Despite Chicago being ripe for the picking, even without Le Toux and Casey, the Union failed to get numbers forward and put the kind of pressure on the Fire that would yield a desperately needed result.
PSP photographer Earl Gardner’s look at the draw with Chicago.
In this guest column, Union fan and Sons of Ben member James Lockerbie explains that while he is grateful to Nick Sakiewicz for bringing the Union to Philadelphia, now it’s time for new leadership.
Daily news roundups
Recaps, reaction to dispiriting draw with Chicago. Ives says blame Sak. Bob Casey wants FIFA to release investigation report. No player boycott of Women’s World Cup planned. More.
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Video and transript of Jim Curtin’s postgame press conference and video of locker room interviews with Rais Mbolhi, Antoine Hoppenot, Danny Cruz and Amobi Okugo. Also postgame quote sheet.
Amobi Okugo was nearly the hero for the Union, but in the end, Rais Mbolhi’s blunder made the headlines, with the Union settling for a 1-1 draw against Chicago.
To renew or not to renew? For Scott Pugh, the answer is more about feelings than the benefits that go along with being a season ticket holder.