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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
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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
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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.

Hang (up the) 10: Forget a signing and let the kids play
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Hang (up the) 10: Forget a signing and let the kids play

The addition of David Accam to the Union changes how the Union will play in 2018 – and eliminates the need for a fancy attacking midfielder. Instead, it’s time the Union play their young central midfielders.

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PSP reacts: Union unveil new home kit

The Union finally unveil their new primary kit, and it’s quite a departure from the past. PSP’s contributors share their thoughts about the new kit and their favorite soccer shirts of all time.

Can the Union be a destination team for young Americans?
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Can the Union be a destination team for young Americans?

MLS teams give fewer minutes to young Americans than the biggest European leagues give to their respective domestics. This is an opportunity for the Union. New PSP columnist Pete Mazzaccaro explains.

Is Lee Nguyen the Union’s missing piece?
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Is Lee Nguyen the Union’s missing piece?

Lee Nguyen failed to report to New England’s training camp and has requested a trade. PSP’s Ryan Rose writes about why Nguyen is the player the Union should target to fill the No. 10 role.

Broadcasting partners: Are the fans interested?
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Broadcasting partners: Are the fans interested?

The Union quietly switched television partners over the offseason, but will it pay dividends?

Thursday prior to the big weekend. Field was perfect and photogenic.
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Revisiting the Four Agreements

The Union were quiet for months after the 2017 season ended. Though they broke the silence in a big way last week, this silence created anxiety, anger, and resent among their most ardent fans. To repair this relationship, let’s revisit the lessons learned from The Four Agreements, originally posted in April of last year.