MLS All-Stars take on Chelsea FC, July 25th 7:30PM CT – ESPN2
Archives for July 2012
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Via US Soccer – Development Academy Finals Week Championship Matches to be Streamed Live on ussoccer.com The 2012 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Finals Week championship matches on July 22 and 23 in Houston will be streamed live on ussoccer.com, giving fans the opportunity to view the most elite youth soccer games in the United States at the club level. Both title matches will be held at BBVA Compass Stadium, the new home of Major League Soccerâ€™s Houston Dynamo.
The U-17/18 championship, featuring the Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. FC Dallas, takes place at 8 p.m. CT on Sunday, July 22, and the U-15/16 championship, featuring New York Red Bulls vs. SLSG Missouri, kicks off at 8 p.m. CT on Monday, July 23. Both title matches will be held at BBVA Compass Stadium, the new home of Major League Soccerâ€™s Houston Dynamo.
Click here to verify that your computer meets the minimum system requirements to stream the game. Fans can also follow the match live on Twitter @ussoccer_ynt.
St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouriâ€™s U-15/16 team completed an undefeated run through Group 2 with a 1-0 victory against D.C. United at the Houston Amateur Sports Complex. Jordan Klipsch scored in the 19thminute and the St. Louis defense posted its second shutout in three matches en route to claim a place in the final.
The Missouri Youth Soccer Association has announced the hosts for the 2012-2013 season. Lake Country Soccer in Springfield has been chosen to host the Summer State Cup event again that will feature the Boy’s games and the Middle School age girls games.
St Louis will be the host for the Fall Girls State Cup and Fall Girls President’s Cup tournaments. Raytown Soccer will host the Spring Boys President’s Cup event.
2012/13 Fall Missouri State Cup
Location: St. Louis, MO – Various Facilities
Ages: U15 – U18 Girls (State Cup)
The 2012 Fall Missouri State Cup will be held on multiple weekends. Here are the dates:
Play-In Games (If Needed): October 6-7, 2012
Pool Play: October 13-14, 2012
Semis/Finals: November 10-11, 2012
2012/2013 Summer Missouri State Cup
Location: Springfield, MO – Lake Country Soccer
Ages: U13 – U14, U19 Girls and U13 – U19 Boys
The 2013 Summer Missouri State Cup will be held on multiple weekends. Here are the dates:
Play-In Games (If Needed): May 18-19, 2013
Pool Play: June 1-2, 2013
Semis/Finals: June 8-9, 2013
The President’s Cup is also being played on a split schedule.
2012/13 Fall Presidents Cup
Location: St. Louis, MO – Various Facilities
Ages: U15 – U17 Girls (Presidents Cup)
Dates: October 13th – 14th, 2012 (pool play)
November 10th – 11th, 2012 (semis/finals)
2012/13 Spring Missouri Presidents Cup
Location: Raytown, MO – Raytown Soccer Complex
Ages: U12 – U14 Girls and U12 – U17 Boys
Dates: April 7th – 8th, 2013 (pool play)
Hotel Information will be released early next week for all teams coming from out of town for the Fall Missouri State Cup & Presidents Cup. Additional hotel information for the other events will be coming out shortly thereafter.
Via Fox Soccer – American star Michael Bradley will lead fabled Italian side Roma out on against Polandâ€™s Zaglebie Lubin live on FOX Soccer (Sunday, 2:30 PM CST) from Wrigley Field. Fortunately for Americans, this will mark the first soccer game at the famed baseball stadium since the heydays of the Chicago Sting.
Bradley joined Roma in a reported $4.6 million dream move for the midfielder from Serie A rivals Chievo. Roma, now controlled by an American partnership that includes Thomas DiBenedetto, has been eager to market their team in the United States and the signing of Bradley, one of the major stars in the American game, is seen as a coup.
â€œI’ve dreamed of playing for one of the biggest clubs in the world, one with so much tradition, passion and history,â€ said Bradley today in a teleconference with reporters. â€œThere is so much potential here. For me it’s now about showing that I am somebody who can really help this team.â€ Read more