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The grass roots: Notes from Bethlehem and the Union Academy
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The grass roots: Notes from Bethlehem and the Union Academy

Bethlehem Steel lie 5th in the Eastern Conference table of the USL, and YSC Academy graduated its class of 2017, all but one of whom are off to college.

Rubber Match report:  Harrisburg City Islanders 0 – Bethlehem Steel FC 1
USL Match report

Rubber Match report: Harrisburg City Islanders 0 – Bethlehem Steel FC 1

Philadelphia Union’s second string defense keep a clean sheet, and Captain James Chambers took the game’s only goal early in he second half to win the Bethlehem Steel’s season series against Harrisburg.

Player of the week: Adam Najem
Player of the Week

Player of the week: Adam Najem

With the Union looking for answers, one may reside in Bethlehem. Adam Najem shined against NYRBII last weekend. Is our player of the week Philadelphia’s next attempt to solve the no. 10 riddle?

Match report: Bethlehem Steel FC 2 – 0 New York Red Bulls II
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Match report: Bethlehem Steel FC 2 – 0 New York Red Bulls II

Bethlehem got their first-ever win against Red Bulls II, currently the highest scoring team in the United Soccer League.

Local pro, semipro clubs to play Sandy Hook benefits in West Chester
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Local pro, semipro clubs to play Sandy Hook benefits in West Chester

Bethlehem Steel FC, Reading United, and West Chester United will join Connecticut-based — and undefeated this year — Newtown Pride for the benefit. Tickets are available.

A year on: 2017 Bethlehem Steel Roster v. 2016
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

A year on: 2017 Bethlehem Steel Roster v. 2016

Tim Jones compares a younger, more versatile 2017 Bethlehem Steel roster to the team’s inaugural squad.

Player of the week: Christian Pulisic
Player of the Week

Player of the week: Christian Pulisic

PSP takes a look at Christian Pulisic’s brilliant week and what he means to the local community.

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Commentary / Youth Soccer

Youth development: Broad or deep?

What is the best approach to developing youth players? High school soccer coach and PSP contributor Josh Trott explores.

Match Report: St. Louis FC 1 – Bethlehem Steel FC 2
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Match Report: St. Louis FC 1 – Bethlehem Steel FC 2

A more disciplined high pressure approach forced by the second half headwind brought the Steel a come back win with an equalizer from Seku Conneh and the winner from James Chambers.

Union Academy graduation highlights Bethlehem Steel brotherhood
USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Union Academy graduation highlights Bethlehem Steel brotherhood

Due to imminent overseas absence for two almost-graduates, YSC Academy held an early graduation ceremony Friday, June 2, 2017 for two members of the class of 2017. Both play for the Bethlehem Steel.