Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Terryville shocks Arsenal FC in U-18 boys championships
by Paul Kennedy, July 30th, 2007 7AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  youth boys

MOST COMMENTED

Terryville Fire of New York pulled one of the biggest upsets in the history of the US Youth Soccer National Championships when it beat Arsenal FC twice in two days, ending the Southern California club's bid for a fourth straight national title in its age group.

With Arsenal having already clinched a berth in Saturday's final at the Pizza Hut Park complex in Frisco, Texas, the Fire edged Arsenal, 1-0, on the final day of group play to reach the final, where it again prevailed, 1-0.

Conor O'Brien fed a cutting Matthew Picolli, who slipped through three defenders and scored for the only goal of the game.

Goalie Tommy Booth made several late saves to preserve the upset for the Long Island club.

The Dallas Texans Red and Real SoCal joined Arsenal as the only boys teams to ever capture three straight national titles.

U.S. U-20 international Andre Akpan scored the only goal as the Texans again beat the Chicago Magic in a national final -- this time, 1-0, for the McGuire Cup title. The Dallas club thus completed its run at the youth level as one of the most decorated club in history. It is the only American team to ever win the Dallas Cup's Super Group.

Zach Zerrenner scored in the 4th minute for Real So Cal, which gained revenge for its loss to the Michigan Wolves in group play with a 1-0 win in the U-16 boys final.

Jonathan Guzman, one of the most exciting players at the National Championships, set up both goals for the Baltimore Casa Mia Bays in their 2-1 overtime win over West Coast FC in the U-14 boys final.

Dallas club Andromeda won the U-17 boys championship with a victory over FC Milwaukee on penalty kicks after the Wisconsin club twice came back from one-goal deficits to earn a 2-2 tie.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Greg Maas    
"I'll tell you straightaway, it was a dream come true." -- Utah Valley men's coach Greg ...
Who laughs last after transfer deadline?    
[SOCIAL MEDIA ROUNDUP] As the transfer deadline came and went, hundreds of millions changed hands, players ...
Soccer America Power Rankings    
[MLS: Week 25] FC Dallas held the top spot despite its unbeaten streak ending at 10 ...
Charlotte's playoff hopes dented with draw    
[USL PRO: Week 25] The Charlotte Eagles didn't do its playoff hopes any good as it ...
Defoe will stay at Toronto FC    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] So much for those stories of Jermain Defoe leaving Toronto FC. Monday's transfer deadline ...
A 'no-look' finish from Brazilian in Bundesliga    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Hoffenheim's Roberto Firmino had a splendid first touch to settle a chipped through ...
What They're Saying: Javier Hernandez    
"To wear this jersey is a dream come true for any player in the world. Everyone ...
HSV's Beiersdorfer: Green and Holtby are 'great players'    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Julian Green is officially a member of German Bundesliga club Hamburg, completing the move ...
Five MLS players are called up    
[CENTRAL AMERICAN CUP] Thirteen players based in U.S. leagues -- five in MLS, six in the ...
Three big storylines to follow in Czech Republic-USA    
[CZECH REPUBLIC-USA] Jurgen Klinsmann will send out the youngest team of his tenure as U.S. national ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives