April 19, 2014 DEFENSE RULES
Union can't find net in 0-0 draw with Houston
CHESTER, PA – It looked like three games in eight days was going to be too much for the Philadelphia Union to handle, but the defense kept them in the game, even as the offense could not find the net as they played to a 0-0 draw against the Houston Dynamo in front of 17,301 fans.
April 19, 2014 SHOOTING BLANKS
Leg weary Union hold Dynamo to 0-0 draw
CHESTER, PA – Playing in the third game in eight days, the Philadelphia Union looked to find consistency Saturday. After coming out with slow legs, they were able to pick up their energy. However, it wasn’t enough to break their 5-game winless streak in a 0-0 draw against the Houston Dynamo in front of 17,301 fans at PPL Park.
April 18, 2014 “WE NEED A WIN”
Union need to translate possession into points against Dynamo on Saturday
Sebastien Le Toux calls the Philadelphia Union’s offensive output a “process.” Encouraged by the way his squad has dictated play – the Union has consistently out-possessed opponents this season-- Le Toux said it is the “little things” they need to do better. That focus starts Saturday, as the Union host the Houston Dynamo at PPL Park (4 p.m., Comcast).
April 16, 2014 BULL SHOT
Philadelphia Union fall 2-1 to NY Red Bulls
HARRISON, NJ—There were no heroic comebacks for the Philadelphia Union Wednesday at Red Bull Arena. The New York Red Bulls reeled off two second-half goals and held on for a 2-1 win despite playing the final 12 minutes shorthanded after a straight red card to Ibrahim Sekagya.
April 9, 2014 PFEFFER ANSWERS THE CALL
Homegrown player headed for U.S. U-20 team
CHESTER, Pa. - Union midfielder Zach Pfeffer has been included in the 22-player squad selected by Under-20 Men’s National Team head coach Tab Ramos for the 35th edition of the Dallas Cup, which takes place April 13-20 in Dallas. Pfeffer, the Union's first Homegrown Player, previously trained with the U-20 squad in Verona, Italy in November 2013 and again in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., this past January.
April 4, 2014 STAT GEEKS
Numbers don't add up to Union goals or wins
Anyone who follows soccer knows that all the contrived stats -- possession, passing, penalty area penetration -- don't mean a thing if the ball doesn't go in the net. The only stat that matters is goals.The Philadelphia Union have not scored too many of those this season, but Team Manager John Hackworth believes the stats are the path to changing that.
April 4, 2014 NO LONGER A FIT
McInerney not what the Union needed
Friday's move that sent Philadelphia Union forward Jack McInerney to the Montreal Impact in exchange for Andrew Wenger sent shockwaves through MLS. But according to one league source, the move was made with the idea of finding a better fit up top for the team.
April 4, 2014 BOMBSHELL
Philadelphia Union trade Jack McInerney to Montreal
This has been a strange week for Philly sports teams and some of their most recognizable players. First the Eagles cut DeSean Jackson, their leading receiver last season and a three-time pro Bowl selection, and watched him sign with NFC East rival Washington. Now Jack McInerney, the second-all-time leading goal scorer in the Philadelphia Union's four-plus seasons (28 goals in 100 games) has been dealt by the Union to Montreal for Andrew Wenger.
Union send Jack McInerney to Montreal for Wenger
CHESTER, Pa. – Philadelphia Union have acquired forward Andrew Wenger from Montreal Impact in exchange for Jack McInerney, the club announced today. Wenger, a former member of the Union’s PDL affiliate Reading United and a Lancaster, Pa. native, spent the previous two years in Montreal after being selected first overall in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.
March 29, 2014 DAMAGED BY DI VAIO
Impact striker again hurts Union
CHESTER, Pa – Marco Di Vaio is a one man wrecking crew against the Philadelphia Union. On Saturday, he scored his first goal of the season in his first game back from a suspension, pulling the Montreal Impact level 1-1.