Posted On May 22, 2015 by PUSC
A big congratulations to goalkeeper Mason Finnell who was invited to attend the USSF Futures National Team camp in Carson, California. Mason is currently a member of the Placer United U14 Academy team which plays in the USSF U14 Development Academy League. “We are extremely proud of Mason who follows a long line of Placer […]Continue reading..
Posted On May 15, 2015 by PUSC
This weekend saw the Placer U13B 02 Black take 2nd at the Davis Classico Mother’s Day edition tournament, in the League 1 Division. Throughout Spring League, this team has been battling a number of first teams from around the region. It has been a big learning experience and has paid off at tournament time. In the […]Continue reading..
Posted On May 15, 2015 by PUSC
The 2015 CIF Sac-Joaquin section finals are Saturday, May 16th at Costumes Oaks in Elk Grove. Placer United coaches, players and families will be out there in force. On show at the sectional finals will be three Placer United coaches and 22 Placer United players. The Division I final with girls power house St. Francis features Placer […]Continue reading..
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..