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Some history
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Some history

The Union’s USL project is unconventional to the point of experiment, valuing player development above all.

Match Report: City Islanders 2-2 Bethlehem Steel
USL Match report

Match Report: City Islanders 2-2 Bethlehem Steel

After coming from behind to take a 2-1 lead, Bethlehem conceded an 81st minute equalizer and are now winless over the last eight games.

Player of the Week: Tranquillo Barnetta
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Tranquillo Barnetta

Restored to his proper place on the pitch, Tranquillo Barnetta was the most influential Union player in a pair of huge wins last week.

Match Report: Louisville 1-0 Bethlehem
USL Match report

Match Report: Louisville 1-0 Bethlehem

Bethlehem falls on the road to Louisville and are now winless in the last seven games.

Roster rights to Bethlehem’s Daly traded to RailHawks
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Roster rights to Bethlehem’s Daly traded to RailHawks

Mickey Daly’s roster rights have been traded to NASL-side Carolina RailHawks for both a loan fee and a transfer fee.

Another Steel loss spotlights lack of depth
Commentary

Another Steel loss spotlights lack of depth

Another Bethlehem Steel loss has exposed the same institutional problems as the prior ones: Insufficient depth on a roster far too small. PSP’s Tim Jones illustrates how.

Match report: FC Montreal 3-2 Bethlehem Steel
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Match report: FC Montreal 3-2 Bethlehem Steel

Bethlehem surrendered two goals in the final 15 minutes to drop a key road game to last place Montreal.

Why did Bethlehem and Philadelphia loan a top player for nothing?
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Why did Bethlehem and Philadelphia loan a top player for nothing?

Bethlehem Steel’s playoff chances may have ended once they loaned former USL all-star center back Mickey Daly to the Carolina RailHawks, seemingly for nothing. So why were Bethlehem and parent club Philadelphia Union so charitable? Tim Jones has a theory.