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Local Soccer Notebook 6/9/17

Young goalkeepers from the area recognized, college schedules released and more

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Matthew Real (Drexel Hill, Pa.) and Mark McKenzie (Bear, Del.) graduated on Friday from YSC Academy since they will be away on international duty and miss graduation with the rest of their class on June 15.

Philly Soccer Page profiles Trenton area teenager Joel Sobalbarro as part of a new Local Spotlight feature.

Haverford College released their 2017 schedule. So did Messiah College, along with their 2017 roster.

Matthew DeGeorge wrote about former Saint Joseph’s goalkeeper Tim Mulqueen’s connection to USMNT star Tim Howard.

La Salle released its fall schedule.

Zack Steffen (Downingtown, Pa.), Kevin Silva (Bethlehem, Pa.), Bill Heavner (Landisville, Pa.), Ben Lundgaard (Greencastle, Del.), Carlos dos Santos (Philadelphia, Pa.), former St. Joe’s goalkeeper Bobby Edwards, Kyle Morton (West Chester, Pa.), Todd Morton (West Chester, Pa. and former La Salle keeper Mike Kirk (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) all made Everybody Soccer’s Top 40 goalkeepers under 24 list.

Philly Soccer Page shared an image of an Inquirer ad from 1963 for the U.S. Open Cup final featuring Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals.

Bethlehem Steel FC forward Seku Conneh made the bench for the USL Team of the Week.

Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer has a highlight video from three cup finals in May.

Patriot FC won the Boys U18 state cup on penalties after a scoreless draw with Penn Fusion on Sunday.

The Penn Fusion Elite U19 team captured the state cup with a 2-1 win over Lehigh Valley United.

Continental FC’s U18 team closed our their U.S. Soccer Development season with a 4-0 loss on the road to Montreal Impact. The U16s lost 2-0.

The PA Classics U18 team ended their season 5-1 win over Everton FC Westchester. Justin Jaime had a hat trick and Matteo Adiletta added a goal (the fifth was an own goal). The U16 team lost 4-0.

Continental FC and PA Classics teams both missed out on the playoffs. Both the U18 and U16 teams for the Philadelphia Union advanced to the postseason.

Ocean City Nor’easter and incoming UC Santa Barbara transfer Igancio Tellechea had his goal voted goal of the month in the PDL for May.

Hershey, Pa. native Christian Pulisic had a brace in the second half to lead the U.S. Men’s National Team to a crucial World Cup qualifying victory over Trinidad & Tobago on Thursday night in Denver.