July 29, 2015 SWISS IMPORT
Union sign midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta
CHESTER, Pa. – It looks like the Philadelphia Union has made their summer signing, and while other MLS clubs were picking up the likes of Andrea Pirlo, Didier Drogba and Gio dos Santos, the Union have acquired midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta via a free transfer.
July 27, 2015 TERMINATED
Union end Carlos Valdes contract
CHESTER, Pa. – Philadelphia Union and MLS have mutually terminated the contract with defender Carlos Valdes, the club announced Monday. The defender has been on loan with Nacional of the Uruguayan Primera Division since February.
July 21, 2015 BIGGEST WIN EVER
Shorthanded Union prevail over Red Bulls in pks
HARRISON, NJ--Jim Curtin didn’t mince words. The Philadelphia Union head coach has been a part of numerous big victories in his brief stint in charge. But this latest win -- a result of penalty kicks which pushed the Union past the New York Red Bulls in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup Tuesday at Red Bull Arena – stood out above the rest.
July 21, 2015 FINDING A WAY THROUGH
Union advance in Open Cup on penalties
HARRISON, N.J. – The Philadelphia Union prevailed over the New York Red Bulls on penalty kicks on Tuesday, winning their US Open Cup quarterfinal match at Red Bull Arena despite a 40th-minute ejection, allowing a goal in the fourth-minute of second-half injury time and seeing a ball hit the post in extra time.
July 13, 2015 STAYING FOCUSED
Wenger perseveres through slump
CHESTER, Pa. – Going 21 matches without a goal will draw boos. Especially in Philadelphia. But Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin kept calling upon Andrew Wenger. And the forward came through with a huge goal in what wound up as a 3-0 victory over the Portland Timbers last Saturday night at PPL Park.
July 8, 2015 HAT TRICK HERO
Taylor-Parkes leads Union U16s over New England
CHESTER, Pa.-- Raheem Taylor-Parkes scored three goals to lead the Philadelphia Union U16s to a 5-3 exctra time win over the New England Revolution in a U.S. Soccer Development Academy quarterfinal match at PPL Park’s Training Grounds.