NPSL

  • 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...
  • Amani Walker

    Hat trick earns Albion SC PROS striker Amani Walker NPSL Player of the Week honors

    The entire Albion SC PROS squad had a performance to remember last weekend in Albion’s 7-3 home thrashing of fellow Cali club City of Angels FC. And perhaps no one will recall the match as fondly as forward Amani Walker, who coolly bagged a hat trick. Walker’s three-goal performance...
  • Passage - SoccerStub

    NPSL announces partnership with SoccerStub

    In an effort to streamline and standardize the ticket-buying process, the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) has partnered with SoccerStub, a division of Passage, Inc. that provides ticketing and payment services in addition to revenue reporting. The deal makes SoccerStub the official ticketing provider for the NPSL, a fourth-division...
  • NPSL continues

    NPSL continues to expand and aims to prevent exits

      This is part two of our NPSL story. Make sure you check out part one here. Thoughts on D3 The NPSL is preparing for a strong year. The league just kicked off their season with 96 teams, and that number is expected to rise significantly this year, based...
  • 2017 U.S. Open Cup first round

    Preview: 2017 U.S. Open Cup first round

    It’s almost Open Cup time again! The 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament kicks off this Tuesday, with the first day of the first round. We have 56 clubs entering in the first round, with 21 from the PDL, 18 from the NPSL and 17 through the local...
  • NPSL to support full-season play for subset of teams

    More changes to the US Soccer Pyramid are underway. The number one question Joe Barone, director of the National premier soccer league (NPSL) gets asked whenever he’s interviewed is – “Is the NPSL looking to expand into a year-around model?” Until now, his generic answer has been something to...
  • Kartik Krishnaiyer

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 8: From A to Z with Kartik Krishnaiyer

    Boca Raton FC director of communications and one of the sharpest soccer minds around, Kartik Krishnaiyer, joins Aaron, Nipun and Kevin to discuss literally every soccer league in America. Strap in and enjoy the ride. Listen: You can follow Soc Takes on Twitter @SocTakes....
  • New Division III league begins to take shape

    THE SET UP An ecological niche is the response of an organism and/or species to changes in its environment. If an apex predator (a lion, for example) loses numbers rapidly, a new predator (a wolf) might dominate that niche. Or, alternatively, the population of the prey species (deer) might...