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.

Midway: What we’ve learned from Bethlehem Steel
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Midway: What we’ve learned from Bethlehem Steel

Halfway through Bethlehem Steel’s inaugural season, PSP’s Tim Jones takes stock of what we’ve learned about the club thus far.

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Match report: Richmond Kickers 0-0 Bethlehem Steel

Ryan Richter secured a clean sheet for Bethlehem by stopping two sure-fire goals that had beaten his keeper. PSP has a report.

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Notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly Bethlehem Steel press conference

Notes from Brendan Burke’s talk with reporters ahead of Saturday’s road game against Richmond Kickers.

McKenzie’s head injury: The doctor’s account
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McKenzie’s head injury: The doctor’s account

It was hard to get the full story behind Mark McKenzie’s scary head injury from the outside looking in. So PSP talked with Bethlehem Steel’s team doctor get an inside look on how the team dealt with it.

Preview: Bethlehem Steel at Wilmington Hammerheads
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Preview: Bethlehem Steel at Wilmington Hammerheads

PSP looks ahead to Bethlehem Steel’s match against Wilmington on Friday, with a close look at how to the two match up.

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Notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly Bethlehem Steel teleconference

Tim Jones with notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly Bethlehem Steel press conference.

Recap: Charlotte Independence 0-1 Bethlehem Steel
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Recap: Charlotte Independence 0-1 Bethlehem Steel

Corey Burke scored his first goal for Bethlehem in a 1-0 road win in steamy North Carolina.

The “McKenzie Rule”? Hopefully not
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The “McKenzie Rule”? Hopefully not

A head injury to a teenage Union academy player in Sunday’s Bethlehem Steel match silenced and scared observers. PSP continues to roll out its new Bethlehem Steel FC coverage with a look at the head shot that knocked out Mark McKenzie — and how people reacted. (This post was updated on June 14.)

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Notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly conference call

Notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly conference call with reporters ahead of Friday’s road game in Charlotte.

Bethlehem’s core works through a fluctuating roster
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Bethlehem’s core works through a fluctuating roster

Bethlehem Steel FC’s roster fluctuates from game to game due to loans from Philadelphia Union, but that hasn’t stopped head coach Brendan Burke and his core from competing and building chemistry. New PSP contributor Tim Jones explains how.