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.

Postgame video: Union 2-2 Toronto
Video

Postgame video: Union 2-2 Toronto

PSP’s Mike Servedio and Greg Orlandini break down the match. Interviews with Rosenberry, Blake, Medunjamin, Bedoya and Sapong. Postgame press conference with Curtin. Click on for more.

Player ratings: Whitecaps 0-0 Union
Player ratings

Player ratings: Whitecaps 0-0 Union

Who impressed? Who didn’t? PSP hands out player ratings for the Union’s opener.

PSP transition update
Philly Soccer Page Info

PSP transition update

The times are still changing. You’ve seen a host of new writers join PSP over the last few weeks. I like to call them the PSP Newbie Army. (That’s my first time saying it aloud. Be gentle.) Nick Fishman, Rob Elder, Zac DeMedio, Jim O’Leary, Chris Gibbons, Matt Custer, and […]

Elegy for Michael Farfan’s career and the Union that never were
A View from Afar

Elegy for Michael Farfan’s career and the Union that never were

PSP’s Dan Walsh looks back on the Philadelphia Union star who never was but could have been, and he considers whether the young Union players of today will stick around long enough to become athletic idols for a generation of young fans.

Question to answer: Can Jim Curtin get the most out of his players?
Featured / Questions to answer

Question to answer: Can Jim Curtin get the most out of his players?

PSP’s Philadelphia Union season previews wraps up with the most pressing question facing the team: Is their coach up to the challenge, and can he get the most out of his talent to fashion a winning team?

Readers poll: Philadelphia Union predictions
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Readers poll: Philadelphia Union predictions

How will the Union do this year? Who will be their MVP? How would you grade their off-season? Will Maurice Edu ever make it back? Vote on these questions and more in our preseason readers poll. Updated.

Player to watch: Haris Medunjanin
Feature / Players to watch

Player to watch: Haris Medunjanin

Our Philadelphia Union season preview kicks off with the first of a weeklong series, Players to Watch. PSP’s Dan Walsh looks at the deep-lying playmaker expected to key the Union’s attack this season.

PSP transition update No. 2
Philly Soccer Page Info

PSP transition update No. 2

An update on the ongoing transition at The Philly Soccer Page.

Rosenberry led all MLS field players in minutes played in 2016. Photo: Earl Gardner.
A View from Afar / Analysis

Philadelphia may have improved, but so has almost everyone else

Philadelphia Union could be the most improved team in the Eastern Conference, but when teams like Toronto can pick up guys like Victor Vazquez, it means most teams are getting better thanks to TAM. PSP’s Dan Walsh explains.

Deconstructing the “injury-prone” label
A View from Afar / Analysis

Deconstructing the “injury-prone” label

Is Josh Yaro injury-prone or is something else at play? PSP’s Dan Walsh looks at the different factors that lead to frequent injuries for certain types of players and hazards a guess on how this affects the sidelined Union defender.