Articles written by: Jim O'Leary

Jim started writing for PSP around the same time the Union announced they were looking to hire a Chief Tattoo Officer. Those two facts probably aren't related, but what if they were? He's on twitter @thejimoleary, but be warned it's only about 60% soccer.

News Roundup: The Union win a friendly, and France wins a little tournament in Russia
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News Roundup: The Union win a friendly, and France wins a little tournament in Russia

Plus: Reading United secures an undefeated season, DC United opens a new stadium, and NC Courage locks up a playoff spot.

Hubris and the 2018 World Cup
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Hubris and the 2018 World Cup

Pride can lead to mistakes, but it also offers learning opportunities.

News roundup: Union lose, all-local USL action, and the World Cup moves to the Semis
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News roundup: Union lose, all-local USL action, and the World Cup moves to the Semis

Plus- Miami plans, LeBron is a fan, and more.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Atlanta United FC
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Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Atlanta United FC

The Union look to regain momentum when the best team in the East come to town.

News roundup: Union lose, lower division teams, and the World Cup goes to penalties
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News roundup: Union lose, lower division teams, and the World Cup goes to penalties

Plus Zlatan isn’t impressed, go90 goes away, and Orlando gets a coach.

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 4 – 0 Vancouver Whitecaps
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Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 4 – 0 Vancouver Whitecaps

A whole-team performance puts the Union past visitors from Vancouver

News roundup: MLS is back, Union win, and World Cup continues
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News roundup: MLS is back, Union win, and World Cup continues

Plus local lower-league results, and Bruce Arena jamming his foot even further into his mouth.

News Roundup: US Open Cup and World Cup action
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News Roundup: US Open Cup and World Cup action

One game, two cups.

Player Ratings: Philadelphia Union 0 – 2 Toronto FC
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Player Ratings: Philadelphia Union 0 – 2 Toronto FC

How Union players performed in a game that felt strangely like phoning it in.

News Roundup: Union are Canada’s top hangover cure
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News Roundup: Union are Canada’s top hangover cure

Plus: fine fallout from Atlanta, Steel win, Rooney watch continues, and scales start to tip for United 2026