Articles written by: Peter Andrews

As PSP's West Coast Bureau Chief, Peter Andrews covers the Union from the far side of the United States. Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, he is a second-year law student at the University of California, Berkeley. Sunil Gulati once gave him an A- in Economics. Follow him on Twitter @pfandrews.

The defense can’t rest
For Pete's Sake

The defense can’t rest

The Union’s dysfunctional defense is at the heart of their disastrous season. Peter Andrews examines what’s gone wrong, and makes the case for switching to a three-man backline.

What else could go wrong? Part 2
Commentary / Featured

What else could go wrong? Part 2

Things are bad. Could they possibly get worse? Peter Andrews calls up his crystal ball guy to get the answers.

Summary of Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference
Press Conference

Summary of Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference

Jim Curtin talked about the value of patience and consistency, the dangers poised by NYCFC, the left back and left wing positions, and much more in his midweek presser.

It’s time to hold Jim Curtin accountable
Commentary

It’s time to hold Jim Curtin accountable

Nothing is working right now in Chester. Peter Andrews explains why Jim Curtin is the man who deserves the lion’s share of the blame for the team’s poor start.

Alejandro Bedoya, for club and country
Commentary / Featured

Alejandro Bedoya, for club and country

After Alejandro Bedoya’s 75-minute appearance for the United States in their demolition of Honduras on Friday night, Peter Andrews discusses the differences in his game when with the national team and with the Union. Plus, Pulisic!

World Cup Qualifying recap: USMNT 6-0 Honduras
USMNT

World Cup Qualifying recap: USMNT 6-0 Honduras

The United States demolished Honduras behind Christian Pulisic and Clint Dempsey in Bruce Arena’s first game back in charge.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-2 Orlando City SC
Union match reports

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-2 Orlando City SC

Cyle Larin proved the difference in the Union’s first loss of the season, a 2-1 defeat in Orlando.

Bad luck, or something more?
Commentary

Bad luck, or something more?

Was the Union’s draw on Saturday a case of pure bad luck? Or is something deeper at work in Chester? Peter Andrews takes a look at where the Union stand after two matches.

Fabinho is casual returning to the defensive line, but Jones covered the passing lane into the channel.
Commentary

Against odds, a good start for the Union

Everything pointed to a loss until, suddenly, it didn’t. Peter Andrews provides his perspective from Vancouver on the Union’s season-opening draw.

Union postgame: Union 0-0 Vancouver
Union / Video

Union postgame: Union 0-0 Vancouver

From BC Place, PSP has postgame video from Derrick Jones, Alejandro Bedoya and Fafa Picault. Also, a transcript of Jim Curtin’s postgame remarks.