Articles written by: Conor O'Grady

Conor O'Grady is a proud Irish American, Son of Ben, and Philadelphia Union Founding Member. He prefers the company of women, but has a thing for Cristiano Ronaldo that borders on inappropriateness.

Second Teams: Ghana
World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Ghana

PSP’s old contrarian friend Conor O’Grady pitches in on our World Cup series to tell you why Ghana is the team you should root for after the United States. Yes, THAT Ghana. Really.

Winning
Opinion

Winning

The Union won on Saturday, so why aren’t the excitement levels higher? Conor O’Grady explores.

Union v Chicago Fire by Daniel Gajdamowicz
Opinion

The gentrification of PPL Park

PPL Park expansion talk is back in the news. Conor O’Grady hopes talk of more suites, club seats, and a restaurant takes means the Union doesn’t forget the populism that was behind the founding of the club.

Philadelphia Union Colorado Rapids by Daniel Gajdamowicz
Opinion

Can we keep blaming Nowak?

Conor O’Grady explains how the ghost of Nowak still haunts the Union.

Rivalry Week!
Featured / MLS

Rivalry Week!

In a magical world where we could line up the teams we’d most like to see teed up and swatted into the Delaware, who would make the cut? Conor O’Grady considers.

Chick-fil-A-gate: Just sayin’…
Featured / Opinion

Chick-fil-A-gate: Just sayin’…

Conor O’Grady weighs in on the Union’s gay chicken problem. Oh, how we’ve missed Conor here at PSP.

An open letter to Matt Zencey
Featured / Opinion

An open letter to Matt Zencey

On Sunday the Inquirer ran an op-ed from former editor Matt Zencey whose arguments were as tired as they were lazy. Soccer haters are gonna hate. That doesn’t mean Conor O’Grady is going to take it lying down.

‘Twas the Night Before DoopDay
Featured

‘Twas the Night Before DoopDay

Conor O’Grady adapts some familiar verse in honor of the start of the 2013 Union season.