Wednesday, October 2, 2013

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Anonymous said...

Please tell me you are no that dumb, 12:27

Anonymous said...

Better question, why would you even care?

If you are part of IGFA, jsut ask your coach.

Otherwise mind your own business.

Anonymous said...

It would be nice, however, if IGFA coach/parents could improve their grammar.

see 2:30 and almost every other post from them.

Anonymous said...

It was a typo, genius

Anonymous said...

Oh, ok fat fingers.

You have "typos" on almost every post.

maybee yew shood yoos spel chek

Anonymous said...

Ex Chaos father and Copa Roma coach needs to stop bashing PDA and other related teams. We all know your MO or should I say BS! Start being an example for these young girls!!

Anonymous said...

@2:45

You mean using proper grammar as in not starting the first word of a sentence with a capital letter? Pot meet kettle...

SMH, simply SMH

Anonymous said...

it was just a typo

Anonymous said...

How pathetic... You have the nerve to tell anyone that they need to check there spelling when all you do is sit here on a meaningless U13 soccer site and write stupid stuff.. Are you kidding me.. Grow up you loser... Hey fat fingers... Don't listen to him, he sounds a little troubled... I actually feel bad for him.

Anyway, now onto things that matter...

Brick seems like they are on the descend.. Not playing well at all. I know it was only a tie but they can't score.. That's a problem. I don't think they scored at all I'm Jeff cup..

Anonymous said...

State Cup will tell you that......(on Brick - and other teams)

Generally the tourneys, especially this early, you cant tell who was there, who played at 100%, etc

Anonymous said...

Any predictions for Baltimore mania?

Anonymous said...

Yes Bricks glory days are done. Just like JAGS that he still claims is viable. They never post schedules but everyone knows them. They also haven't posted the obituary, but everyone knows the league is dead.

Anonymous said...

Baltimore mania prediction:

Calvert or Holmdel NJX vs Pa Rush in final

Pa rush wins.

Anonymous said...

3:18

There you go again!

"I don't think they scored at all I'm Jeff cup.."

Check your posts, you moron.

And why do you think it matters to anyone that you want to bash a group of 13 year old girls?

You are the loser.

Anonymous said...

And it's descent, not descend.

Moron.

Anonymous said...

Holmdel is in soooo many tournaments it's gotta be a fortune. You'd think they'd get better with all that experience. Not even good enough to take gimme points though. What a waste.

Anonymous said...

Why did everyone leave JAGS and go to EDP?

Why not just stay in JAGS?

Anonymous said...

J stands for joke. Worst run league on the planet. Actually could be JA stands for the animal anatomies that ran it - into ruin.

Anonymous said...



You people are off your rocker....

Brick and Holmdel are very good programs...both play well...decent coaches...

Stick to bashing the teams where you pay big money to play...NJ FArce, NJ Wildcats, FC COPA...All at about the same level as the first two mentioned and about half the price, and without the crazy coaches...with no real soccer IQ or ability

Anonymous said...

We all promised to stay off the coaches, but really? We all know what classless actions led to a whole team of players - except two - being left in the cold with no coach or team just few short weeks before the season.

Anonymous said...

I say hats off to those programs such as Freehold, Brick, Americans , toms river, Jackson. Holmdel , Wall. These are local coaches-some of them parents - who have beat the odds and have made town or local travel soccer into competive programs-without charging a tuition payment. Bravo.

Anonymous said...

Why is money the issue? I love how you are so insecure and make excuses why your town team isn't performing. You also know all the trainers and coaches. Please just shut up. As these teams get older the talent level will increase between the top teams and town teams. So keep telling yourself that you're better off because your town team is cheaper.

Anonymous said...

Blah blah blah... Stop wining like a little school girl. Maybe you should of been an English teacher...I can care less what you think... In fact nobody cares what you think.. So go get a life.ok pumpkin... Low life..

Please check my spelling because I really want to make sure that it's all correct!

Anonymous said...

Top town teams/local travel team in age groups varyign thru u14-17.

Winslow township, watching hills, princeton, flemington. Toms river. Mercer, wall , scotch plains. Bravo and thank you to those programs.

Anonymous said...

Yes bravo to the daddy coach who probably singlehandedly put the knife in the JAGS heart at least in this age group. His stubborn refusal to let better teams move up and challenge his team was one of the biggest reasons people left that league. Now his team is one of the last just waiting to turn out the light as the last to leave.
Bravo to mommy ball also who brings on a goalie and then sells out to assistant mommy ball and sends 14 girls scrambling to find a team when most other squads already filed their rosters.

Anonymous said...

Mercer? That's a pay to play club stunad. West Windsor girls realized town teams don't cut it and their best went over there. Now they are one of the top teams at U14.

Anonymous said...

Mercer is a low cost club. The Mercer Magic are a top team great training at low cost nowhere near some of these pseudo academies. Hope some of our clubs at this age can stay the course and continue to thrive

Anonymous said...

I would address,the above comment regarding the goalie situation but it would violate the rule of not discussing players. Lets leave it at that.

Anonymous said...

Tryouts Are coming, tryouts are coming, tryouts are coming!!!!!!!

Hold on to your hats as the spring will be a bumpy ride and bring lots of changes for next year. At least 3 of top 15 won't exist next year. Some kids will have had enough of multiple sports and commit to basketball (freehold). New teams forming with PDA shore, current force coach , old force coach, MF Is looking for an entire ECNL team and STA roster is shrinking and more are looking

Anonymous said...

730. Nobody cares what you say about the "goalie situation." Everybody agrees what was done to that group of girls was classless. Mommy coach - assistant mommy only until the inevitable coup - will always be viewed as classless. Nothing will EVER change that. No class and selfish.

Anonymous said...

Freehold will be fine.

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Anonymous said...

are you serious? She is a great player. Still young and need to learn a lot but a great potential.

Anonymous said...

I agree! All coaches/clubs r just looking to bring in as much money as possible by having huge rosters. There's zero motivation to develop players. Most coaches r looking for the next fast player and do not care about your child's growth and development. This is the reason why many kids leave this sport by the age of 13.

Anonymous said...

Didn't Mercer beat Duke? They must be pretty good. I guess a lot of their girls play two sports.

Anonymous said...

Just a question regarding IGFA. If he's the coach and he had his own daughter sit the bench what's the issue?

Anonymous said...

The OLD force coach is starting his own team? The one who handed out the envelopes? Really? Where is that happening?

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Anonymous said...

Jsa/igfa coach .They have been talking .Fact.

Anonymous said...

Age appropraite for Storm- jealous!

Anonymous said...

she never went out for any pda team and will never

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Anonymous said...

who is starting this crap.....

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Anonymous said...

She played for cranford chaos, went to splash tryout last year, wasn't offered a spot, now at igfa. That's the fact Jack.

Anonymous said...

And so the implosion begins...

Anonymous said...

So you say she is rostered to u12 team for season and state cup put plays up for u13 in tournaments..or rostered and plays up for u13 for season but plays u12 for state cup??

Anonymous said...

There were multiple girls that played for Chaos so I am not sure which one you are talking about. I know some submitted applications (as the FTF team was in jeopardy, not clear future) but never went to tryouts...

So, your info are not accurate or you purposely telling what is not true. Maybe that's who you are and ethics mean nothing to you.

Anonymous said...

GFA won't be around in 2 years... another small failed program. They can't possibly grow bigger than the 3-4 teams they have and continue not to charge. GFA funded by owners at the moment... how long will that last?

Anonymous said...

Don't know her name. Small quick player. Nice player. Saw her with my own eyes. Unless she has played up for the last 4 years she is u 13.

Anonymous said...

Question do any of the IGFA parents work? They have so much time to be on here. Club will be taken over my TSF in the next year & the better kids will leave. Remember you heard it here 1st.

Anonymous said...

Time to stop this "plays U13 and then back to U12 foor State Cup" nonsense.

Play up or dont.

Anonymous said...

Go back to work , and stop talking about facts you do not know

Anonymous said...

The above comment about IGFA not being around is so funny. basically you feel that a team that is not part of a Club has no chance of survival? Not everyone wAnts their child to be part of a 25 man roster and considered a number at the end of the day. My daughters team is a top 5-10 team in this state and she has played for said team for 5 years. We don't pay over 900. 00 a year We fundraise for a number of high level tournaments .Spare me the " this one wont be Around" crap . At every age level there are unaffilaited teams in the top 5-10 in this state as well as all neighboring states. Do we worry about losing girls? Yes. Same as you worry about girls coming and taking little Mias spot on PDA or MF.
Bottom line is my daughter is developing and at the same time learning what it is to commit to a team and her coach. She will look back on her soccer career a hell of a lot differently than yours i am sure. Not just running to the next greener pasture. See you at the next tourmnament. Well be In The top bracket.

Anonymous said...

Yes IGFA parents "work" for Obama. What a country!

Anonymous said...

9:55 your comment is so absurd stupid and ignorant that almost difficult to find a term to judge your brain.
i am not a parent of any of the obove teams as most likely the others. you are just haters for something that might work and might expose the fact that you were idiots. any excuse is good to insult and attack something that maybe is good and might bring options to our soccer community. instead you want to kill everything that is new and upcoming. Why? in any other field don't we embrace innovation , new companies, new ideas new methods .
why cannot be open minded and give a chance to everybody to express whatever they want and if the program is good great ,it means we have an additional option, if not then so be it.
half of you here seem to be so miserable with your own life that you hate anything that have a chance to be good.If it is not for you that's ok doesn't mean is bad.

And do not start to figure out if i am a parent of gfa or pda or wildcats or whatever.

i have daughters that played in different place over the years and some away to college. i had them play in different clubs. some good some bad . same as is now.

last leave political comments out of the blog as they do not belong here.they just make you look like an asshole

Anonymous said...

They are the ones who constantly butcher the English language on this blog.

Anonymous said...

10:52

This is New Jersey, you know, the armpit of America.

You need to lower your expectations.

And clean your potty mouth too!

Anonymous said...

So JSA and IGFA are joining forces, so to speak. That sounds like a smart move. But what happens to the lower players on both teams? Just, bye bye?

Anonymous said...

They are planning to have A team and B-reserve team. What makes sense.

Anonymous said...

Just like other top clubs do. Two teams. But for some reason they get bashed. It's ok for you though. I'm sure you'll get 40 quality kids there. Good luck with that one.

Anonymous said...

You must really hate your life. Such a negative person.

Anonymous said...

Coaching will be the key

How they sort out the coaching situation between teams.......

Anonymous said...

??????????????????????????????????

Anonymous said...

Where will the Jsa and gfa teams play out of?

Anonymous said...

If true what happens to NJ Force? Does the old coach take them or will another team fold because of those Jackson parents?

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Anonymous said...

You may call them buttcheecks, but your behavior makes you what is between them.

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Anonymous said...

Wow, IGFA really making a name for themselves here. Classy stuff!

Anonymous said...

Slick woke up again..... Time to make the donuts.....

Anonymous said...

jsa and igfa are not merging. wrong information.
please please please understand that all these messages are NOT from anybody at GFA .

Anonymous said...

Guess JSA and some of igfa will get along just fine because they're both posters. But warning to igfa parents, there are a couple of force crush parents who are extremely well versed in the art of b.s. But are only out for themselves and they kids. . I'm sure you won't heed my warning because you are caught up in the moment, but don't say you weren't warned. Best of luck to you.

Anonymous said...

3:07 we will be playing out of wall

Anonymous said...

JSA and GFA are NOT involved in anything together . No wall field either .nothing is true just the usual idiots stop bringing up false statement

Anonymous said...

What about the wall wizards ? Part of jsa?

Anonymous said...

Who is coaching NJ Force if their coach has started another academy? Will the players stay at Force or follow him?

Anonymous said...

People keep bringing up the first nj force coach starting a team. Where is this happening? He was a good coach, wasn't he?

Anonymous said...

No wall is merging with brick fury

Anonymous said...

Nj force will merge with freehold

Anonymous said...

To 4:00 p.m. Poster......time to make the donuts.....very funny.

As I read through all the petty, nonsensical comments your's brought a chuckle to my long day...so thanks for the humor - at least I got it!

As far as all the others who are positing to this blog.....can't you articulate yourselves without resorting to vulgar, classless comments????? I am sure we all have constructive comments to share; but when you become so classless and moranic you loose your ability to be credible....doesn't that bother you?

I think all of you are missing one very important thing here: it doesn't matter the team, the parents aspirations or want the coach wants the truth of the matter is that "our" daughters will decide if they want to continuing playing this sport, at what level they want to play and are they ready to deepen their commitment to the bring them to the next level....anything can be achieved "if" someone wants to. A lot of players are going to realize that "did that, done that" mentality and they are going to evolve as young adults following their passions....hopefully. Their passions...not yours....you lived your life now it's time for your daughters' to live theirs. The one who are truly committed with advance to the top tier teams and, rightfully so, because they want it and are ready and willing to make hard choices to get there. It doesn't matter how much you want you daughter to play......does she want to play and does she want all the pressure of a top tier team or does she want the commaraderie and learning experiences from a good solid team; but not looking to play on the collegiate level.

The best part of our daughters playing soccer is the time we spend with them; the long car rides talking about everything - being their for every goal the score for the look of excitement when they win for the laughter they share with their teammates....that's what is important.

Just Soccer said...

None of you parents on here are doing your daughters any favors. If fact, you are doing them a huge injustice. Pretending that you're a parents from a club that you don't like, just to make those parents sound like deviants. Passing out wrong information about those clubs and talking about 12 year old children like they don't matter. You should all take a real close look at the mirror. My guess would be that you couldn't stare at your own reflection too long.

Anonymous said...

Does anyone have any insight into the Region 1 training at DE in April? My kid is new this year to state ODP. Obviously not invited to DE since didn't do regional camp last year. I heard its a new session and there were cuts from Buffalo making it more selective. Is it just a money grab? My interest is in the fact that my kid will be competing in July at regional camp with kids who will be well known to the program. Does it matter? Should we just bag ODP rather than pay for Regional camp this July if the team is already set. She is a starter on a team that has travelled nationally.

Anonymous said...

Stay in ODP for the extra work, not for any perceived exposure.

If you like the training sessions for the buck, stay with it

Anonymous said...


There is still value for ODP...Good experience, different voice and view from different trainers...Oh and by the way, college coaches still look at ODP players, don't believe otherwise.

Oh and by the way...PDA merging with MF who is merging with TSF who is merging with STA who is merging with World Class who is merging with IGFA who is merging with NJ Farce who is merging with NJ wildcats who is merging with Jackson who is merging with Old Bridge who is merging with B Elite who is merging with Stronghold who is merging with NJ Rush who is merging with Brick who is merging with Real NJ who is merging with Wall who is merging with NJX who is merging with FC Bucks who is merging with SJEB who is merging with Medford who is merging with Harrison who is merging with Pt pleasant who is merging with NJ Crush who is merging with Ocean who is merging with West Winsor who is merging with FC Copa...and so on and so on....

Get it .... you have to laugh at all of you pretenders on this site...At least that is what a reliable source told me.......

Always high comedy, don't take anything on this site as fact, just a bunch of Jack A$$e$ trying to get your goat.....

Anonymous said...

Glad to hear all of those teams are merging. Maybe NJ will have a team that can conistently win at the National level. Esp. glad to hear that FC Bucks joined the cause for NJ!

Anonymous said...

Seems to me the matchfit and PDA teams are doing nothing but winning at the national level in U-15 age groups and up.( where it counts)

You need need to get a broader prospective besides just u13

Anonymous said...


1:39
The youth soccer landscape is very dynamic. There are now more choices than ever for quality training and teams in NJ. We see it at U13 and other younger age groups-more parity.

The question for me is, are the older age groups for the PDA's and MF's a result of superior training and acquisition, that we will see in our age group in the next two years? Or are the older age groups at those clubs a product of the way soccer was a few years ago, where most of the best players went there due to fewer choices?

I am not so sure the success of a club at U18 in NJ is any indicator of how their U13 team will pan out.

Anonymous said...

@208

their track record is the best indicator.

At the upper levels u15 and above, the coaches credentials at PDA and matchfit (most) are impeccable.

To answer your question about development or collection. It is indeed both.

They collect and develop.

The other clubs cannot compete in the collection of talent in the long run. Even if they are great coaches.


Anonymous said...

Further at 13 and below, you are always looking at an unfinished product, that will maintain its core and collect and train as the age group has changes. If anything , the introduction of the ECNL has assured these clubs that they will be a Magnet of talent for years to come.... Not all the good players will come. But the difference makers will be drawn to the bright lights of the ECNL.

Anonymous said...

It seems to me, any team that is moving up in the rankings would be the teams that you will start bashing.
Putting a family down for being able to afford to pay academy fees is really not a trait to have in your personality. (Jealousy)
I'll tell you what to do: look at your last few years of 1040 form (not your 1040ez) and I'll bet you contribute a larger percentage of your income to your daughter’s soccer then the academy families.
I know this will fall on deaf ears; you really need to stop all the hatred! If you do you will become a better person and a good example for your children.

Anonymous said...


I not sure at the level of training you get at PDA and Match Fit. It is not hard to realize success as a coach at these clubs. When you draw the top talent from up to 100 plus miles it is not hard to win. The test would be to put these coaches/trainers in an environment where they don't have the cream of the crop and test their ability to teach and develop the players. Most of their players at the older ages have had that work done for them by others!!!! That is a reality!

No slight on them but would just like to see the evidence of there work.

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Anonymous said...

3:14. That's true at any level in any sport. Joe Torre didn't become a better manager in New York after Atlanta. He had a 200 million dollar all star team. You and I could coach the higher club teams. And I know nothing about soccer.

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Anonymous said...

Match Fit bringing an entire team over would not be unprecedented.

Anonymous said...

Should never call 12 year olds garbage, shame on you but if your point was that the players don't resemble high level talents that is a fair statement but you need to blame the coaches not the girls. You have to have the right teachers to help the players get better & these girls did not which is why MF is out recruiting for players for their next ECNL team. Have seen other players that have played for the coaches before move on & get better with a better environment so there is still hope for them still.

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Anonymous said...

Wow if the MF DOC thinks the NJX girls are not ECNL material what does He think of his actual team that is currently the ECNL team? I think every team ranked in got soccer top 10 could beat them now and that's after
MF training them for three years. If NJX isn't going they better look to bring over another entire team.

Anonymous said...

We are fine thank you. Beat PDA last year. Once the girls gel we will be fine. Worry about your own club.

Anonymous said...

My club just fine too. Beat your club bad after thier claim to fame win over PDA. Must that've been a one shot wonder.

Anonymous said...

Another jealous parent. I guess your kid didn't make an ecnl team.

Anonymous said...

Gel? Love it when MF or PDA team is struggling its the girls" haven't gelled yet. ". Yet a non academy team struggles and its the coaches or training.

Anonymous said...

I know this is a U13 gitls site but since we are on the topic of MFA, their boys side is in the process of losing their Academy status through the US National Federation due to the fact they don't (OWN) their fields/facility, and lease or rent. At U17/18B those teams are suppose to play for free and not pay an annual tuition fee which the cost is like 150K a year! Not good news going on at MFA right now as I could see this possible hurting the girls side as well. It is all about $$$ and if you people don't understand that fact, you are crazy! Shame!

Anonymous said...

Why are we even talking about NJX? They are an average at best team with parent coaching. Bottom line! This team will be gone within another year as those parents will wake up, and those players will want higher level coaching and training if they can make one of the Academy or higher level teams if not too late.

Anonymous said...

5:37

No "struggling" goes on prior to April 1. Give it a rest.

Anonymous said...

As a Jackson parent, I hope that whole NJX team wakes up, leave for other teams, and finally see who is coaching you and how she will leave you all for the best possible option for her daughters. Watch and wait....It is coming soon.

Anonymous said...

5:37. Now you get it. Good job.

Anonymous said...

If we are only talking about above average teams why are we talking about MF.

Anonymous said...

You people are crazy. If every other team was lousy, the games would be boring. If you truly love the game you should want other teams to be good and recognize they actually might be.
Stop already and enjoy the tactical game.

Anonymous said...

I have come to the conclusion that every club has problems. My advice to everyone is that if you have a child with good ability and wants to play competitive soccer get them to an ecnl club or another club with a good track record ASAP. Your issues will continue before you realize it's too late.

Anonymous said...

Said the academy owner.

Anonymous said...

Funny how people come on here and tell people where they need to be with their daughters. To leave their current teams for he greener pasture Who are these people and what is their motivation? I am pretty certain I know the answer.

Anonymous said...

Why does Jackson hate so many teams!?

Anonymous said...

Jealousy plain & simple! They always saw themselves as a top team but no one else did so they are mad.

Anonymous said...

They were a really good team back when the couple of players currently at NJ Force were on Jackson. Went downhill after that.

Anonymous said...

They were the 4th best team in MOSA when they played there then picked up Mommies Dearest & got worse!

Anonymous said...

Lets make it clear "Former Jackson Parent" not currentjackson parent

Anonymous said...

"blame the coaches not the girls."

I disagree this is u13 Soccer - by now the girls should know how to play the game - It's not "me" ball, it's about moving the ball and being part of a team.

The coach can be great - but if the kids don't have the talent and they don't do what they learn at training in games they will always have trouble on the field - so why blame the coach? NO PC maybe the players need to take ownership of the type of team they have - yes even at u13. I'm not talking about results - I'm talking about quality of play.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Mommie Coach for blaming the kids.

Anonymous said...

State Cup predictions for this weekend?

Anonymous said...

Yes

The better rosters, not the better coaches, will win most of the games.

How's that, 9:21?

Anonymous said...

Sure thing 10:31 One mom to another

Anonymous said...

11:11 I think so at this age group.

Anonymous said...

Freehold.

No one said it for a while, so I did.

Anonymous said...

Isn't all this Jackson/Freehold
talk related to.....LC??

Anonymous said...

Isn't all this Jackson/Freehold
talk related to.....LC??

Anonymous said...

Jackson/freehold? I haven't heard word one on here about Freehold? Nothing, and I'm not from Freehold, so someone is starting trouble for no reason other than they're nutty.

Anonymous said...

I agree. Nothing about Freehold on here, s no reason to bring them up unless someone is sleazy character.

Anonymous said...

Quick to the Freehold rescue you are. Monitor much.

Anonymous said...

GFA will route stronghold tonight 5-0.

Anonymous said...

Wow, pretty optimistic. Let's have girls & ball do the talk. Post the results after the game to see how close your predictions were correct.

Anonymous said...

2:47 You are not a GFA parent. No parent from any team would make such a stupid prediction as 5-0 right before a state cup game. In fact, I bet you're the same person that posted the 3:10 comment as well. I think you should get off your lazy ass,lay off the potato chips and sodas, and get yourself a life. Stop trying to start trouble just for your own pathetic amusement.

Anonymous said...

The real curiosity is how IGFA will do this weekend against SJEB and Brick. Hope all that talk doesn't make them choke!

Anonymous said...

The talk is not coming from GFA parents . Difficult challenging weekend for everybody. Who should really choke is the idiots that pretending to be GFA to cause trouble

Anonymous said...

There is somebody who is targeting the club systematically. I wonder what is his agenda? Making up dialogs, answering its own questions, and making others believe that IGFA is a group of ...

Anonymous said...

No agenda and not answering myself. Just honestly curious if you can live up to your own hype. Barons only tied a mediocre Rush team and Brick can't seem to score a goal, so you actually could pull off both games in my opinion, but wondering how it will really go.

Anonymous said...

GFA v stronghold score?

Anonymous said...

GFA won 3:2

Anonymous said...

"I disagree this is u13 Soccer - by now the girls should know how to play the game - It's not "me" ball, it's about moving the ball and being part of a team.

The coach can be great - but if the kids don't have the talent and they don't do what they learn at training in games they will always have trouble on the field - so why blame the coach? NO PC maybe the players need to take ownership of the type of team they have - yes even at u13. I'm not talking about results - I'm talking about quality of play"

I agree with the majority of what you say, however, if the coach doesn't have the talent and dedicated players needed to win at this level, it IS his responsibility to go out and try to recruit the proper talent, not just sit on his hands and wave the white flag. Also, he needs to MAKE the girls take ownership if they won't on their own, they're at the age now where it's time to for them to start being held accountable for poor play. Teams have a habit of growing stagnant every few seasons, infusion of new talent is always a good thing at any level.

Anonymous said...

7:11 I agree with you, the real problem in youth soccer are the parents. They spend time torturing themselves for ten minutes of play time and do not look into technical and tactical development. A coach is generally judged differently based on who is playing or not.

Anonymous said...

@6:oo pm

sounds just like the Copa coach!

Anonymous said...

Congrats to GFA for their state cup victory as they now stop up the competition level and play the fall state cup champions Americans. Most likely another 1 goal game or PKs.

When do Wildcats vs NJSA play?
When do TSF vs Wall play?

Anonymous said...

If my kid is a good player on Chaos or TSF and she wanted to leave, where should she be trying out?

Anonymous said...

Chaos and tsf different

Anonymous said...

It's like saying "...a good player in 4th or 1st division". What does it mean?

Anonymous said...

guessing your looking for a pretty decent team? TSF/chaos level maybe better...maybe Stallions, SDFC,NJ Crush, Parsippany, IGFA. You have too look at a lot of factors...travel, cost, roster size, amount of player that play your daughters position...do your homework. Have her try out with different teams, my suggestion is to be up front with the team's coach you are leaving. Some teams make it feel like they own your daughter...do whats best for her...period...she can make PDA (just using as an example of a name brand club)and be 25th on the roster, she gets to wear the pretty light blue, but it will do her no good if she doesnt play

Anonymous said...

IGFA close score against a much weaker Stronghold team. They get better or just an off night for the GFA girls?

Anonymous said...

Make sure you do the research on the coaches. As you can tell from this blog, there are a few who are not reputable and professional.

Anonymous said...

Americans 3 igfa 0. That's my prediction.

Anonymous said...

So far most of the predictions were off...I hope 3:0 is off as well.

Anonymous said...

10:46 Why even use those two teams in a sentence together? Clearly your daughter doesn't play on them. Shame on you for trying to cause trouble. We can all see you having a conversation with yourself and singling yourself out. You just tried to call out three different clubs.

Anonymous said...

Stallions and Parsippany? Are you serious? Then again if you're coming from Chaos its a small step up

Anonymous said...

I think they were just giving the options up North. Thought it covered the subject well & was helpful for a change on this blog.

Anonymous said...

Just a troll looking to start trouble

Anonymous said...

11:57
A little of both.

Anonymous said...

It was a wet and nasty day for some teams to play today. I heard NJ Wildcats beat NJSA 3-0 in State Cup and GFA won the other day. Next round for them is NJ Force, and GFA plays the Americans. Any other scores from this afternoon?

Anonymous said...

SJEB 4 GFA 1
Copa 5 Smithtown 1

Anonymous said...

Must be a shame not to be playing indoors anymore.

Anonymous said...

What a nasty day. I am glad we were cancelled.

Anonymous said...

Game was under horrible conditions.

Anonymous said...

IGFA and SJEB game was pretty even. Many girls got injured and many suffered hypothermia. IGFA lost a lot of players during the game. They should never allow playing in this weather. Crazy.

Anonymous said...

Welcome to the big time GFA! Lol at 7:20 blaming a 4-1 loss on the weather. Didn't seem to affect the Barons... Was it cold and rainy on Thursday too when a very average Stronghold took you to overtime?

Or maybe you just aren't as good as you thought you were...

Anonymous said...

Hypothermia?? Really?? It was over 50 today and SjEB played in the same weather.

Anonymous said...

after being less than a year together, they did well. Goals and scores are not as important if you are not a heavy-duty gotsoccer points guys. From the development stand point, the team has a great potential. Just give them time. If you really love soccer, you should support their effort. I actually believe you will become their supporter, one day.

Anonymous said...

Maybe if they'd shut their mouths and let their play do the talking. Never be a fan of arrogance. Especially when nothing superior has been displayed.

Anonymous said...

You are right, some people got too excited too early. It can do some damage... However, it doesn't mean they represent the majority. Excitement is part of the soccer.
Give girls a break and continue challenging ones who jump to far to quickly. Looks like you really enjoying it. Have a nice weekend. If we lose to Brick tomorrow, what a big deal. If we win, the same. Some of the girls on the team are still 12. They should look in the future and not worry about tomorrow.

Anonymous said...

Always the same excuses IGFA!

Win - we are amazing
Lose - only been together a year, have 12 year olds on team.

Pathetic!

Anonymous said...

missed the point, again.

Anonymous said...

Forget the weather , barons and GFA was an even game , probably GFA had more possession especially first half and beginning on second half.
Barons are an experience team and with the help of some individual mistakes won the game.
Good job barons , the game was decided in some episodes nobody was dominating the other team.
Of course when you are down and you play in such weather conditions is very difficult to come back. Rain and wind ruin a possible great game.
That's it as whoever saw the game has to agree.
With that said lets move on to tomorrow and see what happen.

Anonymous said...

I have a question for the forum? We joined a team which was looking for players and approached us!! I have noticed that the four - five newest players for this team get very little play time, they play sometimes 5 minutes for the whole game, sometimes 10 minutes, and other maybe 15 a half on a good day? What do you guys think, should we just leave immediately or ride out the season and look for another team for the Fall. Only the core members of the team get to play almost the whole game?

Anonymous said...

Last I checked, on ANY U13 team, you are going to still have some 12 year olds in march? And the rain ruined a potentially great game - have to remember that for the next excuse

Anonymous said...

Everygirl in any u13 team is 12 that is why is called u13! Idiot.

Anonymous said...

I have a question for the forum? We joined a team which was looking for players and approached us!! I have noticed that the four - five newest players for this team get very little play time, they play sometimes 5 minutes for the whole game, sometimes 10 minutes, and other maybe 15 a half on a good day? What do you guys think, should we just leave immediately or ride out the season and look for another team for the Fall. Only the core members of the team get to play almost the whole game?

Anonymous said...

Hey gfa 4-1 is an a** kicking. Don't give me you controlled the ball. You guys are freaking pathetic. You acted like you were the best team in the nation when you best PDA in doors in the winter. You are an average team at best. Get used to it.

Anonymous said...

And slick rick can kiss my ass. Those parents are a bunch of tools.

Anonymous said...

Again no parents at GFA are saying anything and as usual somebody is trying to cause trouble.
Great job Barons. Good game and good luck for the season. Please stop this bashing . You write and answer to yourself . Please stop.

Anonymous said...

Why are my posts getting deleted. Igfa lost big and I can't comment on that. Now I know who runs this pathetic site. Good job sjeb. Way to play in "tough" conditions.

Anonymous said...

4-1 is not a close game. Barons v GFA is not a close game. They shouldn't even be mentioned in the same sentence.

Not at the same level.

Welcome to the big leagues GFA... you asked for this.

Anonymous said...

HAHA 8:33... Barons won because of GFA 'mistakes'.

GFA had more possession? Wow... you really have no clue. Barons walked over you today... just like other teams will. I guess you made 'mistakes' on Thursday to when Stronghold scored 2 against you and took you to overtime in the State Cup...

Anonymous said...

10:49 it seems you were at both games . If not you just talking just out of hate.

Anonymous said...

Nobody is looking for any excuses. We lost 4:1 what is in some other parts of world considered as a difference by one division. Listen, Barons are great and experienced. They showed it today. It is a good lesson for our girls and parents. I am actually not so concerned as some of you are. But do I believe we can beat them after what they showed today? Yes, I believe so. And you the happy angry faces, just add to my comments... I know you can't wait. I actually can't wait - for a revenge (not with you, with Barons).

Anonymous said...

What's up with all the GFA haters? It got to the point that they're damn if they do and damn if they don't. If they win...It's not good enough because they didn't win by 10 goals. And if they lose... They're the worst team ever. You can't have it both ways guys. All these people that hate on 12 year old girl are the classic America soccer parents. In other words... you guys know nothing about the greatest game in the world. You act like a bunch of drunk football fans at a bar. Cheering for your favorite team while raging about the opposition. I would love to see some of you fat ass parents on the sidelines try and do what these 12 year old do everything weekend. You wouldn't last 5 minutes out there. Yet you sit in the comfort your own homes and rag on 12 year old girls for doing what they love. Get a life a-holes and start enjoying your kids. Before you know it, these days will be a distant memory. And I assure you, you're goings to miss these times and wished you could go back and enjoy watching your daughters play, win, lose, or tie, while building friendships. Instead of bashing young girls to satisfy your own insincerity.

Anonymous said...

10:02 All of you should leave the team right away, especially because they approached you, and now they're not playing your girls. That's wrong.

Anonymous said...

10.02 most likely the new girls are not good enough but for them they are " bodies" that they need to complete the team. But you should talk to the coach and ask what it is his angle and point of view and them you can make a decision.

Anonymous said...

Mr(s). 9:57 PM,

let me give you a simple IQ test.

Player-1 was born on Sep 15th, 2000.
Player-2 was born on Jul 15th, 2001.
Today is Mar 30th, 2014.

They both play for U13 team.

Question: Are they both 12 years old today?

Hint:
if you answer yes, you did not pass the test.

Lesson:
Don't use "Idiot" term if you don't want someone else give you a prove that you are one of them.

ps:
If you are not happy that you did not pass the test, don't worry about something you can't change. IQ can't be earned at school. You have to be born with it.

Anonymous said...

This team is not winning any games and we came from a much higher level team which emphasized technical skills and not aggression. We relocated so had to find another team.

Anonymous said...

All of you relocated. That's weird. Sounds like the 4 are not aggressive, but have decent skills. The team is using you to just have enough players to play the game. I would wonder why they didn't have enough players to begin with, if that's the case. Why did the other players leave? How many are on the team? Why were you approached originally by them? It doesn't make sense. A piece of the puzzle is missing here.

Anonymous said...

MF pre ECNL lost to PDA splash 4-0. Guess it was a one shot wonder last year. MF a mess at u-13.

Anonymous said...

We relocated meaning my family and I not all four new players. You answered my question. Why they couldn't find players for this team? Well the original 11- 13 have to play the whole game. Also Is Not A Winning team. The new 4 players r just there to subsidize the others. So I'm taking my child out of this unhealthy environment. I'm sure will find a team that will actually train and develop everyone on the team.

Anonymous said...

That's unfortunate that you moved and chose the wrong team. It s becoming difficult out there with so many choices coaches don't always tell the truth when they're trying to sell you on their team. I hope your daughter finds a better situation soon. What part of NJ are you from?

Anonymous said...

If you relocated, how would they approach you. How would they know who your daughter was and that you moved? Doesn't make any sense. And most teams emphasize both skills and aggression.

Anonymous said...

Listen, if you are not happy, yes, you should leave. But don't ask anybody to follow you.
Don't influence others and don't spread out your negativism.

My daughter doesn't play a lot as well, she is not a starter, but at least she gets a good training. We believe if she works hard, she will become part of the 11 that play most of the time. Now, she has to convince coach that she is the right one to play. You will not convince him with your mouth. Give her an opportunity to succeed and don't leave and make her feel she failed.

Anonymous said...

They don't sound negative to me. If they relocated, were approached to be on the team, and came from a much better team, then something is wrong. Sounds like a committed family that doesn't want to leave, but daughter deserves to play, according to what parent said, and they want to make decision before the season starts. It's a difficult situation. I think it's better to find a team where she will play, but try talking to coach first, I guess. Most coaches at U13 don't want to talk to parents. So it is a conundrum. Good luck.

Anonymous said...

Agree, but this is not a rec team. All girls should get time but better should play more and the other ones need to earn more playing time.

It is difficult. I also wish my daughter could play more. We just hope this time will come soon once she improves. Now, we are committed to training and development process. If I see my daughter can't keep up for a longer period of time, I will also consider other options. (Maybe she is not as good as I think.)

At this point, I don't think it helps girls changing teams every year. It will not build her confidence.

And nobody deserves to play just because he/she was asked to come. Girls are not entitled to anything. They need to earn it.

If your child goes to any premier team and get through the tryouts, is she/he automatically guaranteed to play? Let's be realistic. And don't you think the coach would play your child if she/he is good?

Anonymous said...

Then I guess my question is to the original parent: in all honesty, where does your daughter fall on this team, if you had to objectively rate her? If she truthfully, falls in the 1 thru 8, or so, she should be playing a good chunk of every game. Otherwise, if she's only out there five minutes or so, how can she possibly earn time when she's not playing? That's the problem. I do agree you don't just want to jump ship, unless she is truly that good and yes, sometimes, believe it or not, for whatever reason, coaches don't always play the best players. There are many factors that affect playing time.

Anonymous said...

Is STA done? Many girls at Matchfit for practice this past week. Interesting!

Anonymous said...

That time of year everyone is looking for greener pastures. Except for this case.......

Anonymous said...

Time for match fit to go back to the drawing board. See what happens when you pop off. It comes back to haunt you. I guess there third bracket seeding is where they belong.

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