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Tri-State Development Academy preview: local clubs wrap up April slate
Tri-State area Development Academy clubs PDA, Empire Revolution, New York Red Bulls Academy, New Jersey Cedar Stars Academy, Met Oval, BW Gottschee, Albertson SC, World Class FC, Oakwood SC, New York SC, FC Bolts Celtic, Beachside SC and Everton FC Westchester wrap up their April schedules this weekend. Continue reading for a rundown of the weekend's action, updated standings and a look at the current playoff picture.
Tri-State ECNL preview: Local clubs close out grueling month of April
Tri-State area ECNL clubs Connecticut FC, World Class FC, PDA, Albertson SC, FSA FC and Match Fit Academy are back in action for the final weekend of what has been a grueling month of April across the league. Continue reading for match previews of this weekend's games, along with updated standings and playoff pictures.
Neighbor clubs D.C. United Academy, Bethesda-Olney meet on high-stakes Development Academy weekend
D.C. United Academy and Bethesda-Olney face off this weekend across the U.S. Soccer Development Academy age groups, with potentially major playoff implications in the U-15/16 and U-17/18 age groups.
Potomac Soccer Wire Best 11 Players: April 13-19, 2015
Congratulations to this week's Potomac Soccer Wire Best 11 players, a list for the top performers across all youth travel soccer clubs based in DC and the states that touch the Potomac River.
FC Virginia U-17s battle Italy national team on rugged Alps tour
It’s not every day that an ECNL club lines up against a national team squad. But that’s exactly what happened on April 3 when an FC Virginia Under-17 squad traveled to the famed Coverciano, the training ground and headquarters of the Italian Footba...
Bethesda SC, Maryland United ECNL sides set to clash with Ohio Valley clubs
Bethesda SC plays host to Ohio Valley Division opponent Internationals SC this weekend, as the clubs square off twice in each of the five ECNL age groups. Maryland United hits the road to take on Indiana Fire Juniors in more club-wide competition, while Virginia U-14 sides Richmond United and McLean YS each host North Carolina Fusion for one match this weekend in Potomac area ECNL play.
Dure: If you must cut players, consider the options
Yes, I’ve lampooned the practice of winning youth soccer trophies through collecting talented players. And yes, Dr. Wendy LeBolt has introduced us to a terrific, dedicated youth soccer coach who doesn’t cut players. But can anyone make an argument for asse...
CCL ScrimmageFest laying groundwork for club development
The spring edition of ScrimmageFest, an event hosted by the Club Champions League for U-9 and U-10 teams, is being played this weekend at SYA Sports Park in Centreville, Va. A total of 82 teams from 11 CCL clubs – Arlington Soccer, BRYC, DC Stoddert, Loudoun Soccer, McLean YS, Maryland United FC, Potomac SA, SYA, Annandale United FC, FC Frederick and SOCA – will play four 30-minute games each, 7v7 on small-sided fields. Often described as an organized version of street soccer, there are no official stoppages, substitution limits or referees.
U.S. U-23 MNT overpowers Mexico 3-0 on goals by Rodriguez, Dean, Morris
The U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team defeated archrival Mexico 3-0, behind goals from Mario Rodriguez, Christian Dean and Jordan Morris at StubHub Center. The win was the second-straight for the U-23 MNT over its Mexico counterpart, after the USA won 2-0 in the last matchup between the two nations on Feb. 29, 2012.
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- 04/22/15 U.S. U-15 BNT to face Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay in June friendlies
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- 04/14/15 Stone Bridge girls defeat Briar Woods 1-0 in rematch of Virginia 5A St...
- 04/13/15 Perry Kitchen replaces Michael Orozco on USMNT roster for upcoming mat...
- 04/08/15 NWSL announces 2015 roster and competition rules
- 04/07/15 DCPDA U-16 Boys Super Y team accepted into 2015 Surf Cup
- 04/01/15 D.C. United loans Michael Seaton to Örebro SK
- 03/31/15 Dallas Cup XXXVI broadcast schedule April 1-5
- 03/30/15 Aron Johannsson unavailable for USA-Switzerland; Jordan Morris added t...
- 03/29/15 U.S. U-23 MNT to play Mexico on April 22 in California
- 03/27/15 Richmond United players Chris Durkin, Drew Romig added to Richmond Kic...