Bethlehem Steel FC Announce 2018 Regular-Season Schedule
Steel FC to play 34-match USL regular-season schedule, beginning on Sunday, March 18 at Goodman Stadium against the Richmond Kickers
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (January 19, 2018) – Bethlehem Steel FC, in conjunction with the United Soccer League, have announced the team’s 2018 schedule. This year’s home schedule features every Eastern Conference opponent visiting the Lehigh Valley once, with the exception of Richmond and New York, which faces Steel FC twice.
Richmond will be part of the season opener on Sunday, March 18, with a second game on Sunday, May 6. Bethlehem will also host New York Red Bulls II twice, with the first matchup taking place on Wednesday, May 16 and a second home contest on Wednesday, June 20. In addition, Steel FC will have three contests against Indy Eleven and Ottawa Fury FC.
As previously announced, the third season of Steel FC soccer will kick off against the Richmond Kickers at Goodman Stadium at 2 p.m. Match times and individual game tickets will be announced in the coming weeks.
Four new clubs will make their debuts against Steel FC in 2018, with expansion side Nashville SC visiting the Lehigh Valley in the club’s third match on Saturday, March 31. June will a new matchup with the club heading to North Carolina FC on Saturday, June 2 for a match at WakeMed Soccer Park.
July features three debuts on the campus of Lehigh University. Steel FC’s second and final regular season match against North Carolina FC will be Saturday, July 14 while Indy Eleven is slated for Thursday, July 26. Three days later, Steel FC hosts newcomer Atlanta United 2 on Sunday, July 29.
Bethlehem Steel FC will wrap up its 34-match regular season at home for the third consecutive year, hosting the Tampa Bay Rowdies on Sunday, October 14.
A detailed preseason training camp schedule and promotional schedule will be announced in the near future.
Below please find Bethlehem Steel FC’s full 2018 schedule. A printable version of the schedule can be found here. For season ticket and group information please call 844-STEELFC or visit bethlehemsteelfc.com.