Jakob Glesnes


Jakob Glesnes named to MLS Team of the Week

Philadelphia Union defender Jakob Glesnes has been named to Major League Soccer's Team of the Week after helping the Boys in Blue to a 2-0 win over Chicago Fire FC. Glesnes notched his second-career goal with the Union in the 60th minute, heading home a pass from fellow defender Kai Wagner. In the clean sheet, Glesnes led the team with five clearances while making two interceptions and winning a tackle.
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Did Jakob Glesnes get away with a red in Columbus?

Jakob Glesnes having a penalty overturned by video review in the Philadelphia Union’s season opener in Columbus last week was a major turning point in what ended up being a scoreless draw. Glesnes was whistled for a foul on Pedro Santos in the 36th minute that was initially ruled a...
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BIMBO Birthday: Jakob Glesnes

It's another BIMBO birthday as we celebrate defender Jakob Glesnes. The Norwegian center back turns 27 today and while he's only spent a year with the club, his first impression to Union fans was one they'll never forget. Glesnes burst onto the scene with his infamous free kick goal on national TV against LAFC and yes you can watch it again on repeat below.

Jakob Glesnes wins BIMBO Goal of the Year

There was a clear winner for the 2020 BIMBO Goal of the Year as defender Jakob Glesnes' memorable blast at LAFC claimed the annual honor that's voted on by Philadelphia Union fans. Glesnes' goal was stuck in the minds for Union fans for months as his free kick rocket came...