JASA Redwood City v Stompers

In a game that was postponed a week earlier due to the teams’ participation in the US Open Cup, and in addition to the poor air quality caused by the recent Northern California wildfires, JASA Redwood City and the Oakland Stompers finally have their game to determine placement in the division.  The match was dominated by Redwood City with three unanswered goals to give them a 3-1 win.  A late Stompers goal off the free kick in the second half was the consolation in ruining the shutout for the home team.  The 90 minutes were dominated by some very chippy and animated play from both sides.  However, it was home team that prevailed in the return leg that saw them draw even last month.

The set (including Instagram):

https://www.flickr.com/photos/theprojectfc/albums/72157702482730151

With the win JASA clinches the UPSL Western Conference Wild West South Division and complete their regular season slate with a perfect 5 wins and 3 draws (18 points).  The Stompers, currently in second place with 2 wins, 3  draws, and 2 losses (9 points) still have a chance at second place when they meet San Ramon Tuesday night November 27 at 9pm at Raimondi Park in a makeup date from November 10.  Simple win for Oakland would mean the second spot in the post-season.  The rest of the UPSL division schedule has been unconfirmed, but only the Stompers and JASA have completed their slate of matches, with the US Open Cup third round game and their league make-up game to go.

 

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The Oakland Stompers and JASA Redwood City will meet Saturday November 24 at 5pm at Red Morton Park in the return leg from the October 13 game at Raimondi Park in the East Bay where the teams drew even with a goal each.

 

Also the game that was postponed on November 10 will be a Tuesday night late game at Raimondi Park this Tuesday November 27 at 9pm.  The final two games will come down to the wire.

The US Open Cup match that was postponed last Saturday November 17 does not have a rescheduled date as of press time.

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NEWS: Avaya Stadium to Host U.S. MNT Friendly against Costa Rica February 2 (sjearthquakes.com)

U.S. Soccer Returning to Avaya Stadium

 

This will be the second of two games that are held in late January/early February.  Most likely this match will consist of MLS-based players since in the past the matches have not been played during the FIFA-mandated break.

Earthquakes Season Pass Holders will have access to an exclusive presale on Thursday, Nov. 29. Tickets will then go on sale to the general public on Friday, Nov. 30. All ticket sales will go through ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets will not be sold at Avaya Stadium until the day of the event.

SF City v Ventura County Fusion revisited

Once again, SF City has posted their retrospective on the 2018 season.  Today, they reflect on the match against Ventura County Fusion.

 

The 2-0 win over Ventura was a massive result as it handed them their first loss of the season. It was also our second…

Posted by San Francisco City FC on Monday, November 19, 2018

 

 

Again, the game takes when they were first posted shortly after the match.

Our original game summary from June 10.

Facebook series with expanded photos, as with the previous game sets on the 3pointsport page.

The whole flickr set, including the Instagram posts.

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SF City will be posting the remainder in the coming weeks and when they are online their retrospective, along with all the related materials, will be available at 3pointsport.com – and Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Archives:

SF Glens v SF City revisited

 

SF City v San Diego Zest revisited

Aguiluchos v SF City (US Open Cup) revisited

 

 

 

 

 

This week 11-19-18

Some news.  Unfortunately, the fires from Northern California continue to burn with air quality getting worse as of Thursday, prompting cancellation of Bay Area soccer events, including the US Open Cup match between the Stompers and Academica.  The game as of this post has not been rescheduled.  This marked the second straight weekend that select games were not played due to the smoke.

However, JASA Redwood City was on the road to play IPS/Marathon Taverna at Portland, Oregon and the result was IPS/Marathon Taverna coming out on top with a 3-2 win over the San Mateo County club.

 

JASA will now host the Oakland Stompers Saturday November 24 5pm at Red Morton Park in Redwood City and what could decide playoff rank.

One match did get played in Napa, with the Club America reserves playing against Napa Valley 1839 FC.  Unfortunately, we were planning to be in Oakland but could not switch at the last minute.  So just a report with the Mexican club reserves playing to a 4-2 win over the Wine Valley upstarts.

 

However, the past few days have been busy with the announcement of the Oakland Roots planning to play in what has been called NPSL Pro.  A few of the NASL holdouts (Cosmos and Miami FC), plus the newcomer Roots are slated to form the new NPSL Pro, along with NPSL lower flight standouts Detroit City FC and Chattanooga FC.

Eleven Founding Members to Launch a New League in Association with the National Premier Soccer League

Also, an interview by Chris Kivlehan has an article on the Oakland Roots and their creative minds behind the vision.

Oakland Roots Join NPSL To Bring Community-Based Pro Caliber Soccer To The Town

Doug at sfgate.com also has his take on the announcement.

Oakland Roots to join new NPSL league

Again, from Midfield Press.  Writer Tommy Hodul has shifted from writing for the outlet to being the press official for the Roots.

NPSL To Kick Off Pro-Level Competition With Founders Cup In August 2019

To the former PDL, now renamed USL League Two.  The USL has been officially branded as the Championship, while the Division Three league that was proposed is now known as USL League One.  The SF Glens have announced the brand change,  SF City have promoted it as well on their site, while the Santa Cruz Breakers are yet to announce the rebrand.

 

Also, SF City is already selling memberships for their 2019 season.  Various perks include a designer scarf, tickets, and voting privileges in various decision-making procedures, such as voting for rules or board members.  Support local.  (Disclaimer: I own a membership in the team.)

SF City FC Membership / SF City FC membresias

 

Some musings from the folks at QuakesFan.com – there is a major shakeup forthcoming in 2019–Magnus Eriksson is most likely returning to Sweden according to Joel of Quakes Epicenter.

 

Keys to Success – A Guide for the Quakes Offseason

One of the Quakes (Clash) MLS OGs needs help here.

DONATE: Former Clash goalkeeper Tom Liner in search of kidney donation

Also the Fires have been going on for over a week.  The message is a bit dated, but any help is appreciated. #forthegoodofthegame

Please join us in donating. nvcf.org/fund/ #CaliforniaFires

Posted by San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday, November 10, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!  We’ll be back next weekend for another update, plus if there is any breaking news, or any “hot stove” chatter we will be posting here.  In the meantime follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

JASA Redwood City

Protagonist Soccer has posted an article about JASA Redwood City.  This weekend they are up in Portland, Oregon to face IPS/Marathon Taverna.

https://www.protagonistsoccer.com/spotlight/jasa-rwc-redwood-city (protagonistsoccer.com)

#fbf vs Real San Jose goal celebration #jasa #jasarwc #upsl #groundhopping #thechickenbaltichronicles #supportlocalfootball

The US Open Cup qualifying preview is here.  Of note the Oakland Stompers game has been postponed due to the NoCal fires.

https://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2018/11/14/18/04/20181114-usoc-preview-third-qualifying-round-2019 (ussoccer.com)

 

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By the way, anyone want to party for the Holiday season?  Friday December 14 at 7pm.

 

A disclaimer – I have a membership with the team.  In any case, anyone looking for a place to celebrate this is the place over any company or corporate event.  It’s a month away so plenty of time to plan. Hope to see some of you there!

 

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The San Jose Earthquakes has announced their staff to assist new head coach Matias Almeyda in 2019.  Omar Zarif and Benjamin Galindo will serve as assistant coaches, Carlos Roa joins as a goalkeeper coach, Guido Bonini will oversee strength and conditioning, and Fabio Alvarez will take over as the team’s kinesiologist. Almeyda, Zarif, Roa, Bonini and Alvarez all worked together at Chivas, where they recently led the Mexican side to the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League title in April.

Jyri Nieminen assignment was transferred from goalkeeper coach to player development at Reno 1868 FC and the youth academy, but will still with Roa in tandem with the players on the first team. Steve Ralston and Greg Tella were released from the team to make room for the new additions.

Further information can be read at the team site at sjearthquakes.com

https://www.sjearthquakes.com/post/2018/11/13/news-earthquakes-announce-assistants-almeyda-s-staff-2019 (sjearthquakes.com)

 

SF Glens v SF City revisited

Once again, SF City has their take on the Glens game.

The 2-1 victory over Glens at Boxer Stadium was the first of four wins out of six, seeing us go atop our local rivals in…

Posted by San Francisco City FC on Tuesday, November 13, 2018

 

From the previous posts:

Our original game day summary from June 2.

Facebook series

Flickr

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By the way, thank you James.  Looking forward to the next matchups. 🙂  James being Jimmy Conrad from the Quakes, Sporting KC, and the US National Team now plying his trade with the rival Glens.  We’ll be reporting on them as well.

 

We’ll be posting the retrospectives here at 3pointsport.com, and give SF City a follow.  Yes, the Glens as well.

 

Archives:

SF City v San Diego Zest revisited

Aguiluchos v SF City (US Open Cup) revisited