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Week 14 NASL Game Stats

 From the NASL Office

Puerto Rico Islanders 1-1 FC Tampa Bay

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium, Bayamon, Puerto Rico


18’- FCTB- King (Millien)

82’-PRI- Foley


FCTB- Millien 61, 71

PRI- Cunningham 70


Millien, 71

Puerto Rico FC Tampa Bay

Corners 10 2

Shots 22 10

Shots on goal 11 5

Fouls 10 10

Offsides 4 4

Puerto Rico Lineup: GK Ray Burse, D Richard Martinez, D Jamie Cunningham, D Logan Emory (Jay Needham 45′), D Scott Jones (Jarad Van Schaik 81′), M Aaron Pitchkolan, M Leonardo Ly Rojas, M Petter Villegas (Yaikel Perez 57′), M Noah Delgado (Captain), F David Foley, F Matt Bouraee

FC Tampa Bay Lineup: GK Jeff Attinella, D Frankie Sanfilippo (Captain), D Andres Arango, D Kwame Watson-Siriboe, D JP Rodrigues, M Pascal Millien, M Tsuyoshi Yoshitake (Warren Ukah 12′), M Keith Savage, M Mozzi Gyorio, F Aaron King (David Hayes 72′), F Mike Ambersley

Attendance: 2007

Match Facts:

Puerto Rico earned a point with an 82 minute goal by David Foley, his 3rd of the season.

FC Tampa Bay forward Aaron King scored his third goal of the year, the second-best total for the team thus far in 2011.

FCTB played a man down for the first time this season after midfielder Pascal Millien was sent off in the 71st minute.
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Week 9 NASL Game Stats

From NASL press release.

 Montreal Impact 2-0 FC Edmonton

Saputo Stadium, Montreal


Montreal: Mignane Diouf (Antonio Ribeiro), 34

Montreal: Phillipe Billy (Leonardo Di Lorenzo) , 82


FC Edmonton: Baart, 80

Montreal Impact FC Edmonton

Corners 5 1

Shots 16 6

Shots on goal 6 2

Fouls 10 6

Offsides 0 6

Montreal Impact:

Bill Gaudette, Philippe Billy, Hicham Aaboubou, Kevin Hatchi, Richard Pelletier (Zurab Tsiskaridze, 28), Anthony Le Gall, Hassoun Camara, Antonio Ribeiro (David Testo, 81), Leonardo Di Lorenzo, Reda Agourram (Pierre-Rudolph Mayard, 73), Mignane Diouf

FC Edmonton:

Rein Baart, Paul Hamilton, Paul Mathijs, Niko Saler, Shaun Saiko, Chris Kooy, Dominic Oppong (Lance Parker, 80), Kyle Porter, Paul Craig (Daniel Antoniuk, 76), Shawn Chin (Michael Cox, 64)



Match Facts:

 Both Montreal victories this season are against FC Edmonton

 Mignane Diouf recorded his first NASL goal

 Rein Baart was sent off for the second time this season against Montreal
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NASL Week 7 Recap

NSC Minnesota Stars 2-0 Puerto Rico Islanders
National Sports Center, Blaine, Minn
NSC Minnesota Stars: Justin Davis (Ely Allen) 62, Devin Del Do (Lucas Rodriguez) 73
Puerto Rico Islanders: Cunningham 65, Salem 85, Fana 90
NSC Minnesota Stars Puerto Rico Islanders
Corners 6 5
Shots 13 7
Shots on goal 4 6
Fouls 9 12
Offsides 5 4
NSC Minnesota Stars: Joe Warren, Cristiano Diaz, Justin Davis, Chris Clements, Kyle Altman, Neil Hlavaty, Andrei Gotsmanov, Ely Allen (Amani Walker, 86), Lucas Rodriguez, Jeff Cosgriff (Devin Del Do, 60), Simone Bracalello (Tino Nunez, 80)
Puerto Rico Islanders: Ray Burse, Richard Martinez, Jamie Cunningham, Logan Emory, Kevon Villaroel, Osei Telesford (Joseph Salem, 79), Aaron Pitchkolan (Leonard Ly, 79), David Foley, Jarad Van Schaik (Matt Bouraee, 69), Jonathan Fana, Noah Delgado
Attendance: 1,030
Match Facts:
The Stars are undefeated at home this year outscoring their opponents 7-2
9 different players have scored for the Stars this year
The Islanders lost their first two games of the season in back to back games being outscored 5-0
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NASL Week in Review

From the NASL.com website.

NASL Week in Review
Posted on Mon, Apr 25, 2011



Scoring Summary

CAR: Etienne Barbara, 19’

CAR: Nick Zimmerman, 76’

Attendance: 1,181


CAROLINA: GK Brad Knighton, D Kupono Low, D John Krause, D Brad Rusin, D Devon McKenney, M Floyd Franks, M Brian Farber (Cory Elenio, 49’), M Matt Watson, M Nick Zimmerman, F Pablo Campos (Jonny Steele, 68’) F Etienne Barbara (Allan Russell, 74’)

EDMONTON: GK Rein Baart, D Alex Suprenant (Andre Duberry, 75’), D Paul Hamilton, D Dominic Oppong, D Antonio Rago (Kyle Yamada, 79’), M Shaun Saiko, M Chris Kooy, M Sam Lam, F Chris Lemire, F Conrad Smith, F Daniel Antoniuk
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RailHawks Defeat Wake Forest 2-0

From the NASL website.

The Carolina RailHawks defeated the Wake Forest men’s soccer team 2–0 Friday night at Spry Stadium in Winston-Salem, NC.  The match was the first of the RailHawks preseason exhibition schedule in preparation for the 2011 NASL season.  Sallieu Bundu and Brian Farber led the way for the RailHawks with 2 goals and 2 assist, respectively.  The first goal came in the 52nd minute when the RailHawks connected a series of passes allowing Jonny Steele to play a through ball to Brian Farber down the sideline.  Farber sent in a cross to Bundu who tallied his first score with a header into the back of the net.

  In the 73rd minute Farber and Bundu connected once more for the RailHawks second goal. A strong stand by the RailHawks defense led to a counterattack when Brian Farber collected the ball and broke away from the Wake Forest defense before finding Bundu for the score.  The standout play of Wake Forest goalkeeper Doug Ryan was a highlight for the Demon Deacons, as Ryan denied numerous scoring opportunities that were a created through the RailHawks strong play.
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NASL Concludes Weekend Combine

From the NASL website.

 The North American Soccer League (NASL) proudly hosted its inaugural combine this past weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The invitation only event which began Friday February, 4th and ended Sunday February 6th featured 72 elite players from around the globe.

Each of the eight NASL teams sent representatives to the event, which also attracted Major League Soccer coaches and scouts.  Several of the players who participated in the combine have strong club pedigrees and have played at a high level abroad or for their national teams. Many other players are beginning their professional careers after standout college careers in the United States.

The combine featured six matches over the three days between four evenly divided teams. Several of the most outstanding players from the event will be invited to the training camps of NASL teams.
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Carolina RailHawks to Play 2011 NASL Season Under New Ownership

NASL Press Release:

Traffic Sports USA announced today that they have acquired the rights to the Carolina RailHawks brand and that the RailHawks will compete in the North American Soccer League (NASL) in 2011 and beyond.  Singh Holdings LLC, the investment vehicle of Cary resident Paul Singh will be a local minority partner of the team.  Singh Holdings LLC was also a minority owner in the former ownership group led by Selby Wellman.  The new ownership group acquired the rights to the Carolina RailHawks brand at public auction.

The team management will be led by new team President, Curt Johnson, a Raleigh native, former captain of Raleigh-based North Carolina State University, a product of local standout youth club, CASL, and former General Manager of the Kansas City Wizards where he led the Wizards to their only MLS Cup title. Johnson’s involvement with soccer in the United States dates back over two decades at all levels of the game.  Martin Rennie, who successfully led the RailHawks to the playoffs each of the past two seasons, will lead the new team as Head Coach.

“Traffic Sports is excited about the new Carolina RailHawks.  We believe that the Triangle area is a great market and that the Carolina RailHawks will be one of the model teams of the NASL,” said Enrique Sanz, Vice President of Traffic Sports.  “We look forward to continuing the winning tradition of the RailHawks on the field and to taking the commercial operation to that same championship level.  And with the hiring of Curt Johnson returning home to guide this team and Martin Rennie, considered one of the top young coaches in the United States, we believe we are well on our way to building an all-around championship team.”
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