Articles written by: Dan Walsh

Dan Walsh started the Philly Soccer Page in 2009. He spent over a decade as an award-winning newspaper and magazine reporter and continues freelance writing on the side. In 2014, he moved to Italy. See more at http://www.danielwalsh.net. Email him at dwalsh@phillysoccerpage.com.

Fabian Herbers and blooding young players in MLS
A View from Afar / Commentary

Fabian Herbers and blooding young players in MLS

The Union consistently gave Fabian Herbers a chance this year. Now, he’s paying off.

Tribbett vs. Yaro: Stats and redemption
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Tribbett vs. Yaro: Stats and redemption

The stats show Ken Tribbet is just as good as Josh Yaro, if not better. He’ll get a chance to redeem himself Saturday vs. Toronto. Also, a closer look at the playoff race and observations on the Union’s Kevin Krantz signing, courtesy of PSP’s Dan Walsh.

Six thoughts on Philadelphia Union
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Six thoughts on Philadelphia Union

Some observations on Philadelphia Union, in light of their draw with Montreal on Saturday.

The maddening Roland Alberg and the midfield domino effect
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The maddening Roland Alberg and the midfield domino effect

When everyone’s available, the Union can beat anyone. But when they’re not, the midfield is a mess. PSP’s Dan Walsh lays it out.

Match report: Bethlehem Steel 0-2 NYRB II
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Match report: Bethlehem Steel 0-2 NYRB II

Maurice Edu started for Bethlehem Steel, but the Union’s USL affiliate still lost to extend their winless streak to nine.

Ocean City’s Chevaughn Walsh just changed U.S. pro soccer
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Ocean City’s Chevaughn Walsh just changed U.S. pro soccer

The PDL MVP just pounded another nail into the MLS SuperDraft’s coffin, PSP’s Dan Walsh writes. Also, observations on the Union’s Roland Alberg and how Alejandro Bedoya and Warren Creavalle are (not) meshing.

Some MLS clubs are everywhere, some are not
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Some MLS clubs are everywhere, some are not

PSP’s Dan Walsh found RSL fans everywhere he went in Salt Lake City recently, and it said a bit about the state of the team and future of MLS. Also, more on the Tribbett-Yaro debate.

The Union just had one of their best weeks ever
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The Union just had one of their best weeks ever

They signed their highest paid player ever — and he looks to deserve it — and their first truly homegrown player, and they returned to form and showed they are a legitimate MLS Cup contender. PSP’s Dan Walsh lays it out.