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Coach Burke counsels calm
Commentary / USL / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

How much does the USL actually matter?

The USL matters on very different levels for clubs in the league. In some cases, it may not matter at all.

Bending but not breaking.
Commentary

Mckenzie goes from Wake Forest bench to Union stalwart

Mark McKenzie made the MLS Team of the Week. Tim Jones takes a look at the Academy grad and a NY Red Bulls counterpart.

Stop calling the Union cheap
Commentary / Union

Stop calling the Union cheap

Once again fans are looking for the cause of the Union’s woes, but this time we can be absolutely certain it isn’t the budget.

courtesy Philadelphia Union
Commentary / MLS

Offseason grades: New kit edition

There were winners and losers in this offseason’s batch of new kits. As always, Philly Soccer Page is here for your fashion critiques.

Six Bethlehem Steel players to watch in 2018
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Six Bethlehem Steel players to watch in 2018

Following these six players will tell you how Bethlehem Steel’s 2018 season is progressing. All are new.

Making the most of the Union’s time off
Commentary / Union

Making the most of the Union’s time off

It’s weird to have two bye weeks so early and so close together, but if they’re smart the Union could turn it into an advantage.

Change, Part 1: Commentary – a rigid system
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Change, Part 1: Commentary – a rigid system

In our two part series on change today, Tim Jones comments on the benefit to an inflexible, rigid, organization-wide system of playing soccer.

The deep end: Do the Union finally have depth to compete?
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The deep end: Do the Union finally have depth to compete?

Are the Union finally deep enough to compete in MLS?

Five Union Academy products to watch this season
Commentary / Union Academy

Five Union Academy products to watch this season

It looks more and more like the Union may have to rely on youth this season. Here are the rostered academy products to watch this season.

On Philadelphia sports loyalty
Commentary / Union

On Philadelphia sports loyalty

Amidst the highs of the Eagles’ first Super Bowl, Jim O’Leary wonders whether it makes up for all the suffering of Philadelphia sports fans.