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Player of the week: Brian Carroll
Player of the Week

Player of the week: Brian Carroll

Even without his 350 MLS appearances, Brian Carroll is a worth Player of the Week.

Power rankings rise, interplanetary funksmanship, City Islanders win, more
Daily news roundups

Power rankings rise, interplanetary funksmanship, City Islanders win, more

Union rise in power rankings. Sapong discusses Planet Lovetron and interplanetary funksmanship. Harrisburg tops Orlando. More.

Analysis and player ratings: Union 2-0 NYCFC
Player ratings

Analysis and player ratings: Union 2-0 NYCFC

The Union were far from their best, but a huge effort from CJ Sapong and Tranquillo Barnetta’s return to the lineup helped the Philly go to 3-0 at home this season.

In Pictures: Union 2-0 NYCFC
Photo essays

In Pictures: Union 2-0 NYCFC

PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand Saturday afternoon as the Philadelphia Union defeated the New York City FC 2-0 in the sun filled Talen Energy Stadium.

1st in the East, BSFC draws, Academy teams undefeated in weekend play, Pulisic, more
Daily news roundups

1st in the East, BSFC draws, Academy teams undefeated in weekend play, Pulisic, more

Recaps and reports from Union’s win over NYCFC. Scoreless draw in Bethlehem. Two wins and a draw for Academy sides. City Islanders drop home opener. More.

Postgame: Union 2-0 NYCFC
Postgame

Postgame: Union 2-0 NYCFC

Mike and Kevin’s postgame wraps. Jim Curtin’s press conference. Postgame remarks from Brian Carroll, Tranquillo Barnetta, and CJ Sapong.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 New York City FC
Match reports

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 New York City FC

C.J. Sapong and Chris Pontius were both on target as Philadelphia Union went back to the top of the Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win over New York City FC.

The shape of the Union
Tactics Talk

The shape of the Union

Philadelphia Union are committed to a variant of the 4-3-3 this season. Why has the club adopted what can seem like a stubborn stance on team shape? And will they stick with it?