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.

Will Atlanta United’s tide lift other clubs?
A View from Afar

Will Atlanta United’s tide lift other clubs?

Atlanta United could shake MLS up with its ambitious moves preceding its entry into the league next season. A big MLS Cup final could similarly raise the league’s profile. How will that affect other clubs, like Philadelphia Union?

MLS conference final first legs show how far league has come
A View from Afar

MLS conference final first legs show how far league has come

The first legs of the MLS conference championships drew over 50,000 fans per match. PSP’s Dan Walsh compares that with what he saw firsthand at soccer matches recently in South America and Europe and finds MLS coming out looking very good in comparison.

USMNT fans have plenty to be thankful for, post-Klinsmann
A View from Afar / Featured

USMNT fans have plenty to be thankful for, post-Klinsmann

U.S. Soccer has made a conservative but pragmatic choice in turning to Bruce Arena as the new USMNT coach. This and a few more things to give thanks for.

The source of USMNT malaise is obvious
A View from Afar / Commentary

The source of USMNT malaise is obvious

Attendance at USMNT matches is down 23%. The USMNT has lost its first two Hex matches for the first time ever. The malaise surrounding the team is obvious. What do you think?

Readers poll: Evaluate Philadelphia Union’s season
Polls

Readers poll: Evaluate Philadelphia Union’s season

Was this season a step in the right direction for the Union, or was it the same old thing, just a different day? PSP wants to know what you think.

Readers poll: Grading Earnie Stewart’s performance
Featured / Polls

Readers poll: Grading Earnie Stewart’s performance

Philadelphia Union sporting director Earnie Stewart made a definite impact on the club. Was it a good one? If so, how good? Grade him in this poll, and explain why in our Comments section.

What do the Union need this off-season?
A View from Afar / Commentary

What do the Union need this off-season?

PSP’s Dan Walsh runs down Philadelphia Union’s likely off-season needs.

Readers poll: What are the Union’s biggest off-season needs?
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Readers poll: What are the Union’s biggest off-season needs?

Rank Philadelphia Union’s top off-season needs in our reader poll, and tell us why you think that way.