Development Academy - News
Real Salt Lake AZ tops Vancouver in USSDA U-15/16 third place game
In the U.S. Soccer Development Academy U-15/16 third place game, Real Salt Lake AZ came out looking to finish their season strong and were rewarded for their play, despite a near-comeback effort from Vancouver.
FC Dallas Academy U-15/16 advances to third straight USSDA Final
Led by two goals from MLS homegrown player Jesus Ferreira, combined with an incredible goalkeeping performance by Michael Collodi, FC Dallas U-15/16's took another step towards a third straight U.S. Soccer Development Academy championship on Friday, defeating Real Salt Lake AZ 3-0.
Atlanta United U-15/16 tops Vancouver Whitecaps to reach USSDA Final
In their first year in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy, Atlanta United FC U-15/16s are advancing to the 2017 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Final thanks to a 2-0 victory against the Vancouver Whitecaps U-15/16 side on Friday afternoon. Strikes from Andrew Carleton and Jackson Conway made the difference in the game, as both teams came in well-prepared and gave one another matchup difficulties.
Texans SC Houston stuns Colorado Rapids to reach USSDA U-17/18 Final
It took 120 minutes and nine penalty kick attempts to crown a winner in the first U-17/18 semifinal game of the Development Academy Championships Friday night. In the end, Texans SC Houston scored in stoppage time of the second half to send the game into extra time, where, after a scoreless 30 minutes, the Texas team outlasted Colorado Rapids 3-2 on penalties.
LA Galaxy erase 2-0 deficit to punch ticket to USSDA U-17/18 Final
Despite a 2-0 halftime deficit, second half goals from Efrain Alvarez and Ulysses Llanez and an extra time finish from Ethan Zubak earned LA Galaxy a 3-2 comeback victory against the Seattle Sounders and a place in Sunday's U-17/18 Final against Texans SC Houston.
Development Academy - Notes & Boasts
- 09/01/17 Girls DA kicks off with live stream of Sky Blue – PDA vs FC Virginia
- 07/10/17 Voting open for U.S. Soccer Development Academy Goal of the Year
- 06/16/17 Washington Spirit Academy – Virginia finalizes Girls DA coaching staff
- 06/06/17 Washington Spirit – Baltimore Armour finalizes Girls DA coaching staff
- 05/03/17 D.C. United academy hires Nate Kish, announces full coaching staff
- 05/02/17 Vienna Youth Soccer joins Virginia Development Academy
- 04/27/17 Washington Spirit – Baltimore Armour unveils four Girls’ DA coaches
- 04/25/17 Washington Spirit Development Academy in VA adds four coaches
- 03/16/17 D.C. United Academy hires head of sport performance
- 03/10/17 D.C. United Academy U-14s to compete in Cayman Airways Invitational
- 01/16/17 USSDA, U.S. Youth National Team players highlight MLS SuperDraft
- 01/06/17 Ryan Martin named as new D.C. United Academy Director
- 11/29/16 Nike Friendlies, USSDA Winter Showcase matches to stream live
- 11/18/16 D.C. United appoints Academy Director Nolan Sheldon as assistant coach
- 11/15/16 Philly Union academy reaches community with panel, USMNT watch party