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. He moved to Italy in 2014. See more at http://www.danielwalsh.net. Email him at dwalsh@phillysoccerpage.com.

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Philly Soccer Page Info / Union

Adam Cann to leave PSP, join Philadelphia Union

The PSP original and tactical genius will depart our publication to begin work as an analyst and writer for the Philadelphia Union. We couldn’t be happier for him.

Player of the Week: Carli Lloyd
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Carli Lloyd

The Delran native scored her 100th career international goal, joining an elite club.

The left back of the future — and the present
A View from Afar / Union

The left back of the future — and the present

Matt Real played his first MLS game Saturday. The teenager looked good for most of the match, save for two key moments. For better worse, the future is now for the Union’s left back of the future.

Matt Real leaps above a Richmond midfielder.
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Matt Real

The teenage left back showed he belonged in his MLS debut on Saturday.

Fans wanted for new podcast and Fans’ View
Philly Soccer Page Info / Podcasts

Fans wanted for new podcast and Fans’ View

We’re looking for Fans’ View writers and Union fans interested in being part of an intriguing new podcast intended to give voice to Union fans.

Columbus match an early litmus test for Union
A View from Afar / Union

Columbus match an early litmus test for Union

Columbus is a good team, but they’re a team with weaknesses ripe for a team like Philadelphia Union to exploit. The match will be an early test of how good the Union are, PSP’s Dan Walsh writes.

News roundup: Toronto, NYRB advance to CCL semis over Mexican sides
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Toronto, NYRB advance to CCL semis over Mexican sides

Massive wins by MLS clubs to advance to CCL semis, MLS commish Don Garber weighs in on the Union in a great interview, and more.

Players of the Week: Auston Trusty and Anthony Fontana
Player of the Week

Players of the Week: Auston Trusty and Anthony Fontana

Philadelphia Union’s academy is ready to pay off finally after a dream first outing for the Union rookies.

What the off-season revealed about Philadelphia Union
Season Previews / The search for a No. 10

What the off-season revealed about Philadelphia Union

PSP’s Dan Walsh looks at what this off-season, culminating with Bořek Dočkal’s unveiling on Wednesday, told us about Philadelphia Union’s ability to financially compete in modern MLS.

Six Union players to watch in 2018
Season Previews

Six Union players to watch in 2018

The performances of these players could make or break the Union’s season. PSP’s Dan Walsh lays it out.