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With eight years to plan, World Cup a massive opportunity for Philadelphia
For Pete's Sake

With eight years to plan, World Cup a massive opportunity for Philadelphia

The World Cup is coming to North America. Peter Andrews on the opportunity that represents for the city and for the Union. Plus, some observations on the Union’s current form.

The man for the job: Evaluating Earnie Stewart’s fit with U.S. Soccer
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The man for the job: Evaluating Earnie Stewart’s fit with U.S. Soccer

What can we expect with Earnie Stewart at the helm of the U.S. men’s national team? Based on what we’ve seen in his time with the Union, PSP’s Peter Andrews evaluates Stewart’s fitness for his new role.

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One-third of the season gone, who are the Union?

With twelve matches played, what do we know about this season’s Union. PSP’s Peter Andrews gives his answer, and hands out some awards for the first third of the season.

U.S. friendly brings World Cup melancholia to town
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U.S. friendly brings World Cup melancholia to town

The U.S. is settling in for an international friendly at Talen this weekend. PSP’s Peter Andrews on why the match can’t help but bring with it the memories of an opportunity lost.

Where’s the Union’s passion?
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Where’s the Union’s passion?

This year’s Union side has shown little passion throughout its disappointing start to the season. PSP’s Peter Andrews on why there’s no love affair between this team and its fans.

Wherefore art thou, Derrick Jones?
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Wherefore art thou, Derrick Jones?

The Union’s first Academy product has been a no-show for nearly nine months. Is it time to give him more minutes? PSP’s Peter Andrews on Derrick Jones.

The Union’s short leash
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The Union’s short leash

Maybe the Union’s start to the season isn’t actually that bad. But with results stagnant over three-plus seasons, they long ago lost the benefit of the doubt, writes PSP’s Peter Andrews.

On defense, no news is good news
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On defense, no news is good news

Sure, Saturday’s match was pretty forgettable. But Jim Curtin will be happy with how his young defense is navigating a choppy March schedule, writes PSP’s Peter Andrews.

Lots to like in a low-difficulty opener
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Lots to like in a low-difficulty opener

Sure, the Revs aren’t world-beaters. But the Union’s talented youth and positive mentality fuel a justified optimism. PSP’s Peter Andrews on what we learned from match 1 of 34.

Questions we’ve already answered
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Questions we’ve already answered

With the winter behind us, Peter Andrews looks back at PSP’s 2017 season in review to see what questions the Union answered this offseason.