Posted On February 18, 2021 by PUSC
February 16, 2021 SJEarthquakes.com SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes have signed forward Benji Kikanovic to a one-year contract with club options through the 2024 season. “Benji has been on our radar for several years and we’re happy he’ll be joining the first team,” said Earthquakes general manager Jesse Fioranelli. “He is a player […]Continue reading..
Posted On February 16, 2021 by PUSC
From Placer to Portugal: How a Two Hour Drive Turned Into a Pro-Contract by Lily Dubuc It’s been a tough year for everyone, including women’s soccer around the world. I feel fortunate to live in Portugal, playing professionally with Racing Power F.C. Six years ago, my week looked like this: Wake up at 6:00 a.m. […]Continue reading..
Posted On February 4, 2021 by PUSC
By Judy Farah While the Covid pandemic has unfortunately sidelined youth soccer teams in the Sacramento region and all of California, two former players from Placer United are currently enjoying an exciting soccer career in Europe. Izzie Lueken, a graduate of the University of San Francisco, is playing for Mislata C.F. in Valencia, Spain and […]Continue reading..
Posted On January 19, 2021 by PUSC
by Republic FC Communications Sacramento, Calif. – Sacramento Republic FC announced today that Midfielder Tucker Bone will join Republic FC on its 2021 roster, pending league and federation approval. Per club policy, the terms of the contract were not disclosed. “Tucker’s team-first mentality and tenacity add another dangerous player to our attacking group,” said Republic FC […]Continue reading..
Posted On December 23, 2020 by PUSC
A big congratulations to all of the Placer United players who have represented the Club on National, Regional, State and Sacramento teams. Check out the impressive list of accomplishments below: PLAYER PROFESSIONAL / INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE National Teams Abena Aidoo – U17 Ghana National Team Maria de la Cruz – Philipines Senior National Team Mackenzie George […]Continue reading..
Posted On November 16, 2019 by PUSC
Placer United celebrated student-athletes who will take their soccer skills to the next level during a college signing ceremony at Blue Annex in Loomis Please join us in congratulating 13 players who will leave the club after high school graduation to play collegiate soccer starting Fall 2020. 2020 Graduating Class Manuri Alwis, Folsom High School […]Continue reading..
Posted On July 26, 2019 by PUSC
Hannah Olariu, of the U17 ’03 Development Academy team, is participating in the Homeless World Cup competition for street soccer in Cardiff, Wales. The event is charity based and works with underprivileged or homeless kids and is organized through the Romanian Soccer Federation. This year they have 57 teams participating on the world stage in order […]Continue reading..
Posted On June 27, 2019 by PUSC
Placer United is proud to congratulate Paul O’Brien on his successful completion of the U.S. Soccer Academy Director course offered by invitation only to candidates who are working Club Academy Directors with a USSF A license. Paul was selected as one of only fourteen participants from across the country to participate in the year-long course. […]Continue reading..
Posted On June 27, 2019 by PUSC
Lucy Newlin (04), Madison Hamm (05), and Aynsley Conner (02/03) attended the inaugural Girls Development Academy Captain’s Workshop. The session is designed to give players an opportunity to engage in activities to highlight what it takes to become a Youth National Team player, be successful as a collegiate player, and to be a leader on […]Continue reading..
Posted On January 16, 2019 by PUSC
Players First The first-ever group of Players First-licensed clubs features 46 clubs from 19 states around the country. Through a rigorous application process, these clubs have all proven their commitment to providing a holistic club soccer experience for parents and players, which emphasizes the development of each individual to his or her full potential, and […]Continue reading..