Philadelphia Union will begin their first full week of training for the 2015 MLS Regular Season on Monday, Jan. 26 at YSC Sports Complex in Wayne, Pa. The team will train daily from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Thursday, with Friday’s session open to the public running from 12-2 p.m.
The team officially reported back on Thursday, Jan. 22 for physicals. After a couple of light workouts over the weekend, Monday will kick off a full week of training before departing for Clearwater, Fla. on Feb. 2. The Union have six preseason matches scheduled during February and open the MLS Regular Season against Colorado Rapids on March 7.
The training camp roster, which is subject to change throughout the preseason, is listed below.
2015 PHILADELPHIA UNION TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
|Coady Andrews (trialist)||D||Missouri Comets|
|Eric Bird (draftee)||M||Univ. of Virginia|
|Dzenan Catic (draftee)||F||Davenport University|
|Sebastian Elney (trialist)||F||Union U18s|
|Sebastien Le Toux||M||Union|
|Raymond Lee (draftee)||D||Saint Louis University|
|Rais Mbolhi *||GK||Union|
|John McCarthy (trialist)||GK||Rochester Rhinos|
|Hector Palomino (trialist)||F||Atletico Venezuela|
|C.J. Sapong||F||Sporting Kansas City|
|Aaron Simmons (draftee)||D||UCLA|
|Brian Sylvestre (trialist)||GK||Harrisburg City|
|Andrew Verdi (trialist)||GK||Union U16s|
|Sean Wilson (trialist)||M||Union U18s|
* Unavailable due to international team commitment
Trio of veterans to return to Philadelphia Union (1/23/15)
Philadelphia Union announced Friday that veterans Brian Carroll, Conor Casey and Fred have each agreed to contracts to return to the club for the 2015 season. Since the Union’s inception, all three have spent considerable time with the club. Combined, they’ve played in 209 games and scored 29 goals. Per club and league policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.