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Footy on the Telly, August 21-27
Soccer on TV

Footy on the Telly, August 21-27

Your weekly listings of live soccer on TV, online, and on satellite radio.

Transcript: Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference
Press Conference

Transcript: Jim Curtin’s weekly press conference

Curtin discusses facing Montreal and Didier Drogba, gives an injury update, confirms Rais Mbolhi is on trial with Bolton Wanderers, says Andre Blake may get a start, talks about the importance of the new Union-owned USL team, and says Fabinho now has a Green Card.

USL-Bethlehem: The Union’s best move in years
Commentary

USL-Bethlehem: The Union’s best move in years

The Union’s decision to launch a USL club in Bethlehem may be the club’s best move in years. PSP’s Dan Walsh breaks it down, from the player development and logistics to economics and politics — and the view that Bethlehem is just a cool town.

Why soccer in Bethlehem? A native’s view
Commentary / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Why soccer in Bethlehem? A native’s view

A Lehigh Valley native explains why the region is ripe for minor league soccer.

Fan’s View: They’re so Union
Fans' View

Fan’s View: They’re so Union

Last year, it was “WSSM.” This year, it’s “that’s so Union.” One Union fan lays out the players who best represent the “so Union” remark, for better and most certainly for worse.

Details on Union’s USL team, SoB board election nominees being accepted, more news
Daily news roundups

Details on Union’s USL team, SoB board election nominees being accepted, more news

Details on the Union’s new USL team and more morning news.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Richie Marquez
KYW Philly Soccer Show

KYW Philly Soccer Show: Richie Marquez

Second year defender Richie Marquez is this week’s guest. After that, Greg and Eli discuss the Union launching a USL team.

Union announces USL team
USL

Union announces USL team

It’s official: the Union will own and operate a USL team that will begin play in 2016 and will call Bethlehem in the Lehigh Valley home.

Why you should own a copy of Sons of Ben: The Movie
Movie Review

Why you should own a copy of Sons of Ben: The Movie

Sons of Ben: The Movie goes on sale today on DVD. While it’s a film about how a small group of committed supporters brought a MLS franchise to Philly, it’s also a story about belief and commitment to a community.

Bethlehem announcement today, profits and more Union bits, SoB Movie now on DVD, more news
Daily news roundups

Bethlehem announcement today, profits and more Union bits, SoB Movie now on DVD, more news

Union announcement in Bethlehem today. Did the Union turn a profit in 2014? Sons of Ben movie released on DVD. More news.