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An interesting Monday for the Union
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An interesting Monday for the Union

Roster madness and the Union: Okugo gone to another MLS club, but Fabinho stays? Shocking moves by the Union raise all sorts of questions. UPDATE: This column has been updated with new information on the specifics of what the Union offered Okugo and got for him.

What the latest Valdes transfer rumors reveal
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What the latest Valdes transfer rumors reveal

Dan Walsh looks at the latest transfer rumors around Carlos Valdes and considers what they say about the Union roster under new manager Jim Curtin.

Five thoughts: Union and MLS
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Five thoughts: Union and MLS

New Union investment? Allocation money changes the expansion draft? Can the Union still get Dan Kennedy? (Please, please, please?) PSP’s Dan Walsh dives in with five thoughts on the Union and MLS.

It’s over. Now what? (2014 edition)
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It’s over. Now what? (2014 edition)

The last two years, it was much easier to look ahead to the offseason because the Union’s needs were crystal clear. This year, question marks abound. PSP’s Dan Walsh lays it out.

Union fans want Sakiewicz out — here’s why
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Union fans want Sakiewicz out — here’s why

Union fans want Nick Sakiewicz out, according to a PSP poll. PSP’s Dan Walsh addresses that and cuts through the drama to explain why.

The end: A substitution that didn’t happen
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The end: A substitution that didn’t happen

Each effect has a cause. The Union’s epic collapse against Columbus may have had a few, but one very clear one stands out. PSP’s Dan Walsh explains.

So this is what it feels like to be a Philadelphia fan
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So this is what it feels like to be a Philadelphia fan

Ah. So this is it. Thank you, Rais Mbolhi and Nick Sakiewicz, for making it so clear what it really feels like to be a Philadelphia fan. PSP’s Dan Walsh offers an analogy.

The arc of momentum
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The arc of momentum

Where has the Union’s positive momentum gone, and how do they get it back? PSP’s Dan Walsh dives in.

Right call, wrong time
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Right call, wrong time

It’s too early to take the “interim” tag off Jim Curtin’s title. He still has something to prove. PSP’s Dan Walsh explains.

Then again, this photo of Maurice Edu with his second place medal says a bit too. (Photo: Earl Gardner)
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How will the Union respond?

The Union came up second best in the U.S. Open Cup. Now, the question is: Will they pout about it and collapse, or will they keep up their great play and drive into the playoffs? PSP’s Dan Walsh explores.