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Bethlehem Steel vs Tampa Bay Fury: In Pictures

PSP photographer Marjorie Elzey was on hand Saturday afternoon as Bethlehem Steel fell to Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-2 on their return to Goodman Stadium. Here’s the game in pictures.

Photos: Marjorie Elzey

Bethlehem Steel vs Tampa Bay Rowdies

Coach Brendan Burke presented James Chambers with a commemorative jersey to celebrate his 100th game with the Bethlehem Steel.

 

Tifo to celebrate James Chambers 100th game!

 

The Rowdies dominated the first half of the game with physical play and speed.

 

The Rowdies celebrate a goal scored in the first half.

 

 

Nathan Harriel is on top of the pyramid, blocking the shot by the Rowdies.

 

David Najem blocks Anthony Fontana from the ball.

 

Sebastian Guenzatti celebrates the Rowdies second goal.

 

Matt Real wins the challenge.

 

A physical game continued in the second half, Zach Zandi is taken down by Tarek Morad.

 

The Steel press on past the Rowdies to keep the ball going towards their goal.

 

James Chambers take the PK, giving Bethlehem Steel its only point in the game. Zach Zandi along with The Tampa Rowdies are ready to battle for the rebound.

 

Kwado Poku watches Matt Real as he looks for a way around Poku.

 

At the end of the game, the players understand their importance to their fans and came over to thank them for coming out and supporting them.

Anthony Fontana is happy to autograph a sign for a  fan.

James Chambers high five’s a young fan, at the game to celebrate Chamber’s 100th game.

 

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2 Comments

  1. Old Soccer Coach says:

    In the final photo, the adult looking at the high five from the side bears an uncanny resemblance both of features and expression to Chambers himself.

    • Scott of Nazareth says:

      LOL – took me a second to figure out what it was and why there was no body associated with the head!

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