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Wonderland

Wonderland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-II7uxojTMs] via youtube.com In honor of the holiday weekend… Sad part is, these guys managed a draw with Portsmouth. Posted via web from The Philly Soccer Page

Fan Culture / MLS / Union

Anybody buying; anybody selling…Anybody ready to pick their seats?

Union season ticket holders have been waiting for some time to be able to choose their specific seats for the upcoming season. They may get to do so in time for Christmas. The team has targeted a mid-December start date to begin the seat selection process. Preceding this process will […]

Local Leagues

Casa Soccer League weekend roundup

Saturday’s matches in the Casa Soccer League‘s Primera division set up a nail-biting final week to the season, with almost every game having playoff or relegation implications.  Week 8 saw first place West Philly FC and 2nd place Deportivo Arsenal fail to pick up maximum points. West Philly narrowly fell […]

High School Soccer / Local

Father Judge PIAA Class AAA Boys Soccer State Co-Champs

After 120 minutes of play at Hersheypark Stadium against the Central Dauphin Rams on Saturday night, the Father Judge Crusaders made local sports history when they became the first high school soccer team from Philadelphia to win a Pennsylvania Interscholatic Athletic Association (PIAA) state championship. But this tremendous achievement was […]

Casa Soccer League / Local Leagues

Local league weekend preview

The biggest question facing local soccer leagues may not be who wins their fall seasons. Rather, it’s this: Will it ever stop raining? In the Casa Soccer League, Philly’s largest, more than half the fall season’s games have been rained out as an El Nino cycle has dropped buckets of […]

Wonderland

Wonderland

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJz38WZ7_C0&feature=related]via youtube.com Wonderland is your weekly video of something so unexpected that video is needed to confirm it’s existence. Today we have a full volley from the head coach of Japanese side Nagoya Grampus Eight. Dragan Stojkovic is a finisher, don’t let the other dragans tell you otherwise. (thx to […]

College Soccer

Begin at the End and Start Again

Preseason camp. Two miles in ten minutes. Senior season. This is the year to make the NCAAs. These, I’m guessing, were some of the thoughts swirling around in the back of my cousin, Chris Campell’s mind, as he and a couple of friends headed to the fields at Chestnut Hill […]

Daily news roundups / Local Leagues

Sons of Ben host food drive this Saturday

The Sons of Ben are taking food donations at this Saturday’s soccer matches at Pennypack Park in northeast Philadelphia, with plans to give the food to a charity in Chester.  Last year, the SoBs and Philadelphia Union gave $2,501 and 600 pounds of food to the Bernadine Center, a nonprofit […]

Wonderland

Quirky Keepers and Sarcastic Celebrations

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zAVc6Hgs7A&hl=en&fs=1] Philadelphia might not be competitive in this year’s College Cup. But the Stony Brook University Seawolves are in the tournament thanks to red shirt freshman Anthony Rogic. Here he is in the America East Conference semifinal game against the University of Hartford. That’s Hartford keeper Nenad Cudic doing the […]

Philadelphia College Soccer: A Plea
College Soccer

Philadelphia College Soccer: A Plea

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania is approximately 20 miles outside of Philadelphia.  It is a small and unmemorable town. And yet this is where the best Philadelphia-area soccer team plays.  Swarthmore College is ranked 18th in the latest D-III poll and advanced to the second round of the Division III NCAA tournament after […]