Articles written by: The Fans' View

Fans’ View: The Union Bible
Fans' View / The Union Bible

Fans’ View: The Union Bible

PSP has never taken a reader’s comment and turned it full-on into a stand-alone guest column. But this one was so funny, insightful, clever and original, that we just had to.

Fans’ View: A defense of Nick Sakiewicz
Fans' View

Fans’ View: A defense of Nick Sakiewicz

Union fan Joe Cosella explains why he believes Nick Sakiewicz is taking too much blame for the Union’s disappointing season.

Fans’ View: A fan’s idea for a Union mascot
Fans' View

Fans’ View: A fan’s idea for a Union mascot

This idea doesn’t suck. It’s not contrived. It’s actually pretty damn good. When you learn where it came from, you’ll think so even more.

Fans’ View: An American in Montreal, finally
Fans' View / Featured

Fans’ View: An American in Montreal, finally

After a rough two-game stretch, Union fan Chris Gibbons looks back on happier times: His trip to Montreal to see the Union play. Forget soccer. Let there be glorious Montreal.

Fans’ View: Fans from afar
Fans' View / Featured

Fans’ View: Fans from afar

Avery Kravitz reminds everyone that Union fans don’t only live in the area.

Fans’ view: The Reading-Philly connection
Fans' View / Featured / Reading United AC

Fans’ view: The Reading-Philly connection

A look at the Reading-Philadelphia sport connection ahead of Saturday’s friendly between Reading United and the Union.

John Hackworth was a loyal assistant to Peter Nowak, but he never wanted to trade Danny Califf away from Philadelphia. (Photo: Paul Rudderow
Fans' View

Fans’ view: Lots of head scratching

It’s not the talent, it’s the tactics. Peter Nowak bought all the ingredients and it’s on him to blend them correctly. Our series of fan posts continues.

Fans’ view: Where has the DOOP gone?
Fans' View

Fans’ view: Where has the DOOP gone?

The DOOP went on a road trip in 2011 and hasn’t come back. One Union fan wonders where it went in the latest installment of PSP’s fan posts.

Fans’ view: Alternate Union realities
Fans' View

Fans’ view: Alternate Union realities

Here’s the latest of PSP’s fan posts, with Union fan Seth Finck dreaming up alternatives to the Union’s MLS malaise. Hint: Bob Rigby isn’t involved, but Marty McFly, grammar school field days, and Peter Nowak are.

Fan’s view: The work of a fan
Fans' View / Featured

Fan’s view: The work of a fan

We asked Philly soccer fans for your views. You responded. Here’s the first of a series of posts from Philadelphia soccer fans sharing the fan’s view. Chris Rudderow kicks it off, talking about how Philadelphia Union was the team he’d waited for since the Penn-Jersey Spirit faded away.