Philadelphia Union manager Jim Curtin confirmed on Monday that goalkeeper Rais Mbolhi will not start this weekend’s home game against New York City FC.
Jalil Anibaba and Krisztian Nemeth scored in second-half stoppage time and Sporting Kansas City rallied to beat winless Philadelphia 3-2 on Sunday.
The KYW Philly Soccer Show talks to Sporting Kansas City’s head coach, Peter Vermes, as the team readies to face the Philadelphia Union on Easter Sunday.
The Union managed just seven shots, none on goal.
We’re only four weeks into the season, but the injury list looks more like a late-summer write-up.
KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch come to you from the Philadelphia Union’s annual “Meet the Team” event.
Zach Pfeffer was sent off in the 42nd minute Saturday afternoon, when he delivered an elbow to FC Dallas midfielder Mauro Diaz and later said there was no malicious intent in the play.
Philadelphia played the entire second half with 10 men in the loss on Saturday.
He’s a Canadian player with Portuguese heritage, and he is the guest on this week’s “Philly Soccer Show.”
It was a busy Tuesday afternoon for the Philadelphia Union.
Union midfielder Danny Cruz is off to Scandinavia, sources tell CBS Philadelphia.
The Union faced Real Salt Lake and earned a draw on Saturday.
The marquee matchup takes place on Sunday, July 26th, at 7:30pm.
Silviu Petrescu reportedly missed two penalty calls during the Union’s 0-0 draw against the Colorado Rapids on March 7th. According to those close to the situation, he was also reprimanded for allowing James Riley to stay on the field after a dangerous play on Union winger Andrew Wenger.
A tough, frustrating, scoreless draw is not how the Philadelphia Union imagined their home opener.