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Steel playoff chances revisited
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Steel playoff chances revisited

At the three-quarter mark of the season, Bethlehem Steel FC are still in the playoff picture but are in a dogfight with four other sides for one of the bottom three qualifying slots. Here’s our opinion of their chances.

Match Report: Bethlehem Steel FC 2-3 Pittsburgh Riverhounds
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Match Report: Bethlehem Steel FC 2-3 Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Bethlehem Steel FC fail to get a result against in-state-foe Pittsburgh Riverhounds and lose 3-2 on the road in a high-scoring affair.

Explaining the Steel’s 2017 road record
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Explaining the Steel’s 2017 road record

Bethlehem Steel head coach Brendan Burke explains why the 2017 road record is already 250% better than 2016’s — two points and the away records table.

Maurice Edu’s return to pitch goes smoothly
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Maurice Edu’s return to pitch goes smoothly

After months of speculation and waiting, Maurice Edu returned to the pitch for live-game action. And it went smoothly.

Match report: Bethlehem 1 – 3 Louisville
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Match report: Bethlehem 1 – 3 Louisville

While the Steel lost to Louisville, they were not outclassed by the elite side from Kentucky.

Seku Conneh contests the ball v Richmond
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Match report: Bethlehem Steel 0-1 Charlotte Independence

Bethlehem Steel FC fall 1-0 to Charlotte Independence

Match Report: Bethlehem Steel FC 3- 1 Toronto FC II
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Match Report: Bethlehem Steel FC 3- 1 Toronto FC II

After a tough night for the Union, Steel FC capitalized on a PK and good distributing play from their back-line to grab three points at home against Toronto.

A Machiavellian response to USL’s complaining owners
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A Machiavellian response to USL’s complaining owners

If USL were to expel its player-development sides, NASL could succor them, solve its problems, and make two equal division two leagues in North America a permanent situation.

OTTAWA, ON - AUGUST 05: USL match between the Ottawa Fury FC and Bethlehem Steel at TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, ON. Canada on Aug. 5, 2017.

PHOTO: Steve Kingsman/Freestyle Photography/Ottawa Fury FC
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Match Report: Bethlehem Steel FC 2 – 1 Ottawa Fury

Bethlehem Steel FC took points from the Ottawa Fury at home, and they did so with minimal loans from the Union.

Bethlehem Steel’s academy pipeline resets
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Bethlehem Steel’s academy pipeline resets

As last year’s academy graduates leave to pursue college, the beginning of the new school year provides and opportunity to meet new young players. Brendan Burke sets out evaluative criteria and introduces us to some of them.