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  1. Yeah, the Union should’ve won, but here’s three things that should leave you encouraged

    Mar 12, 2014, 2:19 PM EDT

    Union midfielder Maurice Edu, right, chases the ball towards the goal past Timbers midfielder Diego Chara, left, and defender Pa Modou Kah last Saturday. (AP Photo)

    The Philadelphia Union were mere seconds away from a stunning road win on opening night against a very popular pick to win the MLS Cup. They didn’t get it. That is disappointing. There are plenty of lessons to be learned. It’s OK to be frustrated. But, let’s not pretend that this game wasn’t as encouraging as…

  2. Which Philadelphia Union players will be key to a winning season? We rank them.

    Mar 6, 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

    jack.mcinerney

    The season is so close, I can taste the Lot A dust storms, cold beer, and whatever that smell is coming off the Delaware River (possibly dead bodies). We have to wait nine more days for the Philadelphia Union home opener at PPL Park, but we’re just two days away from the first kick of…

  3. Three big misses the Union will regret if they miss the playoffs

    Oct 18, 2013, 11:59 AM EDT

    MLS: Philadelphia Union at Real Salt Lake

    From afar, if you simply looked at this year’s standings with two games to go and last year’s standings, you’d call this season a success for the Union, whether they make the playoffs or not (this cool graphic shows the Union’s form this season). The team already has 10 more points than it earned all…

  4. The Philadelphia Union are piling up the shutouts but they’re not sure if anybody realizes

    Sep 6, 2013, 2:08 PM EDT

    Gaddis

    If you’re a Union fan and somebody asks you about the team’s defense, you might point to how they traded or loaned away top center backs Danny Califf, Carlos Valdes and Bakary Soumare over the past year-and-a-half. Or that they’ve struggled to find a natural left back after sending away Jordan Harvey and then Gabriel…