October 18, 2014 “WHAT OUR FANS DESERVE”
Union close out home slate with quality win over Sporting KC
CHESTER, Pa. – Two young guns who weren’t on the roster at the start of the 2014 season gave the Philadelphia Union a victory in the last home game of the year. With the playoffs no longer in the team’s sights and morale pretty low, Brian Brown and Pedro Ribeiro both scored goals as the Union earned a needed win on Saturday night, a 2-1 decision over Sporting Kansas City at PPL Park.
October 11, 2014 IT’S OVER
Union fall to Crew, ending playoff chance
CHESTER, Pa.---The Philadelphia Union’s inability to close out a game cost them what slim chance they had of making the playoffs, as they squandered a two-goal lead and fell 3-2 to the Columbus Crew at PPL Park Saturday night.
October 2, 2014 OKUGO STEPS UP
Union can't hold late lead
CHESTER, Pa. – After losing his starting spot in the midfield in favor of Maurice Edu and getting minimal playing time just months after wearing the captain’s armband for the Philadelphia Union, Amobi Okugo loudly and consistently stated his case for why he should be on the field over the course of Thursday night.
October 1, 2014 DEPTH CHARGE
Injuries will test Union bench as the season winds down
Jim Curtin talked a lot about options at his press conference this week. Formation and personnel options for the Philadelphia Union in the upcoming weeks, as well as where to put whom and what players will make a big impact as his squad battles to get above the red line in the Eastern Conference.
September 27, 2014 LOST OPPORTUNITY
Union need to play catch-up after loss to DC United
WASHINGTON, DC--With only four games remaining in the regular season, three of them at home, the Philadelphia Union have to do one thing to make the playoffs. Win. They can only do that if they score goals, something they could not manage in a 1-0 loss to D.C. United on Saturday.
September 19, 2014 MOVING ON
Union put Open Cup loss behind them, concentrate on playoff push
The words the Philadelphia Union players and interim Manager Jim Curtin used to describe Tuesday’s Open Cup loss to Seattle were ones like “difficult,” “hard,” and “crushed.”
But after the crushing defeat – on the Union’s home field no less – Philadelphia still has a lot of soccer to play. A lot of soccer that could find the team back in Major League Soccer playoffs for the first time in a few seasons.
September 16, 2014 NO CUP THIS YEAR
Union fall to Sounders in extratime
CHESTER, Pa.-- A Clint Dempsey goal in the first overtime period was the edge the Seattle Sounders needed over the Philadelphia Union Tuesday night, as the visitors came from behind to win the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup championship, 3-1.