For December and January we’ll be posting just the latest news every Monday.
First off, Doug Zimmerman has his summary on the Oakland Roots debut season. What NISA hopes to accomplish is a good alternative for clubs to go the professional route compared to the multi-million dollar worth of MLS clubs. While the schedule was improvised at the last minute expect more competition at the NISA 2020 Spring Showcase.
The usual Monday deets from The Beautiful Blog is here with highlights from the college soccer beat.
In UPSL action, the Stompers clinch a playoff berth with a 9-1 win over Vacaville.
🌳🍇⚽️ 🤦🏻♂️ After starting the season 0W-1D-4L the Stompers go 5 games unbeaten. Stompers finish the season with 3 straight wins! Tonight Oakland needed to win by 7 goals to clinch a playoff berth. Final Stompers 9 – Vacaville 1!#Oakland #Stompers #OaklandStompers @UPSLsoccer pic.twitter.com/IwaOkGzHLT— Oakland Stompers (@OaklandStompers) December 1, 2019