New Fans’ View writer John Ling explains how a shared love of soccer and Philadelphia Union helps him connect with his 12-year-old daughter.
The Union won on Saturday, so why aren’t the excitement levels higher? Conor O’Grady explores.
Saturday is Star Wars theme night at PPL Park. PSP talks to Cara Joftis, the Union’s vice president for marketing, about how the promotion came about.
PPL Park expansion talk is back in the news. Conor O’Grady hopes talk of more suites, club seats, and a restaurant takes means the Union doesn’t forget the populism that was behind the founding of the club.
Daily news roundups
Hackworth says why disrupt Casey-Mac partnership when its working so well. Union officials to talk PPL expansion. Klinsmann says Donovan USA return not a sure thing. FIFA general secretary says democracy makes things hard. More news.
Featured / Union
In a wide-ranging exclusive interview, Philadelphia Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz tells PSP that Freddy Adu was never asked to take a pay cut and has turned down transfer offers from five countries. He also addresses PPL Park expansion, the Nowak lawsuit and more. (And yes, there’s additional follow-up reporting beyond the video.)
Featured / Player ratings
PSP has player ratings and analysis from Saturday’s game, along with video of postgame interviews from the locker room and manager’s press conference.
Match reports / Union
Philadelphia Union pulled into second place with a 1-0 win over New England at PPL Park. PSP has the recap and video highlights.