Philadelphia Union: Section 215 season preview

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Feb 22, 2017; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Philadelphia Union forward Charlie Davies (9) looks on during warms up prior to a game against the Montreal Impact at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

It’s almost time for the Philadelphia Union to be back in action. The dooping will commence on Sunday at 9:30 Eastern Time when the boys in blue travel to Vancouver.

Before that, though, it’s our job as a Philadelphia sports blog to prep you for the season. The staff and I will be giving you a rundown of all things Union from award contenders to things to watch.

The theme of the offseason has been new additions. After backing into the playoffs last year Earnie Stewart has decided that it wasn’t good enough. Thanks to those new additions, the squad depth is better than it has ever been in the history of the Philadelphia Union. There are capable backups at every position besides goalkeeper and the team is currently working on that one.

With the extensive depth that the Philadelphia Union have, it also seems like this will be a huge year for Bethlehem Steel thanks to talent overflow at the parent club. Everyone has to play somehow which will mean that more talented youngsters will play with the Steel which is better for everyone.

But let’s get to the good stuff, starting with…

 

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