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.


As preseason scrimmages begin, how will the Union approach conditioning?

With the Union’s first preseason scrimmage scheduled for this morning, PSP’s Tim Jones offers suggestions on how to interpret preseason matches.

Union preseason at the 76ers field house in Delaware

Thoughts on Union trialist Ibrahim Conteh

Sierra Leone midfielder Ibrahim Conteh is the reported trialist in Union camp. PSP’s Tim Jones speculates about what his presence means.


Which Union Academy players might attend preseason in Florida?

PSP’s Tim Jones tries to figure out which Academy U19s are likely to go to Florida for preseason on January 26.


A look at the United Soccer League’s two professional leagues in 2020

The 2020 versions of the United Soccer League Championship and the United Soccer League League One have been announced.

USL - Philadelphia Union II

Tomas Romero’s big save

A Union Academy graduate made the save that propelled Georgetown to the 2019 Men’s NCAA Soccer championship.

Breaking News / USL - Philadelphia Union II

Bethlehem Steel FC rebranded to Philadelphia Union II

Acknowledging that a stadium solution hasn’t developed in the Lehigh Valley, the Union’s USL side drops the Bethlehem Steel name.

USL - Philadelphia Union II

Bethlehem announces 2020 roster status

Bethlehem Steel announced initial roster moves for 2020, headlined by the departure of James Chambers.

Breaking News

Union leave nine exposed to the expansion draft

Here is a chart of the players left exposed to the Tuesday’s expansion draft by the Union.

Season Review / USL - Philadelphia Union II

Season review: Bethlehem roster evaluation, part two

Tim Jones finishes his commentary on Bethlehem Steel FC’s 2019 players.

Season Review

Season review: Bethlehem Steel roster evaluation, part one

PSP’s Tim Jones evaluates the first-team and Academy players who played for Bethlehem in 2019.