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...

10:49 - Did these highlights lead directly to offers? Or did they just open a door?

Anonymous said...

I dont know about you, 10:54 but my daughter has better things to do than be on USWNT

But we are going to DA tryouts nevertheless

In whatever you do in life - dont be afraid to get measured vs others. Just dont be a slave to it.

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

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 STORM
15,875 National Ranking Points
26 National Rank
15 Region 1 Rank
4 New Jersey Rank

7,052 - Jefferson Cup Girls Weekend (U10-U14)
1,460 - FC Stars Cup 2015
5,848 - USCS Mid-Atlantic Regional
---------------------------------------
PDA 01G PRE-ECNL
2,056 National Ranking Points
592 National Rank
200 Region 1 Rank
46 New Jersey Rank

2,056 - 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 U14
5,060 - National Ranking Points
225 - National Rank
105 - Region 1 Rank
22 - New Jersey Rank

0 - 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 Division
Flight Ranking Value: 2742

Northeast Conference New England Division
Flight Ranking Value: 4798

Anonymous said...

11PM

Sending 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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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 $$$$$.

Anonymous said...

2016 NPL Finals
July 14-18, 2016 | Aurora Sports Park | Aurora, Colo.

Qualified Teams per NPL site
NJ 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

Anonymous said...

Personally, I think Massapequa should be disqualified for having the ugliest uniforms known to man.

Anonymous said...

NPL rules allow for them to invite non champ teams to fill the bracket

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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..

Anonymous said...

Yes 8:06, and I am very glad that is was NOT East Meadow, they are the worst...

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

Congrats to STA on winning Regionals. Hope to see you in Colorado.

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

Why wasnt CRUSH at the Regional? Why did their season end so abruptly with the one tough playoff loss?

Strange.

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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 advance

Big difference

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

First National Event is over

Elite Clubs National League 2015-16 Playoffs
U14 Finals Playoff

1st Place - So Cal Blues SC ECNL U14
2nd Place - Ohio Premier ECNL U14
3rd Place - Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U14
4th Place - Concorde Fire ECNL U14

5th - FC Dallas ECNL U14
6th - Eclipse Select Soccer Club ECNL U14
7th - Michigan Hawks ECNL U14
8th - Solar Chelsea Soccer Club ECNL U14
9th - FC Virginia ECNL U14
10th - East Meadow Soccer Club ECNL U14
11th - Tophat Soccer Club ECNL U14
12th - Arsenal FC ECNL U14
13th - Washington Premier ECNL U14
14th - MVLA ECNL U14
15th - Match Fit Academy ECNL U14
16th - Real Colorado ECNL U14

Anonymous said...

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 01

6. 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.)

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

Combined with the no re-entry sub rules.

Teams with thin rosters that have never played at that elevation will struggle

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

Thanks 11:07 PM

I 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 AM

Great to see a Jersey team advance. Best to the much maligned STA, who obviously went with a strong team, unlike MF.

Anonymous said...

Copa treated Regionals like a tournament and entered 12 teams.

Girls

U12 Madri last out of 8 teams
U13 Cali 2nd out of 6 teams (lost finals)
U14 Lima 3rd out of 4 teams
U15 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


Anonymous said...

How many U14 teams were at Regionals overall?

Who did STA beat in the final?

Anonymous said...

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?

Anonymous said...

Us Club nationals has unlimited sub and re entry . Different from NPL nationals

Anonymous said...

EDP NPL - I guess they never inforfced these rules?
Substitutions. Once a NPL Registered Player is substituted in one half of any NPL
Competition, such NPL Registered Player may not re-enter the game for the duration of
the half. Once an NPL Registered Player is substituted in one period of overtime of any
NPL Competition, such NPL Registered Player may not re-enter the game for the
duration of such overtime period. There shall be a maximum of seven (7) substitutions in
any half or in any overtime period of any NPL Competition

NYCSL NPL - NPL Finals has different rules
Substitutions: Re-entry is unlimited for NYCSL NPL League Games, with the consent of the Referee at any stoppage in play.

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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 score

The 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"

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

Yep, knew this was coming. PDA made the move to preserve ECNL and block any other clubs from aligning with Sky Blue. Makes sense.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

Region 1 GDA clubs

Boston 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?

Anonymous said...

I have heard rumors that there are other alliances being worked on.

Anonymous said...

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.

Anonymous said...

NYSC...?


heh

That's as funny as PAC

Anonymous said...

NYSC has a very good chance. Why? Because of their boys program. NYSC plays one style of soccer, and they require the girls to play the same as the boys, which is very difficult. Only time will tell if the girls program will ever be as successful as the boys side, but I know that my daughter is a much better player because of her training. She can walk onto any pitch and be immediately recognized as advanced. How do I know this, because Surf, WorldClass, and CFC all offered her a spot, but we are staying.

Anonymous said...

Looks like the top ECNL clubs all went GDA as 17 out of 25 are ECNL.

F1 = GDA
F2 = ECNL & USYSA NL
F3 = NPL & ERL (USYSA Regional leagues)


MLS
1. LAFC Slammers (Los Angeles, Calif.)

NWSL
1. Seattle Reign (Seattle, Wash.)
2. Portland Thorns (Portland, Ore.)
3. Boston Breakers (Watertown, Mass.) (ECNL)
4. Sky Blue FC-PDA (Bernardsville, N.J.) (ECNL)
5. Washington Spirit (Boyds, Md.)
6. Orlando Pride (Orlando, Fla.)

ECNL
1. San Diego Surf (San Diego, Calif.)
2. Mustang (Danville, Calif.)
3. So Cal Blues (Rancho Capistrano, Calif.)
4. De Anza Force (Saratoga, Calif.)
5. Crossfire (Redmond, Wash.)
6. FC Dallas (Frisco, Texas)
7. Solar Chelsea SC (Dallas, Texas)
8. Real Colorado (Highlands Ranch, Co.)
9. Colorado Rush (Littleton, Co.)
10. Michigan Hawks (Livonia, Mich.)
11. Sockers FC (Palatine, Ill.)
12. Penn Fusion SA (Westtown, Pa.)
13. CASL (Raleigh, N.C.)
14. Concorde Fire (Atlanta, Ga.)
15. Tophat NTH (Atlanta, Ga.)

Non-ECNL
1. Beach FC (Torrance, Calif.)
2. Lamorinda (Moraga, Calif.)
3. Cincinnati Development Academy (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Anonymous said...

1248 It looks like it took more of the remaining ECNL clubs that have a proven track record of feeding the YNT pools which makes perfect sense as the goal is to for US Soccer federation is to find and develop the 1% of girls that are called up onto the national scene. DA will lead to YNT/NWSL professional opportunities vs. ECNL will stick with the model of feeding our college systems. Now it's gonna be a choice for many to decide what path there daughters want.

Anonymous said...

2:24 it's the same model

GDA practice 4 times a week for girls that have the dream - no HS.
These players will be your D1 college players as none of them will go pro or play for the WNT without college. To develop soccer players

ECNL & USYSA options are less practice with HS soccer also a pathway to lower D1 schools and other colleges for the players with serious academics that also want the option to play soccer and don't want to practice 4 times a week and play 2 games a weekend.

Anonymous said...

I dont recall any "advanced" players on NYSC U14

Anonymous said...

The impact of the DA is dependent on the number of clubs. 25 will have little impact on the ECNL. If they end up with 100, different story. Right now there are 12-15 kids per birth year in the DA. NJ has about 100 D1 kids in a strong year.

Anonymous said...

Boca girls in WV playing under aliases???

Anonymous said...

Total crock by 3:13

Insinuates if you are not DA you cannot attend/play at a top D1 soccer school.

Anonymous said...

1776 with their first win! 3-0 over Century V Gold in Region 1 championships!

Anonymous said...

4:14 - Yes, by the logic espoused above, the lower tier D1, and D2 and D3 should see an increase in quality by the addition of all those girls who missed or passed on GDA because of location, basketball, family obligations, what have you, and were not recruited by the top D1 schools because they were not GDA.

Anonymous said...

I am a livid parent right now, a few weeks ago I spoke to MF DOC regarding the team make up for next year. He stated all team players are all returning, he was shocked that I asked him about this. I just found out that this is not the case, my daughter left her team to join these players only to find out today none of the player's I spoke to the DOC about will be playing next year. Sent numerous emails and called with no return calls or responses. I am a frustrated parent right now.

Anonymous said...

Call other teams. Often there is some wiggle room with new rosters.

Is this next year's '01s?

Anonymous said...

Im guessing 02s but it was pretty well known nat team girl and reg 1 girl going to world class and another top going to pda.

Anonymous said...

5:35 Simple answer, go to practice next week and ask him yourself. You're on one of the 2 best teams in the state - you want to make sure you are happy until they put your kid into college. Talk to him in person.

Anonymous said...

I mean did they really do a good job geographically with the DA? 6 of the 25 are CA. I get it, CA should have the most, but 25%? TX has 2 and both are in Dallas.

Anonymous said...

8:01pm More to be announced, this is just first stage

Anonymous said...

Where are the wildcats?

NPL Finals 2016
2016 NPL Finals - U14 Girls

A
NEFC Elite
FC Virginia United Elite 01
Davis Legacy 02
Space City FC

B
Massapequa SC Lil' Rowdies
FC Florida 01/02 Elite Blue-NPL
LVU 01 Girls
BRSC 02 Girls Black

C
PDA South 01 NPL
Claremont Stars SC Stars 01
Lonestars 02G Red SA
EGA Maroon 01 02

Anonymous said...

Wildcats going to national cup the following week. They went to npl finals last summer. They had to choose 1 event.

Anonymous said...

Wow no pda or mf in gda.

Anonymous said...

5:35pm. It was no secret that a lot of the MF players were leaving. Obviously the DOC will tell you otherwise. And now the cat is out of the bag expect the no response style of communicating to become more prevalent. Welcome to MF. Perhaps do your homework on their history before jumping ship to "greener grasses". I hope for your daughters sake that the team she left were not strong otherwise YOU have made a bad decision.

Like others have said, contact other clubs, there may be open spots that they're willing to fill. Good luck.

Anonymous said...

MF will never get into GDA. PDA is in already

Anonymous said...

@5:44 OR you can not listen to 7:44 who obviously has an pathetic agenda, and clear the air with the coach. Your kid was good enough to be chosen to be on one of the 2 best teams in the state.
If I were in your position, I would make sure you are happy with your choice of being your daughter getting into a great college. I know I would want my daughter on PDA or MF, at this age, if I lived in NJ.

And as for 7:44 - With all the bashing you do here, it has lost all of it's meaning. The results speak for themselves. I am sure your daughter is is the best place in the history of youth sports.

Anonymous said...

2016 Region I Championships U14 Girls Day 1

1 BRYC 01 Elite (VA) (SC)
1 Greater Binghamton United FC (NY-W) (CL1)

0 Nordic 14 Premier (VT) (SC)
3 West Islip Wildcats (NY-E) (SC)

6 Dynamite (MD) (SC)
1 DE Union Orange 01 (DE) (SC)

3 NJCSA Elite-Manalapan (NJ) (SC)
2 SDA (NY-W) (SWC)

14 South Shore Select Elite (MA) (SC)
0 Velocity Premier SC Howell (ME) (SC)

0 Middletown YSC (RI) (SC)
1 TCSC REVOLUTION (WV) (SC)

3 1776 United FC 01 Xtreme (PA-E) (SC)
0 Century V 01/02 Gold (PA-W)

3 Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester (NY-W) (SC)
0 Beachside (CT) (SC)

Anonymous said...

Agreed 7:59 - Until they get their own facilities it won't happen.

Anonymous said...

Not only do you need the facilities, you have to have the money, players, history of developing players and coaches. MF doesn't have any of this. The greed and lack of talented coaches will do them in.

Anonymous said...

MFA did not apply to GDA. If they ever decide to Join it will be in a similiar way to what PDA did. If they had applied they would be in, super strong history between that club and the national teams since the current DOC and ECNL Director got there. When size is considered they put more kids on these teams than pretty much anyone else.

For now, MFA can sit tight. 25 clubs does not impact the ECNL in a big way. When they go to 50 it starts to.

For the parent whose kid is going there and is upset, why do you think the new kids won't be as good as the old. I am not as familiar with the 2002s as 2003s, but I would expect both teams to be around .500 next year and improve going forward.

Anonymous said...

Wow, some weak teams in Region 1 event

And 2 of the 3 best teams had to face each other first game. Brackets always funny this way, it seems.

Anonymous said...

11:53, stop talking, you clearly know nothing. Over the last 5+ years they have had close to 30 kids on national teams and over 100 D1 scholies. They have kids at Stanford, UNC, Virginia.....and are starting to build an alumni base in the NWSL.

Anonymous said...

Agreed, 12:03

I would like to see a little more transparency at Match Fit - but there is something to be said about going there and MAKING it better as well

Plenty of teams will not divulge fully who is coming in, who is leaving during the tryout/decision process. You really have to do some legwork on it yourself by speaking to other families, anyone else closely connected to the division. Then dont assume its all true.

Anonymous said...

2016 Region I Championships U14 Girls Day 2

6 BRYC 01 Elite (VA) (SC)
0 West Islip Wildcats (NY-E) (SC)

4 Greater Binghamton United FC (NY-W) (CL1)
0 Nordic 14 Premier (VT) (SC)

0 Dynamite (MD) (SC)
1 SDA (NY-W) (SWC)

1 DE Union Orange 01 (DE) (SC)
3 NJCSA Elite-Manalapan (NJ) (SC)

10 South Shore Select Elite (MA) (SC)
0 TCSC REVOLUTION (WV) (SC)

2 Velocity Premier SC Howell (ME) (SC)
0 Middletown YSC (RI) (SC)

2 1776 United FC 01 Xtreme (PA-E) (SC)
2 Beachside (CT) (SC)

1 Century V 01/02 Gold (PA-W)
4 Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester (NY-W) (SC)

As of this second

Final 4
A - BRYC
D - NJCSA Elite-Manalapan

B - South Shore Select Elite
C - Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester

The 2 winners of the Final4 games advance to National League
Champion advances to Texas

to join

Under-14
1. Tennessee SC 20 (TN)
2. PSG MI Gators 02 Orange (MI)
3. CUP Gold 01/02 (OH-S)
4. Greater Binghamton United FC (NY-W)
5. USA Stars 02 (CA-N)
6.
7.
8.

Anonymous said...

Am I reading this correct?

The club doesn't have to tell anyone who is there and who is leaving why would they? You picking the club or you a stalker? That's crazy talk.

PS. the 25 clubs mentioned are your full academy no thought process. The next batch will require a little homework on their part. It will be a lot more than 25 I see it some where around 80 teams like the ECNL at the 99/00, 01/02 and 03/04 level your full academy teams with a lot more at the younger ages. Then will re-shuffle the teams again when the age group changes to 00/01, 02/03 and 04/05

I know some of you didn't like my top d1 comment - All i was saying is that if the GDA has 80 clubs that train 4 times a week and attract the best players in the region the top d1 soccer programs will pick from these programs 98% and if they still have room they will usethe other avenues available to them ODP, ECNL, USYSA NL, NPL, USYSA regional league, tournaments and their camps. Don't worry plenty of money to go around.

with 276 free tuition spots the best players will be there if they can make it there (geography) why pay 2k when you can get it for free?

GS4

Anonymous said...

At least South Shore will get 2 competitive games (semi and final)

These last 2 had to be excruciating

Anonymous said...

A Club that doesn't even have the DA on the boys side....Check that history.

Club that lives off of PDA's mishaps. No development, no training, no coaches, no facility. They have been very fortunate to be in the backyard of PDA and get players that were developed elsewhere. See where those players came from that made those National and College teams and then let's get into a conversation.

Let's talk facts instead of bs. Stop drinking the Kool Aid.

Anonymous said...

Again. 2:23 you know nothing. The core of the huge team they had last year was with them for many years. The year before, most of those kids came over at U11. The backyard of PDA, LOL. Even the kids who came over later in their youth careers, almost every single one of them was added to the national teams after they arrived at MFA not before. Cleary you are a bitter person with an axe to grind, easy to see that.

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Anonymous said...

2:56 who are you referring to? At this age group, MF did not develop one player. Teams came from old jefferson team and njx.

Older players , again all came from other clubs. Name one home grown. I cant

Anonymous said...

Name one player. Hit before finished

Anonymous said...

So no developing after U10?

They were complete players by then?

Absurd.

Anonymous said...

Absurd that you are clueless. MF never had a u10 team until this year.

Anonymous said...

Mf never had a team period, they just absorb teams with bs promises and then fill in players after they wise up. Make sure you pay the coaches bar tab while you are away at tournaments and make sure the coach gets the suite

Anonymous said...

The pda shill is back on the clock. Wonder of he gets paid to shill or this gets his daughter special consideration with pda.

Anonymous said...

I was talking about last years U18s and the year before that. Those kids came with the ECNL director and many were together since U8. I was not referring to this years U14s. But to think they were all perfectly developed talents at 10/11 is silly. Club gets some credit.

Anonymous said...

9:20

I said after U10.

Match Fit took Jefferson team starting at U11.

I guess you think they learned everything before that.

The better teams take players that HAVE skills. We get that. Come with the territory. Doesnt mean they are finished products.

Now - a player joining at U18 for their final club season and that club then proclaiming the talent as their product might be a bit much.

Anonymous said...

Actually 11 49, only of about 3 where with doc prior. He grabbed 2 teams and brought them in and added those 3 players. I am from PSC. I know the whole history of those teams. Please provide true facts. Doc was booted out of PSC due to lies, then promised things to board that created the affilation, well we all know how that worked out

Anonymous said...

11:05 & 10:14 - We have the MF hater aboard again. Hmm I wonder who it is???

Is the the lying ex-coach from MF who has been out-coached in every big game he was ever involved in?

Or is it the lying ex-coach from MF who has promised way too much for his new club guaranteeing playing time to 20+ kids and parents?

Go ahead and deny it's you, even though anyone who reads this blog that knows MF, knows it's you. I await the false denial.

People who have no life will always try to start drama in your life.



Anonymous said...

My guess is somehow the 2 clowns running
Cedar stars are involved. No question they are making promises they can't possibly keep. Some of the lies they are spreading are really out there. Many will be disapointed with the quality of their npl teams when the smoke clears.

Anonymous said...

Could it be the njx lady who sold mf njx merger that fell apart.

Anonymous said...

6:22 Unlikely - I hear that they're staying.

Anonymous said...

I am 11 05, sorry MF parent, not a coach. One of you, see you on the pitch

Anonymous said...

I love this blog... I love postING on this blog. I posted topics about WC, Manalapan, MF, PDA, NJX, Barons, and STA. It's 24 hours before people start claiming who it is. U15 blog not as interesting. Yes I love stirring the pot!!!

Anonymous said...

Happy 4th to all

Anonymous said...

Who won region 1 tourney.

Anonymous said...

Congrats manalapan for making semis

Anonymous said...

2016 Region I Championships U14 Girls

Final 4
South Shore Select Elite (MA)
Empire United Soccer Academy - Rochester (NY-W)

BRYC 01 Elite (VA)
NJCSA Elite-Manalapan (NJ)

The Champion will advance to Nationals in Texas

The Champion and Runner up will also qualify for U16 national league

If South Shore and BRYC win the spots become open and that is my pick for the finals

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Anonymous said...

Greater Binghamton got the royal SCREW -

they tied 1 of the 2 best teams in the event and won their other game 4-0. Ans did not advance......

Empire - a lesser team from their area - with an easier road - is alive.

Tough one.

Anonymous said...

11:50 did not advance? They are in.

Luck of the draw my friend you wouldn't have the "group of death" if it was don't any different.

Don't forget the USYSA National Championships is a "true" national championship open to all it's members.

They send 4 teams from their best league plus the champions from 4 regions and those regional champions had to win their states first.


Sorry not knocking anyone (US Club) but you can't buy your way in.

Anonymous said...

9:18 - like the phrase "you can't buy your way in." So true. I wonder how many clubs do this so they can claim
they are going to "regionals," "nationals," etc.

Anonymous said...

ENY had only 8 teams participating in their U14 State Cup competition. Quite different from NJ.

Anonymous said...

3:38 Not so - NJ Crush and STA both played a few EDP games in addition to their NPL games so they can qualify for NCS. NYCSL is a US Club league so if you want NCS you need to play a few ENY or NJYS games to qualify.

Will use STA for this example no knock on them they did nothing wrong.

Played NPL - did not qualify for NPL Finals
Played EDP to qualify for NCS - did not qualify for region 1 tournament
Played NJ Cup - did not qualify for National Cup
Payed to play in Mid-Atlantic Regional and won 3 games going to nationals


NJCSA Elite won Nj NCS went to Regiuon 1 to play SouthShore, BRYC, Greater B and other state cup winners and only 1 can go to nationals. Us Club send NJ Cup winner, NY cup winner MA cup winner and a few other select cup winners directly to nationals instead of Mid-Atlantic Regional

3:38 you are so right VERY Different - in USYSA you need to earn it

Anonymous said...

All you USYS guys are pretty funny, okay we get it, enough already, since there are a total of 2-3 of you, relax with the updates, and unsolicited comments already.

Anonymous said...

4:14 You not feeling it goomba.

I'm 3:59 from NY and I responded to 3:38.

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Anonymous said...


Who won region 1 semifinals.

Anonymous said...

4 BRYC 01 Elite (VA)
1 NJCSA Elite (NJ)

This makes 1 of the 2 spots available for the NL open and also makes me 1 for 1.

Anonymous said...

Too easy for a regional semifinal game.

Anonymous said...

6:53 I agree - NJCSA had the luck of the draw and showed their true colors when they played quality.

Since my boy doesn't like my USYSA posts, I put together a list of clubs that might be the next wave of GDA clubs.

NEXT UP for GDA on our side of the map

NWSL & ECNL
Western NY (NY)

WPSL, BDA & NPL
FC Westchester (NY) /New York Soccer Club (NY)
Seacoast United (NH)

WPSL & ECNL
FC Bucks
FC Stars

WPSL & NPL
NJ Wildcats (NJ)
Richmond Strikers (VA)
Yankee Lady FC (CT)

BDA & ECNL Clubs
Bethesda-Olney (Bethesda, Md.)
Richmond United (Richmond, Va.)
Continental FC DELCO (West Chester, Pa.)
World Class FC (Orangeburg, N.Y.)
Albertson SC (Great Neck, N.Y.)

BDA & NPL Clubs
Lehigh Valley United (Whitehall, Pa.)
Prince William Courage (Woodbridge, Va.)
NJCSA (Aberdeen, N.J.)
Oakwood Soccer Club (Glastonbury, Conn.)

UWS & NPL Clubs
New Jersey Copa FC
TSF Academy Valkyries

ECNL Only Clubs
Connecticut FC
East Meadow Soccer Club
FC Virginia
FSA
Maryland United FC
Match Fit Academy
Mclean Youth Soccer

BDA Only Clubs
PA Classics (Manheim, Pa.)
Beachside SC (Norwalk, Conn.)
Baltimore Armour (Ellicott City, Md.)
Cedar Stars Academy (Carlstadt, N.J.)
Met Oval (Queens, N.Y.)
BW Gottschee Academy (Queens, N.Y.)
Everton FC Westchester (Scarsdale, N.Y.)
FC Boston Bolts (Waban, Mass.)

Anonymous said...

GDA as of today

1. Boston Breakers (Watertown, Mass.)
2. Sky Blue FC-PDA (Bernardsville, N.J.)
3. Penn Fusion SA (Westtown, Pa.)
4. Washington Spirit (Boyds, Md.)

If Boys DA is the model, we could see another 16 clubs before the 1st season?

U15/16, U17/18
EAST CONFERENCE

10 teams NORTHEAST DIVISION
10 teams ATLANTIC DIVISION
20 teams

U13/U14
7 teams NORTH ATLANTIC DIVISION
9 teams METRO DIVISION
9 teams NORTHEAST DIVISION
25

on par with ECNL

ECNL
12 teams Northeast Conference
12 teams Mid-Atlantic Conference
24 teams

Would love to see ECNL adopt the boys ECNL model allowing the NPL champions play ECNL.

You see I can talk USYSA, US Club and DA and call it like it is in addition to posting results, GS rankings and Youth Soccer rankings

Anonymous said...

South Shore won on PKs after 1-1 game

Anonymous said...

657. Thank you! NJCSA is an awesome team who played phenomenally. So proud of our team! So nice of others to see this. You did mean that comment as a compliment , yes? Because I can't think of any reason why you wouldn't unless you are just a complete ass or a sore loser

Anonymous said...

Congrats to manalapan. Good to see you guys make semis. From the guy called pda shill, MF coach, your coach, Wildcats coach.

Anonymous said...

9:27 do you really need a translation of the 6:57 comment?

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Anonymous said...

BRYC beats South Shore 1-0 in Region 1 final.

Anonymous said...

Yeah I just watched the game on Youtube, and BRYC forward pushed the SSS girl before her shot, that is a foul. Female Ref. was awful, really really awful.

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Anonymous said...

Where is the link to the game

Anonymous said...
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Anonymous said...

5:54

You have never beaten us

Anonymous said...

PL i assume? Or should I say former PL? Hope your kid can hang wherever she went because there's more to the game than knocking players to the ground.

Anonymous said...

Wow! A bunch of Jersey girls going out West to the U14 National Team Camp. Very impressive.
Good for NJ soccer.

Anonymous said...

928 Yes impressive representation by NJ. Still do not understand US federation concept of select picking girls at such a young age that not even in HS yet. Many things can change in the next 4 years of growth.

They should of regionalized it not like ODP or anything but at least keep the pool large enough to not chase away girls/boys with future talent that may jump into another sport like Lacrosse because of dreams are not there anymore.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like someone is angry their non-ECNL daughter wasn't selected.

Anonymous said...

No it doesn't. Sounds like someone being realistic.

Not all the girls selected were from ECNL clubs.

Anonymous said...

323 agree and many girls are still growing, developing, and maturing so the percentages they will be overlooked is higher now since they narrow down the pool every time they call girls over for training. They are chasing the less then 1% to early.

Anonymous said...

The likelihood of the girls in the current u14 NTC still being in these national camps come u18 for example is slim. Too many changes will occur between now and when it actually matters but still some very cool bragging rights!

Anonymous said...

22% of the U14 GNT were non-ECNL. In that mix is a non-ECNL Jerseyite. Congrats to her!

Anonymous said...

Where do you find the list of girls going to National camp, I want to see if my daughter's name is on it.

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Anonymous said...

8 46 has to be a MF parent.

Anonymous said...

It's more than bragging rights. These kids are already on the top schools radar by virtue of this appointment. They will have a decided advantage I. The recruitment game. If they stick to u16 next cycle they have a golden ticket.

Anonymous said...

9 out of 36 from NJ-NY-CT. Something is being done right in our area.

http://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2016/07/01/12/46/160701-u14gnt-heads-to-colorado-for-36-player-camp

Anonymous said...

If you are going to include CT include all Region1

2 PDA
1 South Jersey Elite
1 Matchfit Academy

2 East Meadow SC
1 Albertson SC

1 Penn Fusion

1 FC Virginia

1 South Shore Select

1 Connecticut FC

Anonymous said...

9:44 The MF basher troll is now bashing on the MF parents... You have a few missing chromosomes.

Maybe that parent needed some information, you took it upon yourself to dismiss it and to trash a group of parents that have nothing to do with you.

I am sure you must have a lot of issues.

Anonymous said...

Or I have never been a MF fan. Don't like the parents, coaches, club. My boy got burned by this club. It's all the same on boys program to girls programs. MONEY MONEY MONEY

Anonymous said...

If you goto the U15 YNT out of 24 there are 10 from East coast.

1 NYSC
1 RIchmond United
3 Tophat
1 TN SC
1 PDA
1 PF
1 FC Stars
1 BRYSC

If you jump to the U16 YNT out of 26 only 3 from East coast.

1 MF
1 WC
1 FC Stars

If you look at the U17 YNT out of 26 only 4 from east coast

1 PDA
1 PF
1 Richmond United

At U18 YNT out of 20 only 4 East coast

1 NEFC
1 NYSC
1 FC Rev
1 PDA


What does this show? Maybe the weather has something to do with development? Warmer climate means more touches. I know even in the winter most of our teams go inside and practice but the girls have a tougher time doing work on their own. They cant just walk to a local field and practice shots or dribbling.

Anonymous said...

Manalapan is now GotSoccer's top-ranked team, just ahead of the team that trounced them 4-1.

Gotta love GotSoccer

Anonymous said...

8:47 - Interesting analysis.

Weather could definitely be the issue. Maybe Region 1 club coaches have more pull with national coaches at the younger ages to get players placed? Maybe our kids start training earlier and are more advanced than other regions early-on, but other areas catch up to us as the kids go through puberty? Maybe this trend with U14's will carry through and we'll start to see more Region 1 kids each year?

Anonymous said...

The last time the U15s got together there were 3 PDA kids there. There is a U15 CONCACAF cup in August at Disney. Team has not been announced I don't think.

Anonymous said...

8:47 & 9:31 I'll give you the GS4 spin.

Maybe girls are going to clubs that have the connections earlier for placement but these clubs aren't as good at development as they are at placement so their development is lacking and they fall off.

or

Maybe our kid's as a state/region just aren't as good.


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Anonymous said...

A lot of the girls are not developed on an ECNL team but ended up there.

It will be much like the DA, girls will have to play somewhere in the years before they get to the DA. They will have to develop the skills that allow them to make the DA somewhere.

Anonymous said...

I'd don't live out West so I'm making some assumptions here but I'd argue that the larger proportion of Northeast girls on the younger national teams iss less about poor development and more that it's easier for those girls around here to be seen at younger ages. Given the population density, top tournament density, and relative close proximity of national training centers, ODP camps, PDP/ID2, etc., younger players are more likely to travel to the places where the national team selectors will see them. In other regions, many parents of skilled younger players might have to travel much further to reach the training locations and so might be less willing to make the trek at the earlier ages. As the kids get older, top teams will travel to further locations (showcases, etc.) where their top players are more likely to be seen, and parents have a better feel for their kid's skill level so may be more likely to invest the time/money to travel to NTCs/ID2 etc type events.

Anonymous said...

8:47, thanks for the list, and Go NYSC!

Anonymous said...

2015-16 National League U14 Girls Final 4

R1. (OH) CUP Gold 01/02
R2. (NY) Greater Binghamton United FC
B1. (TN) Tennessee SC 20
B2. (MI) PSG MI Gators 02 Orange

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2015-16 Elite Clubs National League U14 Final 4

1. (CA) So Cal Blues SC ECNL U14
2. (OH) Ohio Premier ECNL U14
3. (CA) Eagles Soccer Club ECNL U14
4. (GA) Concorde Fire ECNL U14

--------------------------------------

Next Up NPL Finals - July 14-18, 2016 | Aurora, CO

Flight A
NEFC Elite
FC Virginia United Elite 01
Davis Legacy 02
Space City FC

Flight B
Massapequa SC Lil' Rowdies
FC Florida 01/02 Elite Blue-NPL
LVU 01 Girls
BRSC 02 Girls Black

Flight C
PDA South 01 NPL
Claremont Stars SC Stars 01
Lonestars 02G Red SA
EGA Maroon 01 02

Anonymous said...

The population from DC to Boston is about 10% more than the entire state of CA, and the demographic is similar. You should see roughly the same number of players from these areas on these teams. I don't think there is any legit reason for younger or older teams to have any geographic bias unless there is a real bias or in these cases, the sample size is too small. Over time, there should be no difference.

Anonymous said...

I have a slightly different rationale. I have lived on both coasts and i think the west coast in general focuses more on team skills than individual skills. At the same time in nj at least there are a lot of international trainers that are bringing the individual skill level higher than the west coast. I think the more athletic girls are probably so cal but the most skilled are from the ny/nj area.

Anonymous said...

They don't play field hockey and lacrosse in CA to the extent they do in the Northeast.. The reason may be that there are more and varied sports played in the Northeast, which tends to dilute the athletic talent pool in any given sport.

Anonymous said...

Here are the state breakdown for YNT

U15
5 CA
4 GA
3 NC
3 NJ
3 TX
2 HI
2 MI
1 NY
1 VA
1 TN
1 IL


U16
4 CA
3 WA
2 CO
2 NJ
2 OR
1 FL
1 GA
1 HI
1 IN
1 MA
1 MD
1 MI
1 NC
1 NM
1 OK
1 TX

u17
8 CA
3 CO
2 MI
1 KS
1 IN
1 MD
1 WA
1 FL
1 GA
1 NC
1 NJ
1 TX

u18
7 CA
2 WA
2 MI
1 TX
1 OH
1 NY
1 OK
1 MA
1 NV
1 CO
1 PA
1 NJ



Anonymous said...

I do think the FH and Lacrosse make a big difference.

U15 and U16 both have girls from HI. What are the odds they stay on the team? What kind of competition do they get year round in HI?

Anonymous said...

944,not a MF parent,although sometimes I wish I was.Thanks to who ever posted the link.

Anonymous said...

Womens Soccer
375,681 High School Players
26,995 College Players
7.2% Overall % HS to NCAA
2.4% % HS to NCAA Division I
1.9% % HS to NCAA Division II
2.9% % HS to NCAA Division III

and you guys are talking about

92 Players listed in 2:02's post
0.02% High School players to NT camps

I get the facination with it, as we all think our kids are stars.
But really - great for these kids - don't add pressure to the pressure they already have.
Acknowledge and move on, let them enjoy as they try to maintain that level of play

Since the NPL Finals are next up
July 14-18, 2016 | Aurora, CO

NEFC, LVU and PDA South win their group
The Wildcard is hard to call as 6 points will probably be what the team has but the goal differential is hard to call.
IfI had to guess I will gowith my sleeper pick from NY Massapequa or LoneStars.

I really don't see anyone standing in the way of NEFC defending their title before they move to ECNL next season.
They beat PDA South at the PDA event 4-1 and also beat LVU at the same tournament 4-0. The altitude might play a role but that will play a part in everyones game no team can use that as an excuse.

Anonymous said...

Massapequa got lucky, they are no shot, they won’t win a game, their flights will get delayed, their hotel rooms will be given away, their cars will brake-down, they will get lost going to the fields, they will get drunk and fall down, they will use their LI accents to amuse the Colorado faithful, and finally, they will probably have a great time, good luck you bastards....

Anonymous said...

9:06 - that was funny!

Noo Yawk ....

Anonymous said...

Supposedly next batch of GDA clubs being announced today. Predictions?

Anonymous said...

Yes, Go NYSC!

Anonymous said...

World Class

Nobody else local

Anonymous said...

World Class sucks, terrible coaching, crooked CEO, no integrity, but otherwise great!

Anonymous said...

thanks MF DOC

when you point the finger, remember 4 are pointing right back at you

Anonymous said...

12:16 if that was MF they would have bragged about being GDA.
Where is my boy that thought this would be different than the ECNL?

Boca United (Boca Raton, Fla.)
FC Stars (Acton, Mass.)
San Juan Soccer Club (Rancho Cordova, Calif.)
Charlotte Soccer Academy (Matthews, N.C.)
FC Virginia (Chantilly, Va.)
Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Faribault, Minn.)
Clay County Soccer Club (Fleming Island, Fla.)
IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Sting Soccer Club (Addison, Texas)
Dallas Texans (Plano, Texas)
Jacksonville Armada Youth Academy (JFC) (Jacksonville, Fla.)
TSC Hurricane (Tulsa, Okla.)
LA Galaxy San Diego (San Diego, Calif.)
Davis Legacy (Davis, Calif.)
LA Premier FC (La Canada, Calif.)
Virginia Development Academy (Woodbridge, Va.)
Eagles SC (Camarillo, Calif.)
Legends FC (Chino, Calif.)
West Florida Flames (Brandon, Fla.)
East Meadow SC (East Meadow, N.Y.)
Lonestar Soccer Club (Austin, Texas)
Weston FC (Weston, Fla.)
Eastside FC (Preston, Wash.)
Match Fit Academy (Morris Plains, N.J.)
World Class FC (Orangeburg, N.Y.)
Eclipse Select (Oak Brook, Ill.)
Midwest United FC (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Washington Spirit-Maryland (Boyds, MD.)

Anonymous said...

Our region1 GDA as of today.
53 clubs to date.

1. Boston Breakers (Watertown, Mass.)
2. FC Stars (Acton, Mass.)
3. East Meadow SC (East Meadow, N.Y.)
4. World Class FC (Orangeburg, N.Y.)
5. Sky Blue FC-PDA (Bernardsville, N.J.)
6. Match Fit Academy (Morris Plains, N.J.)

7. Penn Fusion SA (Westtown, Pa.)
8. Washington Spirit (Boyds, Md.)
9. Washington Spirit-Maryland (Boyds, MD.)
10. FC Virginia (Chantilly, Va.)
11. Virginia Development Academy (Woodbridge, Va.)

Anonymous said...

They also said -The 28 clubs will join the Girls’ Development Academy along with the initial group of 25 clubs that were announced on June 30 with more announcements taking place in the near future

Anonymous said...

Non-ECNL/NWSL/MLS GDA teams out of 53
1. Beach FC (Torrance, Calif.)
2. Lamorinda (Moraga, Calif.)
3. Davis Legacy (Davis, Calif.)
4. LA Premier FC (La Canada, Calif.)
5. Legends FC (Chino, Calif.)
----------------------------
6. Clay County Soccer Club (Fleming Island, Fla.)
7. IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
8. Weston FC (Weston, Fla.)
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9. Eastside FC (Preston, Wash.)
10. Cincinnati Development Academy (Cincinnati, Ohio)
11. Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Faribault, Minn.)
12. Midwest United FC (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
13. Charlotte Soccer Academy (Matthews, N.C.)
14. Virginia Development Academy (Woodbridge, Va.)

Anonymous said...

Surprising Match Fit.

Anonymous said...

Well done......

Myabe they have a field leasing agreement in place

Anonymous said...

The 1st Washington Spirit DA was Washington Spirit VA. It will be run by a collection of 4 clubs: Arlington, BRYC, Loudoun Soccer, and SYA. Today's Washington Spirit DA will be based in Maryland.

Anonymous said...

MF was surprising because they said they didn't want to be part of the DA. Not surprising they would get one.

Anonymous said...

Maybe all the girls who left MF will now want to come back?

Anonymous said...

Previously PDA and Match Fit were the class on NJ before these announcements. Now they both have really separated themselves by a very wide margin.

It's not even close.

Anonymous said...

You expect an argument?

Anonymous said...

And they aren't done yet. More coming folks.... Wiping out ECNL as we know it.

Anonymous said...

4:19 No, but feel free. People like to argue here.

Anonymous said...

MF gave up their boys DA. I don't know why they want girls DA.

Anonymous said...

4 06, no as long ecnl Director and doc is there, then there will be no training of any sort

Anonymous said...

5:36 My daughter's best training in her short lifetime has come from the DOC, and ECNL director from MF... after those two coaches the drop off is immense.

You can hate all yo want, but those guys are as good as it gets.

Anonymous said...

5:11 girls soccer is a cash cow. ECNL tested the waters with the big rosters and found parents will pay. ECNL made nice with GDA no one wants to pass on all that money and now they have the USSF backing them cha ching.

There will be some other other clubs asked to the party - as so many have said previously nothing will change we will just call it something else and i am curious what the tuition will be? 3,500 per player?

GDA top of the pyramid for 02/01 girls in year one. I hope no bridges were burned.

ECNL & USYSA NL = level 2

NPL & USYSA ERL and other regional leagues = level 3

EDP, CCL & NEP plus others = level 4

Anonymous said...

Let’s talk about pending HS season, ugh. Our varsity team is participating in a summer-type of league, its laid-back, but it is a pretty good barometer of what can be expected, ugh again. At first, I though I was over-thinking this, and seeing things that were not there, sadly they were real. The perfect vindication for this was my humble wife’s reaction to watching a game recently, bascially she wondering what sport they were playing, uber-ugh.

Anonymous said...

Sorry bro, but ECNL is above USYNL, again I am truly sorry, don't blame the messenger.

Anonymous said...

East meadow is now SUSA FC Academy.

You are so right, I'm sure those players on those teams could do better than play in NC 45 mins from CASL, Disney & Jefferson for showcases and their own national championships plus other showcase events and league games. I agree 100%

Anonymous said...

5 40. As Cris Carter would say. Come on Man

Anonymous said...

Sorry, ISA is now SUSA not EM, come on man....

Anonymous said...

6:59 - not in the loop?

http://home.gotsoccer.com/rankings/team_prev.aspx?teamid=263223

Anonymous said...

So does that make SUSA FC Academy a GDA

SUSA, ISA and EM - should be a strong team no?

Anonymous said...

Come on.... Where are all the July 1 and July 2 posters saying there's no way MF gets a DA.... Hello? You there?

Anonymous said...

Just watched BRYC and SSSE play sorry but actually a little faster pace than the MF vs MI game was a little surprised to see that type of game after reading this board - yes some long balls but both teams tried to play and connect passes also. With both these teams in the NL I would say the quality is right there.

I agree 7:48 where is all those that smack talked this team, I hope they didn't burn bridges. This just means they will get lots of interest come next season. PDA can only take what 12 per age group. let's see if there will be some additional comp from other clubs. I can see NJ having at least 4

Anonymous said...

7:48 I never thought MF would get it. well I was wrong. Who will be the first club to lose this status?

Anonymous said...

6:59- I'm not sure but I think only the hotshotz team from east meadow is now Susa- the whole east meadow club did not merge with Susa- the best as club merged with Susa. That hotshotz team has been together with that same coach forever and didn't want to separate by birth year

Anonymous said...

So you're telling me the Hotshotz parents gave up ECNL to join SUSA, so that they can stay together as a team, are you for real?

Anonymous said...

Sorry, I got autocorrected. I meant to say above that as far as I know only ISA And SUSA merged. Not east meadow.

Anonymous said...

10:23. I don't know for sure. But ECNL is not as highly respected on Long Island as it is in NJ. Also Many of these girls are already identified and don't need the "help" of the ECNL.

Anonymous said...

MFA has very close ties to the national teams. They were vocal about the ECNL, but that was emotion. Had heard some other rumors, but we'll see about those.

Anonymous said...

10:32 do not follow your post

Anonymous said...

Here is what I mean. Over the last 5-6 years for the size of the club they have put as many kids on national teams as anyone. They recently hired a national team staffer as a coach. The ECNL they are very passionate about and had said they were riding that horse. Something obviously changed their minds. Which is fine. Good luck to them. As far as rumors, there are always good ones in this business.

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