USL – Bethlehem Steel FC

Who’s ready to jump from USL to MLS?
USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Who’s ready to jump from USL to MLS?

PSP analyzes which of the Bethlehem Steel’s players might be ready to jump to the Union first team.

Union decline contract options on Ilsinho, Herbers, Onyewu, Wijnaldum, Edu
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Union decline contract options on Ilsinho, Herbers, Onyewu, Wijnaldum, Edu

The Union cleared a bunch of roster space with Wednesday’s moves. Chris Pontius will also depart the club as a free agent, and Roland Alberg has signed with a Bulgarian side. Updated.

The Steel should lock in Burke
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The Steel should lock in Burke

Brendan Burke has grown since the beginning of the Bethlehem Steel project, and his departure would be a significant loss.

Match report:  Louisville City FC 4-0 Bethlehem Steel FC
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Match report: Louisville City FC 4-0 Bethlehem Steel FC

Louisville controlled the match against a Bethlehem side that couldn’t overcome the absence of Santi Moar and the presence of some very one-sided officiating.

Bethlehem Steel won’t leave the Lehigh Valley, but they should still move
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Bethlehem Steel won’t leave the Lehigh Valley, but they should still move

As Columbus Crew SC is ripped away from it’s fanbase, a Lehigh Valley native ponders how moving a team could be a good thing.

Meaningful late-October soccer, in Louisville
USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Meaningful late-October soccer, in Louisville

This week the Bethlehem Steel are getting the attention their season’s performance deserves. Playoff soccer is a different animal. PSP reviews the key points of the regular season games, guesses the Steel’s line-up, and identifies a potentially key Louisville personnel difference.

In pictures: Bethlehem Steel 1-1 St. Louis FC
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In pictures: Bethlehem Steel 1-1 St. Louis FC

Rob Simmons was on the scene as Bethlehem Steel FC drew against St. Louis.

Match report: Bethlehem Steel FC 1-1 St. Louis FC
USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Match report: Bethlehem Steel FC 1-1 St. Louis FC

Bethlehem ended the regular season with frustrating home draw, with Matt Real scoring his first goal as a professional.

Steel playoff update
USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Steel playoff update

With a win Bethlehem will finish 6th and play at the Tampa Bay Rowdies. With either draw or a loss, they will finish 8th and play Louisville in Louisville Friday night.

Steel clinch playoff spot
USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Steel clinch playoff spot

Bethlehem Steel FC qualify for the USL playoffs for the first time in their modern history since the Tampa Bay Rowdies eliminated Orlando City B 2-0 Thursday evening. They could finish 8th, 7th or 6th, and will have an away playoff game the weekend of October 20-22.