Articles written by: Chris Gibbons

Father of two, husband of one, 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."

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 3 – 3 Montreal Impact
Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 3 – 3 Montreal Impact

The Philadelphia Union scored three first half goals, but surrendered a late equalizer to allow visiting Montreal to take a point at Talen Energy Stadium. These are the player ratings for that match.

The four agreements of union fandom
Commentary / Union

The four agreements of union fandom

To save the franchise from themselves, Union fans must communicate clearly with their organization about what needs to be done.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union – New York City FC
Match previews

Match preview: Philadelphia Union – New York City FC

With five matches gone in the 2017 season and no wins, the Philadelphia Union host New York City FC and look to find a way to salvage their season and, perhaps, coach Jim Curtin’s job.

A business theory explains the Union’s season so far
Analysis / Union

A business theory explains the Union’s season so far

New insights about the Union’s 2017 season, courtesy of a business theory from the London Business School called the Sigmoid Curve. (Yes, really.)

Parramore: An outsider’s view of the Orlando City stadium experience
MLS / Union

Parramore: An outsider’s view of the Orlando City stadium experience

PSP’s Chris Gibbons writes about his remarkable fan experience in Orlando last weekend and reflects on what it says about Philadelphia Union in Chester.

Players to watch: Players we watched
Players to watch / Union

Players to watch: Players we watched

PSP identified five Union Players to Watch in our season preview. PSP’s Chris Gibbons takes a look at how those five players showed in the team’s opener.

Player to watch: Oguchi Onyewu
Feature / Players to watch

Player to watch: Oguchi Onyewu

What can we expect from Oguchi Onyewu in 2017?

Loving Jim: Apologizing for Curtin in 2017
Commentary / Union

Loving Jim: Apologizing for Curtin in 2017

Jim Curtin has a lot to prove in 2017. How Union fans measure that improvement is up for debate.