NPSL

  • Deltas vs. PRFC

    Multiple teams sign LOIs for 2018 NASL season

    Let’s assume the NASL receives the injunctive relief it hopes for at the upcoming Oct. 31 hearing regarding its federal antitrust lawsuit against the USSF. What then? Turns out, the NASL is locked and loaded to bring in multiple expansion sides. Per documentation provided to Soc Takes, six teams...
  • Exclusive interview: Jeremy Sampson discusses Lansing United’s move to PDL

    In their press release, NPSL’s Lansing United confirmed that they will be playing in the PDL next season, thereby becoming the first team to swap between the two leagues for next year. Lansing United President/CEO Jeremy Sampson said in the release: “We are honored to be joining the PDL...
  • NPSL owners

    NPSL sends letter of complaint to U.S. Soccer

    The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) has sent a letter of complaint to U.S. Soccer about what they perceive as “continued tampering” with NPSL teams. The letter of complaint was sent during the week of September 25th-29th, 2017. The letter is addressed to Lydia Wahlke, legal counsel for the USSF...
  • NPSL owners

    Multiple NPSL owners favor full-season play

    Back in May, an exclusive interview with NPSL director Joe Barone revealed that the NPSL was looking to imminently institute full-season play. Since that time, a lot has changed in the American soccer stratosphere, including the possibility of two Division 3 leagues, litigation surrounding the instituting of promotion-relegation, etc. Soc Takes...
  • NPSL semifinals

    Staff predictions: NPSL semifinals

    Four clubs will take the pitch Saturday in the NPSL national semifinals, two of which will punch their tickets to the final. CD Aguiluchos USA visits the Elm City Express in the first semifinal at 7 p.m. ET, while Detroit City FC hosts Midland-Odessa FC in the other with...
  • City of Angels FC

    How City of Angels FC put together a venue, team, kit and badge in just two weeks

    City of Angels FC are the club that appear to have it all. Sting, the rock icon, wears branded T-shirts on stage at his concerts; Cobi Jones, the former United States international, is the newly appointed director of football; they recently put on a soccer clinic with Manchester United and have...
  • Isaac Addai to Ferroviaria

    Boston City FC loans Isaac ‘Nana’ Addai to Brazilian club Ferroviaria

    EVERETT, Mass. — Boston City FC forward Isaac “Nana” Addai has been loaned to Associacao Ferroviaria de Esportes in Brazil, team sources said Wednesday. Addai, 22, has scored 30 goals in 28 games in the last two NPSL seasons, playing for the Rhode Island Reds and Boston City. Addai...
  • Jade Johnson

    Dakota Fusion FC striker Jade Johnson nabs Player of the Week

    For his hat trick in a 5-3 win against NPSL North Conference foe Minnesota TwinStars, forward Jade Johnson of Dakota Fusion FC has been named the Mitre National Player of the Week for Week 19 of the NPSL season. The three-goal outburst raised his his season total to 17,...
  • FC Indiana

    FC Indiana’s season to forget punctuated by epic collapse

    Entering Friday’s NPSL season finale at Michigan Stars FC with an already woeful record of 1W-1D-11L, things seemingly couldn’t get any worse for the FC Indiana Lions. But things did go downhill alright — boy, did they ever. The Lions found themselves up early after an eighth-minute tally by...
  • Raphael Araujo

    Araujo’s insane six-goal game nabs him Mitre National Player of the Week

    New Jersey Copa FC striker Raphael Araujo earned NPSL Mitre National Player of the Week honors after scoring a ridiculous six goals in his team’s 7-3 victory over BuxMont Torch FC. Congratulations to tonight’s @jerseymikes Man of the Match, #9 Raphael Araujo who scored 6 goals within the match!#wearecopa...
  • Dayton Dynamo FC

    Gallery: Dayton Dynamo FC and FC Buffalo draw in 3-3 shootout

    DAYTON, Ohio — Dayton Dynamo FC and FC Buffalo settled for a 3-3 draw after a wild, five-goal second half last Sunday at Roger Glass Stadium. Here’s a video of Dayton fans reveling in the thriller and some photos from the NPSL contest: Shout out to the @GemCitySquadron who have...
  • Omaha

    Opinion: Omaha ready for high-level soccer

    Omaha has a vibrant soccer scene On a warm spring evening in Omaha, Neb., there were roughly 5,000 people in attendance at Creighton University’s Morrison Stadium, the site of the state soccer tournament. Creighton Prep defeated Kearney, and Westside High School beat Millard South to set up a very...