Manalapan GPS (Global Premier Soccer) 2004 Girls have tryouts;4/27, 7.30-9pm, Field A Zone 25/4, 7.30-9pm, Field A Zone 4 93 Freehold Road Manalapan, NJ 07726
@8:19 is this the current Manalapan Sting team?
What happened with Cedar Stars/TSF Cup game? It's says the game was halted by ref with 15 minutes left in game and must be replayed in its entirety. Weather? Was there any score when it was stopped?
6:49 The score was 0-0 when the game was stopped due to poor field conditions. Wouldn't the teams go to OT and then penalties? Where is the rule that allows the game to be replayed in it's entirety.
Poor field conditions? So the field was fine the first 50 minutes of the game and now its not? What a joke. Go to PK's and be done with it.
8:18That was the correct thing to do if it happened that way. You can't go directly to pks if the full game isn't played. If he deemed the field unplayable, it was correct to call a replay. It sucks they couldn't look at the forecast and see they weren't going to get the game in.
Daughters friend plays for Cedar Stars, said the ball was stopping in puddles on the turf, rained all day.
9:48The game was on turf? not grass? That changes everything. If the game was on turf and play was started, it shouldn't have been stopped unless there was lightening.
If the referee deems the field unsafe they will call the game. If the turf was holding water as the one poster mentioned, the ref will call the game regardless of the score or whether its turf or grass. Safety first.
There's no logic from the ref then. So a wet slippery field in normal rain is safe but small puddles that actually slow the game down is unsafe? Why do teams play in the snow then? No logic at all in stopping that game - unless the home team was worried about losing in pks to an inferior team and hounded the ref to stop it.
8:18 No one who was there would question the referee's decision to stop the game. They might question why the game was played or was not stopped at half time. There is a specific rule on the NJ State Cup website (F.1) "Games terminated after the first half is completed will be considered a finished game and the score will stand." There is another rule that says when games finish in a tie you go to OT and then penalty kicks. That would make sense here since the game was about over and the teams would just be finishing things as if the game had continued, seems fair to both teams and practical since they only have 4 days to get a result. Is there some other rule that allows the game to be replayed.
The home team hounded the ref? That is what your sad paranoid ass is suggesting? You are a complete toolbag. Paranoid much.
Awwwww, the little simple minded Cedar Stars parents got their little feelings hurt.
Not a Stars parent, just tired of seeing ridiculous posts based on no evidence made by anonymous adults, who are so caught up in their daughters U13 soccer team, that they feel the need to constantly rip everyteam to make themselves feel better about their daughters obvious lack of success.
settle down skippy and get a grip
Anyone who still uses the name Skippy, I obviously a douchebag
Okay chief, we hear you. Go back to mommies basement now.
Now you go with chief? What year do you live in? Go back to rec soccer where your kid was a star and you were happy.
Ouch, the old tired "rec" comment. What year are you from? My daughter plays ECNL and is probably going DA next year. Got it spanky?
What happened with the PDA/STA State Cup game? Score is posted as 0-0 with no winner.
It says pda won in shootout u have to click on the game when it's a tie.
It says penalty kicks to be taken.
Spanky? Your douche level keeps rising. If you daughter were as good as you say she is, you wouldn't feel the need to rip other teams on a message board. You are a sad human being.
Ok junior, what brings you here then? You sound like white trash with your constant references to "douche". Pathetic
it said PDA won 5-3 in pks the other day. wonder what happened? between this game and the cedar stars game, what the heck is going on with this tournament?
Junior? I feel like I am watching a Dice Clay special from 1991. I certainly don't come here to rip 12 year old girls. Sometimes people post scores here before they are posted elsewhere. Sometimes you can read about someone's experience with clubs. Why do you come here? Seems like you just want to bash clubs, brag about your child and act like some kind of blog tough guy. Do me a favor, let me know where your kid plays so I can avoid being associated with someone like you.
Hickory dickory dock...oh, never mind sizzle chest.
Did liverpool fade away?
Lots of talent at Liverpool.
From where? I heard it's just a high cost rec program that didn't even get enough girls in our age group to field a team. I heard a few girls paid to commit and he said no team but kept deposit anyway. Sounds like a real jerk.
Sounds like a Barry move. I have dealt with him first hand. I would stay far away from anything he is involved in. I am not saying that to start crap just informing people before they get screwed. Soccer is already drama but I don't agree with adults trying to get over on parents and kids over this game.
Who cares about all these Jersey teams, PA soccer is better!
PA has one good team penn fusion
Not for long . A lot of PF kids are leaving to go to CFC and now with PAC getting a DA PF will not be getting all those Harrisburg, Lancaster kids etc that they recruit . Also people are getting sick of the Tino bullshit at PF .
It should be an interesting night at USTC with PF DA and CFC ECNL tryouts happening at the same time and place!
Philly soccer has the best PA team at this age.
Meh...yet to be impressed with any team from Philly.
I 2nd the Liverpool situation and his current IG situation. He has a habit of BS-ing parents. He will offer things on paper, families pay, he takes things away then doesn't inform families and doesn't offer a refund on what he took away. Comes up with all sorts of excuses for doing it when a few parents do figure it out. He should be ashamed of himself. The fact he is doing this to a handful of kids on the team that are really good, sucks even more. He doesn't deserve anyone's kids to train or coach. Funny thing is he's so worried about people talking negative about him ahaha, I wonder why! People have the right to know what he's doing. STAY AWAY!
2:19 I'm really shocked and sorry to hear that about Barry. My daughter trained with Barry when she was younger and he was great .Hearing he is acting like that is very disappointing .Did the parents ask for a refund and were refused ?
It's my understanding someone asked for a refund and he claimed prices increased that was his excuse. He may get over on families that don't know any better but a few parents are holding on to their last payment. It comes down to the ole mighty dollar anymore if you have ever read all the crap on the u14 blog. And if he ever reads this I hope he sits back and thinks about the non sense he is causing himself and others and it is true what people are saying so he can't cry or feel attacked. The truth is the truth and facts are facts. No one is dragging his "good" name through the mud but him. He also needs to stop talking about money issues with the kids.
3:25 Sounds like he's also not a very good business man .Like I said, my daughter trained with him when she was younger . At that time he was working for a club as their coach . He was well liked as a coach but of course wasn't handling money and running it at as a business at the time . I hope the parents get their money back. I
When does PDA DA offers go out?
Many are out. Many more to come...
Anyone trying Cedar Stars DA? How was the turnout for session 1?
So now STA is listed as the winner in their game with PDA? What the heck is going on with this tournament?
10:01 STA appealed because of a ref mistake in the initial pk's and the pk's were redone yesterday.
Blown ref call on PK's last week. Teams had to reshoot PK's last night. STA advances 4-3 result.
That sounds like bs. So PDA won, the ref made a mistake and they made them re-take the whole shootout? Sounds like NJ Cup shenanigans at it's finest. Wouldn't expect any different with the guy who runs it. Don't refs make "mistakes" in every game?
So the ref tried to help PDA and got caught. The only surprising part is that they actually corrected things.
"So the ref tried to help PDA and got caught"You must be a special kind of stupid.
If part of the game had to be replayed due to a referee mistake that favored PDA, that statement is true.
How did the ref supposedly try to help PDA?
Straight from The NJ Cup website - pay close attention to #2:F. MISC. REGULATIONS 1. Inclement weather - In case of severe weather that begins after the start of play, Cup officials in consultation with referees may reduce the length, postpone, conclude, reschedule, relocate or cancel any game. Games terminated after the first half is completed will be considered a finished game and the score will stand. Games terminated during the first half will be considered a 1-1 tie regardless of the current score. 2. Protests - There are no protests. Cup officials reserve the right to decide all matters pertaining to the Cup and Cup rules and regulations. The judgment of the Cup Director is final.
He attempted to give them a victory they didn't earn.
Tryouts are almost complete. Lets do a survey!Has it been a good tryout season? Thumbs up = my daughter is happy with team invite and committed! Hmm = Have yet to decide, but pleased with options!Thumbs down = daughter got cut, not happy with options, or team is falling apart.
What was the mistake?
9:40 you can't be that ignorant can you?If the ref made a bad call during the first half that benefited STA and PDA protested because it was unfair to them, should the game be replayed as well? It's a never ending circle. It sucks but wrong decisions are made by refs all the time, by not accepting defeat, you just taught your little Suzy a terrible lesson - that if she complains hard enough, she'll get her way. Great job mommy/daddy!
I give it a one thumb up! Didn't make her first choice but very excited to join her second choice!
STA - PDA game was not a judgement call by the ref - that was appealed - it was black and white missed rule call. PK rules state they are FIFA rules, and the ref disallowed a goal without a retake not because of unsportmanship. Blatant rule call blown. That is why they were retaken.
Thanks for chiming in Bob - You continue to show how much of a joke you are.Refs make errors all the time.
The referee made a clear error in my game; can we replay the game . . . it's a slippery slope. At the end of the day SDFC and CSA are the best two teams by a wide margin.
PDA/STA - the girls moved on already. Parents should do same.
should of moved on after the initial result...
And you should move on now
I'll decide when to do that
It's U13 soccer, get over it already, it's pathetic.
CSA a best team by a wide margin, lol, thats funny! What lemonade are they giving you to drink at CSA. VERY VERY FUNNY!
6:22 you have an axe to grind - or don't know soccer.
Semifinal results from cup?
Wash vs tbaa in final
Congrats to them, how about the top flight?
Yellow vs stallions
what was score?
6-1 yellow and 1-0 stallions
Wrong. 4-1 SDFC and I believe it was 2-1 Stallions
Anyone know the score of the final?
Stallions lost?Ahhhh.... too bad....
Stallions were off their game on Sunday. Usually give SDFC a better fight and only lose by 1.
9:34 - Maybe yellow raised their game this spring. They had three lopsided wins.
At least there weren't any protests. Ooops, sorry I meant "appeals"
11:27-They beat up some bad teams. Congrats.
Out of curiosity, if all those teams were bad, which teams are good? The Pda teams that are too chicken crap to play in the cup for fear that they might actually lose a game in the state like Barcelona did? Are there any other good teams in the state?
Curious what everyone is thinking about DA at this age (2004)? CSA vs NYCSC vs PDA, the whole concept in general.
CSA??? Come on! DA will take time and doesn't mean a thing at this age? But PDA will be the power house on the girls side. They always have been and between DA and ECNL they have it all. CSA doesn't even have a successful girls program and is hoping to bring together decent teams from tryouts??? PDA doesn't even have to look outside their own program to build these teams and eventually the best players will end up at PDA. How does anyone think CSA will be successful on the Girls DA side when they have never been proven successful on the boys side. Red Bulls for the boys and PDA for the girls. Always has been always will be!!!! Their programs are run the right way with great coaching that stick around for the long hall! Don't waste your time or money at CSA. Other local programs will get you further then CSA!
The boys want nycfc if they can get it. Always is not a useful word to use about anything youth soccer related unless you mean always changing.
GDA needs to maintain a level of super selectivity to achieve the objective of developing world class players. Tryouts for GDA should be invite only, the number of GDA programs kept to a minimum, and players should be able to billet so they can live and go to school near the facility.
Nycfc made a smart move by deciding to run a GDA. Lots of families have boys and girls involved in the sport and appreciate nycfc's involvement in the girl's game.
A soccer boarding school would exclude even more talent from the game. Who can afford that?
A billet system is different from boarding school. US Soccer or the club pays a family to house the player. That would add players to the program.
Still.sounds like adding costs of reducing costs.
Meant sounds like adding costs and not reducing costs.
You do realize by having the mindset that PDA is the only game in town is exactly the narrative that PDA wants out there.
There is so much soccer in New Jersey. I'm just stating fact since I have been around all levels of New Jersey soccer for 30 years. And no I do not have a player at PDA! No comment on the boys Red Bulls? Like I said its just facts! Many players from all levels of NJ soccer have been successful. I'm just sick of listening to not knowledgeable people on this blog trying to convince themselves and everyone else that their daughters are the best because they make "CSA" and most likely played politics to make that happen. You deal with the devil you will get burnt. If your daughter is that talented and that committed to the game of soccer she can play wherever makes her happy now and by the age of 16 an organization like PDA will add her if she is that talented. Just make sure you have a great trainer wherever you are and stop wasting your money and burning your daughter out at a young age!
Sorry PDA, for players on a budget...the tuition free age groups at the csgda are pretty irrisitable.
Someone else drinking funny lemonade that Cedar Stars is giving out!!!!!!
So you would rather have your daughter be the 18 th player on PDA DA and pay for her to not play in games over going to CSA DA, having them cover it and her playing meaningful minutes in games?
Is that a trick question?
2:49 - The conversation on this blog was about GDA which is supposed to be about finding and developing super elite soccer players throughout the U.S. PDA is the only club in NJ that has super elite girls teams at every age group and does so year after year. My daughter does not play at PDA but anytime they've beaten a PDA team it has meant something. It remains to be seen whether CSA will ever challenge PDA. CSA has no proven track record for developing super elite talent and bought their way in to GDA. It will be 10 years before we know whether CSA can deliver at the super elite level or is just a big club with a lot of very good teams. I am not going to knock them for trying.
PDA does a great job for affluent talent. Does a whole lot of nothing for lower income talent. You don't need to respond about all the scholarships available.
Only thing CSA has going for it is Tab Ramos investment. No TR, No DA. CAA hasn't done squat at this age group ever. I'm a town parent and even I know that.
Agreed, Soccer, like most elite sports in the US, has a pay to play model. Finances is an area where CSA has an advantage but only because a wealthy club owner is covering the costs. US Soccer is not doing nearly enough to address the costs of youth soccer.
If you live near Toms River or south of that, CSA is a decent option. It is better than the Wildcats and the money grab knows as PDA Shore.
@ May 12 1:45 pm--what do you mean that they made a smart move by adding GDA at NYCFC? Wondering if this is a worthwhile option for girls or just an extension of WCFC.
Meant they can maybe sell more tickets and merchandise and attract advertising. Here families choose between two mls club to support. One runs a GDA.
This entire thread makes me so incredibly happy that my classy, athletic daughter plays rugby. What a bunch of crazies ya'll are...
1107. Then why are you on a soccer board? My kid plays soccer-can you direct me to a rugby group?
His daughter plays soccer- but the way his daughters Pda parents are- it's like a rugby team.
Rugby parent is on this page because it's the most entertaining site on the 'net.
Just curious, where do 12 year old girls play rugby in NJ. Although its more likely that 11:07 is from West Virginia.
http://www.rugbynewjersey.com/pages/spring15s2015hsgirlsprogression from soccer for an athlete, otherwise you can stick with soccer or lacrosse.
Does anyone know how girls PDA took for their DA team?
Wow, SJEB got crushed by SDFC
SDFC beat them in the fall too. Not as bad though. What happened in that game for SJEB to loose 1-6?!
It's called soccer sometimes teams have a bad game and you play a team that has a great game.
or not....Sometimes a team is just better
Played both SJEB and SDFC teams this spring season and although SJEB team is very good I think SDFC is at another level. They will easily win the EDP league.
I have seen both SDFC and PDA Lyon play this year and SDFC moves the ball better and looks more organized. PDA has the better athletes and deeper bench.
Don't forget to register for the Liverpool FC summer soccer camp !
CSA is a Money grab. The Mens devision does not have one competitive team. The women's teams are not looking very good. I asked as many parents at the second tryouts who the coaches were going to be. Not one knew. Not ONE. I will not just blindly give my daughters development or my money to a club that can't even tell you who their coaches are going to be. I looked on their web page, no coach has been with the club for more than 10 months. Says something when you can't keep your coaches. PDA, PDA south, SJEB and even NJX are better clubs. Its your money and kid!
So a billionaire is spending millions on a state of the art facility, to make a few thousand dollars? Your logic is flawed.
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