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Adult Soccer Tournament In August – Baltimore Mayor’s Cup

The Baltimore Mayor’s Cup is a premier Adult and Youth soccer tournament/festival occurring from August 5th to the 7th. It includes teams from around the Mid-Atlantic Region making for a very competitive soccer atmosphere for many levels of play. Below is a link to the registration information for the tournament. This experience should intrigue any team in the Mid-Atlantic Area or across the country. Sign up today!

baltimore mayors cup adult soccer tournament logoType of Event: Tournament
Dates: 8/5/16 to 8/7/16
Event Website: www.baltimoremayorscup.com
Registration: Baltimore Mayor’s Cup

Contact: Mark Truffer
Email:  mark@marylandmajorsoccer.com
Phone: (410) 533-6629

 

Men’s Pickup Soccer at the Nook This Summer

nook sports logo soccer facility in central paThe Nook Sports is organizing Thursday evening men’s pickup soccer for the summer months. If you are interested in playing please visit the link below.

If you already signed up as a free agent for the summer men’s soccer session, please email Kyle Probst (kyleb@nooksports.com) and let him know if you would like to participate in this pickup session instead.

If you know anyone who might be interested please pass this along.  They need a minimum 20-player commitment to make this happen!

Let them know you heard about it on CentralPASoccer.com

When: June 16th – August 18th (no games July 7th or 14th)
Time: Thursdays, 8-10pm
Cost: $60/player
Minimum required to make this run: 20 players
No officials (this is why the cost is reduced)
Location: Nook Sports – Fieldhouse Turf (7v7)

Sign up here: Summer Pickup

Adult Pickup Soccer – Saturday 6/4/16

Rooseter Pickup soccer in Central PA

There will be an outdoor adult pickup soccer game this Saturday 6/4/16 at 1pm. It’s a great chance to get out and play and meet new people. Come join us!

If you have any questions feel free to email soccer@centralpasoccer.com

Pickup type: Adult
Date: 6/4/16
Time: 1pm
Cost: Free
Location:

Junction Center – Outdoor
1875 Junction Road
Manheim, PA 17545

 

Pickup Soccer Sunday – March 13 @ 2pm

outdoor pickup soccer

It looks like Sunday pickup will be a regular thing. At least until spring outdoor soccer starts.

Join us for adult pickup soccer on Sunday March 13 at 2pm at the Elizabeth Township Community Park fields. Last week we had 8v8 and the week before there were enough players to be on both fields.

Tell your friends and come out and join us! See you there!

Pickup Soccer This Sunday – March 6th

pickup soccer session - central PA

There was such a great turnout for last Sunday’s pickup, everyone wants to do it again!

So, this Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2:00 pmElizabeth Township fields.  Weather won’t be as favorable, but you can still get a run in. Come out and join us.

Tell your friends!  See you there!

Wick Futball 2016 Summer Soccer League Registration Open

over 30 outdoor summer league

Wick Futball is starting their 26th year and registration for the 2016 summer soccer league is now open.

The Wick Futball Over 30 Recreation Soccer League plays on Sunday evenings at 6:00 PM. Games are played on full size fields, have licensed referees, and play full ninety (90) minute games. There are twenty two or more players on a team and use liberal substitutions. While the league is competitive, it is intended to be “recreational,” therefore; we do not keep standings, have playoffs, or “crown” a league champion.  New players are welcome.

  • Total Cost – $60  ($10 late fee after March 21)
  • Season – Starts April 3 and Ends August 28 (17-18 games)
  • Dryfit jersey
  • New website – and new smartphone app

Register soon on our new website – first 200 to register will be placed on teams.  This year will include a wait list for players registering after 200 have registered.

Soccer Attendance, Top 10 Professional Leagues Worldwide

If you ever wondered what professional league has the best attendance, here you go! The German’s sure do love their Fussball. They’re the only country with two leagues in the top 10!

bundesliga logo on grassSoccer Attendance, Top 10 Leagues:
COUNTRY (LEAGUE) AVG.
1. Germany (Bundesliga) 43,177
2. England (Premier League) 36,487
3. Spain (La Liga) 28,773
4. Mexico (Liga MX, Apertura) 24,625
5. Italy (Serie A) 23,893
6. China (Super League) 22,580
7. Major League Soccer 21,574
8. Argentina (Primera A, 2014-15) 21,374
9. France (Ligue 1) 20,904
10. Germany (2. Bundesliga) 19,147

There’s a New Pickup Soccer Session in Town

pickup soccer session - central PA

Now that the summer leagues have wound down you may be wondering where you can play. You’re in luck!

We have a new confirmed pickup starting next week!  Come join us.

Time: Monday’s 6pm until dark

Type: Adult Coed

Location: Cedar Hollow, Manheim – See map below.

Harrisburg Heat to hold open tryouts on September 19th

central pa soccer team, harrisburg heat logo

The Harrisburg Heat professional soccer team is holding open tryouts Saturday September 19th, 2015. 
The tryout will be held at Sports City Harrisburg. There will be 2 sessions, 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm. Registration will be held that morning from 9am – 10am. Players can pre-register for the tryout at HarrisburgHeat.com. The cost is $50 for pre-registered players and $75 dollars at the door.

Professional Soccer Returns to Clipper Stadium in Lancaster

harrisburg city islandersProfessional Soccer is returning to Clipper Stadium in Lancaster for two Harrisburg City Islanders home games this August.

Harrisburg will host a regular season game versus FC Montreal on Saturday, August 29 as the City Islanders look to gain a United Soccer League playoff berth.

Then 2 days later the Islanders will host an exhibition against the 2014 US Open Cup runner-up, the Philadelphia Union their MLS Partners from Philadelphia on Monday, August 31. The City Islanders a 4-4-1 record against Major League Soccer clubs in the U.S. Open Cup.

Both games will start at 7:00 PM. Gates will open at 5:30 PM.

All seats for these soccer events will be general admission. The cost will be $15 for the exhibition against the Union and $12 for the Saturday night game against Montreal. A combo ticket that includes a ticket to both matches is also available for purchase at the discounted price of $22. For ticket information visit the Lancaster Barnstormers website.

LancasterBarnstormers.com

The games will feature several local soccer heroes for the Central PA area:

  • The former Warwick High School standout and National High School Player of the Year, the Union’s Andrew Wenger.
  • In addition to Wenger, the Union’s roster also includes Jimmy McLaughlin of Great Valley and former City Islanders star Sheanon Williams.
  • The City Islanders squad features area natives Garret Pettis, a forward from Lower Dauphin High School, who currently resides in Elizabethtown, midfielder Danny DiPrima of Dillsburg and former Pennsylvania Player of the Year Brett Jankouskas of Palmyra.

Come out and support local soccer in Central PA!

Philadelphia UnionFc Montreal logo