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ECNL announces relationship with Safety Tag player monitoring system
The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), the nation’s premier female youth soccer development and competition platform, has entered into a relationship with Safety Tag, a player safety monitoring and readiness platform in the United States.
U.S. U-14 BNT heads to Croatia for training camp running May 7-17
U.S. Under-14 Boys’ National Team head coach Brian Johnson has called in 20 players for the team’s second foreign, and fourth overall, training camp of 2015 to be held in Zagreb, Croatia.
U.S. U-17 WNT starting camp May 9 at Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team, under head coach B.J. Snow, will hold a training camp from May 9-16, at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. Snow has called up 28 players for the event, with six born in 2000 and the rest in 1999, as the squad continues its long-term preparation for qualifying for the 2016 U-17 Women’s World Cup.
D.C. United Academy update: May 6, 2015
D.C. United Academy Under-13, Under-14, Under-15, Under-16 and Under-18 teams all returned to action over the weekend playing one match each on Saturday, May 2.
USWNT: Crystal Dunn facing both dreams, pain on return to World Cup training camp
Crystal Dunn was one of the final cuts from the U.S. Women’s National Team’s roster for the Women’s World Cup, a decision that prompted frustration and even outrage from a segment of USWNT fans. Now the 22-year-old Washington Spirit star has been called back to the USWNT camp. Will this be a second chance for Dunn to earn a place on that plane, or is she just being set up for another round of heartbreak?
Tri-State area Development Academy review: May 2-3, 2015
Tri-State area Development Academy clubs Beachside SC, Oakwood SC, New York SC, Match Fit Academy, World Class FC, Met Oval, PDA, NJCSA, Red Bulls Academy, Empire Revolution, Albertson SC and Everton FC Westchester were all in action this weekend. There was a wide mix of close games and breakout performances as there was predictably more shakeup in the USDA's Eastern Conference standings and playoff races.
Tri-State area ECNL review: May 2-3, 2015
Tri-State area ECNL clubs World Class FC, PDA, FSA FC, Connecticut FC, Albertson SC, East Meadow SC and World Class FC faced off this weekend in local competition. Meanwhile, Match Fit Academy and PDA battled Pennsylvania sides Continental FC DELCO and FC Bucks in addition to local matches. As expected, there was shakeup throughout the ECNL Northeast Conference in several age groups.
Baltimore Celtic SC, FC Frederick teams excel in Maryland State Cup Finals
The Maryland State Cup U-12 through U-17 finals took place on Sunday at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Three Baltimore Celtic SC teams - U-13 Darby, U-14 Dynasty and U-16 Baltimore Celtic SC - captured titles on the boys side, outscoring opponents by a combined scoreline of 8-0. Five FC Frederick teams advanced to the finals, with the U-13 and U-15 girls winning championships.
Bethesda-Olney U-15/16s take over Development Academy playoff spot with wins over FC DELCO, Baltimor...
This weekend in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Atlantic Division, Richmond United and D.C. United faced off on a club-wide basis, and Bethesda-Olney teams took advantage of favorable match-ups to gain valuable ground in the playoff chase. The Olney U-15/16 and U-17/18 sides combined to go 4-0-0 against Continental FC DELCO and Baltimore Bays, as the U-15/16s took over a playoff spot and the U-17/18s pulled within fractions of a point of taking over a spot as well.
Potomac area ECNL review: Maryland United U-16s revive playoff hopes with two wins in Ohio
While some Potomac area ECNL players took part in the Mid-Atlantic Player Development Program event in Richmond, Va., Maryland United traveled to Ohio as a club and several other local U-14 sides competed in divisional match-ups. Top performances on the weekend included the Maryland United U-16s who went a perfect 2-0-0 with wins against Ohio Premier and Internationals SC, and the Maryland United U-15s who earned two draws against the same clubs.
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