International Champions Cup - AC Milan/Man City To Visit Pgh.
Two of soccers top clubs visit Heinz Field on Sunday, July 27 for their opening match in the Guinness International Champions Cup. The EPL's Manchester City takes on AC Milan of Serie A in what promises to be an interesting conflict on Pittsburgh's Northside.
US Youth Soccer National Championships-Beadling Teams Seek Gold
Beadling is one of three clubs from Region I sending two teams to the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Germantown, MD. The Beadling U18 girls are making their second consecutive trip to nationals while it will be the first visit for the Beadling U16 girls. VSA Heat Blue and Baltimore Celtic are the other clubs sending a pair of teams. The schedules for the late July event is set.
Regiment Drop Overtime Decision In NPSL Midwest Region Final
Fort Pitt Regiment suffered a 2-1 loss in overtime to Lansing United in the NPSL Midwest Region Final game on Sunday. The game was tied 1-1 after regulation. The NPSL Midwest Region playoff matches were hosted by Lansing United at the East Lansing Soccer Complex.
Annual General Meeting News
The PA West Soccer State Council met on Saturday at Slippery Rock University. Thilo Boensch was re-elected as the VP-Youth, Tom Beecher will return for another term as Treasurer, and Peter Smith and Mike Spagnoletti were elected as Members At-large. The 2014-15 budget was approved as presented. Plus a vote approved organizing a committee to begin the process of re-writing the association governing documents.
Region I Championships - Two Claim Titles
The Beadling U16 and U18 Girls claimed Region I titles to earn a trip to the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Germantown, MD in late July. The Victory Express U12 Girls and Beadling U19 Boys earned silver medals from their championship appearance. Click Here to follow the results.
Youth Division Makes Changes For 2014-15
There were over 20 proposed changes to the Youth Division Rules. Eight were approved for implementation in 2014-15. The rules become effective July 1 for the start of the new seasonal year.
Free Baseline Testing Available
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation, UPMC Sports Medicine, CCAC, and Community College of Beaver County are offing free concussion baseline testing for athletes age 10-14. Athletes 7-9 and 15 and older can be tested for a minimal charge. More info click here.
Time To Register For Regiment Summer Camps
PA West Soccer's Fort Pitt Regiment offer youth camps for players age 4 to 14 this summer. The camps are hosted by local clubs and are open to any player. For more information visit the Fort Pitt Regiment web site's Camp Page.
Annual Adult Soccer Tourney Marks 17th Year
The 17th Annual Adult Soccer Fest is set for August 2 and 3 at Consol Energy Sports Complex at Turner Valley. This year's competition will feature a new look using a 7 v 7 format to accomodate smaller rosters as well as 11 v 11 when rosters permit.
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