Articles written by: Dan Walsh

Dan Walsh started the Philly Soccer Page in 2009. He spent over a decade as an award-winning newspaper and magazine reporter and continues freelance writing on the side. He moved to Italy in 2014. See more at http://www.danielwalsh.net. Email him at dwalsh@phillysoccerpage.com.

Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union 4-1 Real Salt Lake
Analysis / Union

Postgame analysis: Philadelphia Union 4-1 Real Salt Lake

Fafa Picault and Borek Dockal put in dominant performances as the Union once again showed they can play on the left side of the field after all. PSP’s Dan Walsh has the postgame analysis.

Postgame analysis: Montreal Impact 0-2 Philadelphia Union
Analysis / Union

Postgame analysis: Montreal Impact 0-2 Philadelphia Union

The Union diverged from some season-long trends Saturday as they diverged from another trend and won their first road game in nearly a year. PSP’s Dan Walsh explains.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Columbus Crew
Match previews

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Columbus Crew

The two Eastern Conference rivals face off tonight for the second time this year. PSP’s Dan Walsh previews the game.

News roundup: Deadpool, Le Toux, and the female player banned by the men’s PDL
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Deadpool, Le Toux, and the female player banned by the men’s PDL

Le Toux retires, Deadpool is a Whitecaps fan, heavy MLS slate tonight, Penn FC player is USL Player of the Week, MLS transfer news, and the PDL blocks Canadian women’s national team player from playing for a PDL side because she’s a woman. Yep, lots of news today.

Le Toux isn’t a Union legend. He’s something more.
A View from Afar / Union

Le Toux isn’t a Union legend. He’s something more.

Le Toux is more than the goals, more than the stats, more than some guy who wore the Blue and Gold. PSP’s Dan Walsh offers this appreciation for one of the only two icons Philadelphia Union has ever had.

Player of the Week: Ilsinho
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Ilsinho

The dribbling maestro put on a show against D.C. United.

Two Union problems, or why real soccer is not a video game
A View from Afar / Union

Two Union problems, or why real soccer is not a video game

Right now, the Union seem defined by their attackers’ lack of movement off the ball and the youth of their back line.

Players of the Week: Selmir Miscic and Patrick Bohui
Player of the Week

Players of the Week: Selmir Miscic and Patrick Bohui

The two Union Academy teenagers are in Italy this week with the U16 boys U.S. National Team after some fine play for the academy.

Photo courtesy of Haverford College, shot by Lissa Anglin
Philly Soccer Page Info / Union

Adam Cann to leave PSP, join Philadelphia Union

The PSP original and tactical genius will depart our publication to begin work as an analyst and writer for the Philadelphia Union. We couldn’t be happier for him.

Player of the Week: Carli Lloyd
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Carli Lloyd

The Delran native scored her 100th career international goal, joining an elite club.