San Francisco Deltas

  • NASL branding

    Newest generic NASL branding: California United FC

    When the group bringing NASL soccer to San Francisco announced their branding on Jan. 30, 2016, I remember thinking “this is the most corporate, boring, design-by-committee crest in soccer.” And at the time it was, by miles. However, the ownership group behind the long-rumored Orange County team decided to...
  • Exclusive: San Francisco FC a potential USL team in 2019

    Nipun Chopra – Thanks for speaking to Soc Takes, Jordan. We understand you have information you’d like to share with everyone. Jordan Gardner – Yes, we have applied for an USL expansion franchise in San Francisco to kickoff in Spring 2019. We’re still looking at venue sites in the...
  • San Diego NASL

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 20: San Diego NASL, San Fran #soccerwarz and more

    We welcome Burlingame Dragons FC president Jordan Gardner to the panel to chat about the San Francisco #soccerwarz, the now-official San Diego NASL club and much, much more. LISTEN HERE You can follow Soc Takes on Twitter @SocTakes....
  • Colin Falvey

    NASL Power Rankings: Week 13

      Miami FC are running away with the rankings at this point. Can anyone stop them? Miami are the outright leaders and sit 7 points clear of the Deltas and the Cosmos after 12 games. They have 27 points! They have the best offense (21 goals for), the best...
  • postgame Periscope

    Indy Eleven vs. Miami FC postgame Periscope

    Nipun does a postgame Periscope to analyze everything that happened on the pitch this weekend in the NASL. Watch: Talking @naslofficial gameweek. Focus on #INDvMIA . #SFDvJAX #PRFCvNCFC . Also, #MUFC chat & changes at #PRFC. @the… https://t.co/m2hLHNGK5O — Nipun Chopra, PhD (@NipunChopra7) May 21, 2017 You can follow...
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    Indy Eleven vs. San Francisco Deltas postgame Periscope

    Nipun Chopra shares his thoughts via Periscope on the nil-nil draw between the Indy Eleven and San Francisco Deltas. Watch: Indy Eleven v San Fran Deltas recap. Plus #NASL chat. https://t.co/akflUpotTD — Nipun Chopra, PhD (@NipunChopra7) April 22, 2017 You can follow Soc Takes on Twitter @SocTakes....
  • Tommy Heinemann

    NASL’s Top 3 for GW3

    Tommy Heinemann Two years ago, Heinemann was hot property. On the back of a 15-goal season with then-league runners up Ottawa Fury, Heinemann was sought-after by many NASL and USL clubs. Last season, partly due to the signing of Joe Cole, Heinemann found himself rarely playing 90′ at Rowdies, and...
  • Zach Steinberger NASL Week 3 Power Rankings

    NASL Power Rankings: Week 3 shuffles the deck

    Well, there is no denying it. This North American Soccer League season is unpredictable at best and these Power Rankings are subject to change. I mentioned last week that this 2017 NASL season has the potential to be the most interesting in North America and I think that still...
  • Miami FC power rankings

    NASL Power Rankings: Everyone has finally played in Week 2

    The NASL Spring season in now officially in progress. Eight teams play in this seventh edition of the second-division competition. There are 34 matches with opportunities to take points in the standings, but what the standings can’t show is the value of individual matchups. That’s where the power rankings come...
  • Daniel Keller

    Tactical Tidbits: Indy Eleven spoil another expansion opener

    The Indy Eleven’s first meaningful match of 2017 is in the books. After laboring through the first half against the San Francisco Deltas, a half in which neither team really separated itself beyond the obvious Deltas goal, Indy emerged as the better side after the break. Ultimately the Eleven...
  • Soc Takes

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 2: Breaking down Indy Eleven’s season opener

    Join host Nipun Chopra alongside Aaron Gunyon and Kevin Johnston as the panel breaks down the Indy Eleven’s season-opening 1-1 draw with the expansion San Francisco Deltas. Subtopics include Eamon Zayed coming off the bench, the performance of the Eleven center backs, Gerardo Torrado’s strengths and weaknesses, the Turkish...
  • Part II: SF Deltas CEO Brian Helmick interview

    In the second part of our conversation, we focus on the the upcoming changes to the NASL, as well as Brian’s own role in catalyzing those changes. Make sure to check out part one. NC – A lot of the weight of expectation is on you. As someone who is...