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Youth and pride: If not now, when?
Commentary

Youth and pride: If not now, when?

Shana Tovah! Steve Whisler rings in the Jewish New Year with all sorts of disbelief about the Union’s resistance to play their best young prospects.

News roundup: Curtin and Stewart speak
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Curtin and Stewart speak

Kansas City wins US Open Cup, Montreal shocks Toronto, Atlanta continues torrid form, and the rest of the day’s news.

Tactical analysis: New Jersey Red Bulls 0-0 Philadelphia Union
Tactical Analysis

Tactical analysis: New Jersey Red Bulls 0-0 Philadelphia Union

A look at the Union’s draw against the perpetually frustrated Red Bulls.

News roundup: NASL files lawsuit against U.S. Soccer
Daily news roundups

News roundup: NASL files lawsuit against U.S. Soccer

U.S. Open Cup Final tonight, USWNT beats New Zealand, and the rest of the day’s news.

A more frugal 2018 Union bench?
Analysis

A more frugal 2018 Union bench?

Possible off-season organization roster promotions ranging from plausible to bold. They would clear salary space for needed help, if our salary guesses are anywhere close to reasonable.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through September 17
SEBA Projections

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through September 17

Philadelphia survives mathematically with a statistically lucky draw. Bethlehem inches closer to the USL playoffs. Final USOC forecast for tonights match.

The frustration of Chris Pontius
For Pete's Sake

The frustration of Chris Pontius

Chris Pontius hasn’t scored a goal this season, despite playing almost every game. Peter Andrews considers his frustrating season and why Pontius continues to start every game.

Player of the week: Andre Blake
Player of the Week

Player of the week: Andre Blake

Andre Blake stellar performance in North Jersey brings back our “player of the week” piece after a slight hiatus.

News roundup: Andre Blake multimillion dollar transfer to EPL killed due to arcane permit rule
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Andre Blake multimillion dollar transfer to EPL killed due to arcane permit rule

Jamaican players can’t move to Europe thanks to their low FIFA ranking, Jay Heaps gets the ax, MLS is considers changing playoff format, USWNT heads to Cinci, and much more.

Player Ratings: New York Red Bulls 0 – 0 Philadelphia Union
Player ratings / Union

Player Ratings: New York Red Bulls 0 – 0 Philadelphia Union

The good, the bad, and the concerningly disinterested.