In May 2009, the team was named as Philadelphia Union following a fan poll in January months before. The Union play their games at the 18,500 capacity PPL Park and are also nicknamed the ‘Zolos’. Former DC United manager Piotr Nowak is the club's manager and brings with him the experience of winning the MLS Cup.
Philadelphia Union are an American football club who were founded in 2008 and allowed to participate in the MLS from 2010. In 2007, the Sons of Ben supporter group began protesting for a Philadelphia expansion team to take part in Major League Soccer. After much deliberation, the league decided to incorporate the state as their 16th team of the league.
MLS franchise Philadelphia Union prepare for the upcoming season by releasing their brand-new iconic home shirt. 'Unions' trademark navy blue and gold club colours which make up their home shirt has been masterfully composed once again by kit manufacturers adidas through their 2016 example unveil [...]
Philadelphia Union have officially revealed their new away kit for the 2015 MLS season. Set to reuse their 2014 home kit for this season, Philadelphia have officially revealed their new away kit for the upcoming 2015 season [...]
Philadelphia Union have officially released their new home kit for the 2014 MLS season. Set to make their MLS debut against Portland Timbers this weekend, the new Philadelphia Union home shirt features more gold on the kit than in previous seasons [...]
Leaked on a Philadelphia blog site is Philadelphia Union's new home shirt which will be supplied by adidas. The leaked images are close-up shots and so don’t provide a complete sense of what the new home kit will look like but they do reveal subtle gold pin stripes, gold name and number letteri [...]
The team played their debut competitive match on March 25th 2010 away to Seattle Sounders. However, their first match ended in disappointment with a 2-0 defeat and a red card for Union defender Toni Stahl.
They will be competing against New York Red Bulls, Kansas City Wizards, Columbus Crew, New England Revolution, Chicago Fire, Toronto FC and DC United in the Eastern Conference for the majority of the season.