March 8, 2014 LATE LETDOWN
Injury time equalizer leaves Union with a 1-1 tie
PORTLAND, Ore.---Two of the Philadelphia Union’s newest players combined to set up a Jack McInerney goal but an injury time equalizer from Gaston Fernandez left the final score 1-1 against the Portland Timbers at Providence Park Saturday night.
March 7, 2014 IS IT PLAYOFFS OR BUST?
Union 2014 Preview
As the Philadelphia Union prepares for its MLS season-opener against the Timbers in Portland Saturday, it again faces one of the main questions it did going in to last season's opener: Where will the goals come from?
March 5, 2014 UNION ADD 2 FROM SUPERDRAFT
Ribeiro, Marquez ready for season opener
Chester, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union has signed midfielder Pedro Ribeiro and defender Richie Marquez and waived midfielder Matt Kassel. Ribeiro (15th overall) and Marquez (44th overall) were selected by the Union in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. Per MLS and club policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
March 4, 2014 NEW BLUES
Union unveil 2014 primary kit
PHILADELPHIA--Philadelphia Union unveiled the club’s 2014 primary kit Tuesday night at Dave and Buster’s during a Meet the Team event attended by more than 1,000 fans.
March 1, 2014 TAKING DOWN THE IMPACT
Union win in pks 4-1
KISSIMMEE, Fla.– The Philadelphia Union defeated the Montreal Impact, 4-1 on penalties after the two sides played to a 1-1 draw in regular time Saturday afternoon in the final match of the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic at the ESPN Wide World of Sports.
February 26, 2014 CALLED UP
Union’s Andre Blake named to Jamaica team
DELTONA, Fla. – Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Andre Blake has been called up to the Jamaican National Team for a pair of March friendlies. Blake and his squad will take on the Barbados National Team in Barbados March 2 before traveling to face the St. Lucia National Team March 5.
February 26, 2014 SCORELESS AT DISNEY
Union tie Toronto FC 0-0
ORLANDO, Fla.---Goalkeeper Zac MacMath registered three saves to give the Philadelphia Union a 0-0 tie with Toronto FC in a pre-season match at the Disney Wide World of Sports Soccer Complex Wednesday afternoon.
February 24, 2014 BERRY PICKING
Union acquire defender from Fire
DELTONA, Fla. –Philadelphia Team Manager John Hackworth has made no secret of the fact that the team has been looking for a central defender. It appears the search has ended. The Union acquired Austin Berry from the Chicago Fire in exchange for allocation money.
February 22, 2014 CREW CUT
Union fall on late penalty
ORLANDO, Fla. – A late penalty kick gave the Columbus Crew a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Union Saturday afternoon at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the second match of the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic.
February 19, 2014 CHANCES GO BEGGING
Union draw Orlando City 1-1 in Disney Classic
KISSIMMEE, Fla.---Leo Fernandes' goal in the 73rd minute gave the Philadelphia Union a 1-1 tie with Orlando City SC in the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic action in front of 500 fans at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Soccer Complex Wednesday night.
February 14, 2014 FINDING HIS FEET
Edu happy to be back in MLS with the Union
New Union designated player Maurice Edu got his feet wet – literally, given the sloppy conditions—with his new teammates in Wednesday’s 2-1 preseason loss to the New York Red Bulls at Jacksonville’s EverBank Field, and took some time with Philly Soccer News after the match to reflect on the game, his career and the new challenges that await him after his return to MLS.
February 12, 2014 NO SUNSHINE
Union fall to Red Bulls 2-1 in rainy Florida
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--The New York Red Bulls beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 in front of a sparse crowd at rainy Everbank Field on Wednesday evening. Despite the weather, the fans that did show up got their money’s worth. Both squads mostly fielded full lineups of regular starters in the first half.
February 11, 2014 FRESHENING UP
Hackworth says new faces will make Union’s established system work better
There may be a lot of new faces running around the Philadelphia Union training camp in Florida, like major off-season acquisitions Maurice Edu, Vincent Nogueira and Cristian Maidana, a slew of draft picks and a new assistant coach, but Team Manager John Hackworth insists there’s not a lot of change afoot, even with trying to implement a new system—or deploy the old one more skillfully.
February 11, 2014 TV SET
Union announces schedule, broadcasters
CHESTER, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union has announced that broadcast partners 6abc, Comcast SportsNet and the Comcast Network will again televise 2014 Union games that are not shown nationally.
February 8, 2014 HOT HOPPENOT
Leads Union rout with 3 goals
DELTONA, Fla. – Antoine Hoppenot scored three goals and Pedro Ribeiro, Danny Cruz, Kevin Cope, Sebastien Le Toux, Leo Fernandes and Jimmy McLaughlin also scored to lead the Philadelphia Union to a 9-1 win over the University of North Florida Saturday evening at the Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex