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.

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
Featured / Player ratings / Union

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?

Have the Union answered our questions?
Commentary / Questions to answer / Union

Have the Union answered our questions?

Jim O’Leary asks if we know more about this team after three games than we did in preseason?

Player ratings: Union 2-2 Toronto
Player ratings / Union

Player ratings: Union 2-2 Toronto

PSP’s weekly player report card. Please sign and return.

Question to answer: Are the Union a playoff team?
Featured / Questions to answer

Question to answer: Are the Union a playoff team?

Can the Union meet or even exceed the benchmark they set last season? PSP’s Jim O’Leary takes stock.

Stock rising/falling: Union 1-0 Rowdies
Preseason / Union

Stock rising/falling: Union 1-0 Rowdies

Haris Medunjanin, Adam Najem and Ray Gaddis really stood out, but who hurt themselves in the Union’s Saturday friendly? New PSP writer Jim O’Leary breaks it down.