Tag: Ventura County Fusion

As it stands now

Going into this weekend, there are still PDL teams who don’t know their postseason fates. Still, for those of you curious about who our local boys may face, here you go: Eastern Conference Per PDL: The team finishing with the…

The US Open Cup…um…opens

Okay, I’m sure some KC Athletics fan will write me and say “But…but…” Tonight, the US Open Cup starts in earnest with 21 first round matches. TheCup.us was scheduled to have a relaunch this weekend, and there was a bit…

Link

I was unable to get in touch with the staff of the Ventura County Fusion for my playoff preview story this week, but the Ventura County Star got a hold of them: Fusion, Kitsap meet again in PDL playoffs

My Humble Season Preview

USL published a piece on PDL’s Western Conference teams this week. The piece just has short blurbs on each team, which is understandable. What you all want to know is what is going on with the newly formed Mountain Division…

Path to the playoffs

FC Tucson coach Rick Schantz talked early in the season about possible changes in Open Cup qualifying. Talk was that only top finishers in each conference plus overall points leaders league wide would qualify. I wrote to Nicholas Murray of…

Rookie Franchise of the Year

I’ve never heard of a franchise referred to as “Rookie,” but FC Tucson has been named the “Rookie Franchise of the Year” by the USL. The award was announced at the USL’s Hall of Fame and Awards Dinner on Friday.…

Spence Makes PDL All Conference Team

The PDL announced their All-Conference Team today, with the All-League team set to be announced tomorrow. On the list for the Western Conference is Conor Spence. Spence played in all sixteen games for the team at center back and was…

Rick Schantz Talks

I managed a few minutes with Rick Schantz at Thursday morning practice. He talked about Orange County and play-off possibilities. You know what to do. Click the triangle. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Other FC Tucson notes: Tonight’s…

FC Tucson Draws

Word from Los Angeles tonight is that FC Tucson drew the Los Angeles Misioneros 1-1. Head Coach Rick Schantz was hoping to come out of this series of three games with six points, but instead the team managed three ties.…