Thursday, May 19, 2016

U14G / U14 Girls Youth Soccer

U14G  / U14 Girls youth soccer seems to offer the most teams and the widest diversity of talent.

Where these players will end up is anyone guess.

Welcome to the ride.

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Anonymous said...

GS4:

I'm not sure what age group your kid is in. If 2003 - there is the "COE" route. If your kid is older, reach out to John Curtis from NYCSL (https://www.nyclubsoccerleague.com/html/pdp/tech_director.asp) via email, and let him know you are not part of a member club, if there are any camps run by PDP coaches that could be used to observe your daughter as she is too old for COE. Remember that COE is once a week.. PDP is once a month, many who attend PDP still do COE from what i've heard - that 4th session a week may be really important in development.

Also reach out to Meredith from Next Gen - they run training and amazing camps (she runs seasonal training, camps are done by international coaches). They will give you feedback if you ask. They have a number of standouts that train with them that are part of ID2 as well as National Team (amazing kids from south Jersey, I believe). I do believe these kids were recruited when NextGen was the original "TIP" for EDP.

If you look at the sessions done by both organizations, about 80% is about first touch, passing, creativity and speed of play. Remaining 20% is mental and tactical - at least at these age groups. This is in huge contrast to what ODP offers (IMHO). Perhaps someone with experience at Region 1 ODP camp can shed some light on what they do, when they train, and overall cost/experience?

Anonymous said...

Why is NJ Wildcast Averbuch under the new age group of u15? There are several girls on team roster that are 2001, which is u16 age group. One of the girls played on the 2001 ODP state team with my daughter.

Anonymous said...

Then they (current '01s) wont be on Averbush in November

Fury, maybe

Clubs have a choice where to place their teams.

Anonymous said...

It's not where they place the team it's where they place the points! All teams will be different.

Anonymous said...

Regional ODP camp is all about identification of players for the team that competes in boca Raton over thanksgiving week. It's not about development.

Anonymous said...

10 returning Averbuch players are 2002 and those 10 will play with Averbuch Team at U15(2002) next year.
The 5 2001 Averbuch players will move up to play for Fury 2001(U16) Team next year.

Anonymous said...

I think they should all practice their juggling this summer, with HS, club and boys, that’s a lot to keep in the air...

Anonymous said...

1:39 you might be right - but my kid is super pumped and already told me her games are going to be packed with her friends cheering for them - I was not going to get into HS soccer but I guess I have no choice? I think I'm starting to see the GDA vs HS argument now - for me I'm with you 1:39 I would rather her not but after listening to her bring this up and talk about I have no choice but to support it.

GS4

Anonymous said...

The BYC Impact on the clubs


2016 Region I Championships – Barboursville, W.V.
Barboursville Soccer Complex
June 30 – July 5
Opening Ceremonies: June 30
Preliminary Games: July 1-3
Semifinals: July 4
Finals: July 5

Qualified Teams:

u13
HMMS Eagle FC Impact '02
New Jersey Rush 02 Girls Blue
Levittown Wildcats
DCST Metros Blue 02

u14
1776 United 2001 Xtreme
NJCSA Elite-Manalapan
West Islip Wildcats
BRYC 01 Elite

u15
Lower Merion Storm
Princeton SA IGFA
HBC Impact
ARL Comets Red

Anonymous said...

Hey GS4,

Did you enjoy the Crush v. NYSC Playoff game, did your daughter play well?

Anonymous said...

If I have the right weekend 4:45 - yes I had a good time at field 4.
if you are from NY not upstate NY like NYSC then you know exactly where I was and yes my kid had a blast.

GS4

Anonymous said...

Okay still don't have an idea - 116 is closer but i prefer to drive 30 mins to field 4.

Anonymous said...

GS4,Freshman soccer is tuff to watch.My kid was fortunate enough to play varsity last year,however not playing her regular position.They had a great season,gained alot of confidence ,and proved she can play with the big girls.Was also in great condition.If you can keep reminding her to play smart ,no kick and ru, no hogging and hope she can stay injury free she can get benefits out of school ball and have some fun with her friends.

Anonymous said...

Putting the "Predictive Power" of Youth Soccer Rankings USA to the test again.

NorthEast Girls NPL
(-1.25) PLAYERS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY SOUTH NPL (NJ) [34.17]
PLAYERS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY NORTH NPL (MD) [32.95]

(-0.10) MATCH FIT ACADEMY FC NPL (NJ) [33.21]
PENN FUSION SA NPL (PAE) [33.11]

Ajax shouldwin by a goal while the 2/3 match up is a toss up with Ajax also a goal favorite to win title regardless of wins the 3/4 game

-----------------------------------------------
EDP NPL

(-2.04) NJ WILDCATS AVERBUCH NPL (NJ) [34.54]
SOUTH JERSEY ELITE BARONS NPL (NJ) [32.50]

(-1.90) LEHIGH VALLEY UNITED (PAE) [34.31]
NJCSA ELITE MANALAPAN (NJ) [32.41]

This has all the makings of NJ Wildcats vs LVU game with the game being a flip a coin type game.

The winners advance to Colorado. Nj Wildcats and PDA North looking to defend their titles.

Anonymous said...

Wildcats will win.

Anonymous said...

Just like Portugal should have beaten Iceland. It's why they play they game.

Anonymous said...

...and STA should have beaten Pequa.....

Anonymous said...

Even though Massapequa won the NPL playoff, they still suck, and so do you.

Anonymous said...

Easy pal

Plenty of things to do in Colorado other than soccer.

Anonymous said...

Yes, and don't even need to go all that way, either!

Anonymous said...

3:21 I agree but any girl going to play at the Finals will have something most kids dream about. Travel across the country to play for a national title. lot's of money for a U14 youth soccer that most will never remember. BUT to travel by plane and to play for a national title those kids will never forget.

Massapequa might suck but they are playing for a national title just like our boys made the Semi-Finals playing like crap last night and those girls will build memories to last a life time.

I guess you missed out? No worries talk to your coach and collect some money you can apply to the US Club regional and if you win you can go to Colorado also same NJ Wildcats and Atletico andplay for a US Club National Cup.

Anonymous said...

2016 Region I Championships U14 Girls

Group A
BRYC 01 Elite (VA)
Greater Binghamton United FC (NYW)
Nordic 14 Premier (VT)
West Islip Wildcats (NYW)

Group B
South Shore Select Elite (MA)
Velocity Premier SC Howell (ME)
Middletown YSC (RI)
TCSC REVOLUTION (WV)

Group C
1776 United FC 01 Xtreme (PAE)
Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester (NYW)
Beachside (CT)
Century V 01/02 Gold (PAW)

Group D
Dynamite (MD)
DE Union Orange (DE)
NJCSA Elite-Manalapan (NJ)
SDA (NYW)

GS4

Anonymous said...

Sorry it looks like the above groups were not final it was just random. They took it back down.

Also does anyone know how NYW is sending 3 teams?

NCS (EUSA) and RCL (GBUFC) by why SDA?

Anonymous said...

Wildcard for GBUFC

Anonymous said...

1:31 yeah GBUFC is the wildcard because BRYC, SSS and 1776 won State cups.
But how do they send both EUSA and SDA when there is only one state cup?

Anonymous said...

2016-17 Under-16 Girls (2001s)
Competition Results as U-14 in 2015-16

Qualifying Team
1. South Shore Select Elite (MA)
2. Greater Binghamton United FC (NY-W)
3. BRYC 01 Elite (VA)
4. 1776 (PA-E)
5. Tennessee SC 20 (TN)
6. United FA 02 Premier (GA)
7. Florida Elite (FL)
8. Cincinnati United Gold 01/02 (OH-S)
9. TFA Elite 01 (OH-S)
10. Michigan Jaguars 02 Green (MI)
11. WAZA FC East 02 Black (MI)
12. PSG MI Gators 02 Orange (MI)
13. South Lakes (OK)
14. Lonestar Red (TX-S)
15. Legends FC 01 (CA-S)
16. FC Elk Grove 01 Platinum (CA-N)
17. Utah Celtic 02 Premier (UT)
18. PacNW 01 Maroon (WA)

TBD
4 Regional Champions
4 Reginal Runner Ups

OPEN Spots (only available to RCL + other 3 regional league + NL teams + region1 Championship final 4 teams)
1. South Shore Select Elite (MA) [OPEN]
2. Greater Binghamton United FC (NY-W) [OPEN]
3. PSG MI Gators 02 Orange (MI) [OPEN]
4. Michigan Jaguars 02 Green (MI) [OPEN]
5. Tennessee SC 20 (TN) [OPEN]
6. Legends FC 01 (CA-S) [OPEN]

Anonymous said...

I see Wildcats and LVU won easily. Championship game everyone expected. Good luck

Anonymous said...

Thanks coach.

Anonymous said...

GS4 put the "Predictive Power" of Youth Soccer Rankings USA to the test

and it passed with flying colors

(-1.25) PLAYERS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY SOUTH NPL (NJ)
They coveredby beating their sister Dragons 4-2

(+0.10) PENN FUSION SA NPL (PAE)
In the flip the coin game they were right again with a 2-1 final.
Match Fit did not cover though as they had the slight edge.

(-2.04) NJ WILDCATS AVERBUCH NPL (NJ)
NJ Wildcats did not disappoint as they beat SJEB 3-0 and covered their spread

(-1.90) LEHIGH VALLEY UNITED (PAE)
LVU set upthe final everyone expected as they also covered witha 3-1victory of NJCSA.

Youth Soccer Rankings is legit the 3 games where we had aclear favorite the favorite won.
The one "pick em" game was a 2-1 game.

Looking at the finals and the spread.

PDA Ajax is a -1.06 favorite over PennFusion
NJ Wildcats are a slight -0.23 favorite over LVU.

This season

Ajax beat PennFusion 4-2 & 1-0

NJ Wildcats beat LVU 6-0 & 3-0

Anonymous said...

NJ Wildcats will easily win Championship. No competition from LVU. They did not even play each other during the season. They should have. I guess it was set up that way. Stupid but, oh well.

Anonymous said...

Wildcats will easily lose to LHV.

Anonymous said...

6:37 It's LVU

Anonymous said...

I'm a jersey parent and will make the prediction. LVU 2-0 over Wildcats

Anonymous said...

I'm a jersey parent and I say Wildcats 2-0 over LVU

Anonymous said...

I got news for everyone, it is assumed that you all are jersey parents unless you say otherwise.

Anonymous said...

Seems the Wildcats parents are craving attention (again) on the board. Just let the kids play the game.

Anonymous said...

7:59. Really?does it really matter that much? Wildcats will lose. Oh, and I'm jersey

Anonymous said...

Happy Fathers Day to all the positive role-models out there, the dad that supports his child, and her team, the dad that accepts the decisions made by their coach, and they're club, who cheers great plays, by either team, who welcomes opposing teams parents, who acknowledges that his child is not the best in the world, not even in the game he just watched, who doesn't hit on the opposing teams moms, even though she was checking him out first, who doesn't gossip about other players, even though they suck, who makes fun of the other coach for talking 14 year olds through the whole game, and finally, who doesn't try to destroy the current team by bad-mouthing everyone and everything that moves, and sometimes things that don't move at all.

Cheers!

Anonymous said...

Happy Father's Day to the other 99% of the Dadd out there too!

Anonymous said...

8:11 Why do you say that? because we are talking about the final a game before the NPL finals that they happen to be in? Yup I guess that's what happens when you win people talk.

and of course we all know next year everything changes but this year it's going to be 1 or 2 teams from either NJ or PA that join

FC Virginia, Massapequa and GPS MA in Denver

Anonymous said...

99%, hahahahahahahaha, more like 70%

Anonymous said...

Any score in the wildcats games?

Anonymous said...

Wildcats - 2
LVU - 0

Anonymous said...

Great job Cats going back to back NPL league and Playoff Champs! Continue to answer your critics on game day with your performance! Great finish to a great U14 year! Now on to Colorado and Nationals once again!

Anonymous said...

Colorado , where the wildcats will lose.

Anonymous said...

4:32:

Whether 'Cats win or lose in Colorado, the fact is, they earned the trip to Nationals. Both they and LVU left it all out on the field today. As Frank Sinatra used to sing, "you can't take that away" from them.

I hope your child will experience that at some point..it is fun, and great experience for them.



Anonymous said...

Qualifying for NPL Finals and National Cup is an accomplishment in itself. Like making the Final Four or BCS Playoffs ALL the Teams that make those trips and play in those events are winners. Nationals is an event that celebrates every Team that wins their way there!
Congrats to all the NPL Playoff winning Teams from Today! And have a blast at Nationals in Colorado Girls!!!

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

Honestly if the cats coach wasn't such a pompous d'bag I'd root them on. Onto u15

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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 team

Congrats:
NJ Wildcats defended EDP NPL title
FC Virginia defended VA NPL title

Congrats:
PDA Ajax for winning 1st NorthEast NPL title
Massapequa for winning 1st NYCSL NPL title

Good luck in Colorado!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

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!!!!

Anonymous said...

Don't forget ODP Semi-Finals and ODP National Championships

Anonymous said...

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!

Anonymous said...

2016 Region I Championships
U14G Standings

Group A
35.20 BRYC 01 Elite
34.39 Greater Binghamton United FC
31.17 West Islip Wildcats
29.79 Nordic 14 Premier

Group B
33.71 South Shore Select Elite
30.73 TCSC REVOLUTION
29.08 Velocity Premier SC Howell
28.43 Middletown YSC

Group C
33.86 1776 United FC 01 Xtreme
33.81 Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester
33.42 Century V 01/02 Gold
32.46 Beachside

Group D
33.20 (MD) Davidsonville Dynamite
32.40 NJCSA Elite-Manalapan
32.01 SDA
30.58 DE Union Orange 01

usingYouth Soccer RankingsUSA

Group of Death = Group C
Weakest Group = Group B

Group Winners
BRYC 01 Elite
South Shore Select Elite
1776 United FC 01 Xtreme
Davidsonville Dynamite

Rank
1. BRYC 01 Elite
2. Greater Binghamton United FC
3. 1776 United FC 01 Xtreme
4. Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester
5. South Shore Select Elite
6. Century V 01/02 Gold
7. Davidsonville Dynamite
8. Beachside
9. NJCSA Elite-Manalapan
10. SDA
11. West Islip Wildcats
12. TCSC REVOLUTION
13. DE Union Orange 01
14. Nordic 14 Premier
15. Velocity Premier SC Howell
16. Middletown YSC

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

Good analysis of PA Classics chances of getting GDA from the 15 page

Remember who chooses the DA clubs? USSF
Who is the darling of the MNT right now? Christian Pulisic.
Which club is credited with developing Pulisic? PAC
Who is the USSF appointed head of the girl's NTC and YNT scouting in our state association? Todd Hoffard
For which club is Hoffard the 16-17 00 coach? PAC

There it is. The big question is who gets the second (possibly third???) spot.

Anonymous said...

Relax 3:27 tryout season is all done -once the USSF announces the clubs they will all get a boost next tryout season.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

Of course there is a try-out, are you dim-wit, or are you from PA?

Anonymous said...

Any chatter on nj da clubs?

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Anonymous said...

Tryouts for DA will be right after high school soccer season.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

No actually players from Match fFt and PDA have come to Wildcats Averbuch U14.

Anonymous said...

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!

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

U15/U16 clubs for fall - time to move on from this blog

Anonymous said...

Yes really redundant with some of these posts. Get a life.

Anonymous said...

10:44. Sorry but some of the better teams are still playing soccer.

Anonymous said...

Oh snap! No he didn't

Anonymous said...

In nj they eat their own.

Anonymous said...

Team still playing
1. FC Virginia ECNL U14
2. Match Fit Academy ECNL U14
3. East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U14

NPL
1. FC Virginia
2. GPS MA
3. Massapequa
4. PDA South (Ajax)
5. NJ Wildcats

Region 1
1. BRYC 01 Elite
2. Greater Binghamton United FC
3. West Islip Wildcats
4. South Shore Select Elite
5. 1776 United FC 01 Xtreme
6. Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester
7. Beachside
8. DE Union Orange 01
9. NJCSA Elite-Manalapan
10. Syracuse Development Academy
11. Davidsonville Dynamite

US Club National Cup
1. ISA Atletico
2. NJ Wildcats

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

I would put my money on rush blue u13 adding a few from rush sjeb u14

Anonymous said...

They looked very good vs TSF in NPL Final on Sunday.Quality side for sure.

Anonymous said...

Northeast NPL were played this past weekend as well PDA showed some quality play in all age groups.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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 Virginia
NPL Champ - PDA South or NJ Wildcats
Region 1 Champ - BRYC
USYSA national Champ - the team from MI repeats
National Cup - ????????

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

It will all shake itself out starting in November as high school causes fall sit out for 01 and 02.

Anonymous said...

Any updates on East Meadow and MF ECNL teams doing out west today and the rest of the weekend?

Anonymous said...

MF ECNL 1
MICHIGAN 4

Anonymous said...

A gift!

Anonymous said...

day 1 at ECNLU14 Finals

3 FC Virginia ECNL U14
3 Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U14

0 MVLA ECNL U14
1 FC Dallas ECNL U14

1 Ohio Premier ECNL U14
0 Arsenal FC ECNL U14

2 East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U14
3 Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U14

1 Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U14
4 Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U14

6 So Cal Blues SC ECNL U14
1 Real Colorado ECNL U14

0 Washington Premier ECNL U14
1 Concorde Fire ECNL U14

4 Michigan Hawks ECNL U14
1 Match Fit Academy ECNL U14

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Anonymous said...

You can view the Match Fit vs Hawks match for yourself at

www.youtube.com/TheECNL

Then make up your own mind on their ability and style

I will be watching some of these to judge the overall level of play

Anonymous said...

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.

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Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...


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.

Anonymous said...

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 ?

Anonymous said...

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?

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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

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Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

9:54 Are you the same moron as 11:22? Or do we have a pair of boobs on here today?

Anonymous said...

10:32 are the same MF DAD Moron always on here?

Anonymous said...

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!

Anonymous said...

10:52 - I am not the one talking like a complete fool. You are that fool.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

How did this National team player do?

Anonymous said...

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

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Anonymous said...

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.

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Anonymous said...

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)

Anonymous said...

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!

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

All girls going to world class are in san diego. Several south players did not show up.

Anonymous said...

Hey 5:29, please find out the facts before regurgitating nonsense.

Anonymous said...

do you know why MF were missing players?

Anonymous said...

Looks like you are dying to tell us.

Anonymous said...

I think 10:18 is asking 9:27

Anonymous said...

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?

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Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

GS4 recap going into the final group play day
U14 ECNL Champions League

Group Play:If two teams are tied within their group play, the tie-breaker will be as follows:

Group A
If 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 B
If 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 C
Concorde has already clinched a spot in the Final4 - FC Virginia are done.

Group D
Eagles 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)
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A
4 (+1) Ohio Premier ECNL U14
4 (+1) FC Dallas ECNL U14
1 (-1) Arsenal FC ECNL U14
1 (-1) MVLA ECNL U14

B
6 (+6) So Cal Blues SC ECNL U14
3 (+0) East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U14
3 (+0) Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U14
0 (-6) Real Colorado ECNL U14

C
6 (+4) Concorde Fire ECNL U14
2 (+0) Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U14
1 (-1) Washington Premier ECNL U14
1 (-3 FC Virginia ECNL U14

D
6 (+5) Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U14
3 (+1) Michigan Hawks ECNL U14
3 (-2) Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U14
0 (-4) Match Fit Academy ECNL U14

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

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Anonymous said...

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.

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Anonymous said...

Grow up, you are embarrasing yourself.

Anonymous said...

5:45 what's embarrassing is you can't add 4+3. Shame on you elementary school drop out.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

Crush would have fared better than Match Fit

Anonymous said...

Nightmare at MF has come to an end

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

In NJ they eat their own.

Anonymous said...

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 waxed
this weekend, no smoke and mirrors all the teams are good at this event

Cannot claim to be top of their state when they are not the NJYSA State Cup Champions or the NJ US Club State champ.

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PTS (GD)
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A
7 (+4) Ohio Premier ECNL U14
7 (+3) FC Dallas ECNL U14
1 (-3) Arsenal FC ECNL U14
1 (-4) MVLA ECNL U14

B
9 (+7) So Cal Blues SC ECNL U14
6 (+4) Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U14
3 (-1) East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U14
0 (-10) Real Colorado ECNL U14

C
6 (+1) Concorde Fire ECNL U14
5 (+3) Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U14
4 (-1) FC Virginia ECNL U14
1 (-3) Washington Premier ECNL U14

D
9 (+8) Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U14
6 (+2) Michigan Hawks ECNL U14
3 (-3) Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U14
0 (-7) Match Fit Academy ECNL U14

Final 4
Ohio vs Eagles
SoCal vs Concorde

Rankings

9 (+8) Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U14
9 (+7) So Cal Blues SC ECNL U14
7 (+4) Ohio Premier ECNL U14
7 (+3) FC Dallas ECNL U14
6 (+4) Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U14
6 (+2) Michigan Hawks ECNL U14
6 (+1) Concorde Fire ECNL U14
5 (+3) Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U14
4 (-1) FC Virginia ECNL U14
3 (-1) East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U14
3 (-3) Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U14
1 (-3) Washington Premier ECNL U14
1 (-3) Arsenal FC ECNL U14
1 (-4) MVLA ECNL U14
0 (-7) Match Fit Academy ECNL U14
0 (-10) Real Colorado ECNL U14

Anonymous said...

Next Up

2016 USYSA Region I Championships U14 Girls
June 30 - July 5, 2016 Barboursville, West Virginia

A
BRYC 01 Elite
Greater Binghamton United FC
Nordic 14 Premier
West Islip Wildcats

B
South Shore Select Elite
Velocity Premier SC Howell
Middletown YSC
TCSC REVOLUTION

C
1776 United FC 01 Xtreme
Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester
Beachside SC
Century V 01/02 Gold

D
Davidsville Dynamite
DE Union Orange 01 0
NJCSA Elite-Manalapan
SDA

Anonymous said...

Followed by

NPL 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)

UnOfficial
PDA South 01 NPL (NJ)
Crossfire premier G01 ECNL (WA)
United Futbol Academy 02G Premier (GA)
Lonestars 02G Red SA (TX)

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...



Tough "end" for Crush?

They had about 700 kids try out.

Excellent club.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

Are there 2 ECNL team at the NPL championships? What's up with that?

Anonymous said...

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 games
USYSA National Championships = ECNL National Championships
USYSA 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.

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

ECNL U14 - 2015-16 Playoffs

Teams that lost 2 or more games outoftheir 3 played and their goals against with (goal differential). Someteams just a little outoftheir

4 (-1) East Meadow ECNL
4 (-3) Arsenal FC ECNL
5 (-4) MVLA ECNL
7 (-3) Washington Premier ECNL
8 (-3) Tophat SC ECNL
11 (-7) Match Fit ECNL
12 (-10) Real Colorado ECNL

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Last Comment on MF group.

Eagles gave up 1 goal in 3 games and scored 9 goals or 3 per game

The 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.

Anonymous said...

Penn Fusion will be a ghost town next year when all the top players leave for the GDA.

Anonymous said...

At least MD beat out 1 team and came in 17th out of 18

Anonymous said...

Mf

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

So far the QUALIFIED NATIONAL CUP XV FINALS TEAMS
July 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.)

Anonymous said...

East Meadow seems to have played quite well, 2:35.

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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

Anonymous said...

Are the Wildcats staying in CO for 2+ weeks?

Anonymous said...

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.

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Anonymous said...

"Best team" is not always BEST for one's daughter

Just a quick mention......

As you were nolw.

Anonymous said...

MF made that team lose with its crazy actions all spring.

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

read the comments of the people watching "kick ball at it's best".

Anonymous said...

Don’t follow, please explain...

Anonymous said...

And please, let’s not lump all NY posters as bitter, and misinformed. I am much more bitter, and I am well informed.

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g58849-Barboursville_West_Virginia.html

Good Luck

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Anonymous said...

Da,Maybe they are not defenders

Anonymous said...

National Cup XV Mid-Atlantic Regional

1 STA MORRIS UNITED NPL 01
0 PDA

1 GPS-MA NPL Girls 01/02
1 Rochester Rhinos SC 001 Girls

Anonymous said...

Elite Clubs National League 2015-16 Playoffs
U14 Finals

3 Ohio Premier ECNL U14
1 Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U14

2 So Cal Blues SC ECNL U14
1 Concorde Fire ECNL U14

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Anonymous said...

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.








Anonymous said...

Any parent can make a highlight reel for their daughter and send it to college coaches. Do ECNL club coaches do it better?

Anonymous said...

8:09 Great post... I 100% agree with you... There are a lot of jealous people out there.

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Anonymous said...

Should be only a week away from the first GDA acceptances. ECNL who?

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Anonymous said...

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.



Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

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