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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 […]