The Union Academy saw a very successful weekend at the Development Academy Winter Showcase, where the U17s and U19s faced some of the best competition in the country. Each team played three matches, where the teams did not lose a single game, going 4-0-2 during the weekend. Academy Director Tommy Wilson said the teams represented the club extremely well and showed just how prestigious the Union Academy has become.
Steel Junior Youth Club
Bethlehem Steel FC has partnered with First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union to announce the formation of the Junior Steel Youth Club for 2018. Young Steel FC supporters can show their support for their favorite club by joining the Junior Steel Youth Club today. Memberships come with numerous benefits, including a Junior Steel Youth Club T-shirt, a group lunch bag, a ticket to the 2018 Steel FC home opener where each member will be part of the pregame parade and much more.
Know Your College
Akron headlines the Union's next installment of the Know Your College series, taking a look at the four finalists for the College Cup. Akron heads into the tournament on a 12-game unbeaten streak, where the team has defeated numerous ranked teams along the way. Waiting for Akron will be Stanford, who the Zips will face for the second time in three seasons. Akron is looking to win their first national championship since 2010, and there would be no better road than to knock off the two-time defending champion in Stanford.