Articles written by: Eli Pearlman-Storch

Eli writes about Philadelphia Union as PSP’s beat writer, covering the games and going behind the scenes into the locker rooms. He also co-hosts the KYW Philly Soccer Show with Greg Orlandini. Email him at epstorch@phillysoccerpage.com. Follow him on Twitter @PSP_Eli.

3 tips from rugby to help with MLS’ refereeing problem
Commentary

3 tips from rugby to help with MLS’ refereeing problem

As MLS endures a start to the 2015 season marred by controversial refereeing decisions, PSP’s Eli Pearlman-Storch looks at 3 ways the refereeing and broadcasting of rugby could provide insight into fixing soccer’s ongoing officiating problem.

Analysis and Player Ratings: Union 3-3 RSL
Player ratings

Analysis and Player Ratings: Union 3-3 RSL

Despite offering precious little threat in the attacking third, the Union came away with 3 goals at Rio Tinto. In the end, Allen Chapman stole the show, unfairly sending the Union back East with only a point to show for their efforts.

Philadelphia Union v Sporting KC by Daniel Gajdamowicz
Tactics Talk

What’s the right formation for 2015?

With only a day left until the season opener, PSP writers Eli Pearlman-Storch and Adam Cann have a conversation about the Union’s options with regards to formation and personnel.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 3-1 New York Red Bulls
Match reports

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 3-1 New York Red Bulls

Wenger’s brace bracketed Aristeguieta’s tally to fire Philadelphia Union to victory over rivals New York Red Bulls in the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic final, with good fortune and Rais Mbolhi also coming up big in the victory.

Austin Berry seeks move away from Philadelphia Union
Interview

Austin Berry seeks move away from Philadelphia Union

Austin Berry talked with the PSP’s Eli Pearlman-Storch about his situation with Philadelphia Union and desire to find a new club.

Stock Rising/Stock Falling: Analysis of Union 1-3 Armada
Preseason

Stock Rising/Stock Falling: Analysis of Union 1-3 Armada

Philadelphia Union kicked off their 2015 preseason with a 3-1 loss to Jacksonville Armada on Saturday evening. Jim Curtin won’t be terribly pleased with the individual performances he got from a number of his players.

PSP talks with Danny Cruz about the CBA
Interview

PSP talks with Danny Cruz about the CBA

PSP talked with Danny Cruz to learn more about how he, along with Brian Carroll, came to be Union’s MLSPU representative for the current CBA negotiations, what issues he feels are important, and how he and his teammates interact during the ongoing process.

Philadelphia Union v Sporting KC by Daniel Gajdamowicz
Featured / Season Reviews

Season Review: Antoine Hoppenot’s ups and downs in 2014

Unable to find the back of the net, or even many minutes with the Union, Antoine Hoppenot took his loan opportunity with Harrisburg City Islanders to become a better, more confident player. His next step is to again prove himself in MLS in 2015.