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.

Commentary / USL - Philadelphia Union II

What Union II has learned since the restart

Tim Jones looks at the learning experience for the Union’s USL side since their season restart.


Thoughts on MLS’s potential schedule

PSP’s Tim Jones works through some of the possibilities for the resumption of the MLS schedule after the Orlando tournament concludes.

Roster News / USL - Philadelphia Union II

Union sign Nathan Harriel to Homegrown contract

The young right back will spend 2020 with Union II before his MLS contract begins in January.

Coronavirus / USL - Philadelphia Union II

How the coronavirus pandemic affects Union II

Tim Jones explores how the virus’s health and safety needs preclude the past practices of Keystone Sports’ player development.

Coronavirus / USL - Philadelphia Union II

Philadelphia Union II’s game schedule

Union II’s USLC game schedule, released and analyzed.

Roster News / USL - Philadelphia Union II

Philadelphia Union II: The facts and what may become the facts

PSP’s Tim Jones breaks down what we know and what we can guess about Philadelphia Union II’s roster at the restart.

Breaking News / USL - Philadelphia Union II

USL Championship announces 2020 competition format

A look at the USL Championship’s revised competition format for the rest of the 2020 season, especially as it affects Philadelphia Union II.

Coronavirus / Union

Guesses about the Union’s unannounced regular season schedule

PSP’s Tim Jones pulls together what is so far known about MLS’s resumed 2020 regular season. Cathcart the Crystal Ball is alive and waking up.


PSP Seven-a-side draft: Designed for huge, open, outdoor space

Former Bethlehem Steel FC lead writer Tim Jones picks his squad for seven-a-side matches to be played outdoors in lots of open space.


Outside the box towards a 2020 game schedule

Tim Jones speculates about three ways MLS and its players could cope with an acutely concentrated schedule and maintain health and effectiveness among those players.