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News roundup: Crippling loss, untrust the process, Cinci Open Cup semi, more
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Crippling loss, untrust the process, Cinci Open Cup semi, more

The implications of the Union’s loss to Montreal set in, Bethlehem looks for a USL playoff berth, and FC Cincinnati host NYRB tonight in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals.

You should be happy the Union aren’t signing a No. 10 this summer
Commentary

You should be happy the Union aren’t signing a No. 10 this summer

Steve Whisler is relieved the Union passed on Nicolás Martinez.

News roundup: Union soak up weekly honors, no Nico, VAR reviews, ArJo out, more
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union soak up weekly honors, no Nico, VAR reviews, ArJo out, more

The Union earn praise for their destruction of Dallas, Nico Martinez ain’t coming to Philly, lots of goals in MLS Week 22, the Iceman is looking for a new home, and much more.

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 3-1 FC Dallas
Player ratings

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union 3-1 FC Dallas

The Union put on one of the best team performances in recent memory. Who shined most in the team’s first-ever victory over Dallas?

News roundup: Union road pwned, homegrown game, Fire rebuild, Miami a go?, more
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union road pwned, homegrown game, Fire rebuild, Miami a go?, more

The Union can’t hack it away from Chester, Trusty and Jones take on Chivas, a study in how to rebuild a losing team, and maybe this time Miami to MLS is really happening, maybe?

Player ratings: New England Revolution 3-0 Philadelphia Union
Player ratings

Player ratings: New England Revolution 3-0 Philadelphia Union

It’s not quite August, but another critical – and seriously disheartening – loss to a fellow Eastern Conference contender may spell the end of the Union’s playoff hopes. Did anyone show up to play? Check the ratings.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC
Match previews

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC

A second date with Columbus, this time in Chester, is a must-win game for the Union.

News roundup: Union scoring drought, pro/rel media bid, Dwyer on the move, more
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union scoring drought, pro/rel media bid, Dwyer on the move, more

The Union forgot how to score, MLS turns down $4 bazillion dollars, Dom Dwyer looks destined for a return to Florida, Gold Cup news, and more.

Match report: Montreal Impact 2-1 Philadelphia Union
Union match reports

Match report: Montreal Impact 2-1 Philadelphia Union

The Union fall on the road in Quebec due to careless defending and a lethargic final touch.

News Roundup: Tony Fontana comes to town, Union schedule woes, the East rises, and Gold Cup musing
Daily news roundups

News Roundup: Tony Fontana comes to town, Union schedule woes, the East rises, and Gold Cup musing

The Union added to their Homegrown arsenal by signing Anthony Fontana, the schedule is about to get rough, MLS Eastern Conference rises above the west, and Gold Cup news and views.