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.

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USL to create Division 3 all over again

Having spent two years working hard to win promotion from division three status, less than three months after succeeding has the league announced its new D3 entity in a complex gambit to absorb the remnants of NASL?

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Match report: Rochester Rhinos 3 – Bethlehem Steel 2

Bethlehem’s comeback fell short as Rochester scored an 88th minute goal to knock off a Bethlehem squad featuring a starting lineup almost entirely comprised of Philadelphia Union loanees.

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Scorecard: The 2017 Bethlehem Steel

An in-depth bullet list explains from where a Steel game-day lineup is assembled and itemizes the players most likely to be in the game-day 18s.

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Bethlehem Steel outlook for 2017

Preseason is over for the Steel. It is time to fearlessly forecast their future. PSP’s Tim Jones looks at Bethlehem’s projected lineup, how they’ll play, and how the Union loanees and Union Academy players fit in.

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Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-1 Bethlehem Steel

C.J. Sapong scored twice, but Bethlehem held their own for much of the match in their final USL season tuneup. PSP has a match report.

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Meet Santi Moar

Santi Moar, a Spanish left channel attacker, has made a strong impression in preseason, providing defense, assists,and goals.

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Match report: Bethlehem Steel 1-1 Harrisburg City Islanders

A hybrid side of Steel professionals and Academy amateurs holds Harrisburg City Islanders full preseason squad in the wind in Wayne.

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Steel profile: Anthony Fontana

Is Newark Delaware’s Anthony Fontana, a YSC Academy junior who practiced with the Philadelphia Union start-to-finish this preseason, their next home grown signing?

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YSC Academy seniors announce college choices

Union-affiliated YSC Academy announces its seniors’ college plans, and 100% will be playing soccer somewhere.

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USL hybrids, profits and imitating baseball

As professional soccer evolves in the United States, it has begun to imitate the oldest of American pro sports. PSP’s Tim Jones explains.