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Sons of Ben raising money for Tickets for Troops
Fan Culture / Guest Column

Sons of Ben raising money for Tickets for Troops

Sons of Ben Director of Marketing Dan Sullivan tells Union fans how they can support the Tickets for Troops event on July 20 when the Union host Portland Timbers.

RU Ready? A Q&A with The Hot Box Hooligans
Fan Culture / Reading United AC

RU Ready? A Q&A with The Hot Box Hooligans

PSP talks to Jeffrey Mitchell and Marissa Salazar of The Hot Box Hooligans about their song “RU Ready?”, originally written for PDL club Reading United and now being used to raise money for Kicks Against Cancer.

“Paying it forward”: On Union fans being awesome
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“Paying it forward”: On Union fans being awesome

A Union fan in need who benefited from the generosity of the Philadelphia soccer community pays it forward.

A memorable day for Pumas fans despite the loss
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A memorable day for Pumas fans despite the loss

A cold day and small attendance didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of many Pumas fans who were seeing their favorite team in person for the first time.

The other supporters group: Bearfight Brigade
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The other supporters group: Bearfight Brigade

PSP talks to two of Bearfight Brigade’s founders, Jeremy Sharpe and Justin Lee. The name may come from a drinking game but they’re as serious about creating unity among supporters and engaging in charitable efforts as they are about having a good time.

Holiday shopping for the Philly soccer fan
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Holiday shopping for the Philly soccer fan

It’s that time of year again. Here are some gift ideas for the Philly soccer fan on your holiday shopping list.

Supporters Summit highlights
Fan Culture / Featured / Union

Supporters Summit highlights

PSP recaps some of the major talking points from Thursday night’s Supporters Summit at PPL Park.

Fans, idols, and managers
Fan Culture / Featured / Union

Fans, idols, and managers

What Saturday’s game says about the state and future of Philadelphia Union and their fans.

Union preseason fan weekend in pictures
Fan Culture / Featured / Local / Photo essays / Union

Union preseason fan weekend in pictures

PSP photographer Earl Gardner’s photo essay of the Union’s Fan Weekend in Orlando.

Ben Franklin's classic cartoon is the basis for the Union logo, but it was probably meant for much more.
Fan Culture / Featured

The Snakes: Why not?

PSP changes the subject with this question: Why hasn’t “The Snakes” nickname caught on for Philadelphia Union?