Wednesday, October 11, 2017

U14 Girls Youth Soccer

This is a time when players develop a true love for the game and the focus is a little more intense, on the field and on the sidelines...

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Anonymous said...

PDA ECNL 3 - MF 0

Anonymous said...

It was 1:0 for PDA. MF playing well.

Anonymous said...

Predictions for the weekend?

Anonymous said...

We win state cup in spring. There are multiple byes in our fall cup and not only did we not get one, we play a team that is really strong in first round and that we just played a rough game with this past weekend. Cup personnel messed up with this draw. Good luck to the field in all brackets.

Anonymous said...

What?

Anonymous said...

They only team that deserves a bye if SDFC cause they won last year. What did you want a easy game so u can say u advance to the next round. Have to win to play stop crying and play soccer.

Anonymous said...

FC Bucks 2 PDA 0. Bet they beat MF too.

Anonymous said...

How did SDFC lose to Holmdel?

Anonymous said...

Holmdel scored more goals pretty simple. It's soccer any team can loose on any day.

Anonymous said...

Congrats to Holmdel! Maybe Holmdel could handle to hot temp better.

Anonymous said...

@5:33, you are an idiot on very level.

Anonymous said...

interesting that pda is no longer the dominating force at this age group with a split. lets see what happens at older age groups. will they qualify for the showcases?

Anonymous said...

5:33 - Not True. Just one more goal.

Dont they meet in the state cup in 2 weeks again?

Anonymous said...

@1:47 - PDA continues to be dominant in this age group. Just look at the u14 PDA DA results. They beat a great Cedar Stars Academy team 4-1 over the weekend suffering their first goal and killing the competition in the other 4 games. They are one of the tops teams in the region.

Anonymous said...

Looks like PDA girls won all 4 DA games against Cedar Stars by a combined 18-1 score. PDA Shore also went 2-0 against Cedar Stars today by a combined 8-1 score.

Anonymous said...

How did that PDA team do last year? Crickets

Let the season play out before you anoint them "one of the top teams in the region"

Anonymous said...

7:44 i was talking about the ECNL team, it seems that the gda team will be tested by PF soon

Anonymous said...

@9:56: Understoo, I thought you were referring in general to PDA @U14 level. In my opinion I still think they are dominant at this age group. As for the ECNL team, they are basically a new team as 80% of the players moved up to the new PDA DA Team. But yes, they seem to be struggling at the moment. But keep in mind that some Teams such as Matchfit and other ECNL Teams do not have a DA Team therefore I assume not much change to their roster from previous seasons.

Anonymous said...

If you watched the PDA - CSA game you would have seen that PDA didn't dominate, the play was even, PDA just converted on their opportunities. Game was much closer than 4-1.

Anonymous said...


@2:01 - Did watch the CSA vs PDA game and what an entertaining game it was from 2 great teams. CSA no doubt looked great in the first 20-25 minutes but PDA slowly took over the game. Yes CSA could’ve scored a couple more goals and unfortunate not to do so but so could PDA. In no way I would say this was an easy game (far from it) but I think the score is properly reflecting what happened on the field. Both Teams were unbeaten until this game and it’s great to see Jersey soccer doing so well. These 2 teams will bring lots of exciting games in the future. I for one can’t wait until the next one.

Anonymous said...

Anyone has a link to the video from those PDA games?

Anonymous said...

What happened to CSA this weekend.

Anonymous said...

Let me guess, game was one sided and dominated by CSA, should have been 15 to 0.

Anonymous said...

Close games by CSA

Anonymous said...

Can someone post a link to the NPL schedule?

Anonymous said...

NPL schedule
http://nplnortheastgirls.demosphere.com/schedules/2017-2018/89018151.html

Anonymous said...

Any good state cup games this weekend? I know the sdfc game will be a good one, but what about the lower tiers?

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Anonymous said...

Penn Fushion DA - 3, PDA DA - 0.

Anonymous said...

2-0

Anonymous said...

Who cares about Pda dA this is a Pda parent as your game report isn’t even up yet .Just quit.

Anonymous said...

Why would a pda parent brag about losing you idiot. And how do you know if the game report isn't up if you don't care?
I care, what happened pda?

Anonymous said...

12:14 what was that all about? What exciting team do you care about?

Anonymous said...

A bit surprising but Holmdel beats SDFC again and knocking them out of the State Cup. Congrats to Holmdel!

Anonymous said...

Any results from the other state Cup games? Harrison vs STA? SJEB Rush vs Medford? PDA vs Princeton?

Anonymous said...

PDA and SJEB are through but no result is posted for STA vs Harrison.
http://www.njyouthsoccer.com/sam/standings/regevent/index.php?containerId=NDQ2MDQ4MA==

Anonymous said...

did sdfc decide to play 2 games in 1 day again?

Anonymous said...

To all my Average Gamers a message to you all before your games this weekend. Remember it’s all about you. Play selfish. Don’t pass. See how many teammates and parents on your own team you can anger. Don’t forget to keep dribbling with your head down. It doesn’t matter if you win or lose it’s how many step overs and nutmegs you can do in the game. Make sure you are the player that no when else wants to play with. #smokeandmirrors

Anonymous said...

Seems someone is obsessed with average game. Move on man, its embarrassing.

Anonymous said...

OP needs to delete 4:25 post.

Disgusting behavior unbecoming of an adult.

Anonymous said...

Holmdel lost 5-0 to sjeb rush in league play maybe rematch in state cup will be better

Anonymous said...

Just last month Holmdel beat SDFC. interesting!

Anonymous said...

Word is that SDFC lost some top tier players to WC. That would explain some recent results.

Anonymous said...

SDFC and SJEB Rush play this weekend..should be a good game.

Anonymous said...

Did anyone see any of the cup games today? Anyone know who won the Westfield game?

Anonymous said...

SJEB 3-1 over SDFC on Saturday

Anonymous said...

PDA DA lost again

Anonymous said...

Did anyone see the SJEB vs SDFC game?

Anonymous said...

There are other teams in this state besides pda, sdfc, and sjeb. Has this group felt the need to stop talking about them because of the constant being talked down to? We should really be supporting all our girls and teams, not just the so called elite who got most of their players from other teams. Currently there are state cups going on- we should congratulate the teams moving on in them.

Anonymous said...

There is also holmdel

Anonymous said...

Holmdel vs SJEB in State Cup semi final....rematch.

Anonymous said...

Snore.

Anonymous said...

@3:54 Which team would you like to discuss?

Anonymous said...

Other semi final is Morris STA vs PDA Shore. I think winner of this game wins it all.

Anonymous said...

I would have to say sjeb rush team wins it all. Considering they already beat both those teams this year

Anonymous said...

Didn’t pda shore suck last season? Whose players did they take?

Anonymous said...

PDA Shore picked up 3 girls who played up on the Shore '03 team last year as well as another girl who was playing in Zaraphath. All 4 kids have been with PDA Shore since U10 or U11...so I guess PDA does develop some players?

Anonymous said...

CSA beat PDA 2-1.

Anonymous said...

Great presidents cup final today. Wall goalie was awesome with probably 20 saves and 5 really great ones. Game finished 0-0 and bordentown won on pks. Congratulations to the bordentown girls.

Anonymous said...

CSA coaching is good. Much improved performance, let’s see how the other teams perform.

Anonymous said...

SJEB Rush 3 - pda 1

Anonymous said...

With SJEB getting GDA next season, PDA will have to improve its training. Maybe even stick to GDA guidelines.

Anonymous said...

SJEB is getting DA ????????

Anonymous said...

Stop with the ridiculous rumors...SJEB is not getting the GDA. Maybe they shoot for ECNL. Even that is a reach. PDA will not allow another South Jersey club to have DA or ECNL.

Anonymous said...

7:52

PDA parent a little butt hurt? Don't be bitter because you have no teams to compete with the top SJEB teams. The talent in SJ has realized that PDA South is nothing more than a money grabbing 2nd level club at best.

Anonymous said...

The state cup game??? They played PDA shore not PDA south.

I hope 9:20 isn’t a SJEB parent. That is an obnoxious statement.

If it was... SJEB parents should be careful what they wish for. If they get GDA, their bottom 5 will be replaced. That team has a few strong talented skilled players that carry the weight. You can tell some have put in a lot of hours on their own perfected their skill. Some of the players seem to be on borrowed time.

Congrates to them and good luck at regional stage of competition!

Anonymous said...

Their is no way SJEB/Rush is getting GDA status. Would be cool to see that 2004 team though. Team would be deadly. Its no secret who the best 04's are in SJ in every position.

Anonymous said...

PDA v CSA U14GDA game was live streamed. Looked like CSA dominated the game even though the ref was giving PDA every chance to win. Both DA teams would crush SJEB by at least 6 goals. It wouldn't be close.

Anonymous said...

"Both DA teams would crush......" Both teams would crush an EDP team?? Gosh I hope so!!! I would want my money back from the academy if they lost. LOL

Anonymous said...

I don’t think they would crush them.

South Jersey should have their own GDA. There is enough talent and population to create a competitive team.

Any one highschool in Jersey acquiring a handful of high key freshman next year?

Anonymous said...

Let us be realistic. PDA is still a very good team, probably tops in NJ. CSA seems to be on the way up. SJEB could put together a very good DA team, they would pull from PDA South.

Anonymous said...

I would take the word “very” out of the above statement.

Anonymous said...

@3:43. If you are impressed with SJEB, please list your top 5 teams in NJ for this age group.

Anonymous said...

The comment was in reference to PDA DA being a “very” good team. I’m not shaking pom poms for SJEB.

Anonymous said...

Top 5 in no specific order

1. PDA DA
2. Sjeb rush
3. Cedar stars da
4. Sdfc
5. Maybe match fit ecnl .. or pda shore

This is from teams I have seen play I may have missed a team.

Anonymous said...

@847 so sjeb wouldn't be in your top 5. Just a question. And what would your top 5 be

Anonymous said...

What about NJ Stallions?

Anonymous said...

1. PDA DA and Cedar Stars
3. SDFC
4. PDA South
5. SJEB

Anonymous said...

Is there any plan for ECNL and NPL to consolidate? The level of play of for these teams is fairly similar, particularly this year with the introduction of GDA.

Anonymous said...

PDA is the best girls program in the State of NJ! I do not have a player at PDA but have been involved with NJ Youth soccer for 30 years. This U14 PDA DA team has a National Player from NJ on the team. Parents on this forum are full of jealousy. PDA does not need to win games to prove how good they are. Anyone who knows the game of soccer can see that CSA did not control the play against PDA. PDA controls the ball with every touch. They do not play defensive and just clear the ball. Get a grip everyone! No girls programs in NJ will ever take the place of PDA as the top girls program! Just like on the boys side. Red Bulls with always be the top boys program in NJ!

Anonymous said...

11:50 I doubt you watched the game.

Anonymous said...

Claiming that no one will ever pass PDA is a ridiculous statement. You have no clue what the future holds. They may be tops now, but that doesn’t guarantee future success. They have 3 loses in this DA season which isn’t even 3 months old.

Anonymous said...

There was a girl that started for PDA that left CSA because she couldn’t crack the starting lineup.

Anonymous said...

PDA south they are not that good. They don't even play top bracket at tourments. I would put stallions,pda shore, sat all ahead of them

Anonymous said...

PDA shore struggled last year. PDA south barely gets an opportunity to play top Jersey teams. South is stuck in NE NPL. They’d have better competition in EDP.

@3:18 soccer is subjective. Maybe the player didn’t connect well with the coach. Or her style of play wasn’t the right fit.

Anonymous said...

Yeah last year key word. All new team shore is this year

Anonymous said...

Teams are all weak.

Anonymous said...

the teams around here are weak compared to some top teams on the west coast.

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

NJ Stallions are in the middle of the pack in NPL for fall.

Anonymous said...

Penn Fusion is at the top of the pack for just about all the age groups.

Anonymous said...

Moving on to East PA - Top 5 teams?

Anonymous said...

Penn Fushion has very good teams and very shitty parents.

Anonymous said...

PA East

Penn Fusion
Philly Soccer
That's about it, maybe PA Classics very distant third

Anonymous said...

@1150 - There are no national team players from pda at this age group. Look to Boston for that player. The 2002 goalie is only one right now from pda that I'm aware of. The most recent us training invite for 2003 players to take place in PA, (nj / pa 2003 combine)included three 2004 players. Two of them from penn fusion and one from pda. I believe your mention above was not invited to this camp. Cedar stars and penn fusion are best at this age group.

Anonymous said...

8:39 There is a player listed on the site.

https://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2017/09/05/19/03/20170905-news-u15gnt-u14gnt-will-hold-concurrent-camp-at-us-soccer-ntc

I believe the word on the street is that she is injured over the last few games.

Anonymous said...

@everyone, there is no best team at this age group that’s why you see so much player movement at this age. Right now it comes down to coaching. Who is able to get their team to play the best, consistent soccer possible. I bet there are well coached ECNL teams that can compete with any of these DA teams. Arguing who’s best is like arguing politics. It’s all subjective.

Anonymous said...

I wouldn’t bet on it

Anonymous said...

PDA does have a player that was invited to national team camp in California last month and yes she is currently injured. And they lost again today to Penn Fushion.

Anonymous said...

Yes, but there was a new invite to a 2003 USTC in Pa and two 2004 girls from penn fusion and one from Pda invited. And not the same name listed in September camp. This tells me things change every month and just because you get an invite, doesn't mean you get another. I was just responding about Pda dominance. From what I'm seeing, csa and pf is stronger at this age group. Today was more proof and the scouts are seeing this on the da.

Anonymous said...

Too funny! I guess players cant be injured...lol... Wouldn't you love to say you have a national player on your team! Look at every academy age bracket and PDA is at the top while CSA is at the bottom except U14 and don't forget CSA hasn't played Penn Fusion yet! Fact! PDA has a professional team attached to the program and Red Bulls has a professional team attached to their program. You can't bye that everyone! It will never change. PDA is the place to be on the girls side and Red Bulls on the boys. Its not about the wins. In every sport the best team doesn't always win!

Anonymous said...

3:48 you are fishing for info here? why dont you post the invite list and i will explain everything. where does the 2004 girl play?

Anonymous said...

Rain date is this coming week and same location.
It's a 2003 event with a few 2004.

Anonymous said...

Why discuss 2003 events on a 2004 forum?

Anonymous said...

Looks like you hit a PDA nerve...

Anonymous said...

Looks like NJ teams in the top bracket at bethesda were slightly outplayed.

Anonymous said...

I live when PDA loses and some clown comes on here saying it’s not about the wins and then when PDA wins, that same clown comes on here yapping about how good PDA is and no one can beat them. PDA is good, but they are no longer the only game in town. 2 months into the inaugural DA season and the panic is already setting in.

Anonymous said...

you and the other two are the same type of clown. nothing to do with soccer.

Anonymous said...

Right......

Anonymous said...

With the DA, before we know it - 2003/04 girls will be playing together. Actually, looks like they already are if above comments are true.

Anonymous said...

7:48 It's an interesting comment about the birth years combining. 2004 is good for another year at the single age group, but I know there are a lot of questions for the 2003 team heading into a dual age group year next season. There are always rumors that the girls will move to all single age group bands next season, but the boys are remaining the same so we will see.

Anonymous said...

Looks like Matchfit is going to go to DA.

Anonymous said...

DA is exploring 2 things according to their web site (explicitly written for new applicants)
- adding a U13 age group
- keeping U16 on its own.

Not sure where y’all coming up with 2004 playing with 2003. FUD. Why would MF do GDA when they have explicitly said no last year to an invite. They don’t have enough staff to cover that many practices as required. Plus the cap for the roster size is 2/3 of what MF typically likes to carry per age group.

Anonymous said...

4:47 Maybe they realize that ECNL is on the decline, and if they pass on GDA this year another club will take the slot. There is plenty of talent to field a GDA program in the Morris County/North Jersey region of the state.

Anonymous said...

STA has better facilities and more dedicated coaches.

MF has old prestige. CSA North has backing of CSA south. Then add PSA, SDFC and Stallions. Probably all of them applied

Anonymous said...

No way USGDA is adding PSA, SDFC and Stallions. That’s crazy talk! Dount SJEBRUSH will get it either.

Anonymous said...

NYSC got GDA - and they have zero facilities.

Anonymous said...

Why do they need to add another gda club at all in New Jersey? It seems they need to first have some consistency in the competitiveness of the existing teams before they add clubs which will just dilute teams even more. If you look at gda results, the goal differentials for the bottom 3 or 4 teams in each age group in this area is quite high. Also, Matchfit would look stupid if they did gda a year after declining it. Especially since they are “all in” for the ecnl touting it as the proven path play to college. I for one, holpe they don’t add any gdas in NJ for next year. The past two years have been tumultuous enough first with birth year change, followed a year later by the introduction of gda. US soccer needs to just let the dust settle!

Anonymous said...

Because small clubs with great Training want to stop bleeding players to GDA talent aggregators.

Anonymous said...

Not going to happen. He talent level is already diluted. No room
left in North Jersey.

Anonymous said...

Too many leagues. DA, ECNL NPL EDP. ODP players. Someone needs to explain why that still exists. They just announced those rosters. DA Girls don’t go. The DA is being run to develop national team players. It’s all about the money as usual.

Anonymous said...

Sjeb rush doesn't have the facility to get Da

Anonymous said...

If Matchfit does DA they would lose most of the ecnl teams and would need more than 2 coaches. Some could compete some can't.

Anonymous said...

Matchfit could compete fine with some of the teams and clubs in the DA. IF you are in it, yo will see that some of the competition is weak as in any other league. That said, do they even want to? Does it help them or their players? Does not matter to me, but the GDA is not significantly different then other high level leagues in my experience.

Anonymous said...

Actually SJEB/Rush does have the true facilities now. They have partnered with Rowen U. for their new facility that is already being used by Rush. Their application is in. Club will hear within 60 days. Very strong chance they will get the nod. Multiple state cup champs on multiple levels and age groups. Strong national presence and don't forget RUSH is the largest soccer club in the world, 44k players. If they get the GDA, can't imagine the 2004 squad they would put together. It would be down right scary. The organization has some of the best 2004 talent in NJ. They would be a strong draw for talent in SJ, eastern PA, Delaware and central NJ. Delaware Rush has put their name in for the GDA as well and has a good chance. Time will tell.

Anonymous said...

A tip - manage your expectations. Your entire dream team may not be as thrilled as you with the prospect of all the increased money and travel required to go beat up on some weak teams. but you will get some great competition as well. Is what it is. Good luck.

Anonymous said...

The competition was stronger in Pre-ECNL last year. I'm not really looking forward to any new teams being added. There will be an adjustment period for those teams. Travel has definitely been better, though. One game a weekend has been nice, too.

Anonymous said...

The competition in ECNL isn't as strong as it was last year either. When do teams need to decide if they are going DA next year? Possibly 2 new NJ teams next year.

Anonymous said...

There will be little if any DA expansion next year.

Anonymous said...

ECNL and NPL will form a more competitive structure through US Club Soccer.

Anonymous said...

Ecnl and npl are both a joke at this point. The teams in those leagues are no better and are just a scam at this point to get parents to spend more money.

Anonymous said...

Whole thing is becoming a joke. Everything is just Ok and there is no obvious choice to consolidate strongest players. Some GDA teams are strong and have to beat on the weaklings. I see 6, 7, 8, 10, even 11 goal spreads in some GDA scores every weekend. Same in the ECNL (have not seen speads quite as severe there). Probably in the NPL as well. Ughh.

Anonymous said...

11:11 - I agree. DA competition is relatively poor and now ECNL competition is also weak. I don't really understand the ECNL bashing though. I agree that the DA is good for older girls by removing the high school break, but at this age the girls have been training and playing all year already. You'll love the DA if your kid is top 5 and playing the full game. If not, you're not going to like it since you'll be playing 50% or less and committing almost every day of the week for 10 months to the team. For that reason alone, I believe ECNL is still viable. Why give up playing for school when you're playing less than 50% and the competition isn't even that great? College is the goal for pretty much every girl on the DA team. In that case, are you really going to play EDP / Pre-DA at U16 if you don't make a dual age group DA team? And do you want to make a DA team as player 18-26 in your younger year and not even dress for games?

Anonymous said...

This is a U14 forum. Have you seen high school games?

Anonymous said...

Is 8:33 saying a player needs to play in either DA or ECNL to play in college?

If your kid can't make a DA or ECNL team then forget about it! Just play highschool.

Anonymous said...

NL, DA, ECNL, all three are great leagues. All three will help your players get into a college to play this amazing sport. This is not the time to worry about what league, its the time to think about next season, and where your club is thinking about showcasing. U15 is the start. Make sure your club has a game plan. Make sure your coach is qualified to bring a team to showcase. Whole new set of rules now. Any team that says Jeff Cup is enough, you should find a new team. U15's should do a minimum of four showcase events. Don't be shocked if you need to purchase airline tickets, rental cars etc. The transition from U14-U15 is usually the last time a player will switch teams. They will try out for stronger more organized teams with game plans on showcasing, then stick with that team throughout high school. Just a quick hmm don't forget the extremely elite girls who play up one or two years will be coming down eventually to play age appropriate. Most coaches will not say no to that talent. Less then six months till tryouts...

Anonymous said...

I say bull! It's not necessary to be on a NL, DA or ECNL team to play soccer in college.

Anonymous said...

Red Bull is pretty good too. Better than those leagues.

Anonymous said...

@2:55 PM..... I agree with your point. Those three league do stand out more then say EDP or NPL. They are established and well respected. I also agree with 5:20 PM, you don't need those three to get into college on behalf of soccer but, it sure does help. I also agree on the the players who are currently playing up. Its an issue for teams. There is currently a player in our area who plays up two years and is lights out. I assume she will go age appropriate sooner or later and take someones position on a team.

Anonymous said...

@2:55,@10:29......having fun talking to yourself!

Anonymous said...

Who else is there to talk to on these dead forums?

Anonymous said...

The top players on any edp 1 div team can find an appropriate fit for college soccer. Even the best players with drive and passion on Div 2 edp teams. The chances significantly decrease after that - not impossible though.

Saw one of those players who was playing up 2 years and this season played age appropriate. She didn’t stand out during the game. She was just as good as any of the other talented players. She probably did knock a player off the team though. Probably a lot of players could play up and compete though.

Anonymous said...

By u14 it is becoming less of a difference between a 13/14 year old and older players. By u15 it is high school age when a four year span is the norm. .

Anonymous said...

CSA beat Penn Fushion 1-0

Anonymous said...

National League just expanded their entire program. Great news for this age group, who play on NL teams.

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