What happens when a local soccer team eager to engage with its local community partners with a city that’s also hoping to provide its residents with a youth soccer program? A perfect opportunity. As of Tuesday, the city of Wilmington’s Parks and Recreation Department has reached an agreement with local soccer club Bearfight FC of […]Read more "A tale of community involvement: Bearfight FC to help youth soccer in Wilmington, DE"
“I’m paid to do a job and I’m doing the job,” said James Chambers a few months back after his club publicly recognized him for his efforts both on and off the field. But yesterday afternoon, Bethlehem Steel FC simply sent a routine press release detailing their end-of-roster moves which included the decision to not […]Read more "Thank you, James Chambers; a Steel FC legend’s tenure ends"
Wednesday morning, the USMNT released the final 26-man roster for this month’s Concacaf Nations League fixtures. Eight players currently based in Europe were selected along with 18 MLS standouts – the Philadelphia Union’s Homegrown midfielder Brenden Aaronson included. Flashback to the early stages of the 2018 Bethlehem Steel FC season. Union Academy youngster Brenden Aaronson […]Read more "USMNT call-up is a perfect ending to Medford native Brenden Aaronson’s Rookie year"
The Philadelphia Union Youth Academy continues to be the most promising aspect of the organization, now sending seven players from its ranks off to a National Team Talent Identification camp starting today and running through September 23rd in Chula Vista, California. Defenders Dante Huckaby and Anthony Sorensen, midfielders Paxten Aaronson, Jack McGlynn, and Nicholas Pariano, […]Read more "7 Union Youth Academy players invited to U-16 National Team ID Camp"
Mark McKenzie left training Wednesday afternoon just like any other day. But yesterday, the 20-year old center back from Bear, Delaware was due to return to Chester for a media appearance set to take place before Bethlehem Steel FC’s home match vs Loudoun United FC. McKenzie arrived back down to the stadium around 6:20 PM […]Read more "On Kid’s Night, Union defender Mark McKenzie reflects on his path to the pros"
An exciting 5-2 win at home for Bethlehem Steel FC allowed them to leap-frog Loudon United FC, beating them on the pitch and in the Eastern Conference playoff race in the process. Goals from James Chambers, Zach Zandi, Issa Rayyan, Michee Ngalina, and Axel Picazo powered the W. Steel FC could not have started last […]Read more "Four 2nd half goals lift Steel FC over Loudoun United FC on the pitch and in table"
After starting the month of September with back-to-back positive results – a 2-0 home W and a 3-3 road draw – Steel FC suffered their 14th loss on the year in a 2-1 loss at Indy Eleven. Now with just seven matches remaining and just two at home, they’ll fight for every point. “Two home […]Read more "Steel FC hope to make most of remaining home matches tonight v Loudon United FC"
With eight games remaining, four of those still to play in September, Bethlehem Steel FC began the busiest month of the season with four points and five goals scored through two matches. At 12th place in the Eastern Conference table and eight points below the playoff line, is it too late for Head Coach Brendan […]Read more "Steel FC starts a busy September slate with a two-match unbeaten streak; is it too little too late?"
Philadelphia Union Sporting Director Ernst Tanner and Chief Business Officer (CBO) Tim McDermott answered questions from fans and spoke openly for over an hour last night inside the Union club at Talen Energy Stadium during a team-sponsored Town Hall style event. Below are 5 main takeaways from an informational-packed night. Before we get to the […]Read more "Union Town Hall jam-packed with info: 5 main takeaways"
A lack of effort and cohesion resulted in a disappointing 3-0 home loss against Ottawa Fury FC Sunday night, making their home record an uninspiring 1-4-2 at Talen Energy Stadium so far. Steel FC are win-less in their last five. Their last win has been their only home win back on April 13th against Charleston […]Read more "Steel FC “definitely need to start winning at home” says Ofeimu following 3-0 home loss"