Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
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
Playoffs begin on Thursday
by Paul Kennedy, September 22nd, 2009 7AM



[USL-1] The two-leg series in the USL First Division quarterfinals will take place Thursday and Sunday. The two Canadian entrants, defending champion Vancouver and Montreal, will be at home in the first leg, while Puerto Rico will travel to Rochester in the third game, two days after the Islanders host Saprissa of Costa Rica in the Concacaf Champions League.

The regular-season champion Portland Timbers have a first-round bye and will face the lowest remaining playoff seed in the semifinals. FSC will air the second leg on Oct. 4 at 7:00 pm ET.

The playoffs will conclude with the championship series Oct. 11 and Oct. 17. Both games will air on Fox Soccer Channel.

Quarterfinal Schedule:
#2 Carolina RailHawks vs #7 Vancouver Whitecaps
Sept. 24 at Vancouver - 10:30 pm ET :: Sept. 27 at Carolina - 5:00 pm ET

#3 Puerto Rico Islanders vs #6 Rochester Rhinos
Sept. 24 at Rochester - 7:05 pm ET :: Sept. 27 at Puerto Rico - 6:00 pm ET

#4 Charleston Battery vs #5 Montreal Impact
Sept. 24 at Montreal - 7:45 pm ET :: Sept. 27 at Charleston - 7:00 pm ET (TV: Fox Soccer Channel, live)

No comments yet.

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



Recent Soccer America Daily
FIFA in total meltdown: Blatter and Platini suspended    
International soccer was engulfed by a new crisis on Thursday as FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ...
U.S. Abroad: Mewis makes European debut for Bayern    
U.S. international Kristie Mewis, signed by Bayern Munich from the NWSL's Boston Breakers, made her debut ...
TV Report: Press joins Fox Sports' @TheBuzzer    
U.S. women's national team forward Christen Press will be the first active athlete to contribute to ...
MLS: Red Bulls pull ahead in Supporters' Shield race    
The New York Red Bulls opened up a three-point lead in the Supporters' Shield race and ...
Concacaf Olympic Qualifying: Day 6    
The USA will face Honduras, a 2-1 loser to Mexico on Wednesday night, in Saturday's semifinals ...
What They're Saying: Jordan Morris    
"I don’t want to gloat or anything. I mean, for one thing, we were playing like ...
Video Pick: Unfortunate rebound downs the shooter    
We're happy to report that RB Leipzig's Austrian striker Marcel Sabitzer was unharmed after his own ...
Mexico loses key midfielder for U.S. match    
Jose Juan Vazquez, expected to start in central midfield for Mexico on Saturday against the USA ...
What They're Saying: New Jersey referee Jim Grimes    
"When I'm doing soccer, I'll still hear a parent or coach say, 'How long have you ...
Klinsmann's ace in the hole: U.S. record vs. Mexico    
For all the criticism of Jurgen Klinsmann, the U.S. national team coach does have quite a ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives