It was hard to get the full story behind Mark McKenzie’s scary head injury from the outside looking in. So PSP talked with Bethlehem Steel’s team doctor get an inside look on how the team dealt with it.
Daily news roundups
Alberg leads Union to victory over Fire. Academy teams earn win, draw in USSDA playoffs. Reading falls to LVU. US _Colombis in Copa America Third Place Game. More.
Mike and Matthew’s postgame wrap. Video and transcript of Jim Curtin’s postgame press conference. Postgame comments from Roland Alberg, Tranquillo Barnetta, Keegan Rosenberry, and Chris Pontius. More.
Match reports / Union
Roland Alberg scored the Union’s second ever hat trick as Philadelphia defeated Chicago 4-3.
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC
Bethlehem Steel FC’s first signing has impressed thus far. PSP’s Dylan Gerstley gives us the rundown on the teenage center midfielder’s performance and his prospects for making the jump to Philadelphia Union.
After the USMNT’s dispiriting loss to Argentina, Scott Pugh says that soccer’s problems in the US come down to culture.
Get up to speed on the Union-Fire series history. We’ve got all of the match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more.
Player of the Week
In a tough week for the Union, one player stepped up: Roland Alberg.