June 29, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

The USMNT, aided by a weak group are again getting a big help in drawing Curacao in the quaterfinals of the Gold Cup. They did beat a pair of teams who beat them during World Cup Qualifers, Panama & Trinidad & Tobago but please let's be serious, they admitted themselves that they did not hope to have to play their best soccer in running the table and not relenting a goal while for the 2nd time in history & a best yet +11 goal differential.

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June 29, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

As noted by HC Chris Armas, an inductee into the Long Island Soccer Player Hall of Fame, there have been a great many goal scorers for his team this year. This evidenced itself as a trio of players scored and an equal number had assists, yet only one did both, Royer getting his Goal well into extra time off a great run by Kyle Duncan, fresh out of camp with the US, the 2nd assist going to BWP who looked well after quite a long layoff, had 20 minutes. Kaku had the goal of the game taking the ball, misplayed by the 'keeper then burying it in the back of the net at 8' in.

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June 28, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

With their respective New Zeland & Brazil booted from the World Cup, these two stars are now back with their club teams. Following a bye week, their returns could not have been better timed as the 3-2-4 Courage match up against the league leading Spirit under first year coach Richie Burke at 5-1-3 in their home park. A strong showing as they dropped Orlando 3-0 on June 1, the Courage then had a 1-1 draw with the Thorns 2 weeks later.

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June 27, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

Midwest United FC will match up with San Diego Surf in this game. 8 p.m. ET Friday, it is for all the marbles nationwide. The 16 team tourney began June 20 for the top of the female youth programs. Both semis were close affairs, now for the grand finale. Midwest is a bit of a Cinderella story as they came in at #9, making it to tthe semis by goal differential. This set them on a collision course with with Mid-American Div. foe Sockers FC, who overcame Midwest United on the last day of the regular season.

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June 24, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

Contributed by Steven Torres

Montenegro forward Bledi Bardic scored twice to lead New York Cosmos to a 5:0 win over visiting Greater Lowell Rough Diamonds in the NPSL’s (National Premier Soccer League) encounter at Uniondale’s Mitchel Athletic Complex on Sunday evening.  The victory gives 1st place Cosmos a 12-0-0 record in the NPSL’s North Atlantic Conference and have secured a berth into the 2019 postseason.

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