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Lessons from the Steel’s loss to Orlando
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Lessons from the Steel’s loss to Orlando

As PSP readers struggle to discern a way forward for the Philadelphia Union organization, here are some follow-up thoughts from down on the farm.

Should Bethlehem play in the second or third division?
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Should Bethlehem play in the second or third division?

PSP explores the question of which division Bethlehem should play in once USL splits into two divisions.

Bethlehem Steel outlook for 2017
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Bethlehem Steel outlook for 2017

Preseason is over for the Steel. It is time to fearlessly forecast their future. PSP’s Tim Jones looks at Bethlehem’s projected lineup, how they’ll play, and how the Union loanees and Union Academy players fit in.

Former Union assistant coach Brendan Burke. (Photo: Earl Gardner)
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Steel profiles: Brendan Burke

PSP’s series of Bethlehem Steel player profiles actually starts with the coach.

A quick look at new Steel signing Matt Real
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A quick look at new Steel signing Matt Real

Tim Jones on new Bethlehem Steel signing, and Union Academy product, Matt Real.

The Bethlehem theory of interchangeable parts
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

The Bethlehem theory of interchangeable parts

Continuing PSP’s review of Bethlehem’s season, Tim Jones looks at the Bethlehem-Philadelphia template of interchangeable parts to gauge whether it’s working.

Bethlehem Steel FC’s identity crisis
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Bethlehem Steel FC’s identity crisis

PSP’s Dylan Gerstley recaps the overarching themes of Bethlehem Steel’s inaugural season and sees a team with a bit of an identity crisis.

The next wave of potential Union Academy breakthroughs
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

The next wave of potential Union Academy breakthroughs

Auston Trusty and Derrick Jones blazed the trail. Now PSP’s Tim Jones takes a look at the wave of Philadelphia Union youth prospects bubbling up through the academy to Bethlehem Steel.

Bethlehem’s problems and solutions may lie on the practice field
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Bethlehem’s problems and solutions may lie on the practice field

It’s rare for Bethlehem Steel’s entire starting lineup to practice together before a game. It happened last week, and the results were impressive. PSP’s Tim Jones wonders whether this will be a lesson learned and implemented for next season.

The player development path and latest notes on Cap’n Mo
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The player development path and latest notes on Cap’n Mo

Tim Jones on how the Union’s development path differs from NYRB’s and observations on Maurice Edu’s 90-minute performance with Bethlehem against Charleston Battery.