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

Preview: Bethlehem Steel at Wilmington Hammerheads

PSP looks ahead to Bethlehem Steel’s match against Wilmington on Friday, with a close look at how to the two match up.

Press conference notes

Notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly Bethlehem Steel teleconference

Tim Jones with notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly Bethlehem Steel press conference.

Philadelphia Union II

Recap: Charlotte Independence 0-1 Bethlehem Steel

Corey Burke scored his first goal for Bethlehem in a 1-0 road win in steamy North Carolina.

Commentary / Philadelphia Union II

The “McKenzie Rule”? Hopefully not

A head injury to a teenage Union academy player in Sunday’s Bethlehem Steel match silenced and scared observers. PSP continues to roll out its new Bethlehem Steel FC coverage with a look at the head shot that knocked out Mark McKenzie — and how people reacted. (This post was updated on June 14.)

Press Conference

Notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly conference call

Notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly conference call with reporters ahead of Friday’s road game in Charlotte.

Philadelphia Union II

Bethlehem’s core works through a fluctuating roster

Bethlehem Steel FC’s roster fluctuates from game to game due to loans from Philadelphia Union, but that hasn’t stopped head coach Brendan Burke and his core from competing and building chemistry. New PSP contributor Tim Jones explains how.