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. He is a second-year law student at the University of California, Berkeley. Sunil Gulati once gave him an A- in Economics. Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, you can follow him on Twitter @pfandrews.

Player of the Week: Tranquillo Barnetta
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Tranquillo Barnetta

In a week where few players stood out, Tranquillo Barnetta produced the Union’s lone moment of brilliance.

Match report: Chicago Fire 3-0 Philadelphia Union
Match reports / Union

Match report: Chicago Fire 3-0 Philadelphia Union

The Union failed to turn up to Toyota Park, losing 3-0 to basement dwellers Chicago Fire.

Player of the Week: Tranquillo Barnetta
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Tranquillo Barnetta

Restored to his proper place on the pitch, Tranquillo Barnetta was the most influential Union player in a pair of huge wins last week.

Analysis and player ratings: Union 2-0 Sporting KC
Player ratings

Analysis and player ratings: Union 2-0 Sporting KC

Up a man and a goal, the Union did the hard work necessary to get a big three points.

Player of the Week: Fabinho
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Fabinho

Peter Andrews has a mea culpa: maybe Fabinho doesn’t deserve to be fired into the sun after all. At the very least, he’s PSP’s Player of the Week.

Match report: New England Revolution 0-4 Philadelphia Union
Match reports

Match report: New England Revolution 0-4 Philadelphia Union

Snapping a four-game winless streak in dominating fashion, the Union cruised to a 4-0 road victory over New England in Alejandro Bedoya’s debut.

Player of the Week: Ryan Richter
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Ryan Richter

Capping a typically stellar game with a 88th minute PK, Ryan Richter’s performance for Bethlehem Steel this weekend was Player of the Week worthy.

“It’s worth it,” and other reflections on the All-Star Game
Commentary

“It’s worth it,” and other reflections on the All-Star Game

Arsenal defeated the MLS All-Stars 2-1 last night. PSP’s Peter Andrews reports from San Jose on the Union’s All-Stars, and on the messy yet worthwhile nature of the game itself.