Posted On May 10, 2015 by PUSC
Placer United coaches Paul O Brien and Matt McDougall joined up with the Ireland Women’s National team as they prepared for Sunday’s big game against team USA at the home of the San Jose Earthquakes. Last week Coach Paul received a phone call from Ireland’s Head Coach Sue Ronan who invited Paul to help out at the […]Continue reading..
Posted On May 1, 2015 by PUSC
A mainstay in competitive youth soccer and the college soccer scene, Coach Matt McDougall has officially been named the new Director of Goalkeeping for Placer United Soccer Club. Matt, a former indoor professional and collegiate all conference player, will lead Placer’s goalkeepers and help develop them to reach their full potential. Matt holds a […]Continue reading..
Posted On April 27, 2015 by PUSC
Placer United U15B 00 Gold Wins NorCal NPL Championship hosted in Davis, CA A big congratulations to the Placer United U15B 00 Gold team who were crowned 2015 NPL Champions League winners. The boys entered the final weekend of the NPL Champions League in second place and knew they would need maximum points from their […]Continue reading..
Posted On April 20, 2015 by PUSC
CHARLESTON, S.C. (April, 2015) – In its first Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup appearance, San Francisco City FC (formerly Ticket Arsenal FC) will open the 102nd edition of the country’s longest-running national soccer competition by hosting Cal FC, April 25 at 2 p.m. PT at Kezar Stadium. San Francisco City FC claimed US Club Soccer’s […]Continue reading..
Posted On April 17, 2015 by PUSC
Tons of laughs were shared and some tears were shed at the Placer 2015 Grad Night party held at Woodcreek Golf Club. The first annual event was a massive hit with the 54 graduating student-athletes, their parents and coaches. The night kicked off with an introductory speech by Director of Soccer Operations, Paul O’Brien, who thanked all the […]Continue reading..
Posted On April 8, 2015 by PUSC
Erika Garcia, Placer United alumni and soon to be graduate of Harvard University, just accepted a position with the Programming and Acquisitions Division at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut. She will be joining them in June after graduation in May. “I am so excited about the opportunity with ESPN,” said Erika. “I hope that everyone […]Continue reading..
Posted On April 6, 2015 by PUSC
While competing at Dallas Cup with the U18 Boys, Coach Jason Gantt and Coach Paul O’Brien attended an MLS FC Dallas’s morning training session. Jason and Paul watched Placer alumni player Ryan Hollingshead train, as well as met and chatted with FC Dallas legend and head coach Oscar Pareja. “It was awesome to see Ryan in […]Continue reading..
Posted On April 6, 2015 by PUSC
After an epic battle and win in game three that resulted in one broken leg and numerous amounts of cuts and bruises, the 97 Boys Gold team lined up against a CZ Elite U19 team from Southern California in the quarterfinal of the 2015 Dallas Cup. By kick off time, the local news channels were forecasting winds of […]Continue reading..
Posted On April 3, 2015 by PUSC
Dallas Cup game three for the boys from Placer United was a game that will live in the memory for a long time. It had everything you could possibly want from a high level competitive youth soccer game. First, the night time kick off was delayed for over an hour due to major lightning strikes. […]Continue reading..
Posted On April 1, 2015 by PUSC
Game two at the Dallas Cup with MLS visitor Ryan Hollingshead of FC Dallas The competition at Dallas Cup is exactly like the weather, heating up all the time and game two for the Placer 97 Boys promised to be a sizzler both on and off the field. The opposition awaiting the boys on the […]Continue reading..