ode to the life of a Union fan

One PSP writer shares his seasonal optimism in verse, an ode to the life of a Union fan.