8:48 I have one problem with your post - PDA 2000 will be ECNL National Champions - not national champions as they will only play ECNL teams for the title big difference.
10:08 - maybe clubs with high level 00's and great coaches (also respected by USSF) in place, currently, will get that distinction before PAC?
Not likelyI'll break it down for you.Remember who chooses the DA clubs? USSFWho is the darling of the MNT right now? Christian Pulisic. Which club is credited with developing Pulisic? PACWho is the USSF appointed head of the girl's NTC and YNT scouting in our state association? Todd HoffardFor which club is Hoffard the 16-17 00 coach? PACThey are in don't kid yourself otherwise. No my kid plays for a competitor hoping for a DA spot actually, but it is what it is.
Not a big difference name one USYSA team that would win the champions league? They win the champions league they win the national championship. B leagues don't count.
1:43 - I am not saying they won't get one. I am saying they won't be the only club in our area to be awarded one.
thank god we have someone who knows soccer on this blog now,no more junk about coaches and parents talking trash,please stay off its over
8:48 don't forget NEFC will be an ECNL team next year, too. Plus, FC Stars and CFC will still be in the mix. Should be interesting.
Naming teams and people makes who an expert about soccer?? I must switch boards because this political insider rhetoric is of no interest to the average folk... Go back an age groups would you please.
cant be much of a expert,didnt talk about how IGFA beat all of the so called top teams,just wait to fall we will still be the team to beat.
Not sure but IGFA never played NEFC or FC Stars (ECNL). Did they?
I think the discussion is speculation as to how the teams will look this upcoming 2016-17 season as 00's. I've never heard of IGFA. My kid plays 99 ECNL, but is a 00.
look them up and learn something,beat many top ecnl teams at 00, will be in the mix
10:41Is your daughtter playing with the '00s in the fall?How many other '00s from her team of last year will be with her?Name the club if you like, of courseTrying to piece together the strength of the divisionI am not sure why GFA is even here anymore as they will be U17
The season is still going on for the top teams,i guess your done?still playing for regions and nationals
Safe travels to those heading to nat'ls and regionals. SD here we come, again. :)
NJ Wildcats over SJEB. Tied at 1-1 the Wildcats won on pk's
Wow, Wildcats have u14 and u15 going to Nationals and NPL finals.
Thanks for the promotion DOC. Better team didn't win as SJEB coach subbed out his best player in the 1st half not knowing she couldn't reenter causing them to fall behind 1-0. 2nd half dominated by SJEB. Both DOC's are terrible coaches.
Survive and advance or you go home. Coulda woulda shoulda doesn't punch your ticket to nationals.
How many MF players did they use?
U15 played no one of quality until the final was played that was a rigged bracket in favor of the Wildcats with three top teams in one bracket and none on the other... Count your blessings and enjoy the free ride... He team is okay but not a national contender AT ALL...as far as match fit players being used ... Maybe half
Not DOC, just saying. If it is within the rules why not use MF players. Same as tournaments, the rules allow guest players. lobby to change the rules and stop complaining about it. SJEB took out best player and could not re-enter? That is a rule I did not know about, only in npl? And believe me I thought I knew much, but on this board you definitely learn. SJEB is very good, no doubt. Obviously could have gone either way. But who would "rig" a bracket? someone purposely did that so the Cats would win? Really? The girlies are free my friends, the crack cost money.
...and if the DOC didn't know the substitution rule in the finals, what did he do in the semifinals against TSF? Was he illegally subbing in that game and got away with it? And if his best player did play the whole second half what effect did she have on the second half of the game? What I heard was they scored on a penalty kick just to tie it 1-1. Gotta give some credit to the players, the Barons beat them big time every time they played the Wildcats, even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in a while, even in the dark (smart idea to play a 6:45 game on an unlit field). The Barons usually do dominate, wouldn't expect it to be any different - they're a very good team. It just didn't work out for them this time.
NJYS cannot have guest players
NOL playoffs are under US Club passes & under NPL rules when a player is subbed out they cannot reenter that half.
If the coach didn't know the sub rules - that is scary as they played an entire season not knowing as did the teams they played.Substitutions. Once a NPL Registered Player is substituted in one half of any NPLCompetition, such NPL Registered Player may not re-enter the game for the duration ofthe half. Once an NPL Registered Player is substituted in one period of overtime of anyNPL Competition, such NPL Registered Player may not re-enter the game for theduration of such overtime period. There shall be a maximum of seven (7) substitutions inany half or in any overtime period of any NPL Competition.Player Transfers. A NPL Registered Player may not play for more than one NPL Clubduring the NPL Season, unless the following conditions are satisfied: (i) the Director ofCoaching of both the prior NPL Club and the proposed new NPL Club consent to thetransfer in writing; (ii) the new NPL Club has an available spot on a NPL Roster; and (iii)the NPL General Manager consents to such transfer in writing (such player referred to asa “Transferred Player”). A Transferred Player shall be removed from the NPL Roster(s)of the “old” NPL Club.NPL Competition: NPL Registered Players may be added to a NPL Roster for NPL Competitionat any time, provided that they appear on the official NPL Roster prior to the game. No playermay participate in NPL Regional Competition without a pass
mich gators are now named national union black 01. They have not lost a game on their got soccer history. they are not an ECNL Team and are not in California, They are currently ranked #2 in US. they are merging with Waza East for next years 2001 Team.
Last they lost was HBC and IGFA
What about giving the Wildcats some credit? They played a great game, keep in mind having starting goalkeeper still out from goal, and a few other key players out with injuries. They came a long way. Congrats to them.
List 5 QUALITY teams outside of NJ that the wildcats have played and won? Seriously name them.
9:47 - what's your knock on the Wildcats? Someone probably said that about your daughter's team too. It was said about the Barons, GFA, FC Bucks, Premier Strikers, but you got start somewhere, why not on your home turf? Who knows what they'll do in West Virginia or Colorado? You don't know. Neither do the players or the parents or the coaches but you won't know unless you play those teams. You SHOULD wish them good luck and have fun, because of the millions of girls and boys who play soccer, not everyone gets to experience playing in regionals or nationals. I wish them and all the NJ teams playing in regional and national playoffs good luck!
The New Jersey Wildcats have come a long way. It's sad how no one can be happy for a team for once. They have had major injuries in the past year but still look at how far they have gotten. And believe me, it's not just he wildcats no one gives any credit to its almost all of the high quality teams in New Jersey. Someone always has something to say. Whether its they cheated, or just didn't deserve to win. Why don't we finally let the actually "game" do the talking and shut our mouths for once. Congrats to all teams going into Regionals and Nationals. Good luck to all.
IN NJ they eat their own.
Elite Clubs National League 2015-16 Playoffs U15 Champions League PlayoffElite 8 Match Ups almost set, The great ones the PDA Splash are done early with 2 Ls. Maybe BYC helps the 2001 PDA ECNL teamConcorde Fire ECNL U15Slammers FC ECNL U15FC Stars of Massachusetts ECNL U15Winner Game EMustang SC ECNL U15GSA ECNL U15Winner Game AWest Coast FC ECNL U15
Splash shut out 2 games in a row.
MF win 3 in a row
What the MF parents wont tell you is that they played in a flight below PDA. So they won against weaker competition. MF is 2nd rate.
PDA U14 - did not qualifyPDA U15 - 2 LS Champions CupPDA U16 - advanced to Final 4 of Champions CupPDA U17 - eliminated Champions CupPDA U18 - eliminated Champions Cup--------------------------------MF U14 - 3 LsMF U15 - North American Cup ChampionsMF U16 - 1 L 2 Ts North American CupMF U17 - 2 Wins Champions CupMF U18 - did not qualifyI guess we know who's not winning the best ECNL club title this year, NJ shutout again
1:49 June 28 - - Match Fit is far from 2nd rate... If my daughter won the National Championship that would be a lifetime event. Instead a shallow, 2-bit idiot like yourself tries to minimize it.What is wrong with you?You are a complete loser and you should have never had kids.Lord knows the issues you have with your own kids... you are pathetic sub-animal.Grow up moron.
All the hate on this board is comical and sad. Everyone on here tries to minimize any success that any NJ team has. I just don't get it. My daughters team (GFA) is usually the target of choice on this site. I know some of the kids on both PDA & MF and I'm very proud of them all. You represented NJ well.
Match Fit is second rate. The girls that play at Match Fit are not.Congrats to the girls on their win.
Match fit team better than PDA hands down. Stop being arrogant and accept the defeat. You are not a good team. Style of play is ugly.
I thought IGFA no longer existed as of a few weeks ago.
I heard there were over 200 college coaches at the ECNL playoffs. How many college coaches watched your kid's games this week?
5:48 yes for you it doesn't exist anymore. Focus on something else . God forbid you restart again.
Match Fit is a 2nd rate club, No developing AT all. Coach DB has not developed one player throughout his years, every player was brought in from another club then DB takes Credit. Personally his is a used car salesman. Attended several practices and most of the time he is on the phone and the girls just play, correct just play. Nothing like PDA or GFA. Stay far away of Match Fit and DB
Well if that's the you feel about MF then the owner should know what's happening with his club, the NPL League and the ENCl League.....if he doesn't represent the club or leagues well and leaves a trail of non performace then he's doing a great disservice to the club, the players, the league and to the sport. There's no room in any sport for coaches to act without integrity or professionalism and they shouldn't have any power over the future of players.
PDA is no better.
Training at gfa lol...that's a good one,why are all the girls that leave say the training stinks? and they leave for PDA and MF?where they train with the best?
639Go beat the wildcats,then tell us how you are national champs.So sad, you think you are something.
9:53 Igfa doesn't exist anymore so why so much hate? MF and PDA are the teams to be with. Best training , leagues and coaches . No need to talk about anything else.
Flames what happened at Regionals? 4-1 loss to Stronghold!?
12:29 Karma! They got beat by some of their former '00's that they were so quick to discard.
Wildcats is great club and yes my daughter has played there for couple of years. They have the pro-am team as well. Nice fields, nice location and not that expensive in comparison. It is high level, npl play, with the best in country and region. I can certainly tell you this, they CARE. That word is very, very hard to find these days. Coaches that CARE.
12:51 It's okay to call their youth teams "true" academy teams as they are a feeder for the WPSL team.
Just heard that Sky Blue-PDA got a DA as well as PF and Washington Spirit. Only ones in this area right now. Any confirmation on this?
oh and Boston Breakers, too.
Makes sense, 3:46.In the end the interesting thing will be seeing who applied and was turned away
FC Copa NPL beat STA 0-0, 5-4 on pk's to win US Club Mid Atlantic Regional U15G Super Group and qualified for US Club Nationals in Colorado.
Let the exodus begin.
Have fun with that potential academy schedule.PDA, and penn fushion...next closest games Boston?, Cincinnati?, CASL?Get your frequent flyer miles ready.
I'm sorry did you say the wildcat coaches care? Are we talking about their crazy doc? You might think it's cheap because you are one of the ones that he lets play for free or has given a big discount to because you came with a group. I was paying more than 2x other people on my team which is why I left that nut house. Doc is a snake oil salesman that likes to scream at the girls. But somehow you think he cares. He could not even field a team to go to NPL finals because the team backed out. No one cares there. Why play NPL and not go to nationals? Why even be part of a team like that. Go back to town ball then. This was a waste of my time.
Congrats to the lone Copa team out of 12 Copa teams entered into the Regionals to actually win the regional.
@5:02 - no different than what ECNL does already. It's a great opportunity. Should be fun!
Wow. Copa STA sounds like some great D and goal keeping.
At 5. Wildcats have u14 and 15 going to Nationals. Most docs are crazy and coaches. Get used to it. As long as my daughter is very happy
What happened to the mighty PDA Splash in the ECNL playoffs?
PDA ECNL U15Metro Division W (11) L (0) T (5) GF (24) GA (3) GD (21)CA - ECNL events W (1) L (3) T (2) GF (7) GA (10) GD (-3)two different teams much better in their league where they play the local ECNL teams
Splash were likely missing players as wellToo expensive? Too hot? Too long a season?Whats with these Jersey teams?- I think anyone not planning to attend 2017 Nationals should notify their team now.
I dont think so, but nice try.The whole reason you play in the ECNL and push hard to win the league is to play in the top bracket at the ECNL playoffs. I am sure they had their full roster.Truth is that team was built to win this year. A majority of players are on the 2000 side, let's see how they adapt to U17 next year, while the PDA Storm (2001's)come up to U16. Even tho they have 2 or 3 national team players they did not win the conf. PDA doc push can only take you so far, you still have to play the games.
How does the U16 (I assume they will keep the Storm name - or is it Splash?) look this season?I heard of only one top U14 moving over (from STA)
First girls DA clubs announced. Looks to be all ecnl clubs and what is sky blue PDA? http://www.topdrawersoccer.com/club-soccer-articles/us-soccer-unveils-first-girls-da-clubs_aid39396?utm_source=TopDrawerSoccer+Newsletter&utm_campaign=9851e1916d-General_7_1_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8340315a79-9851e1916d-32723161
I heard Splash coach took a bunch of players who weren't on the team or in the club to the playoffs. Didn't work out so well.
Rumor BB coming back to coach Splash next year.
He is . He has being missed
Anyone has results from region 1
if what 7:40 is saying is true - how would the below GDA comment apply? Does it? If true I think it's poor behavior and if the club allowed this to happen then shame on them - but in the big picture it doesn't matter if you are in with the in crowd I guess, if true.The competitive framework will focus on the core values of the program, which emphasizes quality coaching and teaching in a POSITIVE learning environment for players with ZERO tolerance for poor behavior from coaches.
4:50 I got moreWest Virginia2016 Region I Championships U15 Girls Going into Day 3A6 (+3) Premier Strikers3 (-1) New Jersey Stallions Academy-Freedom1 (-1) WVFC Black1 (-1) Beadling Elite 0B6 (+9) Arlington SA Comets Red6 (+2) CFC North Wolves0 (-5) Athletica0 (-6) Wildcats FuryC6 (+4) HBC Impact 3 (-2_ Rochester Rhinos Elite3 (+0) LMSC Storm0 (-2) Spirit of Liverpool FC 2000 RedsD6 (+19) Princeton SA IGFA3 (-7) DE Rush3 (+4) Nordic Premier0 (-16) FSC Riptide --------------------------------------In 2 weeksColorado July 14-18, 2016NPL Finals 2016AHouston Express '01G NavyOakwood SC Attack Princeton SA-Igfa 00-01Spokane Foxes 00 premier BDavis Legacy 01 IMG Academy U15G NVSC Jr. MajesticsPDA South MadridCEGA Maroon 00 01Empire SC FC Copa Lonestars 01G Red SA --------------------------------------Followed by a week laterNational Cup XV FinalsColorado July 22-25, 2016Bayside FC Bolts NPL 00/01 (R.I.)Classics Elite SC (Texas)Cleveland United (Ohio)Davis Legacy SC Red (Calif.)FC Copa Roma (N.J.)GPS Maine Phoenix Elite (Maine)GPS Massachusetts State Elite 00/01 (Mass.)GPS New Hampshire Classics 00/01 NPL (N.H.)Manhattan Crew (N.Y.)NEFC Elite (Mass.)Orlando City Youth Soccer 00/01 Purple (Fla.)Princeton SA IGFA 00/01 NPL (N.J.)Riverhounds Development Academy (Pa.)Shoreline FC City (Conn.)St. Croix Academy Sporting (Minn.)Surf Hawaii White ‘01 (Hawaii)--------------------------------------Followed by 2016 US Youth Soccer National Champions Texas July 25-31Midwest United FC 01 Royal (MI)CUP Gold 00/01 (OH-S)FC Pride 01 Elite (IN)Sunrise Sting 00/01 (FL)FC Salmon Creek Nemesis 00 Ellerston (OR)Region 1 champRegion 2 champRegion 3 champs
I wouldn't let my daughter play for the Wildcats if it was free... Coach does nothing but scream and yell complete lunatic... Look at the rosters many have left because of him.
How does a Copa team go to NPL finals? Am I missing something when a NJ wildcats or SJEB should represent NJ with the other NJ teams. Shouldn't you win a final or be a runner up to think you are good enough to go. No better teams to be asked anywhere outside NJ????? C'mon
4:41 Does this really bother you? Maybe those teams you mentioned declined. Why don't you give those teams a call and find out for all of us. I hope this doesn't ruin your holiday. Maybe you should just worry about you own daughters team. The Copa team will be there for 2 weekends in a row. Stop on by and say hello.
Copa team in any national final is a joke. They can't even win their own edp division so they enter the weak Mid Atlantic tournament year after year so they can try qualifying for this joke of a "National Championship". Then we can all check this blog and read the comments from the two daddies that post non-stop as they have for the last 3-4 years.
2016 Region I Championships U15 Girls Final 4Premier Strikers (MD) Princeton SA IGFA 00/01 (NJ) CFC North Wolves (CT) HBC Impact 00 (NY-E) (SC)The Champion will advance to Nationals in TexasThe Champion and Runner up will also qualify for U17 national leagueIf HBC makes final their spot becomes an open spot
10:29 (7/2) you wouldn't let your kid play for Wildcats if it was free but you would let them play for PDA even if what 7:40 (7/2) said was true?
Congrats PSA for qualifying for the U17 National League1 Premier Strikers (MD) (SC)3 Princeton SA IGFA 00/01 (NJ) (SC)Region 1 National League teams @ U17 so far1. HBC Impact 00 (NY-E)2. NJ Stallions Freedom (NJ)3. Century V Gold (PA-W)4. FC Virginia (VA)5. Princeton SA IGFA 00/01 (NJ)
Copa were better 2 years ago when they got to NPL Finals. They had better coaching and a much deeper roster. This time around they will get a big shock and the teams they are playing aren't even as good as who they played at U13.
101 pmI must say that region 1 league can play with any team at this age in the country, cant wait to see how it all plays out
Region 1 can definitely play with the best of them if you include PDA , MFA fc stars the likes of penn, bucks, va ecnl , premiere strikers did I miss anyone? WC ECNL NYSC manhattan? Barons? Which teams have not had success outside of the region?
"joke of a national championship" you say? Because your daughters team didnt earn it!!!!!
No, just because that's what it is. The best teams in the country aren't there so it's a joke plain and simple. You disagree?
HBC wins Region1 Final0 Princeton SA IGFA 00/01 (NJ)1 HBC Impact 00 (NY-E)8:45 I agree it's a joke - it's a buy your way in National championship. Forget about best teams.USYSA sends their best 4 teams from their top league (National League) plus their 4 regional champions, teams can only play in regional champions if they qualified for them.US Club send select state cup winners to nationals instead of regional. The regional event is a PAY to PLAY event win 3 or 4 games and go to Nationals that my friend is a joke and why I agree.The ECNL national title is just a league title as is the NPL championship,nothing special there.US Club you want to make your cup special with GDA here now send your Final 4 ECNL teams and your NPL Champion to the National Cup in addition to the 5 regional champions and you might have something better than USYSA, until then the only real National title is the USYSA title that HBC just qualified for
The best teams did try to get to Colorado, just didnt make it. So they are the best?
"Welcome to the NON ECNL National Championships!"Better?
ECNL is the National Championship. NPL is AAA. ECNL is the majors.
No they are the sameECNL is a league that has a National ChampionshipNPL is a league that has some ECNL club B teams because only one team per ECNL club is allowed that also has a National Championship.MLB is a league that has a "World" Series, does this mean it's the same as the "World" cup? Nope just a brand and a closed league championship.MLS has a championship D1as does the NASL D2But then we have the lamar hunt open cup where the champion goes to the CONCACAF Championship and the winner goes to the federations cup toplay the champion of Europe and other federations the true championship.
Too many so-called National Champions. Not all the best teams are ECNL or NPL since most Clubs cannot get that status but you want to say Wildcats, TSF, NJ Rush, Copa, NJCSA & Jersey United are better then other top teams that don't have the NPL after them is foolish. Take all the leagues & put their champions vs each other to really see who is best but ECNL & NPL will never do that because if they lose as PSA/GFA-NPL just lost to HBC Impact in NY with no NPL team. If ECNL & NPL did that & didn't win they can't convince everyone they are better. NPL uses ECNL players in their games to help them win something a small Club could not ever do. Until then there will be a US Club, NPL, ECNL & USYS National Champions.
Final today was with class both ways. Coaches and players . Great fight on the field and lots of respect in and off the pitch .Well done
How many college scouts were at this titanic matchup between HBC and IGFA?
You should ask how many there will be when both of them play the national league next year? By far the most important league in the country . And titanic is only your stupidity
As predicted, no scouts in attendance. Now check any ECNL playoff game and you will see them lined up. Anyone who doesn't think that ECNL doesnt attract the most major scouts, is just clueless.
This particular event is not a big recruiting event add to the mix it is in the sticks in west virginia on 4th of July weekend doesn't lend itself to be a very attractive spot for college coaches. Other usys events like the nationals and every national league event are just as well attended as any ecnl event. I have been to many ecnl events and usys events.
Current status of U13 teams qualifying for U15 National League 2016-2017 season:South Shore Select Elite (MA) HMMS Impact Eagle FC (PA-E) CFJ South Premier (IL) CUP Gold (OH-S) [OPEN] Tennessee SC (TN) Solar Chelsea 03 (TX-N) RL 2015-16 FWRL Representative TBD RL 2015-16 FWRL Representative TBD NJ Rush 02 Blue (NJ) CUP Gold (OH-S) Solar Chelsea Red (TX-N) So Cal Blues 02 Baker (CA-S) OPEN At-Large SelectionOPEN At-Large Selection OPEN At-Large Selection OPEN At-Large SelectionApplications to secure earned positions and to be considered for open positions are due tomorrow. It will be interesting to see the at large selections.
9:52, that time of the month?
how would you know there weren't any scouts there by looking at that video?
2016-17 Under-16 Girls (2001s)1. Tennessee SC 20 (TN)2. PSG MI Gators 02 Orange (MI)3. Legends FC 01 (CA-S)4. South Shore Select Elite (MA)5. CUP Gold 01/02 (OH-S)6. Greater Binghamton United FC (NY-W)7. Michigan Jaguars 02 Green (MI)8. United FA 02 Premier (GA)9. 1776 (PA-E)10. TFA Elite 01 (OH-S)11. South Lakes (OK)12. Lonestar Red (TX-S)13. PacNW 01 Maroon (WA)14. Utah Celtic 02 Premier (UT)15. FC Elk Grove 01 Platinum (CA-N)16. BRYC 01 Elite (VA)17. Waza FC East 02 Black (MI)18. Florida Elite 01/02 (FL)19. USA Stars 02 (CA-N)20. Fullerton Rangers 01 White (CA-S)12 [OPEN]-----------------------------2016-17 Under-17 Girls (2000s) 1. Midwest United FC 01 Royal (MI)2. CUP Gold 00/01 (OH-S)3. OFC 01 Phillips (OK)4. HBC Impact 00 (NY-E)5. FC Pride 01 Elite (IN)6. Sunrise Sting 00/01 (FL)7. Campton United Navy (IL)8. Legends FC 00 (CA-S)9. NJ Stallions Freedom (NJ)10. Century V Gold (PA-W)11. FC Virginia (VA)12. FCKC Futura Academy 00/01 (MO)13. Triangle Futbol Club (NC)14. Solar Chelsea (TX-N)15. NW Nationals 00 Red (WA)16. Scottsdale 01 Blackhawks Taylor (AZ)17. Pleasanton Rage 00 (CA-N)18. Princeton SA IGFA 00/01 (NJ)19. Dallas Kicks SC 01 (TX-N)20. FC Salmon Creek Nemesis 00 Ellerston (OR)21. Rebels SC Elite (CA-S)11 [OPEN]
That was in addition to the Qualified teams for National League that was earlier posted
Interesting how there is only one NJ player in the IMG 150 on Topdrawer soccer for the grad year 2019. PDA alone normally has about 4-7 on the list for previous grad years plus a few other NJ girls from other clubs. Is this just a weak grad year for the state or have the clubs not identified the right players to send to these national events?Have the elite NJ clubs merely begun identifying athletes that THEY think give them the best chance to win now at the expense of the technically sound player that stands out at these events?I would love to hear your thoughtful replies on this topic.
Players self report to places like TDS (not colleges). The players are probably too busy playing soccer to declare where they have decided to go.
Top drawer does not include all players. You are telling us that all the best players are Id and recognized by img top drawer. It all politics same with these da, ecnl, NPL blah blah... Put the ball down and play that's it. Girls play soccer for the love if they are looking to go national or pro ... Parents are putting eggs in the wrong basket. The results, and how they play is all I need. The last thing I need to worry about is a political bureaucratic evaluation tool ranking kids as the next superstar. That's a racket and very profitable one too.
2:05 You expect 19s to have verbally committed by now? You are what's wrong with soccer nowadays. Complaining only 1 '19 has verbally and therefore NJ is on a decline through lack of quality players or appropriate ID methods. Why not just ask a kid to commit to a school and major at U8?Until the system changes you have 2 options right now: get your kid on the top ECNL team or have your kid guest play all over America so these college coaches can "id" her.
You also posted your idiotic statement 6 minutes after the game link was posted. So how did you watch a 90 minute game in 6 minutes?You're such a low-life - I almost feel embarrassed for you.
352 Because those that posted do not subscribe to TDS and do not realize how much of a tool it can be used for when the time comes when college recruitment and looking at schools for your kids helps. For example (Penn State has 3 girls and NC has 4 girls verbal committed from the 2019 HS grad class but they cannot see it unless they subscribe. Information like that helps a whole lot when your daughter is looking at schools and they are already halfway through the recruiting class so any parent will want to see there true chances of even getting on the schools want list.
Good info but my kid nor yours is going to top off Penn State or NC
We were to attend the Penn State ID camp but it fell on a bad weekend.No reason to rule such things out so early.
TDS is like anything else out there...another source; like this blog. Use them along with other sources to get your info on commits, rankings of schools, etc.
1237 agree but there are reliable true data sources vs. gossip sources. This blog is like the TMZ of soccer.
Hahahaha, agreed. But, some good tips provided herein (if you dig through the crapola). TDS is a good source for general information (so is SoccerWire and a few others). Some of these seem to favor some clubs more than others, though. So, sort of TMZish, too, as reporting is all opinion based. :)
PDA Gunners just beat Real Col in double OT 1-0. Great game (live streamed through ECNL). Clutch goal by PDA in last 2 mins. of second OT. Congrats PDA.Says something about soccer in our Region folks (PDA and FC Stars were in final four) and also says something about Northeast Division of ECNL (one of the toughest in the country; playing both PDA and FC Stars). Good stuff!
Isn't this the only PDA team to advance this far? What does this say exactly?we have 1 NJ going to finals out of a possible 5 age groups?
How is this ant different from HBC? going to USYSA Nationals.
244 PDA Gunner Coach is outstanding. Splash coach is clueless, doesn't know what he is doing. That is the difference. Coaching is huge.
Finally I could see this PSA GFA playing - see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-V9pCw7hFY - the regional finals with HBC. What a joke!!!At least nobody has to guess anymore, just have a look. No comments needed.
Why GFA coach would let his team/girls score 11 goals against a team in regional finals? I don't know a coach who would do it at this level? What a shame!!! Karma hit this team back couple days later in the finals.
4:20 what's the joke. Watched a good portion of that game just like any college or nwsl game you would see on TV. The girls tried to play the game there were some good sequences and some bad, sorry but not seeing the joke. I think both teams can beat Splash and both can lose to Splash. What am I missing, for some one who never saw this team you are quick to bash?PS. Thanks for the link.
The next 28 GDA clubs with more announcements coming. So we are up to 53 now.Boca United (Boca Raton, Fla.) FC Stars (Acton, Mass.) San Juan Soccer Club (Rancho Cordova, Calif.)Charlotte Soccer Academy (Matthews, N.C.) FC Virginia (Chantilly, Va.) Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Faribault, Minn.)Clay County Soccer Club (Fleming Island, Fla.) IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) Sting Soccer Club (Addison, Texas)Dallas Texans (Plano, Texas) Jacksonville Armada Youth Academy (JFC) (Jacksonville, Fla.) TSC Hurricane (Tulsa, Okla.)LA Galaxy San Diego (San Diego, Calif.)Davis Legacy (Davis, Calif.) LA Premier FC (La Canada, Calif.) Virginia Development Academy (Woodbridge, Va.)Eagles SC (Camarillo, Calif.) Legends FC (Chino, Calif.) West Florida Flames (Brandon, Fla.)East Meadow SC (East Meadow, N.Y.) Lonestar Soccer Club (Austin, Texas) Weston FC (Weston, Fla.)Eastside FC (Preston, Wash.) Match Fit Academy (Morris Plains, N.J.) World Class FC (Orangeburg, N.Y.)Eclipse Select (Oak Brook, Ill.) Midwest United FC (Grand Rapids, Mich.) Washington Spirit-Maryland (Boyds, MD.)
Thanks for the GDA update. So, in Region 1, added to PDA, PF and Breakers are Spirit, East Meadow, World Class, Match fit, FC VA and FC Stars (which i was very surprised was not in first round based on the amount of YNT kids id'd in their club). I thought Washington Spirit was in last round.Very interesting.
So that would be 4 GDA's in the Northeast Metro Divison alone and we play Stars, Breakers, East Meadow in league play. I guess US Soccer considers this a good division for player development. Nice.
July 9, 2016 at 4:20 PMI am an HBC parent and I can only say what I saw first hand. I think IGFA had some weak games in the preliminary round, they have no control of that. in a tournament like this it is not easy to make a decision to back off the team because it can come back to bite your team in the butt if advancement comes down to criteria. They did play a very motivated opponent in the semi's they had to wait an extra hour to play the game. The finals our girls scored early and our coaches decided to force them to work extra hard to advance the ball into our zone (Its not a style we normally play) but this type of event is a survival of the fittest contest. At no point during the match did I see their girls get frustrated or did i ever see their coach get out of line. (I have seen some of that in other games) what I did witness was a group of girls who must have been exhausted after playing 5 games in 5 days, in hot humid conditions, play their hearts out. I stated earlier on this board that the coach and particularly the ladies were beyond gracious and classy at the awards ceremony.
PSA GFA will have tough time to keep up. 12 players left the team since last year. And now the team will be practically playing up - gu17. Good Luck!
Thanks 11:54 - I like one stop shops - I hate extra work that's why no links from me. You will see many stupid posts from me with results and rankings as I want to concentrate more on the team aspect. This is a very important time for the kids as they try and figure stuff out - I won't add to that just having fun no bragging. I will post GDA, ECNL, USYSA NL, EDP NPL, NYCSL NPL, NewEngland NPL, NorthEast NPL and the Eastern Regional League. These are my favorites nothing against CCL, NEP, LIJSL, NYPL or EDP. I just like quests for a national title. Plus tournament results galore - I know they are showcase events that are for the players but someone still has to win the game, So don't hate people you think are posting or you can hate -it's just me Mr. IdiotThanks 12:29 - for those that want the complete write upThanks 4:20 for sharing - I never understood why people can hate so much when all we are talking about is youth soccer. Walk away or don't look is my philosophy. I love throwing my 2 cents out.GDAClubs that might be in the same conference Clubs -so farECNL1. Boston Breakers (Watertown, Mass.)2. FC Stars (Acton, Mass.) 3. East Meadow SC (East Meadow, N.Y.) 4. World Class FC (Orangeburg, N.Y.)5. Sky Blue FC-PDA (Bernardsville, N.J.)6. Match Fit Academy (Morris Plains, N.J.) 7. Penn Fusion SA (Westtown, Pa.)8. FC Virginia (Chantilly, Va.) 9. CASL (Raleigh, N.C.)10. Charlotte Soccer Academy (Matthews, N.C.)Non-ECNL9. Washington Spirit-Maryland (Boyds, MD.)10. Washington Spirit (Boyds, Md.)11. Virginia DA (PSWI/VSA/CYA - Woodbridge, Va.)12. Cincinnati DA (Kings Hammer/CUP - Cincinnati, Ohio)Next in line?NWSL & ECNL1. West NY FlashECNL & BDA Clubs1. Albertson SC2. Bethesda SC3. Continental FC Delco4. Indiana Fire Juniors5. Internationals SC 6. North Carolina Fusion7. Richmond UnitedECNL only1. McLean Youth Soccer2. Ohio Premier 3. Maryland United FC4. Ohio Elite Soccer Academy 5. FC Bucks 6. FC Boston Scorpions 7. FSA FC 8. Connecticut FC BDA only1. Baltimore Armour 2. BW Gottschee Academy3. Carolina Rapids 4. Cedar Stars Academy5. D.C. United6. Empire United7. Everton FC Westchester8. FC Boston Bolts9. Lehigh Valley United10. Met Oval 11. New England Revolution12. New York City FC Academy13. New York Red Bulls 14. New York Soccer Club15. NJCSA16. Oakwood Soccer Club17. PA Classics18. Philadelphia Union19. Seacoast United20. Triangle Futbol Club Alliance
First 53 GDA Clubsthe Impact152 - A license coaches100 - B license coaches217 - Full Time Coaches580 - YNT/WNT players166 - Pro players--------------------------$4.69 million in scholarshipsor758 full scholarship playersor14 full scholarships per clubor 4 full scholarships per club per age group.---------------------------
B'Elite must be very angry watching NJ Elite play with their best player!
Why would B'Elite be angry if one of their players is with NJ Elite - either they werent good enough for BB or BB didn't walk the talk.
What is going on with Match Fit.....I guess they only care about ENCL players and teams....the hell with NPL players.....pretty soon it will be Match Fit who
9:43 You wish -they will be GDA starting the 17/18 season. They will get a ton of interested players at their tryouts. With free Scholarships for a few and PDA only able to take 10 or so per age group should be very interesting1. MF GDA2. MF ECNL3. MF NENPL
11:14 organization of DB is awefull. DB will never be able to follow USA guidelines. The most unorganized person out there. US will mandate clubs to follow curriculum and have proper staffing. We all KNOW MF lost their best staff over the last 3 years. Ones left are horrible. National Coach they are advertising HAS no experience of coaching
MF lost there boys DA so hopefully they learned a lesson and the girls side get's organized moving in GDA.
NJ Elite grabbed MF best defender and B'Elite best player! Just changed the 01 team for the better. Might be best 01 team in the state with the best coach.
NJ Elite first place in top bracket at CJI, Santos looking better with 4 wins, 4 shut outs and winning other bracket. Great job to both teams if you ask me.
@3:46 pm. - wow...sounds like someone you would never want coaching your kid (wink, wink). She sounds amazing. Hermann Trophy is no joke. Thanks for the info.
Not all players are good coaches. This is why MICHAEL Jordan or Magic Johnson could not teach oThers.
So this is what you do when your kids' have a sleep over and you are up late...check the soccer blog. LOLAnyway, 9:59 - you are correct. Not all good players make good coaches. However, the majority do. But, the MF coach above referenced certainly has the credentials to succeed. The poster re MF was complaining that this person had no prior coaching experience. Gotta start somewhere and the experience could be well worth it. If you have a coach with that type of playing experience, I would wait and see and not throw a stone until it is warranted. That's it.
1 06 as a former pro player, I disagree with you statement. A vast majority of high end players DO NOT become good coaches. As players, we are able to perform drills but are weakness is to be able to break it down for players to understand how to drills. We expect players to just understand how it should be done.
Flames coach is the best!
7:40 - I have been around pro players my entire life (in a variety of sports) and my experience has been quite different. Anyway, hopefully you would agree, that to cast doubt on someone before they have had an opportunity to prove themselves with those playing credentials would be somewhat premature.
10 57, you and I do agree with your last post
If we had our best player we would be going to TX
Shout out to NJ's Union SC Crimson Tide representing Region I this weekend in the USYS National Presidents Cup championship in Tulsa. The Presidents Cup offers teams from smaller clubs or less intense programs the challenge of experiencing different types of play by competing from state to regional to national levels. The Presidents Cup provides teams with a progressive, competitive experience that highlights competition, camaraderie and community.
Congrats to Union!
Congrats Union SC Crimson TideThu, July 14, 2016 9:00 AM2016 NPL Finals - U15 Girls 5 Oakwood SC Attack0 Spokane Foxes 00 premier5 Princeton SA-Igfa 00-012 Houston Express '01G Navy
Presidents cup? Will you not challenge yourself your entire life?
Very nice job Union. Keep it up, you were looking real good this past spring. best of luck
No one has ever cared about Union, now all the posts? Not believable.
More NPL Finals0 Davis Legacy 010 NVSC Jr. Majestics '004 PDA South Madrid0 IMG Academy U15G
NPL Finals - wow, why so many weak teams. Level down!http://www.nationalpremierleagues.com/schedules/2016/81785170.html
4:10 - What's not believable? Perhaps that sometimes the everyman (or girl) gets some attention? It's not all about the elites don't cha know.
621Right on....so weak....why spend all that money to play such weak teams?.....SO copa owner can fool some more parents into thinking he runs a top club...LOL....Cant even win a very weak EDP...so SAD...People do your homework
It should be called - NPL Final Wrippoff!
last batch of day 1 games1 Lonestars 01G Red SA1 Empire SC1 EGA Maroon 00 011 FC Copa Academy G00 NPL Roma--------------------------------------Day 2 previewOakwood and PSA should accumulate 3 more points each putting them in a position to both clinch depending on the results of the games. PDA South also in a similar position with a win. Flight C is wide open.
2 IMG Academy U15G1 Davis Legacy 011 NVSC Jr. Majestics '000 PDA South Madrid---------------------------------U15Flight B NVSC Jr. Majestics '00 4pts +1Flight A Oakwood SC Attack 3pts +5Flight C 4 teams tiedWC Princeton SA-Igfa 00-01 3pts +3Still Alive:PDA South Madrid 3pts +3IMG Academy U15G 3pts -3Eliminated:Davis Legacy 01 1 pt -1
1 FC Copa Academy G00 NPL Roma0 Lonestars 01G Red SA1 Empire SC0 EGA Maroon 00 01----------------------------------------U151. NVSC Jr. Majestics '00 (4pts +1)2. FC Copa Academy G00 NPL Roma (4pts +1)3. Empire SC (4pts +1)4. Oakwood SC Attack (3pts +5)Still Alive:Princeton SA-Igfa 00-01 (3pts +3)PDA South Madrid (3pts +3)IMG Academy U15G (3pts -3)Eliminated:Davis Legacy 01 (1 pt -1)Lonestars 01G Red SA (1pt -1)EGA Maroon 00 01 (1pt-1)
Boys have PDA, Red Bulls and NJCSA
PSA GFA vs Spokane WA 9:0. NPL finals championship? Crazy. To spend so much money to go and play garbage teams,parents must really be delusional about the value of this tournament.
What a class GFA. Why would you humiliate the other team's girls? Which coach would allow that? Please answer someone!
0 Houston Express '01G Navy 1 Oakwood SC Attack0 Spokane Foxes 00 premier9 Princeton SA-Igfa 00-01Going into day 31. PSA (6pts +8)2. Oakwood (6pts +6)3. FC Copa (4pts +1)4. NVSC (4pts +1)still alive5. Empire SC (4pts +1)6. PDA South (3pts +3)7. IMG (3pts -3)
Copa the class of nj.,gfa is over...good luck atu17lol ...see if u can run up the score at some real teams. ...A JOKE. ..
The troll is jealous because your daughter's team can pack it can play with us and can't get it done continue to hate and we will continue to make it happen
7:56 I know got the same comments when I did the ECNL updates and Region1 updates. Enjoy your summer because these posts will continue to come for 2001s.Just to recap; major summer Tournaments since you love the posts so much.ECNL FINAL 41. Slammers2. FC Stars of Massachusetts3. West Coast4. Mustang SCUSYSA Region1 FINAL 41. HBC Impact 002. Princeton SA IGFA 00/013. Premier Strikers4. CFC North WolvesNPL Finals - FINAL 18.104.22.168.USYSA National Championships22.214.171.124.US Club National Cup126.96.36.199.I don't cover the Presidents Cup because it is designed for those teams seeking additional challenges to play against teams of similar abilities for a national title. It provides a competitive experience to teams that might not otherwise get the opportunity to participate in a series of unique experiences if they played in NCS
NPL finals is like a weak summer tournaments. Spent $1000s for a joke competition. Coaches will tell parents/players that they are like ECNL finals. With one difference - No college coaches in the side lines.
Once again troll keep hating. As daughter sits home with their delusional father who worries more about other people's children and not their own. It's so sad. Why worry so much about what other teams do. Aren't you happy guesting for the redbulls, or are you that superstar who has committed to Penn State... Or the upset parent who's team moved to Morristown?? Go grill some hotdogs and let them play. No one really cares. I'll entertain your sad mindset because you look foolish talking to yourself over and over again.
Re a point raised above, is this strictly an 01 or an 00 blog, now? Will the title change to reflect the correct age group (so the group and what they experience will travel with that group)? Curious that's all.
Copa daddy - why no update on all the games standings today?
Best of luck to PSA in NPL semis tomorrow. Jersey strong!!!!!
7:48 I am assuming you are talking to me since I am the only one posting updates. Here you goU15 Final 4Princeton SA-Igfa 00-01 vsEmpire SCNVSC Jr. Majestics '00 vsOakwood SC Attack
Empire SC in NPL finals semis? Wow - what a competition!
Congrats to IGFA for making the finals. The competition must be somewhat disappointing for them seeing that both Premier Strikers and HBC gave them much better games during the regional Tournament. I would guess they are happy they qualified for the national league as NPL is very weak.
I thought igfa is now PSA.Why still all the gfa talk.When does new regime take over.I heard they will run a lot more professional show.I only hope for the parents that didn't leave.
Npl finals - seriously - ridiculous. I hope parents see it. Otherwise, they are out of reality.
Why worry so much about Gfa. Go grill some hotdogs. They are fine still playing and having fun. They play whoever is willing to play and compete. EDP, NPL ECNL NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SUPER Y RPL FUTSAL ETC.... So why you worry about what they do Win loose or draw the girls love every second of it. Some games are close and others are not. Remember Germany and Brazil 8-1 did anyone knock Germany or how about the women's national team when they blow people out do they say who cares??? Gfa is making the other teams better too by showing them there is lot more work that needs to be done. So keeping hoping these girls will fade away. they won't they just get stronger even when girls leave. They have played the best and worst over the last five years and they are still getting better and developing. Learning, networking traveling and seeing the country. What are you doing blogging? Get a life and show respect and get a life GFA!!!
One trick pony....why is she still there?
GFA plays too muchBeware the injury bug
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