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PSP talks to Jim Curtin: The Five Things
Tactical Analysis

PSP talks to Jim Curtin: The Five Things

Adam Cann’s series based on his interview with Jim Curtin concludes with a review of the five markers that, if realized, will boost the Union’s chances of reaching the playoffs.

PSP talks to Jim Curtin: Strength in the center
Preseason

PSP talks to Jim Curtin: Strength in the center

The Union will be a different team without Cristian Maidana in 2016. Will Tranquillo Barnetta help add spine to a team that was far too easy to break down last year?

Union name Tim McDermott new Chief Business Officer
Front Office

Union name Tim McDermott new Chief Business Officer

Philly native McDermott comes to the Union with NBA, NFL, and NHL experience.

Suncoast Invitational dates added to Union preseason schedule
Preseason schedule

Suncoast Invitational dates added to Union preseason schedule

Suncoast Invitational games against DC, Tampa Bay, NYRB, and Toronto announced. Preseason schedule now stands at six games.

PSP talks to Jim Curtin: Wingers and width
Featured / Preseason

PSP talks to Jim Curtin: Wingers and width

Philly’s starting wingers were held scoreless until May 30 last season. The Union will look to change how they use wingers and width as they seek to do a better job disrupting defenses in 2016.

PSP talks to Jim Curtin: ‘Defense first’ is more than just a mantra
Preseason / Tactics Talk

PSP talks to Jim Curtin: ‘Defense first’ is more than just a mantra

The Union allowed 55 goals last season. To bring that number down the club drafted for defense, and Jim Curtin is looking to implement a top-to-bottom press that takes advantage of the team’s athletic back line in 2016.

Blake made great save after great save in 2016. Photo: Earl Gardner.
Analysis / Preseason

PSP talks tactics with Jim Curtin: A cohesive plan starting from the back

PSP spoke with Jim Curtin about the Union’s tactics. This piece is the first of a series that will build on Curtin’s comments to examine how the Union can find more consistency and success in 2016.

Union re-sign Creavalle
Signing News

Union re-sign Creavalle

The fullback/defensive midfielder is back for 2016.

Union re-sign Fabinho
Signings

Union re-sign Fabinho

Union make official the re-signing of left back Fabinho.

Union announce key preseason dates
Preseason

Union announce key preseason dates

Players report on Jan. 22. Florida portion of preseason begins Feb. 2.