USLSoccer.com Staff Report
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
CHESTER, Pa. – Bethlehem Steel FC announced a five-game preseason slate on Tuesday, which will see the club face a pair of USL rivals and three top college programs as it prepares for the club’s inaugural season.
Two of Steel FC’s preseason contests will take place at the Philadelphia Union’s training facility, including its opening game against 2015 NCAA College Cup participant Syracuse University on March 6 at 11:30 a.m., giving fans the chance to see the team in action for the first time ahead of the Union’s opening game of the MLS season that afternoon.
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Bethlehem will then visit USL Eastern Conference rivals the New York Red Bulls II on March 11, and host the Harrisburg City Islanders on March 15 at Goodman Stadium in the club’s first game at its home venue for the upcoming season.The club will then close out with college scrimmages on back-to-back days, as Steel FC visits Penn State University on March 19, and then hosts Georgetown University on March 20 at the Union’s training facility.