Articles written by: Tim Jones

Still learning soccer after nearly five decades. A southwestern Ohio buckeye transplanted to Chester County. Used to teach history, enjoys new ideas, sometimes bakes bread, is a sports fan, and loves apparently unconnected connections.

Philadelphia Union II

Season review: Future Union players blooded with Bethlehem in 2018

Reviewing eight young players who emerged in major roles for Bethlehem in 2018 and how they are likely to contribute to the Union next year.

Breaking News / Roster News

Breaking news: Bethlehem Steel FC announce roster changes

Bethlehem Steel FC will play the 2019 season with a noticeably younger roster.

Commentary / Philadelphia Union II

Bethlehem on the move

A guess at the meaning of the United Soccer League revocation of Bethlehem Steel FC’s permission to play without the option of lights for night games.

Breaking News / Philadelphia Union II

Breaking: Bethlehem Steel FC to play 2019 season in Chester

Unable to find a stadium solution in the Lehigh Valley, the Union announced today that Steel will play the 2019 season in Chester.

Philadelphia Union II

Bethlehem’s roster: Too old or continuing

Here’s what PSP thinks of the Bethlehem Steel FC roster at the end of the season.

Commentary / Philadelphia Union II

Ernst Tanner’s news conference and Bethlehem Steel

PSP thinks about what the content of Ernst Tanner’s first official news conference might mean for putting together the 2019 Bethlehem Steel.

USL Match report

Bethlehem Steel FC’s season ends with 2-0 defeat to Louisville

Bethlehem Steel could not repeat last weekend’s comeback on the Monongahela further downstream at the falls of the Ohio River, falling to defending champions Louisville FC 2-0.


Playoff match preview: Bethlehem Steel at Louisville City FC

What to expect from Bethlehem’s match in Louisville Saturday night.

Philadelphia Union II

Bethlehem Steel scores comeback playoff win in PKs

Bethlehem Steel came back from two deficits and executed a perfect penalty shootout to win its first-ever playoff game, toppling favorites Pittsburgh Riverhounds on the road, 2-2 (8-7).

Analysis / Philadelphia Union II

USL Quarterfinal preview: Bethlehem Steel FC at Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Tim Jones lays out what to expect from Bethlehem and Pittsburgh Saturday night on the banks of the Monongahela.