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Philly Soccer

Highlighting pro, semi-pro and amateur teams and players with ties to the greater Philadelphia area

It’s high school state final weekend in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey

Schools from the tri-state area are competing to be state champions in Hershey, Dover and Union this weekend

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy girls cap off unbeaten season with PAISAA crown

SCH Academy topped Notre Dame 1-0 in Wednesday’s final at The Proving Grounds; Kiski beat Germantown Academy in the boys final

Diehard Union fan Ryan Shute scores game-winning goal for his high school at Subaru Park

Shute of "Talk DOOP with Ryan" fame scored the lone goal in Clearview’s 1-0 win over Kingsway on Tuesday

Three local high school teams ranked in the top 10 nationally

Pennridge, Eastern and Conestoga all have undefeated teams and are in double digits in wins

Union U17s beat FC Delco in dramatic fashion

Jack Andrus scored late to give the Union a win over their local rivals

Philly Lone Star scores nine on Ukies to advance in local qualifying for 2022 U.S. Open Cup

Bill Walleekendeh had a second half hat trick and four other players scored for Lone Star

VE defeats UGH 2-1 to advance in local qualifying for 2022 U.S. Open Cup

Kevin Smolyn and Derek Antonini staked VE to a 2-0 first half lead and Finn Reese’s penalty wasn’t enough in the second half for UGH

Leon Maric signs with NISA club Michigan Stars FC, scores in debut

FC Delco alum played for West Chester United in their inaugural USL2 campaign this summer

FC Delco surprises Liam May with MLS Next U16 Golden Ball award

The youngest players in the club helped celebrate May’s achievement at The Proving Grounds in Conshohocken last week

Magic moment for Julian Pittaoulis turned the tide in Real Jersey FC’s second straight national championship

His 67th minute equalizer changed Real Jersey FC’s fortunes in the U.S. Youth Soccer U17 final on Sunday

Penn FC, Real Jersey capture U.S. Youth Soccer national championships

Penn FC became the first central PA team to win; Real Jersey won their second straight title

Youth teams from Penn FC, Philadelphia SC and Real Jersey FC playing for national championships

Games kick off today at 8, 8:45 and 11:15 a.m.

Seven local teams into the semifinals of U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships

PA Dominion’s 2004 boys are one win away from a return to the national final after a comeback win Thursday

Local youth teams head into final day of group matches at U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship

Villanova Soccer Academy among the local teams that posted wins on the second day of group play Wednesday

Real Jersey FC 2006 girls team back at U.S. Youth Soccer nationals with unfinished business

After coming up short in 2019, the South Jersey team has been working for the past two years to get back to the stage they’re in this week in Florida

PA Classics adding NPSL team in 2022

Team will play at Hempfield High School

Soccer community mourning loss of Teddy van Beuren, a Street Soccer USA executive

Van Beuren, who was a standout as a player at The Hill School and Princeton University, died in a car accident last month

Icarus Cup brings custom jersey community together for weekend 7v7 tournament

41 teams, many of them who have worked with Icarus on custom jerseys, competed at Drexel University’s Vidas Athletic Complex on Saturday and Sunday

FC Delco 05s fall in penalties in MLS Next Cup semifinal

Strong performance from Tampa Bay United goalkeeper denies FC Delco a shot at another national title

FC Delco U16s full of confidence heading into semifinals of MLS Next Cup

FC Delco takes on Tampa Bay United at 12:05 p.m. eastern time

How to Watch: Union U15s in MLS Next Cup quarterfinals

The Union play Austin FC at 10:05 a.m. Monday

West Chester United falls short in Region 1 Amateur Cup final

Lansdowne Yonkers FC scored twice in the first half and won 3-1 to capture the Region 1 crown and advance to the National Amateur Cup finals

Watch: Kalil ElMedkhar’s first professional goal

The Middletown, Del. native scored a beauty for North Texas SC

Locals shine in High School All Star games

Riley Tiernan was named East MVP in the girls game

WPSL update: Penn Fusion, Lehigh Valley Tempest off to perfect starts

Penn Fusion are yet to concede a goal in 2021

Christian Pulisic and Chelsea win UEFA Champions League final

Pulisic the second player from Pennsylvania to be crowned a champion of Europe

FC Delco hosting 21+ fundraiser featuring food trucks, live music, local breweries, 7v7 tournament and more on June 12

Summer Kickoff event will also feature celebrity chef Tom Pizzica, a 7v7 tournament and more

Philly native Nyk Sessock hopes to cap off first year as a Hoosier with a national title tonight

Philadelphia Union Academy and YSC Academy grad has been a key addition to Indiana’s defense this season

Penn State’s local ties run deep, but several other men’s NCAA Tournament teams also have local players

A dozen players from the area fill the Nittany Lions roster

Baba Kallie closing out impressive rookie season with return home for Army-Navy Cup

The former Philadelphia Union Academy, FC Delco and Penn Fusion forward has helped lead the Navy attack as a rookie

More than three dozen players with ties to the area rostered with MLS teams to start season

A baker’s dozen of former Union players and several others with ties to the region are on MLS rosters to start the 2021 season

Jeff Larentowicz retires second on all-time list for field player appearances in MLS

Former FC Delco and Chestnut Hill Academy star hangs up his boots after a 16-year career