Leagues - News
Tri-State girls showing mixed results in opening weekend of National League play
Six Tri-State girls teams are competing in this year’s edition of the US Youth Soccer National League, which kicked off it’s first block of games in Raleigh, North Carolina on Thursday as part of the famous CASL Girl College Showcase.
Tri-State DA-ECNL Preview: Action peaks before winter slowdown
With the winter months just around the corner, it’s almost time for the U.S. Development Academy and Elite Clubs National League to slow down, although not stop completely. In the DA, the U-15/16s and U-17/18s will partake in a winter showcase in Lakew...
ECNL Mid Atlantic Division Players That Impressed: Nov. 10-16, 2014
Congratulations to this week’s SoccerWire.com ECNL Mid Atlantic Division Players. With limited games due to the first national ECNL event being held out in Phoenix, Arizona, player nominations were limited this week. Rather than skip the week, we decid...
NASL equal? “MLS is no stronger than our league,” says FtL Strikers coach Gunter Kronste...
It was a footnote to last week's NASL championship match, a statement that was soon lost in the hubbub as the San Antonio Scorpions nipped past the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. But when Strikers head coach Gunter Kronsteiner spoke of his club's prospects in that final, he became the latest NASL figure to challenge the convention wisdom -- and the U.S. Soccer Federation's official designation -- of the league as a step down from MLS
US Youth Soccer National League Girls season kicks off in Wilson, N.C.
The top teams in the country showcased their talent Thursday as several energetic matchups got the eighth season of US Youth Soccer National League Girls play underway in Wilson, N.C. All 16 teams in each of the Under-14, Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 Girls age groups began the 2014-15 National League season at the Wilson Gillette Soccer Complex and Rocky Mount Sports Complex.
Potomac DA-ECNL Preview: Development Academy nearing winter break
Teams in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area play their final games before Thanksgiving over the weekend in the United States Soccer Development Academy and Elite Clubs National League, with plenty still to play for. For those in the USSDA it will be their final fixtures until March, as the league takes its winter break, while the ECNL continues through the cold winter months.
MLS: Two similar sides in Revolution, Red Bulls set to clash in Eastern Conference final
There is very little separating the New York Red Bulls and New England Revolution. The final survivors of the MLS Eastern Conference playoffs offer similar attack-minded styles, are led by former club icons in their first coaching jobs and have capped their sq...
D.C. United stadium: Reeves Center swap remains bone of contention in Buzzard Point talks
The controversy surrounding the swap of the Reeves Center at 14th and U St. in Washington as part of D.C. United’s proposed new stadium at Buzzard Point in the southwest of the city took a fresh turn this week, as Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser said she would look to remove the transaction from the deal, while Mayor Vincent Gray said it remains crucial.
Potomac area girls players to watch in 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League play
The eighth season of US Youth Soccer National League play kicks off today in Wilson, N.C. with all 80 girls teams in the Under-14 through Under-18 age groups meeting to begin the season. Games in North Carolina are being played at Wilson Gillette Soccer Com...
U.S. Youth Soccer 2014-15 National League Preview | Under-18 Girls
As they head into their final US Youth Soccer National League season, the teams in the Under-18 Girls age group bring with them a lot of high-level experience, along with several impressive accolades.
Leagues - Notes & Boasts
- 11/21/14 D.C. United selects Thomas McNamara in MLS Dispersal Draft
- 11/21/14 Washington Spirit sign Bristol Academy forward Natasha Harding
- 11/21/14 Washington Spirit sign midfielder Christine Nairn to new contract for...
- 11/21/14 Head Coach Ben Olsen, three D.C. United players named finalists for 20...
- 11/19/14 Thierry Henry nominated for MLS Goal of the Year [VIDEO]
- 11/18/14 D.C. United announces team awards
- 11/18/14 Montreal Impact to field USL PRO team
- 11/18/14 Lianne Sanderson will miss 2015 NWSL season to focus on England Nation...
- 11/14/14 New York Red Bulls’ Dax McCarty up for 2014 MLS Goal of the Year
- 11/14/14 2014 MLS Dispersal Draft order decided
- 11/14/14 Washington Spirit re-sign forwards Tiffany Weimer, Caroline Miller
- 11/13/14 ECNL and World Football Academy collaborate for coaching development
- 11/12/14 Boston Breakers sign Brazilian forward Andressa Alves da Silva
- 11/12/14 This Week In MLS: Conference Championships set, Goal/Save of the Year...
- 11/10/14 Western New York Flash sign former UWSNT defender India Trotter