Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin at Subaru Park
Megan Swanick - Nov 7, 2021

NEW YORK CITY, NY – The Philadelphia Union draw NYCFC away at Yankee Stadium to close the season in second place on decision day. Despite a faltering performance and failure to put away chances in the second, conceding an equalizer to a 10-man side, the Union clinched second in the east following a draw between […]

Philadelphia Union Nashville SC
Megan Swanick - Oct 24, 2021

The Philadelphia Union have moved into second place in the Eastern Conference with a 1-0 home win over Nashville SC.

MLS october
orribenatar - Oct 4, 2021

EDITORIAL – The first MLS match week of October concluded with a busy seven-game Sunday. Plenty of goals were scored as multiple playoff contenders got dominant wins. Others on the outside looking in got their playoff hopes dimmed with losses. The MLS season has just one month left and this Sunday was the last full […]

Red Bulls Philadelphia
Harvey Cruz, Editor - Sep 30, 2021

Omir Fernandez and Sergio Santos traded first half goals as the New York Red Bulls and Philadelphia Union shared points in a hotly contested 1-1 draw. A point apiece for each team does very little in terms playoff positioning. Team News The Red Bulls make only one change to the team that shutout NYCFC last […]

Philadelphia Union forward Kacper Przybylko at Subaru Park in Chester, Pennsylvania
Megan Swanick - Sep 25, 2021

CHESTER, PA – The Philadelphia Union defeat Atlanta United FC and notched their second home win in the space of a week this afternoon at Subaru Park. The Union defeated Atlanta United FC 1-0 in sorely needed confidence-boosting rout of a team in formidable form, previously sitting just one spot and one point north of […]

usl super league

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? Matt, Dan, and Rachael are back this week for another episode of Last Word on Soccer. We discuss the dismissal of Luchi Gonzalez and try to make sense of the Concacaf bomb that is the new Leagues Cup format. The trio analyzes the USL Super League and its impact on […]

Philadelphia Union Club América Concacaf
Megan Swanick - Sep 16, 2021

Philadelphia Union ended respectable Concacaf Champions League run with a 0-2 loss to Club América at Subaru Park Wednesday evening.

New England Revolution player Carles Gil dribbles the ball in the 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs in Chester, Pennsylvania
Jamie Rooke - Sep 4, 2021

CHESTER, PA – There was mass drama between Nashville SC and NYCFC with Dax McCarty and Maxi Moralez both seeing red after a heated exchange. That wasn’t the only red card action in MLS last night though as Arnór Traustason was given his marching orders at Subaru Park. Even with the Revs’ man being dismissed, […]

Jamie Rooke - Sep 3, 2021

New England and Philly both lost time out and so the side leading the Supporters’ Shield standings and the holders will look to bounce back!

D.C. United hosts the Philadelphia Union on May 23, 2021
Megan Swanick - Aug 29, 2021

In a stunning disappointment, the Philadelphia Union loses unexpectedly against D.C. United to close out the summer season and head toward fall. The Union traveled to Audi Field Saturday with a respectable standing in the Eastern Conference and a strong record against Washington. Prior to kickoff, the Union was in 3rd place in the east, […]

Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin looks on in Washington, DC
Megan Swanick - Aug 27, 2021

PREVIEW – Following a tight draw against Montreal and a nine-game unbeaten streak at home, the Philadelphia Union head back on the road to face rivals D.C. United in a Saturday evening match at Audi Field. This will be Union and United’s third meeting this season. The Philadelphia Union is up 2-0 in the season […]

Philadelphia Union player Quinn Sullivan shoots the ball in Foxborough, Massachusetts
Megan Swanick - Aug 22, 2021

The Philadelphia Union draw Montreal in their Saturday evening match at home against CF Montréal – a team several rungs below them in MLS ranking- with the potential to take second place in the eastern conference with the expected win. In the end, their performance was fairly lackluster, and only just enough to garner a […]

Philadelphia Union defeat NYCFC
Megan Swanick - Aug 19, 2021

CHESTER, PA – The Philadelphia Union returned to Subaru Park last evening following a Concacaf Champions League semi-final loss in Mexico City to defeat NYCFC 1-0. The victory came on a second half goal from veteran captain Alejandro Bedoya, netting Philadelphia a needed three points for standings, morale, and their all-time record against their neighbors […]

CCL semifinals first leg

MEXICO CITY – CCL Fever has once again become CCL Free space. On Thursday night, a toothless Philadelphia Union went into the Estadio Azteca and lost the CCL Semifinal first leg 2-0 to Club America. Toothless Union Lose CCL Semifinal First Leg at the Azteca The first half went poorly for the MLS side, who […]

Revs overcome Union
Jamie Rooke - Aug 8, 2021

Pre-Match Thoughts: The absence of Carles Gil is the headline and rightly so. The leading MVP candidate missed this clash with the Union due to a slight knock but that didn’t stop New England from being goal dangerous. It was the Shield leaders vs the Shield holders at Gillette Stadium and the return of Tajon […]

Revs Union Preview
Jamie Rooke - Aug 7, 2021

PREVIEW- The reining Supporters’ Shield champions, a.k.a. the Union will travel to Gillette Stadium where they will face the team to beat. This is of course New England, after Seattle’s recent drop in form it is the Revs who lead the way. New England have never actually lifted the Supporters’ Shield or MLS Cup for […]

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Casseres Jr battling Cifuentes for possession
Harvey Cruz, Editor - Aug 7, 2021

Goals from Cristian Arango and Diego Palacios gave LAFC a 2-0 win over the Red Bulls. They’re the first team in MLS to 10 wins this season. It was tight and even first half, but the home side broke through with two goals in two minutes. LAFC are now four points above everyone else in […]

One of the Toronto FC Canadians, Jayden Nelson, on June 25, 2022

TORONTO, ON – The Toronto FC Canadians played brightly at BMO Field on Saturday. They were responsible for both the goals against Atlanta United FC. What was even more promising was how TFC started the game, which has not always been the case. The Toronto FC Canadians were a big reason for a win at […]

CF Montreal midfielder Mathieu Choinière celebrates goal on June 25, 2022
Elias Laradi - Aug 7, 2021

MONTREAL, QC – Thanks to Mathieu Choinière, CF Montreal pulled out a scrappy physical win over Charlotte FC who had 10 men on the Covid protocol list on Saturday night at Saputo Stadium. Mathieu Choinière stepped up at home in a 2-1 win against Charlotte FC A physical first half On prend les devants grâce […]

Red Bulls celebration vs NYCFC
Harvey Cruz, Editor - Aug 7, 2021

Sunday’s matinee contest in MLS sees the Red Bulls go to LAFC. New York tangles with the black-and-gold Los Angeles outfit for just the third time ever, and this one is the most anticipated. These are two the more in-form teams in the league at the moment, with 2nd-place in the East going against 1st […]

the Vancouver Whitecaps MLS Revolution
Jamie Rooke - Aug 7, 2021

The Vancouver Whitecaps have enjoyed an upturn in form recently and they will face the test of the Revolution visiting BC Place this weekend.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC striker Brian White celebrates his second goal at BC Place

VANCOUVER, BC – Brian White was the story of the game today. He was able to find two goals against a resilient York United FC backline and helped the Whitecaps win 2-1 at BC Place. York United FC played well defensively. However, Vancouver had control of the pace of play and had most of the […]

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The Last Word SC Radio crew gets together to discuss the recent U.S. Open Cup matches and hot and cold MLS teams as we hit the middle of the season.

CF Montreal is eliminated: Before the Canadian Championship game against Toronto FC on June 22
Elias Laradi - Aug 7, 2021

TORONTO, ON – CF Montreal is eliminated and officially knocked out of the 2022 Canadian Championship at BMO Field. CF Montreal looked to advance to its second straight final but was beaten handily by their arch-rivals TFC at BMO Field in Toronto. CF Montreal is eliminated from the 2022 Canadian Championship at BMO Field 📸: […]