It’s now down to the final 16 for the NPSL title and all conferences are now sending teams to the playoffs…
Out west, FC Arizona advanced with a 3-1 win over Albion SC, CD Aguiluchos shut out Sonoma County Sol 4-0, Kitsap shut out FCM Portland 2-0, and Orange County beat Riverside Coras 1-0. George Langevin wraps the west with that match
In the southeast, InterNashville made a run for the weekend with wins over Knoxville and host New Orleans to get the title. Paul Boron has the conference as his lead in this week’s NPSL review… and also gets in to the FC Wichita 5-1 win over Tulsa Athletic in the Heartland and the Midland-Odessa win over Shreveport Rafters to move on from the Lone Star Conferences.
In the northeast, the lowest-ranked team of the bunch in Legacy 76 is still going with a 3-1 win over FC Frederick. Kingston Stockade moves on as a region champ with a 2-1 win over Hartford City FC. Here’s that celebration from the stands…
Elm City Express moves on with a 2-0 win over TSF FC. Creative Motion Video has the highlights…
And Clarkstown SC Eagles knocked off NJ Copa, 3-1, with the US Turkish Association of South Jersey shooting the match…
Friday, ElmCity gets Legacy. Saturday, the northeast has Clarkstown hosting Stockade. The southeast has InterNashville going to Miami Fusion and FC Wichita hosting Midland-Odessa. The midwest has Detroit City hosting Dakota Fusion and Erie Commodores hosting Dayton Dynamo while the west has Kitsap traveling to Aguiluchos and FC Arizona hosting Orange County.
One other note is the Blue Ridge Derby- the first match involving Chattanooga FC and Asheville City- a match CFC won 9-0 at Fort Finley. MadKemp has your look…
It’s playoff time, y’all and we start in the NPSL Southeast
Inter Nashville visits Fort Finley for the right to go to New Orleans and the NPSL SE Semi-Finals…
Kickoff 7:30 and pre-game before that…
In the Heartland, last week Ozark FC (6pts, 6th SEASON COMPLETE) jumped up again and bit someone. This time, it was Little Rock just as FC Wichita beat Demize
and Tulsa Athletic beat Dallas City FC.
This week, the last week of the regular season has FC Wichita (22pts, 1st) hosting Dallas City. Tulsa Athletic (13pts, 4th) hosts Little Rock (16pts, 2nd) and Dallas City (13pts, 3rd) hosts Demize (7pts, 5th) for the last match of the season.
In the Lone Star, Shreveport Rafters had a split week- winning against Tyler FC and losing at Dutch Lions.
Houston Regals also lost at home to Fort Worth Vaqueros.
This week, Tyler (2pts, 6th) is at Midland-Odessa (18pts, 2nd) and hosts Vaqueros. Rafters (10pts, 4th) also host Dutch Lions (20pts, 1st) and Vaqueros (16pts, 3rd) host Regals (8pts, 5th).
In the Southeast, 7 teams are chasing six spots and it will come down to the last day of the regular season to decide Tuesday’s playoff locations. Last week, New Orleans won at the Silverbacks
and at home against Inter Nashville to clinch the west. Memphis City stayed in step with a win at Birmingham as CFC split their week with a big 7-0 over the Georgia Revolution and a 2-1 loss at home against Inter. The point of contention for CFC fans was this goal in the 65th that was reversed. Mad Kemp has the look at the turning point.
Asheville City drew in a water slide of a match with FCCU at ones. Here’s MST3K on the call…
Knoxville Force also won in the week with a win over the Revs. Above and Beyond has the highlights
This week, the East is decided with Knoxville, the Silverbacks, and Asheville City in. The Revs (3pts, 10th) play at the Silverbacks (17pts, 5th) and Asheville City (15pts, 7th) hosts Inter Nashville. If Atlanta wins, they’re the two-seed. If Asheville wins and get some Revs help, they’re the two-seed. Knoxville (23pts, 2nd) awaits the winner. And they’re at Memphis City (16pts, 6th).
In the west, Chattanooga FC (19pts, 3rd) needs a point against FC Carolina United (6pts, 8th) to go in and eliminate Memphis City. Inter Nashville (19pts, 4th) is brought back into the discussion for the 2 and 3-seed with some help. New Orleans Jesters (25pts, 1st) are the top in the west and host Birmingham (5pts, 9th).
In the Sunshine, it’s still Miami United and Fusion as the one and two. Last week, Fusion won twice (27pts, 1st)- 6-0 over Boca Raton. Here’s Sportsmesh’s look…
and 1-0 over Naples. Miami United also beat Naples 3-0. Sportsmesh tv has the highlights again…
Naples, however, did get a 2-2 draw with Beaches
and Kraze brought Jacksonville Armada U23 to the pack with as 4-2 win.
This week is the next to last week in the regular season and starts with Kraze (15pts, 3rd) hosting Boca and Beaches. Boca (6pts, 5th) also has some mid-week action hosting Naples and Beaches (5pts, 6th) Wednesday. The Armada (14pts, 4th) host United (22pts, 2nd) and Naples (4pts, 7th) host Fusion Saturday night.
In the Lone Star, it was a 6-point week for Shreveport with wins over Regals and Tyler FC. Dutch Lions also won in a 4-3 shootout over Midland-Odessa.
This week, Dutch Lions host Rafters and Regals host Fort Worth Vaqueros.
In the Heartland, Ozark FC played twice and went 1-1 with a win over Demize,but losing to Little Rock Rangers. FC Wichita shut out Demize 4-0
and Dallas City knocked off Tulsa Athletic 2-1.
This week, Demize hosts FC Wichita. Little Rock hosts Ozark and Dallas City hosts Tulsa in the back end of the home and home.
In the Southeast, it’s now seven teams for six playoff spots. And Birmingham might have something to say about it- a 3-match week with two losses to Inter Nashville and Knoxville (giving up 10 goals), but holding Atlanta Silverbacks to a 1-1 draw at Sicard Hollow.
Scruffy City Syndicate has the match with the Hammers
The Silverbacks also gave up a 1-0 lead before losing to Asheville City, 2-1. New Orleans beat Memphis City, 3-2, and Chattanooga FC is coming from the outside with a 5-0 win over FC Carolina United. Mad Kemp has the FCCU highlights…
Plus a shocking loss to Memphis City mid-week… Knoxville also solidified their space on top with a 4-2 win over the Georgia Revolution.
This week, Atlanta hosts Jesters. Birmingham can keep playing spoier with a match with Memphis. Asheville City hosts FC Carolina, the Revs play Knoxville, and Inter Nashville hosts Chattanooga FC.
In the Sunshine, Miami’s Fusion and United keep winning over Kraze United and Boca Raton FC. Sportsmesh has the United-Boca highlights
Jacksonville Armada u23 drew Beaches FC at twos.
This week, Fusion plays at Boca before hosting Naples. Miami United also host Naples over the weekend as Naples goes to Beaches on Sunday as a part of their 3-match week. Kraze also hosts the Armada.
The SoccerCast heads to Fort Finley for a big match-up in the NPSL Southeast
Chattanooga has not lost a match all season, but Memphis City needs a win to keep any playoff hopes alive…
Kickoff is 730 EDT from Chattanooga
In the Heartland, a lot of split weeks in the conference… Little Rock shut out FC Wichita, but they came back and knocked off Tulsa 2-1 mid-week. Here’s the KSN highlights…
Tulsa Athletic knocked off Demize 3-1 earlier in the week
and, then, Demize rebounded with a mid-week win over Ozark FC as did Dallas City FC.
This week, Ozark (0pts, 6th) hosts Little Rock (13pts, 1st) and Joplin (4pts, 5th). Wichita (13pts, 1st) hosts Demize and Tulsa (10pts, 3rd) hosts Dallas City (10pts, 3rd).
In the Lonestar, Dutch Lions had a 4-point week with a 6-3 win over Tyler FC
And a 2-2 draw with Regals. Regals also lost to Midland-Odessa, 2-0, while Vaqueros and Rafters had a goalless draw.
This week, Rafters (4pts, 5th) host Regals (8pts, 4th) and Tyler. Midland-Odessa (18pts, 1st) host Dutch Lions (14pts, 2nd) and Tyler (2pts, 6th) also host Vaqueros (13pts, 3rd).
In the Southeast, it’s a logjam with seven teams separated by 6 points. The Atlanta Silverbacks had a bus break down on the way to Asheville, made it just in time, and shared points with ACSC. Here’s MST3K’s broadcast…
And Chattanooga FC is at a gaggle of teams at 13 points with two more wins. Here’s Mad Kemp’s look at the last-minute winner over Memphis City with Danny Reynolds
And, then, the completion of the suspended match from a month ago that ended up in a 5-0 win over Birmingham
Inter Nashville and New Orleans are at 13 points as well. Jesters drew at Memphis City
Knoxville Force (14pts, 2nd) also knocked off Birmingham, 3-2, and FC Carolina United beat the Georgia Revs, 3-1, at Queens.
This week, the biggest match is when Asheville (11pts, 6th) visits Atlanta. Chattanooga FC has FC Carolina United (5pts, 8th) visiting before a trip to Memphis City (10pts, 7th) mid-week. Knoxville hosts the Revs (3pts, 10th) and the Hammers (4pts, 9th) after their trip to Inter Nashville. And Memphis City visits New Orleans- weather permitting.
In the Sunshine, it’s still Miami Fusion (18pts, 1st) and Miami United (16pts, 2nd). Fusion beat Boca Raton, 4-2
Sportsmesh TV has the match
United beat Beaches, 3-1, and Sportsmesh was there as well…
Kraze United shut out Naples United FC as well. This week, Beaches (3pts, 6th) is at Jacksonville Armada (13pts, 3rd) and Naples United (0pts, 7th) mid-week. Miami Fusion hosts Kraze (12pts, 4th) and Miami United at Boca Raton FC (6pts, 5th).
For tonight’s SoccerCast, it’s an early start thanks to Mother Nature…
You’ll remember she has had her way with folks the last couple of weeks and the Chattanooga match with Birmingham was suspended in the 20’s…
The continuation of this match starts at 630 EDT
Last week, in the Heartland Conference, FC Wichita put up 5 on Ozark FC.
Little Rock and Tulsa drew at ones.
This week, Demize (4pts, 5th) host Ozark (0pts, 6th) and goes to Tulsa (7pts, 3rd). FC Wichita (13pts, 1st) goes to Little Rock (10pts, 2nd) and hosts Tulsa. Dallas City (7pts, 3rd) also host Ozark on Saturday.
In the Lonestar, Dutch Lions got two 3-1 wins- over Fort Worth
and Midland-Odessa. Houston Regals shut out Tyler FC and Midland-Odessa beat Shreveport.
This week, the Lions (10pts, 3rd) host Tyler (2pts, 6th) before going to Regals (7pts, 4th). Houston also hosts Midland-Odessa (15pts, 1st) and Vaqueros (12pts, 2nd) host Rafters (3pts, 5th).
In the Southeast, the Atlanta Silverbacks put up more numbers with a 4-1 win at Knoxville. New Orleans Jesters had a big week- two draws with Inter Nashville and Chattanooga… here’s the equalizer at Fort Finley
Add that with a win over Birmingham. CFC also beat the Hammers last week. Here’s MadKemp’s look at the match…
Memphis City won at Asheville City, 2-1, combined with a Blues draw against the Georgia Revs. Above and Beyond has the highlights…
Inter Nashville also won 1-0 over FC Carolina United.
This week, the Silverbacks (15pts, 1st) are in Asheville (10pts, 5th). Chattanooga (7pts, 7th) host Inter Nashville and Birmingham mid-week in between two Hammers (4pts, 8th) home matches with Knoxville (11pts, 4th) and Atlanta. New Orleans (12pts, 3rd) are at Memphis (9pts, 6th) before a home game with Inter Nashville (13pts, 2nd). FCCU (2pts, 10th) also wraps up with a match with the Revs (3pts, 9th).
And, in the Sunshine, Miami United (13pts, 1st) had a split week- losing to Kraze (9pts, 4th)- sportsmesh has the highlights
before beating Beaches FC. Miami Fusion (12pts, 2nd) beat Beaches as well
and Jacksonville Armada U23 beat Boca Raton (6pts, 5th)
This week, Armada (10pts, 3rd) host Kraze before they host Naples (0pts, 7th). Miami Fusion host Boca and United host Beaches (3pts, 6th).
It’s a big match-up to start the weekend in the Southeast Conference in the NPSL
New Orleans Jesters, on top in the Western half of the conference, travel to Chattanooga FC to go after one of the traditional powers in the conference.
The five matches CFC have in the next two weeks will go a long way in determining where they’ll stand this season in the league…
Kickoff 7:30PM from Fort Finley
The Lonestar Conference is off and running with Midland-Odessa and Fort Worth Vaqueros (12 points). Dutch Lions and Houston Regals have 4 points. Shreveport Rafters FC have 3 points and Tyler FC have 2.
Last week, Dutch Lions beat Regals. Here’s the highlights
Vaqueros beat Midland-Odessa 2-1 and Tyler FC lost two matches 3-0- one to Midland and one to Shreveport
In the Southeast, it’s the Atlanta Silverbacks with 15 points in front. Then, the gaggle begins- Inter Nashville have 10. Asheville City and Memphis City have 9 while New Orleans Jesters and Knoxville Force have 8. Chattanooga FC have 6 points. Birmingham have 4 points and FC Carolina United and the Georgia Revolution have 2 each.
Last week, the Silverbacks picked up wins at FCCU and Knoxville. Inter Nashville drew twice with Asheville and New Orleans. Memphis City picked up a win and a draw on Saturday- wrapping up the I-40 Cup over Little Rock in the aggregate and getting full points over Birmingham.
They also beat Asheville City 2-1 for their week. Chattanooga FC and the Revs had a goalless draw. Here’s Above and Beyond’s version
And here’s Mad Kemp’s version
This week, Birmingham hosts New Orleans. FCCU hosts Inter Nashville. The Revs host Asheville City and Knoxville hosts Memphis City. Mid-week gives us Chattanooga FC and the Jewsters.
In the Heartland, FC Wichita have 10 points with Little Rock Rangers at 9. Dallas City FC have 7. Tulsa Athletic have 6, Joplin’s Demize have 4 and Ozark FC have started the season 0-4.
Last week, Demize and Little Rock drew at 1. Dallas City shut out Ozark, 4-0, and FC Wichita beat Tulsa 3-2. This week, Dallas City hosts Demize. Little Rock hosts Tulsa and Ozark hosts Wichita.
Finally, in the Sunshine, it’s still Miami United with 13 points and Miami Fusion with 9. Jacksonville Armada U23 are at 7, Boca Raton and Kraze United have 6 points, Beaches FC have 3 points, and Naples United are 0-4 to start.
Last week, Kraze beat Fusion 3-2 and Miami United drew Jacksonville Armada as the U23 side survived a 16th minute red card.
Sportsmesh tv had the match
This week, Kraze hosts Miami United, Miami Fusion has a home-and-home with Beaches, and teh Armada host Boca Raton FC.