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.

Who is Elías Aguilar?
Commentary / Union

Who is Elías Aguilar?

Elias Aguilar was training with the team in Chester yesterday, but what if it was more than just “training”?

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Harrisburg City Islanders
Match previews / US Open Cup

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Harrisburg City Islanders

The Islanders make their yearly pilgrimage to Chester for the U.S. Open Cup.

Finding a 10: What took so long?
Commentary

Finding a 10: What took so long?

Ilsinho has been the best fit at the 10 this season. But why did it take so long to get him there? And will it take that long the next time a change needs to be made?

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 2 – 1 Colorado Rapids
Featured / Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 2 – 1 Colorado Rapids

Four wins! But there is still work to be done for some players to reach their full potential.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Houston Dynamo
Match previews

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Houston Dynamo

It’s a Union home game, but the Dynamo brought their own weather for tonight’s matchup.

Should we feel better now that the Union have won?
Commentary / Union

Should we feel better now that the Union have won?

The Union have won for the first time since last August, but is there reason to believe that things will be getting any better?

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Red Bull New York
Match previews / Union

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Red Bull New York

What and who to look for when the Union face Red Bull this Saturday

What if coaching isn’t the problem?
Commentary

What if coaching isn’t the problem?

A coaching change would be one of the easiest changes to make, but would it work?

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 0 – 2 New York City FC
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Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 0 – 2 New York City FC

Jim Curtin isn’t the only one to blame for the team’s current performance.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Portland Timbers
Match previews / Union

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Portland Timbers

Will the Timbers to fly across the country and give the Union three artisanal, small batch, organic points?