Articles written by: John Fleming

John Fleming is 5 for 5 sports fan and all around Philly enthusiast. Though he lives outside the city he hopes to move back someday so he can stop being a poser. You can read more from John at his blog https://broadandsouth.com/

Fans’ View: It’s not all bad
Fans' View

Fans’ View: It’s not all bad

Most are writing off the season as a loss, but there’s still some positives to look at and a potentially bright future for this franchise

Fans’ View: The time is now
Fans' View

Fans’ View: The time is now

As the rest of the city’s sports teams are patiently stacking up for the future, the Union are in a unique position to grab the attention of starving Philly sports fans.

Fans’ View: Five reasons why Philly needs an NWSL team
Fans' View

Fans’ View: Five reasons why Philly needs an NWSL team

Philly is one of the largest sports markets, yet we still don’t have a top-tier women’s professional sports team. My 5 reasons why we need to change this.

Fans’s View: Reconciling the gut punch
Fans' View

Fans’s View: Reconciling the gut punch

The Philadelphia Union are the only winless team left in the league. Do they lack the talent or character to win games? Union fan John Fleming thinks they can turn it around with their current roster.

Fans’ View: Leadership on the pitch
Fans' View

Fans’ View: Leadership on the pitch

The Union have all the talent they need for success, but they lack the leadership to bring them all together to win. Fans’ View writer John Fleming draws on his military experience for comparison.

Fans’ View: Philadelphia Union kick off their 8th season
Fans' View

Fans’ View: Philadelphia Union kick off their 8th season

After an emotional 2016, Philadelphia Union embark on their eighth season. New Fans’ View writer John Fleming writes about his anticipation for opening day.