Articles written by: Tim Jones

Still learning soccer after four decades. A southwestern Ohio buckeye transplanted to Chester County. Loves history, new ideas, baking bread, being a sports fan, and apparently unconnected connections. Though he wouldn't tell you, the PSP crew wants you to know he's a retired high school soccer coach.

Bethlehem Steel FC sign a striker
Roster News / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Bethlehem Steel FC sign a striker

An 18-year-old Cameroonian striker named Faris signed yesterday with Bethlehem Steel FC. Counting from the middle of last January, the Steel have brought in three new strikers total, one of whom has not worked out. The organization is clearly on the lookout.

Match report:  Bethlehem Steel FC 1 – 1 North Carolina FC
USL Match report

Match report: Bethlehem Steel FC 1 – 1 North Carolina FC

Bethlehem fought back in the second half to equalize North Carolina 1-1. The draw extended the Steel’s unbeaten run at home to eight games, best in their history.

Match report: Atlanta II 2 – 1 Bethlehem Steel FC
USL Match report

Match report: Atlanta II 2 – 1 Bethlehem Steel FC

On their first trip to Georgia, the Steel lost to Atlanta 2 in a game heavily influenced by Santi Moar’s injury and the necessities of the three games in eight days facing both the Steel and the Union

Has a striker been found in Bethlehem?
Commentary

Has a striker been found in Bethlehem?

In the last four weeks Fabian Herbers has been a goal scoring dragon for Bethlehem Steel FC.

Match report: Penn FC 3-2 Bethlehem Steel
USL Match report

Match report: Penn FC 3-2 Bethlehem Steel

Despite a brace from Fabian Herbers, Bethlehem’s undefeated streak ended in Harrisburg on Friday night, dropping a 3-2 result against a hungry Penn FC side.

Match report: Bethlehem Steel FC defeats Charlotte Independence 4-1
USL Match report

Match report: Bethlehem Steel FC defeats Charlotte Independence 4-1

10th place Bethlehem beat 5th place Charlotte 4-1 on the hottest day of the season so far. Two sides that excelled at possessing the ball and attacking produced excellent entertainment.

A tactical alternative emerges within Union “template”
Analysis / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

A tactical alternative emerges within Union “template”

Interesting tactical options are now available down on the farm, and the choice availability seems to be deliberate. Might it come for the first team?

2018’s “character players” on the Bethlehem Steel
USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

2018’s “character players” on the Bethlehem Steel

Six good players of whom only the most dedicated Bethlehem Steel fans have heard.

Fontana v DelPiccolo
USL Match report

Match report: Bethlehem Steel 0-0 Louisville City

Bethlehem’s young lineup and clever tactical approach earned the hosts a 0-0 draw against defending champions Louisville City.

Derrick Jones staying hydrated.
Analysis

A closer look at Derrick Jones in the USOC

What does Tuesday’s Open Cup match against the Richmond Kickers’ bench teach us about Derrick Jones as a center midfielder? Speculatively, it may be more than you might think.