Professional

July 2, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

One of the biggest brands in worldwide football has proven its case in the North America as it has hit 150 clubs in 43 states, amazing in so short of a time. The top club from Germany is now tops here with fan clubs over any team foreign or domestic. Jorg Wacker, Munich's Exec. Bd Member for Internationalization & Strategy informed, "Exactly 5 years ago we opened our first international office in New York to grow our fan base, support the growth of soccer on and off the field and  form mutual beneficial partnerships.

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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 17, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

With their 2nd win in as many days, 2-0 over the Rhode Island Reds, with Bledi Bardic & Matt Levine putting the balls in the net for the visitors as Paul Blanchette got the shutout. A striker and a center back each getting a goal, could you ask for much better balance as the team is now 10-0-0 with a playoff berth assured and have been in a great groove all season long. Bledi is trying to get a goal a game this year as his 9th came at the 7' mark as he spun, advanced to the top of the box and fired from 18 yards and sent it home. at 30' Lewis doubled the leading heading a corner true.

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June 17, 2019
by Sean McCaffery

A pair of games in New England kicked off with Boston City and a 3-1 win. Different players, same result with Ricardo Bocanegra getting one at 13', @ 17' the home team tied it up only to have Bocanegra complete his brace on an assist from Darwin Espinal at 19' off a crossing ball, as Ricardo cleaned up his own rebound in putting it past Katz. Espinal got back on the scoresheet with a goal putting him also on the scoreboard at 65', his 4th in 3 games facing Boston City FC.  A 5 p.m. start the next day means more players are getting more minutes, this will serve to keep all fresh and fit.

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