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 third-year law student at the University of California, Berkeley. Sunil Gulati once gave him an A- in Economics. Follow him on Twitter @pfandrews.

Five thoughts after a Union win
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Five thoughts after a Union win

Out of nowhere, the Union produced a great home win. But what does it mean in the broader context? Peter Andrews offers five thoughts (and a sub-thought) about the Union as the calendar turns toward October.

The frustration of Chris Pontius
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The frustration of Chris Pontius

Chris Pontius hasn’t scored a goal this season, despite playing almost every game. Peter Andrews considers his frustrating season and why Pontius continues to start every game.

Match report: Minnesota United 1-1 Philadelphia Union
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Match report: Minnesota United 1-1 Philadelphia Union

Goals by C.J. Sapong and Ethan Finlay canceled each other out as — with a little help from VAR — Philadelphia Union earned a 1-1 draw at Minnesota United.

Union a class below their fun-to-watch opponents
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Union a class below their fun-to-watch opponents

Last week’s matches against Toronto and Atlanta were evidence of what creativity, talent, and — yes — cash can do for your soccer team. Peter Andrews on another tough week for the too-boring Philadelphia Union.

The kids aren’t alright
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The kids aren’t alright

The Union plan to build through their academy. But there’s no proof the current staff can manage young players once they’re ready for first-team minutes. Peter Andrews on the regression of the Union’s youngsters this season.

Time to demand more on the road
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Time to demand more on the road

Why can’t the Union replicate their home form on the road? Peter Andrews discusses the need for the Union to be bold on the road, along with his thoughts about Ilsinho, Ray Gaddis, and VAR.

Notes from Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference
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Notes from Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference

Jim Curtin talked playoffs, injuries, transfer rumors, young players, and the MLS All-Star Game in his weekly press conference.

Every player in Union history, ranked
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Every player in Union history, ranked

The Union have signed 126 players to first-team contracts in their history. Let’s remember some guys. Peter Andrews walks us through the good, the bad, the ugly, and the Mbolhi.

Match report: New England Revolution 3-0 Philadelphia Union
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Match report: New England Revolution 3-0 Philadelphia Union

Stuck in first gear, Philadelphia Union failed to trouble the New England Revolution, who rode a brace from Kei Kamara to a 3-0 victory.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-0 Columbus Crew
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Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-0 Columbus Crew

Philadelphia brushed aside nine-man Columbus Crew 3-0 at Talen Energy Stadium, but an on-field confrontation between Roland Alberg and C.J. Sapong took some luster off the victory.