USL - Bethlehem Steel FC
C.J. Sapong scored twice, but Bethlehem held their own for much of the match in their final USL season tuneup. PSP has a match report.
Santi Moar, a Spanish left channel attacker, has made a strong impression in preseason, providing defense, assists,and goals.
Najem, Moar, and Epps impress, but Bethlehem Steel fall 2-1 to Notre Dame in the second of two preseason scrimmages.
Is Newark Delaware's Anthony Fontana, a YSC Academy junior who practiced with the Philadelphia Union start-to-finish this preseason, their next home grown signing?
Mental quick study Derrick Jones may become the first product of the Union Academy and wholly-owned affiliate Bethlehem Steel FC to start for the Union as a complementary player to Haris Medunjanin and Alejandro Bedoya.
Auston Trusty broke new ground in 2016, and he can do so much more going forward.
The Steel will face Harrisburg City Islanders and Pittsburgh Riverhounds, as well as FC Cincinnati and Toronto FC II, three times in 2017.
Bethlehem went from being a mid-table team getting hot in July to a 12-game season-ending winless streak. Head coach Brendan Burke talked to PSP to reflect on the season, the lessons learned from it, and how that could impact Bethlehem going forward.
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.
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.
James Chambers scored a beauty of a goal, but it wasn't enough as Bethlehem was mathematically eliminated from playoff contention.
Maurice Edu went the full 90 for Bethlehem, but it wasn't enough as Bethlehem's winless streak extended to 10 on Saturday.
Maurice Edu started for Bethlehem Steel, but the Union's USL affiliate still lost to extend their winless streak to nine.
Bethlehem surrendered two goals in the final 15 minutes to drop a key road game to last place Montreal.
Two players who grew up near Bethlehem and Philadelphia led a Pittsburgh team that downed Bethlehem on Saturday night.
Bethlehem Steel FC have played multiple games without a full substitutes bench, going without a backup goalkeeper or backup center back.. What gives? PSP's Tim Jones explains the situation.
Bethlehem salvaged a point at home on a late Ryan Richter penalty but, aside from Richter's typically stellar play, were thoroughly outplayed by a clinical Charlotte squad.
A late goal by Harrisburg was enough to down Bethlehem in a match between current and former Philadelphia Union affiliates.
Samir Badr has impressed during a recent run of starts for Bethlehem.
Bethlehem Steel traveled to battle against FC Cincinnati and lost 1-0, breaking their three game unbeaten road streak. First Half FC Cincinnati entered the game with energy and looked a class above the Steel, just as their table position suggests. Players moved the ball quickly, never taking more than three [.
Ryan Richter secured a clean sheet for Bethlehem by stopping two sure-fire goals that had beaten his keeper. PSP has a report.
Bethlehem Steel FC's first signing has impressed thus far. PSP's Dylan Gerstley gives us the rundown on the teenage center midfielder's performance and his prospects for making the jump to Philadelphia Union.
PSP looks ahead to Bethlehem Steel's match against Wilmington on Friday, with a close look at how to the two match up.
Bethlehem Steel FC's roster fluctuates from game to game due to loans from Philadelphia Union, but that hasn't stopped head coach Brendan Burke and his core from competing and building chemistry. New PSP contributor Tim Jones explains how.
A hybrid side of Steel professionals and Academy amateurs holds Harrisburg City Islanders full preseason squad in the wind in Wayne.
Steel blanked Temple on the back of an Adam Najem goal. Fellow Union players Brian Carroll, Giliano Wijnaldum and Marcus Epps also featured.
Bethlehem Steel FC create competition and depth at left back by signing University of Kentucky trialist Charlie Reymann from Worthington, OH
A glance at the potential of Bethlehem Steel midfielder Josh Heard
A late goal leads to a Union draw, Bethlehem crushes Junior Lone Star, all-MLS CCL draw, and a bevy of preseason action.
Bethlehem dominated the NPSL side from Philly in a scrimmage that was as much for conditioning as it was for the soccer.
PSP's Tim Jones provides a brief look at some of the changes coming to Bethlehem Steel and USL this season.
PSP continues our series of profiles looking at key contributors for Bethlehem Steel FC. Up this week is Jamaican international Cory Burke.
Bethlehem's lone returning veteran, James Chambers, will play a central role on a young squad in 2017.
Bethlehem closed their season Sunday with another loss and failing to qualify for the USL playoffs.
It was hard to get the full story behind Mark McKenzie's scary head injury from the outside looking in. So PSP talked with Bethlehem Steel's team doctor get an inside look on how the team dealt with it.
Former Union and Toronto right back Ryan Richter plays a key role as Bethlehem Steel FC's captain, but it's not merely important to Bethlehem. It matters to the Union too. New PSP contributor Dylan Gerstley continues PSP's rollout of Bethlehem coverage.
A head injury to a teenage Union academy player in Sunday's Bethlehem Steel match silenced and scared observers. PSP continues to roll out its new Bethlehem Steel FC coverage with a look at the head shot that knocked out Mark McKenzie -- and how people reacted.
As professional soccer evolves in the United States, it has begun to imitate the oldest of American pro sports. PSP's Tim Jones explains.
Bolu, Jambo, Taylor and Cole. Recent real improvement characterizes their play for Bethlehem Steel. PSP's Tim Jones take a look at the arc for the two Philadelphia Union loanees and two signed to the Steel.
Corey Burke scored his first goal for Bethlehem in a 1-0 road win in steamy North Carolina.