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The difference between a good and bad team
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The difference between a good and bad team

Any team still starting Fabinho deserves to lose. This is not a good team. One PSP contributor has a word about Philadelphia Union’s latest travails.

Inside the head of Andrew Wenger
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Inside the head of Andrew Wenger

Andrew Wenger is a talented player with one major, major problem: He thinks entirely too much. PSP’s Dan Walsh explains.

John McCarthy and other signs for optimism
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John McCarthy and other signs for optimism

Hometown boy John McCarthy wasn’t the only good sign for the Union on Saturday, but he certainly was a fun one to watch. PSP’s Dan Walsh looks at that and some of the other good signs on display.

Perspective, critique, and change for the Union
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Perspective, critique, and change for the Union

Yes, we need to maintain some perspective with some aspects of the Union right now. But other things need some serious critique, while others clearly need a change. PSP’s Dan Walsh breaks them down.

Is it time to reevaluate Zach Pfeffer?
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Is it time to reevaluate Zach Pfeffer?

Maybe it’s time to dial back the expectations on Zach Pfeffer. PSP’s Dan Walsh explores.

Five thoughts on the Union and MLS
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Five thoughts on the Union and MLS

With Maidana’s injury, Pfeffer could get an extended run with the Union. Will he, or won’t he leave for international duty? PSP’s Dan Walsh weighs in on that and a few other Union topics, including Cruz’s loan and the center backs’ struggles.

Is the glass half empty or half full?
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Is the glass half empty or half full?

Is the glass half full or half empty for Philadelphia Union? Well, maybe it’s both. PSP’s Dan Walsh has a go.

Five thoughts on the Union’s recent personnel moves
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Five thoughts on the Union’s recent personnel moves

After a busy week for Philadelphia Union in terms of personnel moves, PSP’s Dan Walsh weighs in on the recent comings and goings.

Is Junior Lone Star FC the next big thing in Philly soccer?
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Is Junior Lone Star FC the next big thing in Philly soccer?

With a Junior Lone Star product in Philadelphia Union training camp and eight others inking pro or semipro contracts in the last year, the southwest Philly club seems on the cusp of big things. Will things break their way? PSP’s Dan Walsh explores.

The Union need to hire a GM — NOW
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The Union need to hire a GM — NOW

Austin Berry’s situation is the latest sign the Union need a general manager sooner than later. While Rene Meulensteen sits in Europe collecting money from the Union, Philadelphia has hit delays on nearly every transaction they’ve tried to make. PSP’s Dan Walsh lays it out.