Bethlehem Steel FC finished Week 10 with six points after beating New York Red Bulls II Wednesday and Indy Eleven Saturday. Philadelphia Union midfielder Fabian Herbers played key roles in both victories and was named to USL’s Team of the Week. Fellow Union midfielder Adam Najem earned an honorary bench spot this week as well. Read more about their impacts in Week 10.Read more "Fabian Herbers named to USL Team of the Week; Adam Najem earns bench spot"
Bethlehem Steel FC finished March and April with disappointing performances, a lack of goals, and too many dropped points in the standings. Fast forward to present day, Steel FC sit tied for 5th in the Eastern Conference and ranked 11th in the week 10 USL Power Rankings. A May hot streak has provided Steel FC with a jolt of good form and confidence. Read more about how they turned things around.Read more "Steel FC continue May hot streak, earn ninth point on nine goals this month"
The Union took a loss in game three of the Suncoast invitational, falling 2-1 to the Tampa Bay Rowdies. This match was an exercise used to weed out who the bench players would be for the start of the season. The starters are pretty much determined. It was quite clear of that by the starting […]Read more "Preseason Match Recap: Philadelphia Union 1 – 2 Tampa Bay Rowdies In game three of the Suncoast invitational"
We are going to structure this Midfield preview, as well as the upcoming Back Four preview, a little differently than the Striker and Winger previews. The reason for this are the separate depth charts for attacking, central and defensive midfield positions. Although the most glaring need of a better #10 is still unfulfilled, there is […]Read more "Union Starting 11 Preview: 2018 Midfielders"
Adam Najem is the newest Union signing. The 22-year-old midfielder offers another great piece of depth for Philly. The product of Akron University, and former New York Red Bull homegrown product, has a great opportunity to grow with Philadelphia. He is a playmaker who is great in the number ten role. This addition will prove […]Read more "Union’s “process” of signing Adam Najem is an exciting one"
Union players reported to the power training complex on Monday for physicals. Ahead of the much-anticipated start to preseason camp, there were reports of two players who could be joining the Union on a trial. The Union also announced their new away (secondary) jersey last night. Yesterday was a very busy day as Union preseason […]Read more "Union preseason opened with two possible signings and a new away jersey"