Articles written by: Tim Jones

Still learning soccer after four decades. A southwestern Ohio buckeye transplanted to Chester County. Loves history, new ideas, baking bread, being a sports fan, and apparently unconnected connections. Though he wouldn't tell you, the PSP crew wants you to know he's a retired high school soccer coach.

Union Academy

The science behind Ernst Tanner’s youth emphasis

Tim Jones asked YSC Academy Schoolhouse Head of School Dr. Nooha Ahmed Lee about Sporting Director Ernst Tanner’s focus on the 17-t0-21-year-old player age group.

USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Tim McDermott on Bethlehem Steel FC in the Lehigh Valley

Philadelphia Union chief business officer Tim McDermott talked with PSP about the future of Bethlehem Steel FC in the Lehigh Valley.

USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Five Steel offseason developments

PSP updates readers on ways the Bethlehem Steel FC player development project has changed since last October.

Roster News / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Bethlehem acquires defender Steve Kingue on loan

Bethlehem Steel FC now have eight players on their 2019 roster, completing a loan for Cameroonian U-23 international defender Steve Kingue January 25.

Roster News / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Breaking: Bethlehem signs academy center back Ofeimu

Steel FC have signed 2018 amateur standout defender Ben Ofeimu.

Breaking News / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Breaking: For first time, Steel FC will travel to Clearwater with first team

Fort the first time in Bethlehem Steel’s modern era, they will train for part of preseason in Florida.

Breaking News / Roster News / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Breaking: Bethlehem re-sign James Chambers

There will be one highly appropriate outlier to Ernst Tanner’s directive that Bethlehem Steel FC become much younger in 2019, the captain has been re-signed.

Analysis / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Ernst Tanner’s Bethlehem “to do” list

Ernst Tanner and his two technical staffs have quite a few players left to find and sign. Santos and Freese are the tip of the iceberg.

Breaking News / Roster News / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC

Bethlehem add Villanova midfielder Zach Zandi

Bethlehem has signed Reading United midfielder Zach Zandi, and alumnus of Villanova and the Union’s Academy.

Breaking News / Roster News

Bethlehem signs Panamanian youth international striker Saed Diaz

Bethlehem Steel FC add a second striker to their 2019 roster, a Panamanian youth international named Saed Diaz.