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).
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.
Here’s your SoccerCast for the NPSL on your Thursday…
A hot Memphis City side works their way to Asheville City for a round of MST3K at Memorial Stadium
Kickoff is 7:30 PM
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It’s the weekend, so be sure to catch the Saturday version of the SoccerCast- and it’s a pretty unique one…
A day-night doubleheader involving Memphis City FC at Christian Brothers
At 3PM East it’s the back end of the I-40 Cup with the Little Rock Rangers
And at 8PM, it’s the Southeast Conference match-up involving Memphis City and the Birmingham Hammers…
Finishing up in the Southern Region, the Heartland Conference is putting up some big numbers out of the blocks. First stop: Tulsa Athletic where they put up 9 goals in their match with Ozark FC
Little Rock Rangers and FC Wichita got full points as well with wins over Demize and Dallas City FC. Here’s the action from Wichita…
This week, Dallas City goes to Little Rock and Joplin. Rangers visit Demize on June 1st. Demize start their week hosting Tulsa. FC Wichita hosts Ozark Saturday night as well.
The Lonestar Conference has two undefeated sides for starters- Fort Worth Vaqueros (9 points) and Midland-Odessa FC (6 points). Vaqueros beat Dutch Lions and Shreveport Rafters this week. Midland-Odessa also beat Rafters mid-week. Here’s the match…
One of the best save sequences of the week came from the goalless draw between Tyler FC and Houston Regals. Watch Tyler’s Eric Mozzo, thanks to Eric his own self…
This week, a big early-season match as Vaqueros go to Midland-Odessa and Tyler host Dutch Lions.
The Southeast will be one of the most competitive conferences this season. And the top of the ladder is a first-year team in Inter Nashville. Inter beat Memphis City 3-0 last week and stay on top. The Atlanta Silverbacks are second and lost in the division to New Orleans Jesters.
Chattanooga FC is one of the three sides tied at 5 points- as they were leading Birmingham 1-0 when lightning hit the area in and around Fort Finley and called the match- rescheduled for June 20. But the team had an awesome assist on the National Anthem. Mad Kemp has the video
And went to Memphis, for a part of the Volunteer Derby, and drew at nil
Knoxville Force played a home and home with Asheville City SC and got four points- drawing at ones in Asheville on a 94th minute PK
But came back to win at home 3-2, thanks to the Scruffy City Syndicate, for the match
The Georgia Revolution and FC Carolina United also drew at twos. Above and Beyond has the highlights of that match…
This week, Atlanta hosts Knoxville before the Force return home for a Tuesday match with FCCU. New Orleans host the Revs, Memphis City hosts Inter Nashville and FCCU hosts Asheville City.
In the Sunshine Conference, the biggest move was by Miami Fusion as they beat Miami United, 5-2, to draw within three points of the conference leaders. Sportsmesh tv has the match from south Florida.
Armada U-23 shut out Naples 3-0 and Beaches FC shut out Kraze United, 2-0, to get their first win of the season. Sportsmesh was there as well…
This week, Beaches host Miami United. Naples host Boca and Armada host Fusion.