NPSL

  • 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...
  • Boca Raton FC

    Boca Raton FC settling into NPSL groove

    Snagging six points across two matches in the NPSL is hardly child’s play, even on a home stand. And when you’re the new kid on the block in an established league, doing so on the road is damn near cause for celebration. Boca Raton FC did just that after dropping its...
  • Dario Suarez

    Two braces win AFC Ann Arbor’s Dario Suarez Player of the Week

    Dario Suarez is one of the most potent attackers in the NPSL. With four career caps for the Cuba national team, that probably goes without saying. After netting four goals last weekend, he’s been named the NPSL Week 11 Mitre National Player of the Week. The AFC Ann Arbor forward...
  • Potential South Oklahoma City/Norman team in the NPSL

    The background When Soc Takes spoke to NPSL chairman Joe Barone, he recognized that NPSL has a heavier presence on the coasts than it does in the central time zone. Currently, there is no NPSL team in Oklahoma City (a team in nearby Tulsa – Tulsa Athletic – has...