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.

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew
Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew

The same teams, playing the same game, lead to significantly different results.

Player ratings: Columbus Crew 1 – 0 Philadelphia Union
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Player ratings: Columbus Crew 1 – 0 Philadelphia Union

Saturday’s game earns some players praise, and several players scorn.

Match preview: Montreal Impact vs. Philadelphia Union
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Match preview: Montreal Impact vs. Philadelphia Union

A busy two weeks kicks off tomorrow night with two teams missing key players and C.J. Sapong and Laurent Ciman ready to battle.

The missed opportunity in hosting Swansea City
Commentary

The missed opportunity in hosting Swansea City

Summer friendlies are great money makers, but could the Union have made more money with a different opponent?

Is tonight’s game a rivalry match?
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Is tonight’s game a rivalry match?

In the absence of a true regional rivalry, perhaps Union fans can look further afield to find a match worth getting worked up about.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution
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Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution

This weekend against New England, Philadelphia could take a step upward in the standings and set the tone at the halfway point of the season.

Who is Elías Aguilar?
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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
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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
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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.