Say what you want, but if the history is correct on GotSoccer or other sites, the Wildcats have proven to be dominant. History says they have lost 1 game in the past year in all of their losses (4 total I believe) and the other 3 losses came in tournaments versus teams where the Wildcats were flighted in the highest of the highest flights. I don't have a horse in this race but I think it can be said that the team is legit and all of the people who beg to differ need to look at the results. They speak volumes. Stop bashing them because of their parents (I have seen them bashed constantly on this board) and respect what these young ladies (8th graders and maybe some freshmen) from NJ do. It's quite impressive if you look at it as an outsider and objectively. On that note, Happy Father's Day to the male posters on the board. Back to drinking. Lol.
Honestly if the cats coach wasn't such a pompous d'bag I'd root them on. Onto u15
6:10 Thanks Wildcat parent. It has been said here many times with many examples to support, it is the parents (and coach) that make it very hard to root for them. Nothing about the kids.
9:53 Honestly who cares what we think and who we root for. These teams could careless as they root for their kids just like I root for my kid and her teamCongrats:NJ Wildcats defended EDP NPL titleFC Virginia defended VA NPL titleCongrats:PDA Ajax for winning 1st NorthEast NPL titleMassapequa for winning 1st NYCSL NPL titleGood luck in Colorado!!!!!!!!!!!
And plenty of soccer and some great events left to play for this summer before we move on to U15. USYSA Region 1 Tournament, USYSA Nationals, National Cup, and NPL Finals!!!!
Don't forget ODP Semi-Finals and ODP National Championships
Yes, those are great events as well. Many big events yet to come this summer! Enjoy your trips and those will be great memories with your child and family that will last a lifetime!
2016 Region I ChampionshipsU14G StandingsGroup A35.20 BRYC 01 Elite34.39 Greater Binghamton United FC31.17 West Islip Wildcats29.79 Nordic 14 PremierGroup B33.71 South Shore Select Elite30.73 TCSC REVOLUTION29.08 Velocity Premier SC Howell28.43 Middletown YSCGroup C33.86 1776 United FC 01 Xtreme33.81 Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester33.42 Century V 01/02 Gold32.46 BeachsideGroup D33.20 (MD) Davidsonville Dynamite32.40 NJCSA Elite-Manalapan32.01 SDA30.58 DE Union Orange 01usingYouth Soccer RankingsUSAGroup of Death = Group CWeakest Group = Group BGroup WinnersBRYC 01 EliteSouth Shore Select Elite1776 United FC 01 XtremeDavidsonville DynamiteRank1. BRYC 01 Elite2. Greater Binghamton United FC3. 1776 United FC 01 Xtreme4. Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester5. South Shore Select Elite6. Century V 01/02 Gold7. Davidsonville Dynamite8. Beachside9. NJCSA Elite-Manalapan10. SDA11. West Islip Wildcats12. TCSC REVOLUTION13. DE Union Orange 0114. Nordic 14 Premier15. Velocity Premier SC Howell16. Middletown YSC
All those away Semi's and Finals (USYSA Region 1 Tournament, USYSA Nationals, National Cup, NPL Finals, ODP Semi-Finals and ODP National Championships)-- Can someone please re-visit with me again how it cost less than playing to ECNL club if your club team is attending 2 or 3 of those events?
Good analysis of PA Classics chances of getting GDA from the 15 pageRemember 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? PACThere it is. The big question is who gets the second (possibly third???) spot.
Relax 3:27 tryout season is all done -once the USSF announces the clubs they will all get a boost next tryout season.
Tryout next season what are you talking about, DA's don't hold tryouts I thought it's based on player recommendation and how well they develop in the system the following months. I never see tryouts for boy's DA teams anywhere.
Of course there is a try-out, are you dim-wit, or are you from PA?
Any chatter on nj da clubs?
Tryouts for DA will be right after high school soccer season.
6:54 \My daughter is a 2001 and the chatter on that board is identical to what you are saying but directed at the best NON-ECNL team at u15. Parents are crazy, coach is looney they don't play pretty soccer everything I heard about the Wildcats. Makes me wonder if we really have shills (not calling you one) on this board looking to pull away certain players from top teams. We read the same stuff about NJ crush about the chopper and how they chase GS points well they fell off the map how about Second Tier Academy remember that one. What happened to these teams? How about NJCSA Elite? Did these players lose their best players just curious? In PA PennLeagcy had a good thing but somehow if you read this board they were a rec team that was the best in PA now their players are all over the place if you read this board. PAC has been trying to get players if you read all the GDA posts and lancaster super teams posts if all stayed home.
Wildcats coach does not have a child on the team.Please stop your own garbage. And please don't root for them. True 8:07 IGFA U15 Team is constantly attacked in the same way on that blog after having similar consistent success.
No actually players from Match fFt and PDA have come to Wildcats Averbuch U14.
No actually girls left MF and PDA to go to the cats because they were not getting playing time. Cats have some good kids, coach is a tool as well as half the parents! Cats wish their club was as good as PDA and MF and wish their kiddies got the same college exposure!
Never.. Ever... Thought I would be in a position to defend Wildcats... My daughter has played against them since they were 10 years old. Won some, lost most, but always great games! Anyone who says they are technically or tactically lacking does not know the game. They are very aggressive and physical, but within the rules (for the most part). Their coach is loud and obnoxious, but if you listen to him he is correct and instructive. The parents are horrible though.... Can't defend them.
10:24 What exactly are you defending???? Nothing negative was said about the kids and the rest of what you wrote was in complete agreement with everything said prior.
Why attack Wildcat parents and coach if there is nothing to gain? Why make the atmosphere look toxic on that team if there is nothing to be gained?I think it's genius actually, troll a little and then let us fools do the rest. Is this really happening? Why else would any poster not on a team post about the parents and the coach?
As was said about IGFA Team on the U15 blog it's same thing. Every team that has consistent success is cut down on the blogs. If they can't beat them on the field the next best target is the parents, coach, style of play,etc. Do you see anyone attacking anything about the teams who have fallen off in their results?
U15/U16 clubs for fall - time to move on from this blog
Yes really redundant with some of these posts. Get a life.
10:44. Sorry but some of the better teams are still playing soccer.
Oh snap! No he didn't
In nj they eat their own.
Team still playing1. FC Virginia ECNL U142. Match Fit Academy ECNL U143. East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U14NPL1. FC Virginia2. GPS MA3. Massapequa4. PDA South (Ajax)5. NJ WildcatsRegion 11. BRYC 01 Elite2. Greater Binghamton United FC3. West Islip Wildcats4. South Shore Select Elite5. 1776 United FC 01 Xtreme6. Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester7. Beachside8. DE Union Orange 019. NJCSA Elite-Manalapan10. Syracuse Development Academy11. Davidsonville DynamiteUS Club National Cup1. ISA Atletico 2. NJ Wildcats
Averbuch has added some talent for summer and beyond. They will continue as 02 and win in the fall. They welcome a round robin with PDA Storm and MF ECNL any time, any weekend. The coaches and girls just get the game, from front to back. soccer is 90% mental as is most sports. What really separates Averbuch from all the others is the mental part of the game. Great coaching, game time coaching. This is what they need at this stage U15, great coaching will separate the packs.
Ha. What an arrogant statement. Averbuch might not be top 5. There are some really talented kids from current u13 that are very talented. Not from wildcats but a lot of other teams. Why dont you wait until you see how good pda mf world class and others are next year before you speak up.
Ok I will bite that post was obviously not from wildcats averbuch but from someone outside the team looking to stir the pot. At least try and be a little less obvious. They have not added playets for rhe summer. they played short again over the weekend. And of course there is no way yet to know for sure who will be the top 2002 teams next year at u15. Although nj rush U13 team looked very good at npl playoffs.
I would put my money on rush blue u13 adding a few from rush sjeb u14
They looked very good vs TSF in NPL Final on Sunday.Quality side for sure.
Northeast NPL were played this past weekend as well PDA showed some quality play in all age groups.
4:25 Since you bring up PDA South.As great of an option that PDA is my girl will never play for PDA if not on the ECNL team from the start.Playing for NPL team is the kiss of death, not good enough to make ECNL team. However, if you do well you replace a player that struggled at the bottom of the list fighting for minutes you may or may not even get.Yes playing for the NPL team isn't bad, but what do you do if ECNL team wants her you can't say NO and you go from being a showcase player to a rotation player and that is my problem.
You can always say no if you know your daughter may not see the field and has little chance to be on a top 100 roster. If you are looking tier 3 div1 and div3 your chances are better for showcasing at npl level. You need to find the right fit for your kid. Absolutely no is a choice.
6:25 I agree No is a choice - but my point is saying NO then sends the message that I don't believe in you and that is not what I'm saying.My point is - ECNL coach doesn't like what he/she is seeing (that's cool) it's their opinion. So you play NPL your kid goes crazy like she can, the ECNL team wants her - but will probably be given a short leash and since she didn't impress the first time odds are she won't the second time so if you accept and you almost have to not for the club but for your kid to show that you are in her corner but you have already been around the corner a few times so you know what's up but you have to play nice for everyone. Like you say if she tells them NO - I'm basically saying baby you're not that good and I agree you are not that good. NEVER GOING TO HAPPEN. Soccer is Subjective and at 14 to kill a dream not me. I don't see a clean out.My kid is a D1 player that has all the tools including a dad who's a tool.Not a soccer school D1 but a D1 soccer player. But we have 5 years for that and no way am I rushing that.My prediction:ECNL Champ - FC VirginiaNPL Champ - PDA South or NJ WildcatsRegion 1 Champ - BRYCUSYSA national Champ - the team from MI repeatsNational Cup - ????????
PDA SOUTH NOVA is a really good team. The fact that they are playing in the NPL is hilarious. They have not played one good team in over a year. What a waste of parents hard earned dollars to have to travel to Colorado for a trophy.
7:51 - Hey Copernicus... the families went to Massachusetts and they beat 2 good teams, each by a goal.If you don't know what you're talking about, you should keep your idiocy to yourself.
Nova scores over the weekend were 4-1 and 1-0. Didn't see them so I have no idea on how competitive they were (or weren't) but their record over the year looks impressive.
It does seem that Nova is a good team. Why dont they play edp south? You have teams like pipeline and rush blue? Seems like the pda south product lacking in certain respects. What tournaments do you ho to?
Nova is a great team in their own little bubble. What did you do in the state cup? That's right.... You lost. Jeff Cup.... Didn't go. Why? Because it was outside your bubble.
I do not think anyone trying to stir pot about Wildcats. But I do know for a fact they added a few players for fall 2016 to replace 01's. And I gather it would be hard to tell how fall will go. When someone says top 5 in state or country or region? Currently WC rank 7 in country, 5th in region. They just won EDP title, US club cup title and NPL title. And most girls are coming back. I do see them as solid team in fall. It really depends on what other teams are doing as well, and agreed NJ Rush will be good, Barons should be good and always PDA and MF
It will all shake itself out starting in November as high school causes fall sit out for 01 and 02.
Any updates on East Meadow and MF ECNL teams doing out west today and the rest of the weekend?
MF ECNL 1MICHIGAN 4
day 1 at ECNLU14 Finals3 FC Virginia ECNL U143 Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U140 MVLA ECNL U141 FC Dallas ECNL U141 Ohio Premier ECNL U14 0 Arsenal FC ECNL U142 East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U143 Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U141 Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U144 Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U146 So Cal Blues SC ECNL U141 Real Colorado ECNL U140 Washington Premier ECNL U141 Concorde Fire ECNL U144 Michigan Hawks ECNL U141 Match Fit Academy ECNL U14
You can view the Match Fit vs Hawks match for yourself atwww.youtube.com/TheECNLThen make up your own mind on their ability and styleI will be watching some of these to judge the overall level of play
The MF game was live on youtube, they got completely outplayed by a Michigan team who moved the ball well. Whenever MF got the ball it was very long and direct, rarely if ever played out from the GK. The players joining them next year are in for a large surprise if they continue that style of play, sacrificing development for short term wins at the local ECNL level to only travel to play the better ECNL teams and get beaten comfortably.
Aren't the Gators Team from Mich the one who is number 1 in the country, not Michigan Hawks?Heard the Gators team is merging with Waza East next year. Now that will be a tough team.
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. Looks like the Mich Hawks team that MF ECNL lost to is not really that highly ranked nor are their gotsoccer results that great.
According to youthsoccerrankings.us the Michigan Hawks are #16 in the nation. A slight 1/2 goal favorite over #29 MF so either MI had a good day or MF a bad one. I will watch the video.Does anyone know if there will their be streaming available for the NPL championship ?
I did not watch the 2nd half - MF had no creative play in the 1st half. But regardless of what we think the only thing that matters is what the college coaches on the sideline liked or disliked. The Hawks just had to much speed up front. Did the Hawks also make adjustment up 4-0 to give more players mins?
That teams MO in tournaments this year has been to look lousy in game 1 and play much better in games 2-3. Here is what happened yesterday, the Hawks had better athletes. Their forwards ran by the MFA defense. I will say that MFAs national team kid is a very nice player
Wow, looks like US CLUB mid atlantic regionals only has 3 teams in the top group. The winner qualifies for Nationals in Colorado. Where is everyone?
MF National Player is #3 she isn't just a call up to National Pool training she has been called up to U15NT Roster. Very nice unselfish player when we played her. Either way this shows you the talent level other ECNL brackets have when MF and EM both lose at least EM was a close game anyone have feedback on that game?
Yes I have info on the EM game, they lost, so the parents have been complaining about it ever since, and will continue to until time ends.
9:54 Are you the same moron as 11:22? Or do we have a pair of boobs on here today?
10:32 are the same MF DAD Moron always on here?
Just finished Watching the game. National player nice player, shocked to see her in middle. Much more effective on the outside. Just my opinion. Center backs - could not hold possession, continuously gave ball away. At this level should be better technically. Speed on wings gave MF trouble personally. Just an opinion of guy sitting home today!
10:52 - I am not the one talking like a complete fool. You are that fool.
Wow. Watched first half. First 20 minutes were as ugly a soccer match as I have seen. Pass completion percentage was abominable. I thought other than kick and run and pure athleticism plays not a whole lot to either of these teams. I did think #7 on michigan looked to be the most skilled and most productive player on the field.
How did this National team player do?
12:59 i don't think any player played at that level in that game 12:59. I couldn't see one and I love my soccer.MF had problems on top, the MI team broke them down very easily to get out of trouble and i saw a bunch of players just kicking the ball on both teams, the MI team knew how to attack instead of looking for the home run ball most of the time. I don't think any local elite team would have had trouble playing either team the way they played that game. Having said that, they were playing in front of college coaches you saw them watching with their notebooks so regardless of what we think these kids have an audience and all it takes is one good sequence and doing the basics
I would think that many of you already realize this truth.When two high quality teams play against each other; they both tend to look sloppy, more pressured, out of their game, etc...When they play against a team that is not quite as good; they appear to be great, high percentage possession, in control, etc...When they play against a team that is definitely better; it is usually painfully obvious.This match, Michigan is the better side. But not so much more that their game appeared easy or high quality.The college coaches at that match know that all of those girls are quality players and both teams are more likely to be well coached.If the girl in whatever particular position that college coach is looking to fill looks good enough, they will recruit her. Most important part of recruiting for college coaches is the player reaching out to the college, not the other way around. If they know that you want to attend their school, they will be much more interested in you as a player.
Its sad when you qualify for such a prestigious event and dont have your players, for whatever reason (and we know some of the reasons are dreadful)
So are the players leaving MF for World Class next year decide not to attend the ECNL playoffs? Nice of parents to teach kids to quit on there team!
The nat team girl and at least 2 of 3 id2 girls played in that game. None stood out. Doesnt mean they arent good players just not this day.
All girls going to world class are in san diego. Several south players did not show up.
Hey 5:29, please find out the facts before regurgitating nonsense.
do you know why MF were missing players?
Looks like you are dying to tell us.
I think 10:18 is asking 9:27
For this Nat. Cup Mid Atlantic regional tournament I see there are just 3 teams in the super group and 6 in the premier. Does the winner of each group move on or just the super group? Do they go to CO? Why wouldn't they combine to one group and maybe add a couple of teams?
6:10 yes but Top Hat also crushed in their first game out there so really 2 of their weakest teams in cal played a close game. Not much positive to gain from a 3-2 loss to Tophat.
GS4 recap going into the final group play dayU14 ECNL Champions LeagueGroup Play:If two teams are tied within their group play, the tie-breaker will be as follows: Group AIf both Ohio and FC Dallas both win then it will come down to GD, look some for some big scores possibly in Group A action. Group BIf EM wins today and Eclipse doesn't win then they advance, If Eclipse wins and EM wins then SoCal advances as they do with a win or tie of their own. Group CConcorde has already clinched a spot in the Final4 - FC Virginia are done.Group DEagles have also already clinched a spot in the Final4 - MF done trying to get at least one point today and not to give up to many goals as they are in the lead with 8.PTS (GD)-----------------------------A4 (+1) Ohio Premier ECNL U144 (+1) FC Dallas ECNL U141 (-1) Arsenal FC ECNL U141 (-1) MVLA ECNL U14B6 (+6) So Cal Blues SC ECNL U143 (+0) East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U143 (+0) Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U140 (-6) Real Colorado ECNL U14C6 (+4) Concorde Fire ECNL U142 (+0) Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U141 (-1) Washington Premier ECNL U14 1 (-3 FC Virginia ECNL U14D6 (+5) Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U143 (+1) Michigan Hawks ECNL U143 (-2) Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U140 (-4) Match Fit Academy ECNL U14
750.to call Top Hat a weak team tell me you don't know your as from your elbo.I will bet on them to beat Michigan..Any of these teams can beat each other.I like that MF is not making excuses,and hope they win one before they head home.Bff is having a ruff time.Do you call them weak also while your season is most likely over.
if you are watching this game on you tube. that means your daughter's team didn't make it.What is wrong with you people talking about kids!!! nuts.and blogging on a soccer site. I am actually watching the game on the pitch.
Come on MF lost both games and haven't even played the eagles the top team in the bracket yet.I see 0 and 3 and out in their future today.
Other than the other two ECNL teams there, every team MFA played would smoke every other team in NY/NJ/PA. There are like 150 ECNL clubs, these teams are the best of the bunch. The two CA teams, Eagles and So Cal are likely the top 2 in the country. No shame in losing to these types of teams.
Grow up, you are embarrasing yourself.
5:45 what's embarrassing is you can't add 4+3. Shame on you elementary school drop out.
5:45 OBVIOUSLY THEY BELONGED! Pretty ridiculous statement.Best team in the area, competing across the country with 2 subs, and a few kids that may or may not be looking ahead to their new clubs.They would probably beat your kid's team 10-0 at the half.
9:23pm - Well enjoy your trip to Nationals. You deserved to be there. Problem is, if this blog is stating true statements on players heading to PDA and WC and our Club. Your team may not get there again. MF had to mess this up somehow. I have NO KNOWLEDGE of this team, I just hear negative comments around our club which is ECNL team and my club previously about how MF is ran and how DOC is FULL Of LIEs. AGAIN 3rd hand, NO Personal connections to MF. It did deter me to not consider MF
Crush would have fared better than Match Fit
Nightmare at MF has come to an end
LOL Crush would get beat 10-0. Tough end for a team that had a real chance until the drama took over. Hard to win, when you are not 100% commited to the team first.
Now you sick bastards can go back to bashing the Wildcats,or is this their coach bashing MF.Maybe you don't realize MF finished on top of their league and their state , so if they are so bad , what does that say about your team.I think we all know circumstances were very tough for that team this week-end and only the parents there and the coaching staff knows the depth of it.
In NJ they eat their own.
11 goals in 3 games -7 goal differential (per ECNL website), they belonged?MF finished on top of a division within their conference that had the mighty FC Bucks, World Class & CFC Delco as 3 of the 6 teams. PDA Storm and PF are nice teams as is MF. I'm not saying MF is a bad club/team, they just got waxedthis weekend, no smoke and mirrors all the teams are good at this eventCannot claim to be top of their state when they are not the NJYSA State Cup Champions or the NJ US Club State champ.
PTS (GD)-----------------------------A7 (+4) Ohio Premier ECNL U147 (+3) FC Dallas ECNL U141 (-3) Arsenal FC ECNL U141 (-4) MVLA ECNL U14B9 (+7) So Cal Blues SC ECNL U146 (+4) Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U143 (-1) East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U140 (-10) Real Colorado ECNL U14C6 (+1) Concorde Fire ECNL U145 (+3) Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U144 (-1) FC Virginia ECNL U141 (-3) Washington Premier ECNL U14 D9 (+8) Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U146 (+2) Michigan Hawks ECNL U143 (-3) Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U140 (-7) Match Fit Academy ECNL U14Final 4Ohio vs EaglesSoCal vs ConcordeRankings9 (+8) Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U149 (+7) So Cal Blues SC ECNL U147 (+4) Ohio Premier ECNL U147 (+3) FC Dallas ECNL U146 (+4) Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U146 (+2) Michigan Hawks ECNL U146 (+1) Concorde Fire ECNL U145 (+3) Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U144 (-1) FC Virginia ECNL U143 (-1) East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U143 (-3) Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U141 (-3) Washington Premier ECNL U14 1 (-3) Arsenal FC ECNL U141 (-4) MVLA ECNL U140 (-7) Match Fit Academy ECNL U140 (-10) Real Colorado ECNL U14
Next Up2016 USYSA Region I Championships U14 GirlsJune 30 - July 5, 2016 Barboursville, West VirginiaABRYC 01 EliteGreater Binghamton United FCNordic 14 PremierWest Islip WildcatsBSouth Shore Select EliteVelocity Premier SC HowellMiddletown YSCTCSC REVOLUTIONC1776 United FC 01 XtremeEmpire United Soccer Academy - RochesterBeachside SCCentury V 01/02 GoldDDavidsville DynamiteDE Union Orange 01 0NJCSA Elite-ManalapanSDA
Followed byNPL Finals U-14 Qualified Teams:per NPL website: July 14-18, 2016 | Aurora Sports Park | Aurora, Colo.1. NJ Wildcats Averbuch NPL (NJ)2. FC Florida (FL)3. Baton Rouge SC '02 Black (LA)4. Omaha Elite Girls Academy (NE)5. Arizona Arsenal (AZ)6. GPS MA NPL (MA)7. De Anza Force ECNL (CA)8. Massapequa NPL '01 (NY)9. Space City FC (TX)10. Claremont Stars SC '01 (CA)11. FC Virginia (VA)UnOfficialPDA South 01 NPL (NJ)Crossfire premier G01 ECNL (WA)United Futbol Academy 02G Premier (GA)Lonestars 02G Red SA (TX)
Anyone else hear CFC -Penn Fusion rumors if CFC and not Penn Fusion gets girls DA? A lot of those coaches used to work together.
Tough "end" for Crush?They had about 700 kids try out.Excellent club.
Winning USYSA and NPL are great accomplishments, but they have huge holes in their national participation. I see the Deanza ECNL team is in NPL, not sure how, but it will be interesting to see how they do.
Are there 2 ECNL team at the NPL championships? What's up with that?
There is no rule that doesn't allow it. Clubs and teams can pick which leagues they want to play in.11:41 I will argue for USYSA. Team participates in ERL if they place they play in the National League if they place they qualify for National Championships or Teams can play in their State NCS and qualify for region1 Championships and if they win that they can qualify for national Championships. AND for the top players they can do ODP and if there team is good enough they go to National event on west coast. This equals if not better than ECNL league games and Play offs for Final 4 teams in either option.region 1 USYSA teams play in WAGS, Bethesda, CASL, Disney, Jefferson, PDA/Delco followed by Post season.USYSA National league and ERL league games = ECNL league gamesUSYSA National Championships = ECNL National ChampionshipsUSYSA play in many of the same events as ECNL teams.Equal to me and both will be 2nd level and good options for college when the GDA takes over.
11:45 Correct me if I'm wrong - Spirit united was part of PennFusion when they left and joined Delco to form CFC Delco. CFC Delco in the drivers seat if they get GDA and PF will have to kiss a little ass, NO?
ECNL U14 - 2015-16 PlayoffsTeams that lost 2 or more games outoftheir 3 played and their goals against with (goal differential). Someteams just a little outoftheir4 (-1) East Meadow ECNL4 (-3) Arsenal FC ECNL5 (-4) MVLA ECNL7 (-3) Washington Premier ECNL8 (-3) Tophat SC ECNL11 (-7) Match Fit ECNL12 (-10) Real Colorado ECNL---------------------------Last Comment on MF group.Eagles gave up 1 goal in 3 games and scored 9 goals or 3 per gameThe other 3 MF, Tophat and Michigan vs each other scored scored 13 goals or a little over 4 per game.MF and Top hat gave up 19 in 6 gamesor a little over 3 per game Somy question is how good is that Hawks team really?MF did as good as they could do with the odds stacked against them, which with no disrespect to them just wasn't good enough for this level.ENJOY your CA vacation - even though my posts came across as attacks they are not just talking about the event and the results and yes I am jealous of your CA vacation much better than TAR beach - some of you know what I'm talking about.
Penn Fusion will be a ghost town next year when all the top players leave for the GDA.
At least MD beat out 1 team and came in 17th out of 18
Mf role in cal was to be like the Washington generals the team that loses every game to the globetrotters. They make their opponents look good to the college coaches.
So far the QUALIFIED NATIONAL CUP XV FINALS TEAMSJuly 22-25 at Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo.1. Atletico Girls '01 (N.Y.)2. De Anza Force Blue (Calif.)3. FC Boston Scorpions ECNL (Mass.)4. FC Florida 01/02 Elite Blue NPL (Fla.)5. GPS Maine Phoenix Elite (Maine)6. Hawaii Rush '02 (Hawaii)7. Lonestars '03 Red (Texas)8. NEFC Premier South (R.I.)9. NJ Wildcats Averbuch NPL (N.J.)10. Revolution United (Conn.)11. Riverhounds Development Academy (Pa.)12. Seacoast United Elite 01/02 (N.H.)
East Meadow seems to have played quite well, 2:35.-Match Fit?As stated - they should be a bit embarrassed for not having their real team at Nationals.Now, do you join such an outfit if your goal is getting back to Nationals with them?I dont know - tough one
Are the Wildcats staying in CO for 2+ weeks?
MF girls, keep your heads up.Yes it was a ruff weekend.You always play East Meadow close,and in South Carolina you beat one of the teams in the final 4 (Concord Fire)Good luck to you where ever you play next season...Do not let the Wildcats coach Or the idiot from NY drag you down.You earned a spot in Cali and i think if you were full strength things could have ended better.
"Best team" is not always BEST for one's daughterJust a quick mention......As you were nolw.
MF made that team lose with its crazy actions all spring.
Each Match Fit player's family had a choice of going to Nationals or not - and knew the date long beforehand.If they played the entire season, then the parents said "screw this" - that's sad
I don't think it's sad at all these parents pay money for their child to be happy and if the child didn't want to go - nothing sad about that. Can't blame them for the outcome this weekend. The kids that went had their audience so either they helped them selves or they didn't. MF didn't make the team lose last time I checked the team played and they had a rough couple of games nothing more.
Watching this game (blues vs fire) both teams just kick the ball forward when under pressure, yellow moves it quicker and keeps their shape a little better. No different than the MF/Hawks game. This is ECNL I guess
My daughters team was close to making the NPL Finals, but we fell short, which in retrospect, probably wasn't the worst thing to happen. As I have read on this blog all year long, between the BYC, and GDA, and ECNL MAFIA, keeping a competitive team together through any type of postseason play was almost impossible. MF suffered with the same problem, but at least they tried, good job MF. #NoOneKnowsBest
read the comments of the people watching "kick ball at it's best".
Don’t follow, please explain...
And please, let’s not lump all NY posters as bitter, and misinformed. I am much more bitter, and I am well informed.
For those familiar with the area, after I'm done watching my kid's soccer game, is there anything else to do around Barboursville, WV other than getting drunk in the hotel lobby?
Da,Maybe they are not defenders
National Cup XV Mid-Atlantic Regional1 STA MORRIS UNITED NPL 010 PDA1 GPS-MA NPL Girls 01/021 Rochester Rhinos SC 001 Girls
Elite Clubs National League 2015-16 Playoffs U14 Finals3 Ohio Premier ECNL U141 Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U142 So Cal Blues SC ECNL U141 Concorde Fire ECNL U14
Is anyone else's non-ECNL team games on YouTube to watch? Are your clubs and coaches doing live feeds for your games? Or posting them for later viewing? Everyone knows coaches have been recruiting this way for some time.Point??? While your kid plays on her iPad and you rip ECNL clubs, the area ECNL kids are being watched by college coaches. The coaches don't care about W-L. They care about who is going to help them win. Clearly it's not going to be YOUR kid.
Any parent can make a highlight reel for their daughter and send it to college coaches. Do ECNL club coaches do it better?
8:09 Great post... I 100% agree with you... There are a lot of jealous people out there.
Should be only a week away from the first GDA acceptances. ECNL who?
8:27 Coaches want to see kids play in full games. They don't want "highlights." "Highlights" tells them nothing about how your kid plays with teammates, adjusts, and so on. Where is your club's college prep coordinator? They'd tell you "no highlights." One less kid getting recruited out of NJ due to her clueless parent.
I doubt college coaches have the time to watch entire game tapes and why would they be interested in all those players? They want two minute highlight tapes of interested student athletes. I know of many players who were recruited this way. It's not the only way but neither is the ECNL game tape on you tube way.
9:36 So you are going to dump your daughter's current team and go running to the closest GDA next week? Don't be stupid and treat the GDA as a mirage and you are a parched soccer parent. You are crazy if they think the GDAs are going to produce immediate results. There is no magic pixie dust that will be sprinkled and POOF! tons of USWNT and college players will be created overnight. ECNL will continue to produce college players until the GDA takes shape, IF it takes shape. It needs to better than the boy's DA. Judging from how little the boys DAs side has produced over the years, the GDA may never live up to its alluded promise.
10:49 - Did these highlights lead directly to offers? Or did they just open a door?
I dont know about you, 10:54 but my daughter has better things to do than be on USWNTBut we are going to DA tryouts neverthelessIn whatever you do in life - dont be afraid to get measured vs others. Just dont be a slave to it.
10:54 to be more specific yes will leave ECNL team for GDA team.have you switched from throwing stones at NJ Wildcats to the GDA now?What is your role? Admin, Coach, team manager? You are not a a parent as no parent would care so much to defend a league. What's up?
Below is why GS does not suck and whythe teams that think they are to good or are run sloppy make it look bad.---------------------------------------PLAYERS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY STORM15,875 National Ranking Points26 National Rank15 Region 1 Rank4 New Jersey Rank7,052 - Jefferson Cup Girls Weekend (U10-U14) 1,460 - FC Stars Cup 2015 5,848 - USCS Mid-Atlantic Regional ---------------------------------------PDA 01G PRE-ECNL2,056 National Ranking Points592 National Rank200 Region 1 Rank46 New Jersey Rank2,056 - ECNL 2015/2016 Conference Standings G14 Northeast C... Metro Division ---------------------------------------GotSoccer added the ECNL league just like they did last with the NorthEast NPL. Since they couldn't indentify the ECNL team they created a new account to be claimed and once claimed they would adjust the points.We read about how GS sucks so bad because they don't include all leagues- here you go it's included. Weread abouthow all tournaments are not included - only PDA events are not included. We read abouthow highly ranked teams are GS chasers.A team that did it the right way gets killed for many things (I did give them some grief on their recent results),but one thing is for sure is they are not full of themselves and put the sport before the club.MATCH FIT ACADEMY ECNL U145,060 - National Ranking Points225 - National Rank105 - Region 1 Rank22 - New Jersey Rank0 - Bethesda Premier Cup Girls - 2015 0 - FC Stars Cup 2015 2,163 - ECNL 2015/2016 Conference Standings The league flight value was killed because of teams like PDA Storm & EM Hotshots which effected the prize distribution which effects any flight any of the teams in the league play in. Solet's give GS a break - I give theman A+ for trying unfortunately for them a lot that is broken is out of their control.Northeast Conference Metro DivisionFlight Ranking Value: 2742Northeast Conference New England DivisionFlight Ranking Value: 4798
11PMSending a highlight reel is just the first step. Then the college coach invited the player to his ID clinic and another player gave her a college tour. Then she got an offer. It happened fast for her because she was a junior in high school and at college age. That's only one way to get recruited, there are many ways.
Wow didn't realize MF ECNL did not advance at FC Stars Cup or Bethesda the 2 tournaments they entered outside of ECNL play at U14.
You have him pegged 7:55. That is why last year 10:54 was identified as a PDA Shill.He should have to identify himself as a paid lobbyist every time he posts.He has a major personal interest in keeping ECNL relevant. Your $$$$$.
2016 NPL FinalsJuly 14-18, 2016 | Aurora Sports Park | Aurora, Colo.Qualified Teams per NPL siteNJ Wildcats Averbuch NPL (N.J.)FC Florida (Fla.)Baton Rouge SC '02 Black (La.)Elite Girls Academy (Neb.)Arizona Arsenal (Ariz.)NEFC Elite (Mass.)Davis Legacy SC (Calif.)PDA South (N.J.)Massapequa NPL '01 (N.Y.)United Futbol Academy (Ga.)Space City FC (Texas)Claremont Stars SC '01 (Calif.)Lonestar SC (Texas)FC Virginia (Va.)with NEFC back in the mix this should be very interesting
Personally, I think Massapequa should be disqualified for having the ugliest uniforms known to man.
NPL rules allow for them to invite non champ teams to fill the bracket
Do EDP/NYCSL/VA/NewEngland NPL games allow re-entry in the same half? I know ECNL and NorthEast NPL games don't.This might hurt the NJ Wildcats with their short bench - but lucky for them they can add 3 players that accepted roster spots after their tryout.
So cal wins 4...0 in final.Looks like EM gave them the best game losing 1..0.I guess the number 2 team from Ohio was out of there league and should have stayed home too,acording to some people on here who think they know it all.Congrats too all the teams made it to Cali,their can only be one winner..
Yes 8:06, and I am very glad that is was NOT East Meadow, they are the worst...
My opinion,the teams that can finish did the best.The games I watched were not pretty,lots of long balls,but the California can finish.Always have 2 or 3 players in front of the goal.MF has a lot of chances,get off a cross and no body is there.Looked to me several defenders missing, weak bench.EM goalie kept the games close ,no better then FCV or MF.All need work to keep up with hard working So Cal Blues.
Congrats to STA on winning Regionals. Hope to see you in Colorado.
So let me get this straight... No more 2 teams making up NJCSA/Manalapn... now it's 3 teams? NJCSA/Manalapan/Boca? WTF?Is that even possible?
Why wasnt CRUSH at the Regional? Why did their season end so abruptly with the one tough playoff loss?Strange.
STA went to the regional tournament because they chose to. It had nothing to do with their position in NPL. STA PLAYS all summer. Crush does not
Can't understand why us club soccer doesn't publicize regionals better. A qualifying tournament for Nationals and only 4 teams in the age group. They should do a better job about getting the word out.
Do the winners of that Mid Atlantic regional tournament even go to Nationals? Not sure if it was their choice not to go, but PDA Ajax won it at U12, PDA Storm at U13 and neither moved on. Is it a PDA thing maybe? STA now has the choice to go to CO at the end of July?
8:43 I post the results and I include it in my posts - but it is a fake National Title. Some States go straight to Finals others go to regionals to play teams that pay to play like it was a tournament no qualification what so ever. If it was a legit tournament it would do what the USYSA national event does. it sends it final 4 from it's top league plus the 4 Regional champions that had to win their state championship first.US Club would be legit and the best tournament if it qualified the ECNL final 4 plus the NPL Champion along with it's 5 Regional champions that had to qualify by winning a state title first. But it'splay to pay just like our soccer pyramid - you make what you will of it.
Yes and no. It's pay to play for regionals but you must win the tournament to go to Nationals or win a qualifying state cup. Teams can decline the invite just as they can in USYS.
USYSA - teams must win states to play in regionals.US Club - any team that pays can play in regional.off course you need to win to advanceBig difference
oh I forgot one if you win New jersey and NY state cups plus a few others you skip regionals and go directly to nationals.
First National Event is overElite Clubs National League 2015-16 Playoffs U14 Finals Playoff1st Place - So Cal Blues SC ECNL U142nd Place - Ohio Premier ECNL U143rd Place - Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U14 4th Place - Concorde Fire ECNL U145th - FC Dallas ECNL U146th - Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U147th - Michigan Hawks ECNL U148th - Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U149th - FC Virginia ECNL U1410th - East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U1411th - Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U1412th - Arsenal FC ECNL U1413th - Washington Premier ECNL U1414th - MVLA ECNL U1415th - Match Fit Academy ECNL U1416th - Real Colorado ECNL U14
17 teams is a very interesting format.NATIONAL CUP XV REGIONALS – 2016:1. West Regional: Davis Legacy SC ’01 Red (Calif.)2. Southeast Regional: Riverhounds Development Academy (Pa.)3. Northwest Regional: Academy of Soccer Excellence ’01 Emerald (Wash.)4. Midwest Regional: Woodbury SC (Minn.)5. Mid-Atlantic Regional: STA Morris United NPL 016. Atletico Girls '01 (N.Y.)7. De Anza Force Blue (Calif.)8. FC Boston Scorpions ECNL (Mass.)9. FC Florida 01/02 Elite Blue NPL (Fla.)10. Fusion SC (Minn.)11. GPS Maine Phoenix Elite (Maine)12. Hawaii Rush '02 (Hawaii)13. Lonestars '03 Red (Texas)14. NEFC Premier South (R.I.)15. NJ Wildcats Averbuch NPL (N.J.)16. Revolution United (Conn.)17. Seacoast United Elite 01/02 (N.H.)
I am surprised that no one has brought up the elevation-issue of Aurora, Colorado. Its 5,407′, and believe you me, all of the east coast girls are going to struggle, and that is putting it nicely. Most will be sick, and will be able to run for 15 minutes before they begin to gag. I wish them all good luck, but there is no way to train for that at sea-level.-Soccer Science Guy
Combined with the no re-entry sub rules.Teams with thin rosters that have never played at that elevation will struggle
So how does the thinner air affect the flight of the ball? Will the East coast girls be able to kick longer balls because they are used to thicker air?
Unlimited substitutions and unlimited re entry. The girls will struggle with the elevation. The ball should sail thru the thin air making a lot of teams prob play lots of long balls.
Thanks 11:07 PMI was talking from a Crush standpoint, wondering why they wouldnt want to extend their season, why they didnt choose to attend.Good point about getting more teams into that regional, 8:43 AMGreat to see a Jersey team advance. Best to the much maligned STA, who obviously went with a strong team, unlike MF.
Copa treated Regionals like a tournament and entered 12 teams. GirlsU12 Madri last out of 8 teamsU13 Cali 2nd out of 6 teams (lost finals)U14 Lima 3rd out of 4 teamsU15 Roma 1st out of 6 teams (won finals)U16 Milan 2nd out of 4 teams U16 Leon 2nd out of 4 teams Boys U13 Sport Tied 4th out of 6 teams U14 America last out of 8 teams U15 Betis last out of 6 teams U15 Grenada 6th out of 8 teams U16 Porto 9th out of 10 teams U27 Inter last out of 9 teams
How many U14 teams were at Regionals overall?Who did STA beat in the final?
Per the Rules pdf.Why would they change them? Substitutions: U-13 - U-18. Once a player is substituted in one half of any NPL Finals Competition, the player may not re-enter the game for the duration of the half. Once a player is substituted in overtime, the player may not reenter the game. There shall be a maximum of seven (7) substitutions in any half or in any overtime period of the competition.So you are an insider?
Us Club nationals has unlimited sub and re entry . Different from NPL nationals
EDP NPL - I guess they never inforfced these rules?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 CompetitionNYCSL NPL - NPL Finals has different rulesSubstitutions: Re-entry is unlimited for NYCSL NPL League Games, with the consent of the Referee at any stoppage in play.
1:15 there were two groups: Super and Premier. Each group had 4 teams a piece. Neither group had finals. Top team won out like STA. Some groups had finals. Some did not. Too few teams in many groups. Regionals has declined tremendously over the years. http://soccer.sincsports.com/TTSchedules.aspx?tid=USCLUBB&year=2016&stid=USCLUBB&syear=2016&div=U12F01
11:48 then Wildcats and PDA South will struggle. Neither has many on the bench (2-3 maybe?) when I saw them play each other in state cup final. Unless they have injured players now returning? Thin air and no subs will definitely be a challenge. Hopefully they both take advantage of the 3 guest player rule. Otherwise it will be a long trip.
Have you seen Massapequa, FCV United or the defending champion NEFC play this year?I think NEFC repeats unless the altitude slows them down based on their youth Soccer rankings scoreThe teams can use their club pass or from the rules page "If the club has had tryouts since the end of their NPL season, they may add up to three new players from tryouts that have committed to and are registered with the club for the next registration year"
1st batch of Girls DA clubs announced. PF is in! http://www.topdrawersoccer.com/club-soccer-articles/us-soccer-unveils-first-girls-da-clubs_aid39396
Also announced on Soccerwire http://www.soccerwire.com/news/clubs/youth-girls/u-s-soccer-reveals-first-25-clubs-for-girls-development-academy/SkyBlue FC-PDA? Is this a partnership
Yep, knew this was coming. PDA made the move to preserve ECNL and block any other clubs from aligning with Sky Blue. Makes sense.
So PDA will have both DA for girls through Sky Blue affiliation and ECNL smart move. Now let's see the next wave of clubs I think East Meadow over World Class as WC is so close to Sky Blue.
Region 1 GDA clubsBoston Breakers (Watertown, Mass.)Sky Blue FC-PDA (Bernardsville, N.J.)Penn Fusion SA (Westtown, Pa.)Washington Spirit (Boyds, Md.)As predicted 3 ECNL (2 NWSL) clubs and the 4th a NWSL club also. PF the odd one here but if you look at players produced should have seen this one coming.Albertson and NYSC will be the NY clubs, who will be the other NJ, PA, VA, MD, CT & MA clubs?
I have heard rumors that there are other alliances being worked on.
This group will be providing 276 full scholarships with a total of $1.49 million of scholarship funds being contributed. Approx 11 per team -and you thought the days of large rosters are done they have tested it and found that they can generate enough money for their starting players.The program will feature three combined age groups: U-14/15, U-16/17 and U-18/19. Clubs will be expected to train a minimum of four times a week. The use of combined age groups will require clubs toform teams with a balanced roster of players from two distinct birth years. The games will be scouted by U.S. Soccer and the program will serve as the primary pathway to the youth national teams.In addition to combining the most elite players from each birth year to form the mixed age group player pool, coaches will be encouraged to play their players “up” on an older age team within the club to help accelerate development.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.
NYSC...?hehThat's as funny as PAC
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