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February 6, 2016
LOTS IN RESERVE
Union falls to Armada in preseason opener

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Philadelphia Union opened preseason with a 1-0 loss to the Jacksonville Armada FC at Community First Park at The Baseball Grounds Saturday night. The Union used 31 players, each receiving at least a half hour of playing time.


February 4, 2016
SLIGHT ALTERATIONS
Union unveil new primary kit

CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union released their 2016 MLS primary jersey


February 4, 2016
MIDFIELD QUALITY
Union signs Dutchman Alberg

CHESTER, Pa. -- The Philadelphia Union announced Thursday the signing of 25-year-old Dutch midfielder Roland Alberg from ADO Den Haag.


February 3, 2016
ON SCHEDULE
Edu's rehab on track for 2016 season

Maurice Edu struggled in more ways than one down the stretch last season. In addition to all his team's losses – 17 of them, to be exact – the Philadelphia Union center back and captain was dealing with pain from a sports hernia. Edu had surgery in October and is still on the mend.


February 1, 2015
READY TO LISTEN
Union's McDermott wants to talk to fans

Tim McDermott has a plan. One that includes listening to the fan base.

McDermott, the Philadelphia Union’s new Chief Business Officer, will have responsibility for overseeing the club’s business operations and working closely with their USL team, Bethlehem Steel FC, and the Philadelphia Union Academy.


January 29, 2016
SHAPING UP
Union begin rigorous preseason

After finishing 10-17-7 and missing the playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons, the Philadelphia Union clearly needed to make changes. That they’ve done.


January 27, 2016
ACCEPTED
Union will compete in Suncoast Invitational

The Philadelphia Union will participate in the Tampa Bay Rowdies Suncoast Invitational Feb. 17-27, the team announced Wednesday.


January 27, 2016
DOING BUSINESS
Union hires Tim McDermott

Philadelphia native Tim McDermott has been named chief business officer for the Philadelphia Union, the team announced Wednesday.


January 23, 2016
VALUABLE PLAYER
Union re-sign Warren Creavalle

Midfielder Warren Creavalle has re-signed with the Philadelphia Union, the team announced Saturday.


January 22, 2016
VETERAN DEPTH
Fabinho re-signs with Union

The Philadelphia Union have re-signed Brazilian defender Fabinho, the club announced Friday.


January 21, 2016
STARTING UP
Union announce preseason plans

The Philadelphia Union will begin preseason training at the University of Pennsylvania Sunday, the team announced Thursday. The Union will host its annual open training session for fans at YSC Sports in Wayne, Pa., from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday.


January 20, 2016
RETURNING
Union re-signs Brian Carroll

The Philadelphia Union has re-signed midfielder Brian Carroll, the team announced Wednesday. Carroll, 34, has been with the Union since 2011 and was a part of MLS’s inaugural free agency class this offseason before electing to re-sign with the Union.


January 19, 2016
TWO MORE PICKS
Union drafts defender Lurie, midfielder Missimo

The Philadelphia Union selected Mitchell Lurie and Cole Missimo in the final rounds of the MLS SuperDraft Tuesday. The Union selected Lurie with the third pick in the third round (No. 44 overall) and Missimo with the third pick in the fourth round (No. 64 overall).


January 15, 2016
CONCACAF'S BEST
Union's Andre Blake in goalkeeping mix

Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Andre Blake has been nominated for CONCACAF’s Male Goalkeeper of the Year award. Voting will be open until 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18.


January 15, 2016
GOING FOR DEPTH
Union bulk up the backline at MLS SuperDraft

Heading into the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, it was obvious that the Union needed help on the backline. They selected Georgetown defenders Joshua Yaro (No. 2) and Keegan Rosenberry (No. 3). Philadelphia then nabbed Creighton midfielder Fabian Herbers at No. 6 and George Mason left back Taylor Washington at No. 23.


January 15, 2016
DONE DEAL
Union sends Zach Pfeffer to Colorado Rapids

The Philadelphia Union completed a deal with Colorado Friday by sending Zach Pfeffer to the Rapids, along with general allocation money, in exchange for the No. 2 overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft.


January 14, 2016
SOLID SUPERDRAFT
Union nab four solid prospects

Until they prove their mettle in a Philadelphia Union uniform, no one will ever know if Thursday's four MLS SuperDraft selections will be considered successful. They sure look good on paper, though.


January 14, 2016
HOYAS RE-UNION
Union take Yaro with second pick

BALTIMORE---The Philadelphia Union are holding a Georgetown class reunion, selecting a pair of Hoyas with the second and third picks in the MLS SuperDraft.


January 13, 2016
LOAN DEAL
Union gets Brazilian defender Anderson Conceição

The Philadelphia Union has acquired 26-year-old Brazilian defender Anderson Conceição on loan for the 2016 season, the club announced Wednesday.


January 12, 2016
PLENTY TO CHOOSE FROM
Curtin sees quality talent available in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft

Like every other club, the Philadelphia Union will have their detailed draft board. It’s a fluid process and can change at any time, but by Thursday’s MLS SuperDraft in Baltimore, they’ll know which players they covet more than others.


January 12, 2016
SPEEDY MOVE
Union acquires Walter Restrepo from Cosmos

The Philadelphia Union have acquired winger Walter Restrepo from the New York Cosmos for an undisclosed transfer fee, the club announced Tuesday. Michael Lahoud will join New York on loan for the duration of the 2016 season.


January 11, 2016
LOOKING FOR STARTERS
Stewart encouraged by what he has seen at MLS Combine

The 2016 MLS SuperDraft is vital to every club. Especially the Philadelphia Union.


January 7, 2015
SWITCHING SPORTS
Ex-Union CEO Sakiewicz to head lacrosse league

Former Philadelphia Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz has been named Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League.


January 7, 2016
SEVENTH SEASON
Union will open at Dallas, close against Red Bulls

The Philadelphia Union released its 34-match regular season schedule Thursday, following the official announcement from MLS. The Union will open its seventh season at FC Dallas March 6 and conclude the season at Talen Energy Stadium against the New York Red Bulls Oct. 23. The team’s home opener will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20 against New England with the game aired live on 6abc.


December 28, 2015
FIRST ROUNDERS FIND HOMES
Ex-Union picks Mwanga, Hoffman land new gigs

Former Philadelphia Union first round picks Danny Mwanga and Chandler Hoffman both found new homes this week, with Mwanga signing with the Tampa Bay Rowdies of the North American Soccer League and Hoffman joining Louisville City of the United Soccer League.


December 24, 2015
OKA RETURNS
Union hire Nikolov as assistant coach

CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union has hired Oka Nikolov to join the technical staff as an assistant coach, with his primary focus on the goalkeepers.


December 22, 2015
OPENING ON THE ROAD
Union will start 2016 season against FC Dallas at Toyota Stadium

CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union will open the 2016 regular season at FC Dallas on March 6 and will open their home schedule March 20 against the New England Revolution at 5:00 pm.


December 11, 2011
LONG-TERM SUCCESS
Stewart takes reins at the Union with an eye to the future

Earnie Stewart was named as the Philadelphia Union Sporting Director on Oct. 26, and his arrival has been punctuated by a flurry of personnel moves setting the stage for him to put his stamp on the team for 2016.


December 11, 2015
MOVING MacMATH
After loan spell, Union send 'keeper to Colorado

CHESTER, Pa.---The Philadelphia Union have finally decided what to do with goalkeeper Zac MacMath. The club traded him to the Colorado Rapids in exchange for their natural second round selection in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft .


December 10, 2015
ROSTER MOVES
Union pick up seven options, drop nine

CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union has picked up the contract options of Eric Ayuk, Leo Fernandes, Sebastien Le Toux, Richie Marquez, Vincent Nogueira, Zach Pfeffer and C.J. Sapong. They will join Tranquillo Barnetta, Andre Blake, Maurice Edu, Raymon Gaddis and John McCarthy, who were already under contract for the 2016 season.


December 10, 2015
GAINING A PICK
Union send Ethan White to NYC FC

CHESTER, Pa. The Philadelphia Union have acquired New York City FC’s natural fourth round selection in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft in exchange for defender Ethan White.


December 9, 2015
HARD AT WORK
Union focused on assembling roster for next season

Despite difficult losses and a tremendous amount of adversity, the Philadelphia Union kept working throughout the frustrating 2015 campaign. They just didn’t see the results in terms of wins.


December 7, 2015
MAKING SPACE
Union open roster spots by dealing Maidana, Wenger to Houston

The roster rebuild continues. Shortly after acquiring midfielder Chris Pontius from D.C. United, the Philadelphia Union continued reshaping their roster on Monday.


December 7, 2015
FROM UNITED TO UNION
Union acquire Pontius from DC

CHESTER, Pa.– The Philadelphia Union have acquired midfielder Chris Pontius from D.C. United in exchange for both General and Targeted Allocation Money.


December 3, 2015
BIG MOVE COMING?
DC midfielder Pontius reportedly headed to Union

After a disappointing 10-17-7 season and being left out of the playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons, the Philadelphia Union clearly need to re-shape their roster. It looks as if a big move may occur soon.


December 3, 2015
THEY WANT HIM BACK
Cosmos talking with Union to keep Leo Fernandes

NEW YORK---The New York Cosmos want Leo Fernandes back for 2016, and are trying to arrange either another loan or a permanent transfer to keep the Long Island product.


December 2, 2015
OVERCOMING ADVERSITY
Union's Blake focused on the future after injury-plagued 2015 season

The season didn’t go as planned. Andre Blake endured a couple of knee injuries and then had some ups and downs in a frustrating season for the Philadelphia Union.


December 1, 2015
PPL PARK NO MORE
Talen Energy takes over naming rights to Union Stadium

Long gone are the days when a stadium's name was an almost eternal part of the community like Connie Mack Stadium, Veterans Stadium and the Spectrum. After just six years, PPL Park is getting a new name. With the recent mergers in the power industry Talen Energy (formerly PPL EnergyPlus) is taking over the naming rights to the home of the Philadelphia Union.


November 9, 2015
CALLED UP
Union's Andre Blake named to Jamaica squad

CHESTER, Pa.--- – Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Andre Blake has been called up to the Jamaican National Team for upcoming World Cup Qualifiers on Friday, Nov. 13, and Tuesday, Nov. 17.


November 3, 2015
A FINALIST
Union up for Fair Play Award

NEW YORK--The Philadelphia Union are a finalist for the Major League Soccer Fair Play award, which the club won in 2014. The Union are finalists along with Seattle Sounders FC and Los Angeles Galaxy.


October 30, 2015
FRESH START
Curtin will stay, but Union expected to shake things up for 2016

It was a learning process involving growing pains for the Philadelphia Union in 2015, including for head coach Jim Curtin.


October 28, 2015
"I ONLY WANT TO PLAY HERE"
Le Toux, Union talking contract

Following a disappointing 10-win season and missing the playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons, the Philadelphia Union realize they have a bevy of decisions ahead. One of the biggest deals with the contract of Sebastien Le Toux.


October 26, 2015
THE RIGHT FIT
Union deal with Stewart came together quickly

Last November, Jay Sugarman discussed the importance of hiring a sporting director. About 11 months later, that plan finally came together.


October 26, 2015
NEW MAN IN CHARGE
Earnie Stewart named Union sporting director

CHESTER, Pa. -- The Philadelphia Union announced Monday that it has agreed to terms with Earnie Stewart to take over as the club’s sporting director, effective Jan. 1.


October 25, 2015
SOMETHING TO BUILD ON
Union end season with win over Orlando City

CHESTER, Pa. – Their sixth season in Major League Soccer was rather forgettable. At least the Philadelphia Union ended it with three points. In a very difficult and tumultuous season, that’s something to build on heading into 2016.


October 25, 2015
POSITIVE FINISH
Union edge Lions 1-0 to end season with win

CHESTER, Pa. – Sebastien Le Toux converted a penalty kick in the 41st minute and that was all the offense the Philadelphia Union needed as they closed out the 2015 MLS campaign with a 1-0 victory over Orlando City SC Sunday night before a crowd of 17,309 at PPL Park.


October 23, 2015
A CELEBRATION FOR THE FANS
Union want to end season on a positive note

The 2015 season will soon officially come to an end for the Philadelphia Union. They want to close it out the proper way.


October 19, 2015
COMING UP SHORT
Slow start dooms Union against Red Bulls

HARRISON, NJ -- Philadelphia Union coach Jim Curtin was left shaking his head after Sunday's lopsided loss to the New York Red Bulls.


October 18, 2015
BULL-IED
Union routed by Red Bulls, 4-1

HARRISON, NJ -- The New York Red Bulls scored early and often against the Philadelphia Union on Sunday, starting with the fastest goal in MLS history and finishing with a 4-1 win at Red Bull Arena.


October 16, 2015
STILL MOTIVATED
Union ready to put best foot forward against Red Bulls on Sunday

After losing in the championship match of the U.S. Open Cup and then officially being eliminated from the playoff chase, the Philadelphia Union still must finish the season. There are two league matches remaining, starting with Sunday’s battle against the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena (3pm, Comcast).


October 15, 2015
SUCCESSFUL SURGERY
Maurice Edu to miss last two Union games

CHESTER, Pa. – Philadelphia Union defender Maurice Edu had successful surgery to repair a sports hernia and it will cause him to miss the final two games of the 2015 season. Edu will be ready for the start of the 2016 preseason.


October 13, 2015
"THE ULTIMATE TEAMMATE"
Brian Caroll reflects on frustrating Union season

Brian Carroll has seen just about everything in his long career in Major League Soccer. This season may have topped them all. And not in the most positive way.


October 3, 2015
IT'S OFFICIAL
Union playoff hunt ends with loss to Toronto

TORONTO--Call it a case of two clubs going in completely opposite directions. Toronto FC inched closer to its first playoff berth in franchise history with a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union Saturday at BMO Field.


October 2, 2015
GOTTA STICK TOGETHER
Union need to keep their heads up after crushing Open Cup loss

Losing in the championship match of the U.S. Open Cup for the second straight year will surely sting for quite some time.
But the Philadelphia Union must move on in league action. There are still three matches remaining.


October 2, 2015
DIFFERENT PRIORITIES
Sugarman on Sakiewicz ouster: " It’s clear we weren’t necessarily on the same page.”

This was a decision based on an entire body of work.
Especially in the short term.


October 2, 2015
NICK IS OUT
Sakiewicz let go by Union

Christmas has come early for some Philadelphia Union fans with the announcement Friday that the club has parted ways with CEO Nick Sakiewicz.


September 30, 2015
CRUSHED AND DEVASTATED
Union lose Open Cup final in gut-wrenching fashion

CHESTER, Pa. – It started well for the Philadelphia Union. But the ending was eerily similar to last year. You can say this was a maddening case of déjà vu.


September 30, 2015
HEARTBREAKINGLY CLOSE
Union lose Open Cup final in pks

CHESTER, Pa. – This was a maddening case of déjà vu. For the second straight year, the Philadelphia Union fell in the championship match of the U.S. Open Cup on their home pitch. Sporting Kansas City outlasted the Union, 7-6, in a thrilling set of penalty kicks Wednesday at PPL Park and won the U.S. Open Cup for the third time following trophies in 2004 and ’12.


September 29, 2015
SHOT AT REDEMPTION
Union can take sting out of disappointing season with Open Cup championship

CHESTER, Pa. – A mostly forgettable season can be turned around on Wednesday night. If the Philadelphia Union can put together one more victory in the U.S. Open Cup, they’ll have a chance to hoist a trophy and celebrate.


September 27, 2015
"WE DID WHAT WE NEEDED TO DO"
Union get result against New England without harming preparations for Open Cup Final

This was a draw that the Philadelphia Union will remember for a long time. Especially goalkeeper Andre Blake.


September 26, 2015
BLAKE'S BREAKTHROUGH
10-save performance helps Union tie New England, 1-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--This was a draw that the Philadelphia Union will remember for a long time. Especially goalkeeper Andre Blake.


September 25, 2015
JUGGLING ACT
Curtin needs to weigh weekend roster choices against need to be fresh for Open Cup Final

CHESTER, Pa. – Before the Philadelphia Union can think about potentially lifting the first trophy in franchise history, there’s still a league match looming Saturday at New England (7:30 pm, Comcast).


September 22, 2015
MAKING THE LEAP
Marquez becoming a staple in back for the Union

CHESTER, Pa. – What a meteoric rise. It wasn’t that long ago that Richie Marquez was competing in Division III for the University of the Redlands in California. While that may seem light years away from Major League Soccer, Marquez doesn’t view it that way.


September20, 2015
BACKS AGAINST THE WALL
Union top Dynamo, but still face long odds in hunt for playoff berth

CHESTER, Pa. – A variety of dominoes must fall in the proper direction for the Philadelphia Union to reach the postseason. But at least they’re still alive with four league matches remaining.


September 20, 2015
LIFE SUPPORT
Union pick up vital three points against Houston

CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union’s faint playoff hopes remain alive. Tranquillo Barnetta and C.J. Sapong each scored one goal and the defense did the rest in a 2-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo Sunday night before an announced crowd of 14,784 at PPL Park.


September 18, 2015
OUT OF THEIR HANDS
Union continue to scrap for points, but will need help to reach the postseason

Playoffs or bust. Before the 2015 regular season began, Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin talked about the importance of reaching the playoffs. That goal may soon be turning into bittersweet reality.


September 15, 2015
HARD WORKER
Union defender Ray Gaddis gives his all, all the time

CHESTER, Pa. – Through an up-and-down season which must seem like a roller coaster ride, Ray Gaddis continues to work. That has been his mantra for as long as he can remember.


September 12, 2015
NOT GOOD ENOUGH
Union outplayed by Columbus

CHESTER, Pa. – The trend is maddening. Following a huge win on the road, the Philadelphia Union return home only to lose.


September 12, 2015
KAMARA SHY
Union fall behind early, can't recover against Columbus

CHESTER, Pa. – So much for momentum. One week after a riveting come-from-behind 2-1 victory at San Jose, the Philadelphia Union returned home and fell, 2-1, to Columbus Crew SC before an announced crowd of 17,283 Saturday night at PPL Park.


September 10, 2015
BASIC INSTINCT
Curtin goes with his gut on lineup decisions

Jim Curtin trusted his instincts. Because the head coach did just that, the Philadelphia Union earned three huge points last Saturday night in a 2-1 victory at San Jose.


September 8, 2015
TURN OUT THE VOTE
Fans can have say in Bethlehem team's name

CHESTER, Pa. — The fan vote for the Philadelphia Union’s USL team name will start today at 2 p.m., the club announced. Fans have the option to vote on four different names as well as submitting their own ideas for the USL team that will play their matches at Goodman Stadium on the campus of Lehigh University starting in 2016.


September 6, 2015
THERE WHEN THEY NEED HIM
Little-used Casey comes through for Union in San Jose

SAN JOSE--Conor Casey knows how to score. History proves that fact. The biggest obstacle at this stage of his career is staying healthy.


September 5, 2015
CLUTCH PERFORMANCE
Casey saves the day for Union

SAN JOSE--Two touches, two goals. And a huge road win for the Philadelphia Union.


September 4, 2015
SHORT-SIDED
Union will be missing key players against San Jose

The Philadelphia Union have dealt with a plethora of adversity all season. This trend will continue in an even bigger way Saturday night (10:30 pm, Comcast).


September 1, 2015
GIVING HIS ALL
Work ethic, team-first attitude make Le Toux a Union fan favorite

CHESTER, Pa. – Sebastien Le Toux never stops running. It’s part of how he respects the game, how he approaches the sheer honor of playing each time he steps on the pitch. It’s also how the Frenchman has played since he was a little kid – 100 percent effort every second he’s playing.


August 31, 2015
BEATING THE B TEAM
Second half flurry leads Union past Harrisburg

LANCASTER, Pa - Sebastien LeToux had a pair of assists, and Christian Maidana scored the game winner, leading the Philadelphia Union to a 3-1 win over the Harrisburg City Islanders at Clipper Magazine Stadium.


August 31, 2015
JAMAICA CALLS
Union's Blake named to national team

CHESTER, Pa. – Philadelphia Union announced today goalkeeper Andre Blake has been called up to the Jamaican National Team for upcoming qualifying matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.


August 29, 2015
FADING FAST
Union postseason hopes continue to erode with loss to New England

CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union lost more than another match on Saturday. They may be without Cristian Maidana for a while.


August 29, 2015
SHOOTING BLANKS
Union come up empty against New England

CHESTER, Pa. – Diego Fagundez’s goal in the 51st minute was all the offense mustered, but it was enough to propel the New England Revolution past the Philadelphia Union, 1-0, before a crowd of 17,117 Saturday night at PPL Park.


August 28, 2015
ON WAIVERS
Union drop Raymond Lee

CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union have waived defender Raymond Lee. A rookie out of Saint Louis University, Lee was drafted in the fourth round of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft with the No. 71 overall pick.


August 28, 2015
SPANISH SAVIOR
Gomez lifts Temple past Manhattan in season opener

RIVERDALE, N.Y. – Jorge Gomez Sanchez converted from senior Jared Martinelli's cross in the 107th minute on Friday, giving Temple a 1-0 victory over Manhattan in the Owls' season opener.


August 27, 2015
TIMELY RETURN
Blake favored to start in goal for Union against Revolution on Saturday

Andre Blake was the Philadelphia Union’s No. 1 pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. Actually, Blake was the No. 1 overall pick in the entire pool of players selected.


August 24, 2015
M'BOLHI NO MORE
Union finally terminate goalkeeper

The ongoing saga of the Philadelphia Union and goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi is finally over. The team announced on Monday it has terminated the contract of the Algerian goalkeeper.



NO PLACE LIKE THE NEST
Zelenky scores another as Delaware wins home opener

NEWARK, Del. -- The Delaware women scored a goal in each half and cruised to a 2-0 victory over Army on Sunday in the Blue Hens' home opener.


August 22, 2015
THREE ON THE ROAD
LeToux goal gives Union 1-0 win, ending skid

MONTREAL---A goal by Sebastien LeToux in the 78th minute gave the Philadelphia Union a 1-0 win over the Montreal Impact in front of a sellout crowd at Stade Saputo Saturday night.


August 21, 2015
RUNNING OUT OF TIME
Union know they need three points from Montreal on Saturday

With nine league matches remaining, the Philadelphia Union need points. Lots of them. Starting Saturday night at Montreal, the Union must be aiming for three points each time out. Anything less will likely leave them out of the playoffs by the end for the fifth time in six seasons.


August 19, 2015
A SPECIAL PLAYER
Maidana having a record season for Union

CHESTER, Pa. – With nine league matches remaining, Cristian Maidana has already delved into uncharted territory.
At the end of the season, it will be fascinating to see where Maidana winds up.


August 19, 2015
A TEAM OF THEIR OWN
Union to put USL team in Lehigh Valley

BETHLEHEM, Pa.--Philadelphia Union will own and operate a USL team in Bethlehem starting in the 2016 season, the club announced Wednesday at a formal press conference at Goodman Stadium on the campus of Lehigh University.


August 16, 2015
GOING NOWHERE FAST
Three goals not enough for Union against Chicago

CHESTER, Pa. – Just when it seemed as if the Philadelphia Union would secure a much-needed three points at home, they let a lead slip away. Yet again.


August 16, 2015
NO WINNERS
3-3 draw doesn't help either Union or Fire

CHESTER, Pa. – Fernando Aristeguieta, Fabinho and Sebastien Le Toux each scored one goal, but the Philadelphia Union had to settle for a 3-3 draw with the Chicago Fire before a crowd of 17,608 Sunday night at PPL Park.


August 14, 2015
REMATCH
Union host Fire again on Sunday, this time in league play

CHESTER, Pa. – After a euphoric semifinal win over the Chicago Fire in the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, the Philadelphia Union will try to repeat the feat Sunday, when they once again host the Fire at PPL Park (7:00 pm, FS1).


August 13, 2015
PUSHING HIS LIMITS
Lahoud getting back into game shape just in time for the Union

CHESTER, Pa. – Michael Lahoud was arguably the happiest player in the victorious Philadelphia Union locker room. After the Union defeated the Chicago Fire, 1-0, Wednesday night to advance to the championship match of the U.S. Open Cup, Lahoud flashed a huge smile as he answered reporters’ questions.


August 12, 2015

Union headed to second straight Open Cup final

CHESTER, Pa. – There were no champagne bottles popping, not even high-fives throughout the victorious locker room. Not yet. It will take one more win before any of that happens.


August 12, 2015
OPEN CUP FINALISTS
Union edge Fire 1-0 to book berth in second straight championship match

CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union have inched closer to their first trophy. The Union received a goal in the 74th minute from Sebastien Le Toux and the defense did the rest in a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup before a sparse crowd Wednesday night at PPL Park.


August 11, 2015
HIGHLY MOTIVATED
Union hope to take sting out of disappointing season by advancing to Open Cup final

Despite laboring through 24 league matches with just six wins, the Philadelphia Union didn’t let the negative momentum carry over into the U.S. Open Cup. For the second straight season – and third time in six seasons – the Union have advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup. They’ll host the Chicago Fire Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. at PPL Park.


August 9, 2015
NOT LUCKY ENOUGH
Good performance not enough to give Union a win over Orlando City

ORLANDO--The Philadelphia Union really could have used three points against Orlando city SC on Saturday. They got one.


August 8, 2015
LUCKLESS DRAW
Union settle for 0-0 tie with Orlando City

ORLANDO--The Philadelphia Union needed three points. They got one. Despite playing in a difficult atmosphere against Orlando City SC (7-10-7) Saturday night at the Citrus Bowl, the Union (6-13-5), created several quality scoring chances only to settle for a scoreless draw.


August 7, 2015
INTO THE LIONS’ DEN
Union face tough road match against Orlando City on Saturday

Forget the word expansion. Orlando City SC is hardly looking like a first-year club in Major League Soccer. In fact, Orlando City SC (7-10-6) already owns more victories this season than the Philadelphia Union (6-13-4). These two clubs will battle Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Citrus Bowl (CSN).


August 7, 2015
BORDER CROSSING
Union acquires Warren Creavalle from Toronto

CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union have acquired defender Warren Creavalle from Toronto FC in exchange for a second round draft pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.


August 5, 2015
THIRD IN LINE
Union would host Open Cup final if they face KC

CHICAGO--In order for the Philadelphia Union to host the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final at PPL park, they not only have to defeat the Chicago Fire next Wednesday, but they also need Sporting Kansas City to defeat Real Salt Lake in the other semi-final match.


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