With players, coaches and fans all turning their attention to 2015, closing out 2014 with a home win was a small but important victory for Jim Curtin and the Philadelphia Union.
Player of the Week
Next season will see whether he and the rest of the Union squad can put it together in ways they failed to this year, but with two assists this week, one thing is clear: Cristian Maidana is PSP’s Player of the Week.
PSP photographer Daniel Gajdamowicz shares his look at Saturday’s win over Sporting KC.
Daily news roundups
Recaps and reaction to Union’s win over KC. Protest banners removed from River End. League results. USWNT faces Haiti. Morgan out 4-6 weeks. More.
Video and full transcript of Jim Curtin’s postgame press conference, and video of interviews with Zac MacMath, Andrew Wenger, Jimmy McLaughlin, Amobi Okugo and Ray Gaddis. Also, postgame quote sheet.
KYW Philly Soccer Show
Michael Lahoud joins the pod to talk about the Ebola crisis and #KickEbolaInTheButt challenge. After that, the Greg and Eli begin their analysis of yet another Union season ending without reaching the playoffs.
With the playoffs out of the picture, the Union must show they want to retain fans’ respect with an energetic and prideful performance.
Get up to speed on the Union’s series history against Kansas City with our quick reference, featuring match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more.