Philadelphia Union - 2020 Season Roster

Discussion in 'Philadelphia Union' started by Zman Gunner, Jan 26, 2020.

  1. Zman Gunner

    Zman Gunner BigSoccer Supporter

    Feb 7, 2003
    Middletown, DE
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    #1 Zman Gunner, Jan 26, 2020
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2020
    PHILADELPHIA UNION – 2020 SEASON ROSTER (USING 2019 $ AND SUBJECT TO NEW CBA)
    SALARY BUDGET PLAYER ROSTER (ROSTER SPOTS 1 - 20) ^

    1. Andre Blake #18 (G) (11/21/90) ($500.0K-$550.0K) [Jamaica - Green Card]
    2. Joe Bendik #12 (G) (4/25/89) ($144.0K - $144.0K)
    3. Raymon Gaddis #28 (D) (1/13/90) ($190.0K - $190.0K)
    4. Aurelien Collin #78 (D) (8/14/90) ($175.0K - $175.0K) [France – Green Card] &
    5. Olivier Mbaizo #15 (D) (8/15/97) [Cameroon - Green Card] ($70.9K - $70.9K)
    6. Kai Wagner #27 (D) (2/15/97) ($318.0K - $360.2K) [Germany – INTL]
    7. Jack Elliott #3 (D) (8/24/95) ($250.0K - $265.0) [England – Green Card]
    8. Jakob Glesnes #5 (D) (3/25/94) ($250.0K? - $250.0K?) [Norway - INTL]
    9. Jose Martinez #8 (M) (8/7/94) ($200.0K? - $200.0K?) [Venezuela – INTL]
    10. Ilsinho #25 (M) (10/12/85) ($330.0K - $357.0K) [Brazil - Green Card] &
    11. Warren Creavalle #2 (M) (8/14/90) ($162.0K - $175.3K)
    12. Jamiro Monteiro #10 (M) (11/23/93) ($618.0K - $671.2K) [Netherlands/Cape Verde Islands - INTL]
    13. Alejandro Bedoya #11 (M) (4/29/87) ($1200.0K - $1266.3K)
    14. Matej Oravec #24 (M) (3/30/98) ($200.0K? - $200.0K?)
    15. Kacper Przybylko #23 (F) (3/25/93) ($240.0K - $277.0K) [Germany/Poland - INTL]
    16. Sergio Santos #17 (F) (9/4/94) ($600.0K - $668.5K) [Brazil – INTL]
    17. Andrew Wooten #7 (F) (9/30/89) ($510.0K - $595.3K) [Germany/USA]
    18. Open
    19. Open
    20. Open

    Notes:
    ^ - Domestic players include US citizens and holders of green cards or refugee/asylum status – all other players considered international players. Minimum of 18 players required or have salary budget charge imputed for each roster spot less than 18.
    & - does not reflect new contract $

    OFF-BUDGET PLAYER ROSTER (ROSTER SPOTS 21 - 31)
    The salaries for all of these players do not count against the salary cap budget. This roster includes all Generation Adidas (until they graduate from the program) and Home-Grown players (they can stay off-budget even if they have signed new contracts since their original MLS contract). Non-GA/HG players can also be on this roster assuming that they make the minimum salary amount given their years of experience in MLS, so there is no age limit for these players (when MLS called these developmental rosters in the past, players had to be 25 years old or younger to be on this roster - this age requirement is no longer in place). These off-budget roster spots are differentiated by the minimum salary amount.

    SUPPLEMENTAL ROSTER SPOTS 21 - 24
    These players’ salaries will be at least $70,250.
    1. Matthew Freese #1 (G) (9/2/98) ($70.0K - $77.7K)*
    2. Mark McKenzie #4 (D) (2/25/99) ($72.2K - $82.2K)*&
    3. Brenden Aaronson #22 (M) (10/22/00) ($67.5K - $95.8K)*
    4. Anthony Fontana #21 (M) (10/14/99) ($70.3K -$70.3K)*

    RESERVE ROSTER SPOTS 25 - 28*
    These players’ salaries will be at least $56.250 with slightly higher minimums based on years of MLS experience - non-HG or non-GA players must make minimum salaries to be on off-budget roster.
    1. Matthew Real #32 (D) (7/10/99) ($57.2K - $57.2K)*
    2. Cole Turner #13 (M) (7/7/01) ($57.2K? - $57.2K?)*
    3. Jack de Vries #14 (M) (3/28/02) ($90.0K - $120.6K)*
    4. Michee Ngalina #20 (F) (4/12/00) ($56.3K - $56.3K) [Democratic Republic of Congo - INTL]

    RESERVE ROSTER SPOTS 29 - 30
    These players must be home grown players.
    1. Open
    2. Open

    USL LOAN ROSTER SPOT 31
    This player must be on season-long loan with Union II. If player requires international roster spot, it does not count the MLS international roster limit.
    1. Nathan Harriel #60 (D) (4/27/01) ($57.2K? - $57.2K?)*

    Total Off-Budget Salaries: ($597.9K - $674.4K)

    ^ - Generation Adidas player
    * - Home Grown Player

    INJURED RESERVE
    * None

    LOAN PLAYERS (%)
    IN
    * None

    OUT
    * Cory Burke #19 (F) (12/29/91) ($75.9K - $79.7K) [Jamaica – INTL] (St. Polten – Austria)

    SALARY CAP BUDGET – GUARANTEED COMP $ RANKING BY PLAYER
    1. Bedoya ($1200.0K - $1266.3K: $530.0K for Salary TAM purposes)
    2. Monteiro ($618.0K - $671.2K: $530.0K for Salary Budget DP purposes)
    3. Santos ($600.0K - $600.0K: $530.0K for Salary Budget TAM purposes - TAM paid transfer fee)
    4. Wooten ($510.0K - $595.3K: $530.0K for Salary Budget TAM purposes)
    5. Blake ($500.0K-$550.0K)
    6. Wagner ($318.0K - $360.2K)
    7. Ilsinho ($330.0K - $357.0K)
    8. Przybylko ($240.0K - $277.0K)
    9. Elliott ($250.0K - $265.0K)
    10. Glesnes ($250.0K? - $250.0K?)
    11. Martinez ($200.0K? - $200.0K?)
    12. Oravec ($200.0K? - $200.0K?)
    13. Gaddis ($190.0K - $190.0K)
    14. Creavalle ($162.0K - $175.3K)
    15. Collin ($175.0K - $175.0K)
    16. Bendik ($144.0K - $144.0K)
    17. Mbaizo ($70.9K - $70.9K)
    18. Open
    19. Open
    20. Open

    Totals
    * Salary Cap Budget: $4.240M
    * Salary & Guaranteed Comp $ Likely Do Not Reflect All Uses of Allocation $ to Pay Them Down
    * Salary Total: $5.958M [$1.718M over salary cap]
    * Salary Total (with Bedoya/Monteiro as DP & Santos/Wooten as TAM Buydowns $): $5.218M [$0.978M over salary cap]
    * Guaranteed Comp Total: $6.416M [$2.176M over salary cap]
    * Guaranteed Comp Total (with Bedoya/Monteiro as DP & Santos/Wooten as TAM Buydowns $): $5.476M [$1.236M over salary cap]

    ~: Assume TAM $ used for Santos and Wooten to get comp just to non-DP level.

    ACQUISITION METHODS BY SEASON
    2012 Super Draft (1) – Gaddis
    2014 SuperDraft (1) - Blake
    2015 Trade (1): Creavalle
    2016 Discovery using TAM $ (1): Ilsinho
    2016 Allocation Rank (1): Bedoya
    2017 SuperDraft (1): Elliott
    2018 Discovery (3): Burke, Mbaizo, Przybylko
    2018 Home Grown (3): McKenzie, Real, Fontana
    2019 Home Grown (2): Aaronson, Freese
    2019 Discovery using TAM (3): Santos, Monteiro, Wooten
    2019 Discovery (2): Wagner, Ngalina
    2019 Free Agent (1): Collin
    2019 Trade (1): Bendik
    2020 Discovery (3): Martinez, Oravec, Glesnes
    2020 Home Grown (3): Turner, de Vries, Harriel

    OTHER ROSTER SPOT DESIGNATIONS*
    International Spots (8 Spots Available. Any Philadelphia Union II or Other Loan player does not count in Union spot total)
    1. Jakob Glesnes - Norway
    2. Jose Martinez - Venezuela
    3. Sergio Santos - Brazil
    4. Jamiro Monteiro - Netherlands/Cape Verde Islands
    5. Kacper Przybylko - Germany/Poland
    6. Michee Ngalina - Democratic Republic of Congo
    7. Kai Wagner – Germany
    8. Matej Oravec - Slovakia
    9. Cory Burke – Jamaica+

    ^: green card in process
    +: External club and Union II season loan player does not count in Union total

    Designated Player (3 Total Spots for Regular or Young DPs - No Fee for Young DP as 3rd DP)
    1. Jamiro Monteiro
    2. Open
    3. Open

    DEPTH CHART - 4-1-2-1-2
    G – Blake, Bendik, Freese
    RB – Gaddis, Mbaizo, Harriel
    RCB – Glesnes, Elliott
    LCB – McKenzie, Collin
    LB – Wagner, Real
    DM – Martinez, Oravec, Turner
    RM – Bedoya, Ilsinho
    LM – Monteiro, Creavalle
    AM – Aaronson, Fontana, de Vries
    F – Santos, Wooten
    S – Przybylko, Ngalina, Burke (Loan – Out)

    TRIALISTS
    Current Trialists
    * None

    Former Trialists
    In-Season

    * None

    Pre-Season
    * Ibrahim Conteh – M #34 (11/2/96) (Persipura – Indonesia) [Sierra Leone – INTL]

    @ - signed with team after trial
    # - SuperDraft pick

    TRAINING PARTICIPANTS
    Current
    * None

    Former
    In-Season

    * None

    Pre-Season
    * Todd Morton – G (Union II)
    * Jamoi Topey - D (Union II)
    * Issa Rayyan - M (Union II)
    * Shandyder Borgelin - F (Union II)

    Preseason - Union Academy
    * Nathan Harriel - D @

    GUEST PLAYERS
    Current
    * None

    Former
    * None

    PHILADELPHIA UNION II
    Roster
    1. Todd Morton #49 (G)
    2. Ben Ofeimu #44 (D)+
    3. Steve Kingue #43 (D) [Cameroon – INTL] {loan – Nfuko Sports Academy}
    4. Jamoi Topey #42 (D) [Jamaica – Green Card] {loan - Cavalier FC - Jamaica}
    5. Nathan Harriel #60 (D) {loan - Philadelphia Union}
    5. Issa Rayyan #40 (M)+
    6. Zach Zandi #38 (M)+
    7. Selmir Miscic #37 (M)+
    8. Jack McGlynn #65 (M)+
    8. Shandyder Borgelin #63 (F)+ [USA/HAITI]
    9. Saed Diaz #36 (F) [Panama – INTL] {loan - Tauro FC}
    10. Yomi Scintu #41 (F) [Germany/Democratic Republic of Congo - INTL]

    Academy Roster
    Lukas Burns (G) - 2002
    Dante Huckaby (D) #61 - 2003
    Adam Lenges (D) - 2002
    Tyger Evans (D) #66 - 2001
    Cole Sotack (D) - 2002
    Daniel Luis Flores (M) #56 - 2002
    Axel Picazo (M) #59 - 2001 [Mexico]
    Patrick Bohui (F) - 2003
    Aboubacar Camara (F) - 2002 [Guinea]
    Kyle Gee (F) - 2002

    Trialists
    None

    Academy - Pre-Season Camp
    None

    Former Trialists
    None

    TECHNICAL STAFF
    * Jim Curtin (Head Coach)
    * Pat Noonan (Assistant Coach)
    * Oka Nikolov (Assistant Coach)
    * Phil Wheddon (Goalkeeper Coach)
    * Ernst Tanner (Director of Soccer)
    * Chris Albright (Technical Director)
    * Tommy Wilson (Academy Director)
    * Kyle McCarthy (Director of Scouting Operations)
    * Josh Gros (Team Coordinator)
    * Paul Rushing (Head Athletic Trainer)
    * Garrison Draper (Performance Director)

    Philadelphia Union II
    * Sven Gartung (Head Coach)
    * Stephen Hogan (Assistant Coach)
    * Kevin Coleman (Assistant Coach)
    * Gavin McInerney (Goalkeeper Coach)
    * Brendan Burke (Head of Recruitment Operations)

    ALLOCATIONS (GENERAL & TARGETED), SUPERDRAFT PICKS & DISCOVERY CLAIMS
    General Allocation $: Sources
    MLS (2010 – Expansion Funding): $1.4M
    MLS (2010 - Missing Playoff): $200K?
    MLS (2011 - 1st Round Playoff): $100K?
    DCU (2010 – Troy Perkins): $100K
    KC (2010 – Shavar Thomas): $100K?
    VAN (2011 – Jordan Harvey): $100K
    MLS (2011 - Transfer Fee – Carlos Ruiz – Veracruz): $333K
    MLS (2011 - Off-Budget Salary 29 & 30 Spots Open): $70K
    VAN (2012 – Sebastien Le Toux): $200K?
    CHIV (2012 – Danny Califf): $100K
    MLS (2012 - Missing Playoff): $150K?
    CHIV (2013 – Gabriel Farfan): $100K?
    CHI (2013 - Bakary Soumare): $75K
    MLS (2013 - Transfer Fee & Loan Fee - 40% of Carlos Valdes' rights - Santa Fe): $350K
    MLS (2013 - Missing Playoff): $150K?
    MLS (2014 - Retention Funds): $250K
    MLS (2014 - Transfer Fee - Michael Farfan - Cruz Azul): $200K?
    FCD (2014) - SuperDraft pick swap): $50K
    TOR (2014 - SuperDraft pick swap): $50K
    MLS (2014 - Loan Fee - Carlos Valdes - San Lorenzo): $?K?
    MLS (2014 - Missing Playoff): $150K?
    MLS (2014 - Share of 3rd DP Fees Paid by Other Teams): $?K
    ORL (2015 - Amobi Okugo): $150K
    MLS (2015 - Pedro Ribeiro - Expansion Draft) - $50K?
    MLS (2015 - Loan Fee - Carlos Valdes - Nacional): $?K?
    MLS (2015 - Targeted Allocation $): $500K available over next 5 years
    HOU (2015 - Sheanon Williams): $100K?
    NASL (2015 – Loan Fee – Leo Fernandes): $?K?
    MLS (2015 - Missing Playoff): $150K?
    MLS (2015 - Share of 3rd DP Fees Paid by Other Teams): $?K
    HOU (2016 – Cristian Maidana & Andrew Wenger): $200K? ($100K? General + $100K? TAM)
    MLS (2016 - Targeted Allocation $): $800K
    MLS (2016 – Homegrown Player Funds $): $125K
    MLS (2016 - Share of 3rd DP Fees Paid by Other Teams): $?K
    CHI (2016 - Michael de Leeuw Discovery Rights): $50K
    MLS (2016 - Michael Lahoud transfer to Miami FC - $300K total - $100K kept by MLS): $200K
    COL (2016 - Le Toux trade): $100K?
    MLS (2017 – General Allocation $): $200K
    MLS (2017 - Targeted Allocation $): $1200K
    MLS (2017 – Homegrown Player Funds $): $125K
    MLS (2017 - Share of 3rd DP Fees Paid by Other Teams): $?K
    CLM (2017 - 2017 international roster spot - Sept. trade): $50K
    MLS (2018 – General Allocation $): $200K
    MLS (2018 - Targeted Allocation $): $1200K
    MLS (2018 – Homegrown Player Funds $): $125K
    NYCFC (2018 - 2018 international roster spot - February trade): $175K
    COL (2019 – Keegan Rosenberry - $150K + $100K (2020) + $100K (performance metrics achieved)
    CIN (2019 – 2019 SuperDraft picks – 1st, 2nd (from CHI), 2nd, 3rd & 4th) - $150K + $50K (performance-related option)
    CHI (2019 - Sapong trade - $200K (2019) and $100K (2019 or 2020)
    NAS (2019 - effective 2020 - Derrick Jones trade -$175K)
    MLS (2019 – General Allocation $): $200K
    MLS (2019 - Targeted Allocation $): $1200K
    COL (2020 – Trusty trade - $300K (2021) + $150K (2021) (if performance metrics achieved)
    DAL (2020 – Picault trade - $300K + $75K (2021) if performance metrics achieved)

    General Allocation $: Uses
    RSL (2010 - Chris Seitz): $175K
    HOU (2010 - Danny Califf): $100K?
    NY (2010 - allocation spot swap – Michael Orozco Fiscal): $175K
    FCD (2010 - #6 overall SuperDraft pick – Amobi Okugo): $150K
    CHI: (2010 – Justin Mapp): $100K?
    MLS: (2010 – Transfer Fee - Juan Diego Gonzalez – La Equidad): $75K?
    CLM (2011 – Brian Carroll): $75K?
    MLS (2011 – Freddy Adu Salary Budget Buydown): $100K?
    MLS (2011 – Transfer Fee – Carlos Valdes – Santa Fe): $200K?
    MLS (2011 – Transfer Fee – Josue Martinez – Saprissa): $300K?
    MLS (2011 – Transfer Fee – Porfirio Lopez – Dailan Haichang): $75K?
    MLS (2012 – Transfer Fee – Roger Torres – America Cali): $150K?
    MLS (2012 – Transfer Fee – Lionardo Pajoy – Millionaros): $150K?
    VAN (2012 - Allocation spot swap – Bakary Soumare): $125K?
    NY (2013 – Sebastien Le Toux): $150K
    SEA (2013 – Jeff Parke) - $100K?
    MLS (2013 - Transfer Fee - Aaron Wheeler - Koo Tee Pee): $25K
    MLS (2014 - Transfer Fee - Cristian Maidana - Rangers [Chile]): $400K
    DC (2014 - SuperDraft pick swap): $75K
    MLS (2014 - Loan Fee - Maurice Edu - Stoke City): $?K
    MLS (2014 - Transfer Fee - Vincent Nogueira): $300K (includes $100K for Sochaux relegation)
    CHI (2014 - Austin Berry): $100K
    MLS (2014 - Loan Fee - Brian Brown - Harbour View): $25K?
    MLS (2014 - Transfer Fee - Rais M'Bolhi): $400K?
    MLS (2015 - Transfer Fee - Maurice Edu): $K?
    VAN (2015 - Steven Vitoria - Loan Fee & Discovery Rights): $?K
    MLS (2015 - Loan Fee - Fernando Aristeguieta - Nantes FC): $?K
    MLS (2015 - Transfer Fee - John McCarthy): $?25K?
    NASL (2015 – Loan Fee – Brian Sylvestre): $?K?
    MLS (2015 – Targeted Allocation Money – Tranquillo Barnetta salary buydown): $200K
    MLS (2015 - League Fine Related to Peter Nowak Use of Trialists in 2010 Friendlies): $75K
    DCU (2016 – Chris Pontius): $100K? ($50K? General Allocation $+ $50K? TAM $)
    MLS (2016 – Targeted Allocation Money – Tranquillo Barnetta salary buydown): $175K
    MLS (2016 – Loan Fee – Anderson Conceicao - Tombense): $?K?
    MLS (2016 – Transfer Fee – Walter Restrepo): $50K?
    COL (2016 – SuperDraft pick): $100K?
    MLS (2016 – Targeted Allocation Money – Transfer Fee - Roland Alberg): $250K?)
    MLS (2016 – Loan Fee - Matt Jones): $?K?
    MLS (2016 – Targeted Allocation Money – Ilsinho Salary Buydown - $150K?)
    CHI (2016 - Bedoya): $75K?
    NE (2016 - Davies): $50K?
    MIN (2017 – draft pick swap - Epps trade): $50K – 2018 GAM $
    MLS (2017 – Targeted Allocation Money – Ilsinho Salary Buydown - $?K?)
    MLS (2017 – Targeted Allocation Money – Simpson Transfer Fee & Salary Buydown - $?K?)
    MLS (2017 – Targeted Allocation Money – Medunjanin Transfer Fee & Salary Buydown - $?K?)
    MLS (2018 – Targeted Allocation Money – Blake Salary Buydown - $?K?)
    MLS (2018 – Targeted Allocation Money – Accam trade - $400K)
    MLS (2018 – General Allocation Money – Accam trade - $200K)
    MLS (2019 – Targeted Allocation Money – Accam trade - $500K)
    MLS (2019 – General Allocation Money – Accam trade - $100K)
    MLS (2019 - General Allocation Money - Wagner Transfer Fee - $?K)
    MLS (2019 - Targeted Allocation Money – Monteiro Salary Buydown - $50K)
    MLS (2020 – General Allocation Money – Martinez transfer - $325K)

    General Allocation Receivable:
    2019 - $50K (Cincinnati draft picks trade – if performance metrics are achieved [not likely])
    2020 - $175K (Jones trade)

    General Allocation Payable
    2020 - $50K (Bendik trade - if certain metrics are achieved)

    Last Known Estimated Allocation $ Balances: $50K balance in May 2016 (Training Facility White Board balance was $0 - then got $50K for de Leeuw discovery rights). Prior estimate was $500K from Summer 2012 per Ives but difficult to fully know how other allocation uses (i.e. applications related to salary budget paydowns and transfer fees)

    Transfer Fees Paid by Union Ownership
    * $1M (FC Nantes - Bedoya transfer fee)
    * $2M (FC Metz – Monteiro transfer fee)

    Retention Funds (used to keep existing roster players)
    * $250K available

    Targeted Allocation Money (can be used to buy down players making more than DP charge. 5 Year limit)
    * Sources:
    2015: $500K (MLS Funding)
    2016: $800K (MLS Funding)
    2016: $100K? (Houston: Maidana & Wenger trade)
    2017: $1.200M (MLS Funding)
    2018: $1.200M (MLS Funding)
    2019: $1.200M (MLS Funding)
    2019: $50K (Rosenberry trade)
    2020: $100K (Sapong trade)
    2020: $300K (Trusty trade)
    Total: $5.450?M

    TAM Receivables
    None

    * Uses
    2015: $200K? (Barnetta 2015 salary buydown)
    2016: $230K? (Barnetta 2016 salary buydown)
    2016: $50K? (DC United: Pontius trade)
    2016: $400K? (Alberg transfer fee)
    2016: $21K? (Ilsinho 2016 salary buydown)
    2016: $50K? (Chicago: Bedoya trade)
    2016: $50K? (New England: Davies trade)
    2017: $219K? (MLS: Simpson transfer fee & salary buydown)
    2017: $119K? (MLS: Medunjanin salary buydown)
    2017: $21K? (Ilsinho 2017 salary buydown)
    2018: $400K (Chicago: Accam trade)
    2018: $119K (Simpson 2018 salary buydown)
    2018: $41K (Medunjanin 2018 salary buydown)
    2018 $21K (Sapong 2018 salary buydown)
    2019: $500K (Chicago: Accam trade)
    2019: $500K (Santos transfer fee)
    2020: $500K (Oravec transfer fee)
    2020: $700K (Glesnes transfer fee)
    2020: $700K (Bedoya 2020 salary buydown)
    Total: $4.041M?

    Discretionary TAM (Team Funded)
    2018: $746K (Accam 2018 salary buydown)
    2019: $746K (Accam 2018 salary buydown)

    Allocation Rank
    * 17th spot

    SuperDraft Picks
    * 2021 – (1st - traded to Orlando City - Harriel HG Rights), 2nd , 3rd and 4th

    Lotteries
    * Eligible to participate along with other teams - no lotteries yet

    Waiver Draft Priority List
    * 17th spot

    DISCOVERY CLAIMS
    Teams are allowed to claim 7 players at any given time, revise the list during the season and make unlimited signings from players on the list. Claims expire at end of season.

    Claims Used (unlimited per season)
    1. Jose Martinez (M) (Zulia FC – Venezuela)
    2. Matej Oravec (M) (DAK 1904 – Slovakia)
    3. Jakob Glesnes (D) (Stromsgodset - Norway)

    Players on Discovery Claim List (7 available at all times)
    1. Jan Vodhanel (M) (Bohemians 1905 - Czech Republic)
    2. – 7. To Be Determined

    No Longer on Discovery List
    1. None

    USL AFFILIATE PRIORITY LIST
    An MLS team with its own USL team is allowed to have priority rights on 3 players on that team (typically Home Grown players).

    1. Selmir Miscic #55 (M)*
    2. Issa Rayyan #40 (M)*
    3. Ben Ofeimu #44 (D)*

    COLLEGE PROTECTED LIST
    Union retains MLS rights until December 2020 or December 2021 for players drafted this year if player has not trialed with team. If player has trialed with team and was not offered a contract, he is a free agent for MLS purposes.
    * Not applicable in Tanner era

    ALUMNI IN/OFF-SEASON - TRADES, TRANSFERS, WAIVERS)
    * Fabio Alves “Fabinho” #33 (D) (3/16/85) ($153.0K - $153.0K) [Brazil - Green Card] (option declined)
    * R.J. Allen #16 (D) (4/17/90) ($70.3K - $70.3K) (option declined)
    * Auston Trusty #26 (D) (8/12/98) ($95.0K - $124.1K)* (trade – Colorado)
    * Marco Fabian #10 (M) (12/29/91) ($2000.7K - $2274.1K) [Mexico – INTL] (option declined) (Al Sadd - Qatar)
    * Haris Medunjanin #6 (M) (3/8/85) ($550.0K - $595.0K) [Bosnia & Herzegovina - INTL] (waiver draft – Cincinnati)
    * Derrick Jones #8 (M) (3/3/97) ($70.0K - $75.9K) [USA/Ghana]* (trade – Nashville)
    * Fabrice “Fafa” Picault #9 (F) (2/23/91) ($160.0K - $173.7K) (trade – FC Dallas)
     
  2. Terrier1966

    Terrier1966 Member

    Nov 19, 2016
    Club:
    Aston Villa FC
    That’s it??

    Little short on content, wouldn’t you say?
     
    CyphaPSU and LiverpoolFanatic repped this.
  3. sentrido

    sentrido Member

    Jul 9, 2010
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    I feel like this kind of post deserves some kind of rep multiplier.
     
  4. Cherry Hill SOB

    Cherry Hill SOB Member+

    Aug 30, 2012
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Dude, you are the MAN! This level of dedication and attention to detail is something I always think I could do then , just like Doug in the movie "Up"
    -->squirrel. Thanks for posting this and thanks for sharing your hard work with us.
     
    Terrier1966, jaykoz3 and OldRetiredCoach repped this.
  5. mattylip

    mattylip Member+

    Philadelphia Union
    Jul 22, 2011
    Cherry Hill (127, D)
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Great stuff as always.

    Oravec transfer fee reported to be 1M Euros by Kevin Kinkead on his podcast this week.
     
  6. OldRetiredCoach

    Feb 22, 2003
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Zman - a heartfelt thank you. With this post every year, I know we are getting close to the start of the new season.
     
  7. WVUPharm2007

    WVUPharm2007 Member+

    Jul 24, 2011
    Montgomery Township, PA
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    This will be Ray's 9th year with the club. That's crazy.
     
    LiverpoolFanatic and aztec21bas repped this.
  8. CyphaPSU

    CyphaPSU Member+

    Mar 16, 2003
    Not Far
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Yeah, that is. For several of those years I spent a lot of time complaining about why he was a starter. He's gotten better over time, earned his stay, and I no longer voice that complaint.
     
    aztec21bas repped this.
  9. Phillyspur

    Phillyspur Member+

    Tottenham Hotspur
    England
    Mar 18, 2007
    Club:
    Tottenham Hotspur FC
    Nat'l Team:
    England
  10. Handsome Pete

    Handsome Pete Member+

    May 16, 2011
    Minneapolis
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Is Ray the last of the old era?
     
  11. CyphaPSU

    CyphaPSU Member+

    Mar 16, 2003
    Not Far
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Jay is still the majority owner, so we're still in the old era now. :thumbsup:
     
  12. Starpork

    Starpork Member+

    Nov 12, 2013
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Glesnes at 250k for a backup CB? They must be planning to move Mark.
     
  13. Zman Gunner

    Zman Gunner BigSoccer Supporter

    Feb 7, 2003
    Middletown, DE
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    $250K is just a guess fo Glesnes; however, I would not view him as a back-up - he might be to start the season but given McKenzie's Olympic/National Team absences and likely eventual transfer, guess that Tanner is planning ahead that Glesnes will be a starter in the long-run. Even though Glesnes was a starter in the top Norway division which is not deemed to be an upper tier Euro league, Tanner has shown a willingness to pay good salary $, by MLS standards, to his foreign signings who often are not coming from upper tier leagues (e.g. Przybylko - German 2nd Division but missed large range of games due to injury before he signed with Philly, Wagner - German 3rd Division, Santos - Chile 1st Division, Monteiro - France 2nd Division, Wooten - German 2nd Division - these 5 players are among the top 8 $ earners on the Union).

    Between Oravec, Martinez and Glesnes - I would guess Glesnes has the higher salary based on his resume to date.
     
    Starpork and Union42 repped this.
  14. Union42

    Union42 Member+

    Jul 29, 2013
    Swarthmore, PA
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Agreed. Considering that he has the potential to see alot of minutes this season between international call-ups, slumps, & injuries, paying for a starting-calibre backup CB is probably a wise move, and I would give Ernst the benefit on doubt for getting good value for the $ given his track record to date.
     
    Starpork repped this.
  15. derek750

    derek750 Member+

    Apr 16, 2007
    Brooklyn
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    sentrido repped this.
  16. Darkwing McQuack

    Darkwing McQuack BigSoccer Supporter

    Nov 11, 2011
    Morrisville, PA
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Hoping this means they’re shipping a DP level player now.
     
    cwelch999 and sentrido repped this.
  17. jaykoz3

    jaykoz3 Member+

    Dec 25, 2010
    Conshohocken, PA
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
     
    Cherry Hill SOB repped this.
  18. Union42

    Union42 Member+

    Jul 29, 2013
    Swarthmore, PA
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    LiverpoolFanatic repped this.
  19. LiverpoolFanatic

    Liverpool FC, Philadelphia Union
    Feb 19, 2000
    Lancaster, PA
    Club:
    Liverpool FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    OldRetiredCoach, cwelch999 and Union42 repped this.
  20. msilverstein47

    msilverstein47 Member+

    Jan 11, 1999
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Brotherly Game
    @BrotherlyGame

    The Philadelphia Union have announced a new contract for goalkeeper Matt Freese. He’s guaranteed through 2022 with team options for the 2023 and 2024 seasons.
     
    sentrido repped this.
  21. SideshowBob

    SideshowBob Member

    Jan 12, 2007
    Northern VA
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    So, whatever happened to @Zman Gunner - these threads were always among the best and most informative things about the team.
     
    sentrido repped this.
  22. Zman Gunner

    Zman Gunner BigSoccer Supporter

    Feb 7, 2003
    Middletown, DE
    Club:
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Thanks. The 2022 roster initial post is under development - will be posted soon.
     

Share This Page