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.

Steel split back-to-back matches
USL Match report

Steel split back-to-back matches

Bethlehem Steel split two matches, winning Saturday but losing Sunday. All who were fully healthy played a full 90 minutes.

Preseason match report: Bethlehem Steel 2-0 Syracuse
USL Match report

Preseason match report: Bethlehem Steel 2-0 Syracuse

In spite of a roster depleted by NCAA rules and the flu, Bethlehem Steel defeated Syracuse in a preseason scrimmage 2-0 on Saturday afternoon.

Preseason match: Bethlehem Steel FC 5 – 2 Penn FC
USL Match report

Preseason match: Bethlehem Steel FC 5 – 2 Penn FC

Penn FC won the first half, narrowly but clearly. The Steel equalized in the second, and were rampant in the games final 16 minutes with four while giving up one.

Resetting 2018 details for USL and Bethlehem Steel
USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Resetting 2018 details for USL and Bethlehem Steel

A summary of detail changes in the United Soccer league for the 2018 season that will affect Bethlehem Steel.

Preseason match report: Bethlehem Steel 11-1 Junior Lone Star
USL Match report

Preseason match report: Bethlehem Steel 11-1 Junior Lone Star

Bethlehem Steel has been practicing since Jan. 30. Junior Lone Star started practice a week ago. It showed.

L-R: Michael Pellegrino, Tomas Romero, Josue Monge, Anthony Fontana, Matt Real, Freddy Gil, Mark McKenzie, Brenden Aaronson
Analysis

Youth development 2018-style: “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more.”

PSP has learned new things that reflect the Union’s commitment to youth development broadly defined, above and beyond what we are all seeing this preseason.

Apodaca creates separation
Report / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

The Steel’s preseason experiment

Bethlehem Steel FC is trying a new conditioning theory this preseason.

Predicting the USL East
Analysis / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Predicting the USL East

Our foolishly fearless forecast is made without benefit of any on-pitch observations.

The Union’s later round draft picks
Breaking News / Union

The Union’s later round draft picks

The Union picked two midfielders and a forward at the back end of the 2018 SuperDraft

Bethlehem Steel FC logo
Analysis / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Pressure creates diamonds – the Steel’s 2018 schedule

The newly-released USL game schedule for 2018 demands that the Steel improve markedly as spring progresses through summer into fall.