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

Match report: Bethlehem Steel 2-0 Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Bethlehem returned home in dominating fashion.

USL Match report

Match report: Toronto FC II 3-2 Bethlehem Steel

After conceding twice in the first 13 minutes, goals from Ryan Richter and Josh Heard were not enough as Bethlehem’s five-game road series ends at 1-2-2.

Philadelphia Union II

Midway: What we’ve learned from Bethlehem Steel

Halfway through Bethlehem Steel’s inaugural season, PSP’s Tim Jones takes stock of what we’ve learned about the club thus far.

Philadelphia Union II

Match report: Richmond Kickers 0-0 Bethlehem Steel

Ryan Richter secured a clean sheet for Bethlehem by stopping two sure-fire goals that had beaten his keeper. PSP has a report.

Press conference notes

Notes from Brendan Burke’s weekly Bethlehem Steel press conference

Notes from Brendan Burke’s talk with reporters ahead of Saturday’s road game against Richmond Kickers.


McKenzie’s head injury: The doctor’s account

It was hard to get the full story behind Mark McKenzie’s scary head injury from the outside looking in. So PSP talked with Bethlehem Steel’s team doctor get an inside look on how the team dealt with it.

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.)