Omar Holness

Bethlehem Steel

USL Preview: Bethlehem Steel built for both development and competition

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Three things to look for in a really exciting 2018 Bethlehem Steel FC squad

Bethlehem Steel kick off their third season this Sunday against Richmond, and while you can watch all the games on YouTube (Sunday's is here) coming out to a match is the best way to figure out who comprises the next wave of Union stars and what the Academy-USL-MLS pipeline is all about.

Omar Holness acquires green card

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The Jamaican born player will now no longer occupy an international roster spot

Omar Holness is Jamaican by birth but has spent the last six years in the U.S., playing college ball at UNC Chapel Hill and as a professional within Real Salt Lake's organization.

Just before Bethlehem Steel played FC Motown last Saturday, Holness received his green card, designating him as a permanent resident in the United States.

USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Expectations for the 2018 Bethlehem Steel

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After sustained careful preseason observation, PSP notes some characteristics of the 2018 Steel, the 2018 USL eastern conference, and what it thinks 2018 Steel success will look like.

Six Bethlehem Steel players to watch in 2018

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Following these six players will tell you how Bethlehem Steel's 2018 season is progressing. All are new.

Breaking News: Steel sign midfielder

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Bethlehem Steel FC have signed the 2016 5th pick in the Super Draft, central midfielder Omar Holness who is 5 months into recovering from ACL surgery.

Major League Soccer

News roundup: Union interested in Venezuelan, SheBelieves Cup roster, $12K fine for thrown gelato

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Also: Eagles player invited to Union match, Steel's Omar Holness gets a green card, cringe-worthy pre-season tackle, more.

Major Link Soccer: Messi breaks an (opponent's) (fan's) arm

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Now see, if I'd not included those parenthesis, you'd all be mad about "misleading headlines" and "lack of integrity" and "fishing for page views."


A familiar name may be returning to Seattle this summer with an unfamiliar look; Duncan McCormick, Sounders Academy vet and member of the Sounders extended family has signed with AZ United FC.

The SBI MLS Draft Big Board (Version 2.0)

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The 2016 MLS Combine kicks off on Friday afternoon, with more than 60 college and youth international players vying for a spot on the draft boards of the 20 MLS teams in attendance.

The initial Generation adidas class has been announced, with all five top prospects expected to be first-round picks, with a sixth in Omar Holness expected to be officially announced very soon.

MLS announces 2016 Generation adidas class

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College underclassmen Joshua Yaro, Jack Harrison, Andrew Tarbell, Julian Buescher and Richie Laryea have signed with the league and will be available for selection in the 2016 SuperDraft.

Major League Soccer has finally unveiled the 2016 Generation adidas class of college underclassmen who will be available in this year's SuperDraft.

Real Salt Lake

Steel FC sign Jamaican International Omar Holness

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The midfielder joins from Real Salt Lake

Well, the rumor was a younger guy with a huge pedigree and a lot of experience for his age would be heading to Bethlehem Steel FC.

The 23-year-old Jamaican international Omar Holness fits that bill perfectly.

Starting in college at the University of North Carolina, Holness notched five goals and 11 assists in 59 matches while helping to lead the Tar Heels to three NCAA tournament appearances.

Revolution 4, RSL 0: Goals galore for the home team

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Goals rain down on Gillette.

The New England Revolution made quick work of Real Salt Lake as four first-half goals secured full points on Saturday night. The result was a team effort as six different Revs players found their way onto the score sheet.

The game's opening strike came from an unlikely source, as Scott Caldwell finished a Diego Fagundez feed in the 4th minute.

2016 MLS SuperDraft First Round recap

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A brief look back at the first round of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.

The First Round of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft is finished. Here's a rundown of the 20 newest MLS players:

  1. Chicago Fire - Jack Harrison - Midfielder - Wake Forest University (to New York City)
  2. Philadelphia Union - Josh Yaro - Defender - Georgetown University
  3. Philadelphia Union - Keegan Rosenberry - Defender - Georgetown University
  4. Chicago Fire - Brandon Vincent - Defender - Stanford University
  5. Real Salt Lake - Omar Holness - Midfielder - University of North Carolina
  6. Philadelphia Union - Fabian Herbers - Midfielder - Creighton University
  7. Orlando City - Richmond Laryea - Midfielder - University of Akron
  8. San Jose Earthquakes - Andrew Tarbell - Goalkeeper - Clemson University
  9. Toronto FC - Tsubasa Endoh - Midfielder - University of Maryland
  10. New England Revolution - Jordan McCrary - Defender - University of North Carolina
  11. D.

Peter Nowak

Restrepo in-Lahoud loaned out, pre-draft news, Nowak, more

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Restrepo deal announced, Lahoud loaned to Cosmos. Roster and draft news. Nowak named head coach of Lechia Gdansk after judge upholds arbitrator's decision against him in Union case. More news.

News from the Combine and other Union bits, Lloyd named USWNT co-captain, more news

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News of players linked to the Union ahead of Thursday's SuperDraft and more Union bits. Carli Lloyd named co-captain of USWNT. More news.

Union schedule to be announced today, Restrepo, locals in NWSL draft, more news

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2016 schedule to be announced today. Walter Restrepo to the Union? Sak's new job. Locals in NWSL college draft. More news.

The Rest

Mock SuperDraft Round Up: Who the Union might be picking

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It seems that every website is doing a mock draft these days. No need to try to search out all of them, we've done that for you!

SB Nation Mock Draft
#3 - Brandon Vincent, Defender, Stanford
#6 - Omar Holness, Forward, North Carolina
#23 - Liam Doyle, Defender, Ohio State


Filibuster podcast episode 164: Waving a bunch of money and screaming

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We preview the MLS SuperDraft with Travis Clark and then wind up our D.C. United awards before we hate on the rest of the league.

The Filibuster crew is back for their first podcast of 2016, and we cover all things MLS SuperDraft. We bring back our favorite expert on the college and youth game, Travis Clark of Top Drawer Soccer, to dig in on this year's class.